#MoreLoveInPH: Romance Writers of the Philippines’ 1st Multi-Author Online Bash

Wednesday, June 24, 2015



#MoreLoveInPH: Romance Writers of the Philippines’ 1st Multi-Author Online Bash

We all talk about supporting local authors, but finding authors we enjoy reading who have books available to us can sometimes be a challenge. The writers behind Romance Writers of the Philippines have recognized the difficulty facing many authors today, whether traditionally or independently published, and they formed the organization with the goal of “working toward better written, better edited, better produced, and better marketed romance novels by Pinoy writers.”
To this end, the org will be hosting a party in honor of some of its member writers, and they’re inviting anyone who wants to read more romance by Filipino authors and discover new authors to follow to come join in the fun!

Here are the party details:
What: #MoreLoveInPH: Romance Writers of the Philippines’ 1st Multi-Author Online Bash
When: Saturday, June 27 (10AM-9PM), and Sunday, June 28 (10AM-9PM)
Where: bit.ly/MoreLoveInPH

Here’s what participants can expect to do the bash:
  • Learn about and interact with local romance authors (authors will be doing one-hour takeovers throughout the weekend)
  • Join contests for bookish freebies—one author is giving away a free ebook for every person who comments during her takeover!
  • Support local authors! Writers don’t always get as much love as you should, so it’s great if you just drop by and tell them how intrigued you are by the book you just learned about or even how much you enjoyed a book of theirs that they read! RWP will also be sponsoring random giveaways for participants who invite their friends and who are active during the weekend-long event.
Not sure how to join? It’s easy! Just follow these three steps:
  • Visit the Facebook event page for #MoreLoveInPH: bit.ly/MoreLoveInPH.
  • Confirm that you’re going to the event by clicking on “Join”
  • On the days of the event, drop by the event page—authors will be posting ice breaker games (with giveaways to be raffled off to commenters), info on where to follow them and on their latest books, and more!
Optional: Invite your friends to join the party too! Then on the morning of June 27 or anytime during the course of the event, have them nominate or vote for you for the top inviter on RWP’s post—top inviters will get swag and GCs!
And just to give you an idea of who will be participating in the bash, check out the takeover schedule below:


Saturday, June 27 
10AM-11AM Romance Writers of the Philippines (Kick-Off)
11AM-12NN Ines Bautista Yao
Author of One Crazy Summer, What’s in your Heart, Only a Kiss, “Flashbacks and Echoes,” “Plain Vanilla,” and “A Captured Dream” (from Sola Musica: Love Notes from a Festival)
12NN-1PM Cassandra Javier
Author of The Path of Us
1PM-2PM Fay Sebastian
Author of “Waiting for Whatever”
2PM-3PM Carla de Guzman
Author of Cities and Marry Me, Charlotte B!
3PM-4PM Edith Joaquin
Author of Once Upon A Dream, Heracles Marasigan, Ace Crisostomo, Love In Disguise, A Piece of Heaven, Ikaw Pala Ang Minahal, Patunayan Mong Mahal Mo Ako, and Kuwentong Pag-Ibig Lang
4PM-5PM Bianca Mori
Author of In too Deep, Tame the Kitten, and One Night at the Palace Hotel
5PM-6PM Claire Du
Author of Heart Choices and “He Loves Me...Not?” from Kids These Days: Luna East Volume 1
6PM-7PM C. P. Santi
Author of Be Careful What You Wish For
7PM-8PM Ana Tejano
Author of Fall Like Rain
8PM-9PM Chrissie Peria
Author of All’s Fair in Blog and War, The Kitchen When It Sizzles, All I Want for Christmas (with Chris Mariano and Miles Tan), Hot Like This (with Chris Mariano and Miles Tan), “Sitting in a Tree” from Kids These Days: Luna East Volume 1
Sunday, June 28
10AM-11AM Miles Tan
Author of Finding X, All I Want for Christmas (with Chris Mariano and Chrissie Peria), Hot Like This (with Chris Mariano and Chrissie Peria), “Something Real” from Kids These Days: Luna East Volume 1
11AM-12NN Marian Tee
Author of My Werewolf Professor, the Moretti and Caro novels, the Greek Billionaire Romance serials, the Brimstone & The Master and His Soul Seer Pet series, the Boys with Billion-Dollar Trust Funds (BBFS) series, the Heart Racer Books, and more
12NN-1PM Eve Montelibano (Official)
Author of the Megastar trilogy (Megastar, Stargazer, Written in the Stars), Sweet Downfall (Boxed set including Sex, Lies and Video Tape and Two World Collide), and The Billionaire and the Pop Diva series (Drive Her Crazy, Drive Him Wild)
1PM-2PM Kristel S. Villar
Author of Blast from Two Pasts, “The Rumor About Me” from Kids These Days: Luna East Volume 1, “Barely Even Friends”
2PM-3PM Mina V. Esguerra
Author of Playing Autumn, Fairy Tale Fail, Sola Musica, Welcome to Envy Park, Love Your Frenemies, That Kind of Guy, My Imaginary Ex, No Strings Attached, the Interim Goddess of Love trilogy, the Young and Scambitious series, The Harder We Fall, Never Just Friends, and more
3PM-4PM Six de los Reyes
Author of Just for the Record and After the Moment
4PM-5PM A.S. Santos
Author of SPRG (Student Paranormal Research Group) trilogy: Voices in the Theater, Corpse in the Mirror, and Darkness in the World
5PM-6PM Racquel Sarah Castro
Author of When Fate Speaks Big Time and Second Sight to Forever
6PM-7PM Stella Torres
Author of Save the Cake and “Be Creative” from Kids These Days: Luna East Volume 1
7PM-8PM Angela Pangilinan
Author of The Gift of Love, Hanggang Wakas, The Only Exception, Nang Muling Umibig Ang Puso, and When You Say Nothing at All
8PM-9PM Romance Writers of the Philippines (Last Hurrah)

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