Bookworms Reunited!

Few days ago when I have posted that I’ll be attending this year’s Philippine Literary Festival and I am so happy that I was able to be part of it ๐Ÿ™‚

My weekend was ย filled with insightful literary discussions, book launches, signings, exhibits, and everything in between, hosted by National Book Store.ย 

It was a 3-Day event which started last August 28 (Friday) until August 30 (Saturday).

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It was held at the Raffles Makati.

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Day 1

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I was totally clueless of what will be their discussion.

On the middle of the talk, Sir Dean Alfar told us that Nikki is her wife and I was likeย ๐Ÿ˜ #RelationshipGoals

That was the only time when I realized that the word “Writing Fiction: Together and Apart” refers to them as married couple slash excellent writers!

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They have discussed some important points like what is good and what is bad in writing fiction as a married couple.

According to them, the GOOD side of it are:

  1. Healthy Competition
  2. Inspiration
  3. You win even when you don’t win – meaning, in every competition, one will lose and one will win

And the BAD side of writing fiction together are:

  1. When one is sick, both are sickย ๐Ÿ˜‚
  2. Spousal Distraction
  3. Competition

Their discussion lasted for 1 and a half hour and I have really learned a lot from them! I became more inspired and it was really highly motivating.ย ๐Ÿ˜Š

My Favorite Spot!ย ๐Ÿ˜„

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Day 2

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I came at the venue late because of traffic jam and I still have another appointment before that. Anyway, I think what matters most is my thoughts on their discussionย ๐Ÿ˜Š

Since I came late, I missed Pammy Godoy’s talkย ๐Ÿ˜”

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Pammy Godoy (left), Bambie Olivares-Wiser (center), Mina Esguerra (right)

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Mina Esguerra while giving her talk

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“There is no moral or immoral book; only bad and good written books.” – Bambina Olivares-Wiser

DAY 3

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On the last day of the event, there were several authors who have their book signing.

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There were also art exhibits..

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and ย some souvenir items given.

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As a conclusion, I really enjoyed that event and I can’t wait for more upcoming Book-related Eventsย โ˜บ

Before I finally end this one, let me take a shot!ย ๐Ÿ“ท

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