6 Perks of Working for a Publishing House

NOTE: After several revisions, checking what to write and what NOT to write, here I am, publishing this post quite late. I used to work for one of the biggest publishing houses in the country. Now that I am embarking on a new journey and starting afresh, let me enumerate what I considered as perks…

September 2020 Articles

How many times have I said “time flies so fast”? September went by in a blur. I started a hydroponics project and as of this moment, I cannot see any result yet. I also received an ARC from a literary agent and hopefully I can get around to reading it. What else is new? I’ve…

August 2020 Articles

NOTE: I was sick for a couple of days and couldn’t finish this post ergo I’m publishing it in the first Saturday of September. This doesn’t mean the September articles will be pushed to October. Or it might just mean that. I commend myself for successfully hitting the following goals for August: Finish All the…

MAY 2020 ARTICLES

Who would have thought I’ d be stuck not reading a number of articles for this month? With the time I had for myself, I attended online seminars, some with certificates and some without: Pro tip: When companies are offering their services for free, take advantage of those offers while they last. Just don’t be…

APRIL 2020 ARTICLES

You’d think that telecommuting would give you more time for yourself. Amidst the planning, designing, monitoring and launching of three platforms for the company I work for, I got to finish the following things in April: One course from EdX entitled “Human Odyssey to Political Existentialism” Another from Coursera, “Agile Software Development” Stephen Hawking’s book,…

Quick Review: I want to eat your pancreas (Manga)

An unsolicited advice: lock your room when you’re reading this manga. This is the kind that makes you scrunch your face as it tugs your heart and you don’t want to be found by your parent-in-law in that situation. Nope. A list of things I liked about the manga is probably the more fitting title…

March 2020 Articles

Admittedly, not everyone is enjoying his or her time during the pandemic. But as Gandalf once said: So I spent more time binge-watching Netflix TV Series reading new articles and taking new online courses while keeping myself healthy. Here are the articles I enjoyed reading this month: Anaïs Nin on Embracing the Unfamiliar (BrainPicking) Amidst…

February 2020 Articles

February was a month for science videos, work, books, work, shoujo mangas, work, games, and work that I thank heavens for “Schedule posts” feature. How are you? COVID-19, Parasite, and Kobe Bryant sent us on a roller coaster ride of emotions. One day, you are peacefully enjoying your time, watching anything that strikes your fancy…

An Amateur Literary Criticism to The Book of Lost Things

This book was solid. Reading this novel is revisiting my childhood and the fairy tales that I grew up with and found comfort in. More than that, the novel is a good specimen for close reading and analysis. I have taken the liberty of examining some of the story’s elements using the little knowledge of…