I’m thrilled to receive the galley proofs / advanced reading copies for my upcoming book. It’s a difficult task, proofing, re-editing, refining something that would end up in the final print of a book. The hours and days and weeks (months!) of reading everything, from cover to cover, down to the tiniest detail is exhausting but all rewarding and worthwhile.
Sometimes, I find memoirs and autobiographies hard to read, particularly those written by famous or well-known people. But the prospect of reading a memoir by a person I haven’t heard of before—someone I don’t actually know in any capacity—can be even more difficult. An account of a total stranger’s life story is like reading a book of fiction; you may feel compelled to suspend disbelief in order to accept certain […]
I am thrilled to receive the proofs for my short story due to be published as a pocketbook by In Short Publishing Co very soon! To be updated of the launch of these gorgeous pocket-sized books, you can subscribe at: http://www.inshortpublishing.com/notify-me/
It’s a pleasure to be interviewed by writer extraordinaire Charles Raines on his exciting repertoire / blog full of colour and delight. Charles is the author of several awesome books, including ‘Stranger in Translation’ and ‘The Man with the Mandolin’. Thanks, Charles Raines! http://gay-stories-gb.com/meet-australian-poet-ramon-loyola/?fb_action_ids=815243335261801&fb_action_types=og.likes
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Hello loves, Social media is a huge part out daily routine, I use it everyday, it’s a portal to our friends and followers lives, what they’re having on their toast or who just got engaged. What most people post on their social media is only a small snippet of what’s going on, most posts and interactions are positive ones, how…
I am delighted to be invited to a radio interview by SBS Radio Australia’s Radio Filipino. It was a personally daunting experience because I’ve never done anything like it before, but equally rewarding for me. Thanks, SBS Radio! http://www.sbs.com.au/yourlanguage/filipino/en/content/true-calling-breaking-literary-norms
Review of ‘Why Goldfish Never Die‘ by Brian McCully (illust. by Shae Levinson) (2015, Inkshed Press Pty Ltd) A profound reading experience, full of hope and wistful reminders on how to deal with the complexities of life and the simplicity of tangible moments that inform our existence. With unique observations, such as, ‘Bodies are born of tangible things … They are tangible things. They can be hurt and feel the […]
It has always been a dream to have my writing appreciated by my own alma mater, so I am thrilled that the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) Library has now added my book titles in their new Catalogue > Special Collections of UTS Authors. Now everyone at my old Uni will be able to read my mushy writing!