But first, this year’s (personal) highlights. :D (Events that happened in the same month may be listed here in un-chronological order, because I’m lazy and I get confused. LOL.)
Cebu – Bohol – Cebu trip with high school friends
Laiya, Batangas with high school friends
Philippine Speculative Fiction IV launch
I meet the lovely Lizzy via Rissa and I experience the joys of Cubao ukay (yay, dresses! ♥)
Read Then We Came to the End, I mean OMG
I move to actual unit in Makati
First publication in an international market (notification)
Publication in Philippines Graphic (notification)
Publication in Elimae (notification)
I try to apply as Lit teacher; school sort of fucks me over. Meh.
Discovered Big Bang Theory yay! Special thanks to Princess, hehe.
Publication in The Farthest Shore (notification)
Publication in The Houston Literary Review (notification)
A letter from the Palanca Foundation arrives and *brainsplode*
I am made to wear glasses; Philippines Free Press Awards
Publication in Cantaraville (notification)
I win in a children’s lit contest whyyy lol
Gig Book photoshoot, met with friend Ace
Manila International Book Fair
The Transmetropolitan mindfuck
Cyma dinner with high school friends
First Research Night, christening of friend Joan’s son, Johan
First month, and cheesiness (CHOS)
Second publication in Expanded Horizons
Publication in PSF V (notification)
I win in the Pinoy Story Writing Contest (Horror/Crime & Suspense Category)
I get to attend the Lantern Parade
Ruin and Resolve charity antho
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Not included in this list are the other books and films I’ve devoured. And maybe other stuff – I’m not really sure.
But what a year, eh. What a year.
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So pa’no? 2010 naman? Orayt.