MIBF 2019: Experience Learning with Vibal Group

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to grab quality VIBAL books in this year’s Manila International Book Fair. Since, this is the event’s 40th year, you can expect great deals and awesome activities we have in store. We are also launching great Chikiting books so yay for our young readers. Visit Vibal Group’s booth at…

MIBF2018 Book Haul

Going to Manila International Book Festival 2018 and getting to be part of what’s behind the scenes definitely have restored my faith in buying great books! I’ve got to admit after downloading a couple of ebook-readers, paying for a book that would turn out to be a disappointment did not look appealing to me. After…

Let #VibalMIBF2018 be your hashtag

That’s right folks, it’s the time of year again. On September 12-16, book-lovers, bookworms, book-hoarders are going to come alive and go to SMX Mall of Asia to participate in the highly anticipated Manila International Book Fair! VIBAL Group has prepared a number of activities that will certainly entertain people and make them fall in love…

The silver-lining: the Gods of VIBAL’s CPD Program

For many, the Continuing Professional Development Act of 2016 was not a good news. Let’s be honest: who has the time to go to seminars amidst the noble yet chaotic responsibilities of teaching? It, being a law, however makes it a requirement; violation of such is considered against the law. A notable person once said…

“…that in certain cases community of symbol is greater than community of speech.” Sigmund Freud, Dream Psychology

Burning the Handbook of Mortals?

As a published author, I am proud of every star, review (positive or negative), and every dollar my novel and articles earn. This recent case about a book making it to the New York Time’s Best Seller’s list has just intensified this pride. Instead of dousing my desire to write because any nameless writer can…

“the dream is a sort of substitution for those emotional and intellectual trains of thought” ― Sigmund Freud, Dream Psychology: Psychoanalysis for Beginners

Reading Goal Achieved… with a little cheat

I updated my Goodreads after finishing L. Frank Baum’s The Sea Fairies and lo and behold, I managed to read 80 books, my target for 2017. But I will let you in on a little secret: seventy four of those were Japanese comic books. I used to think that counting comic books as part of…

Review: Pilot Birdie Mechanical Pencil

Warning: Not for those who are appalled by traditional writing systems and certainly note for those who believe a stylus and a huge phone can save the world lots of trees. I want to honor this tiny little guy right here, Pilot Birdie, in a post. It has been my constant companion since ideas raced…