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Mina V. Esguerra

Publishing in Pajamas

Author


Mina writes contemporary romance, young adult, and new adult novellas. Through her blog Publishing in Pajamas (minavesguerra.com), she documents her experiments in publishing.

Trainer


Mina is a resource speaker for the workshop series "Author at Once" for writers and publishers, and teaches #romanceclass for aspiring romance writers.

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Currently #8


1. On any given day I can look outside and see various parts of Metro Manila. I’ve set probably 15 books in that part of the city. I don’t know if people still do this, but when I was starting […]

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November 28, 2022 - - No comments

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Nothing is planned, but everything is a celebration #RomanceClass


Friends, it’s almost ten years since we started #RomanceClass. The first ever post inviting people to join the class is here on Blogger (old school!) and mirrored here on my website. I’m not sure what to do to “celebrate” this. […]

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November 22, 2022 - - No comments

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Currently #7


1. Get the KILIG anthology at Paskomiket, Dec 3 and 4, at SM Megamall (Megatrade Hall 2)! I won’t be manning the table but I’ll drop by on one of those days. Kitakits! 2. I read Kate Gavino’s graphic novel […]

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November 19, 2022 - - No comments

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Reading More SEA 2022


Earlier this year I wrote about wanting to read more books by Southeast Asian authors, set in Southeast Asia. This is how that’s been going! For some years now I’ve also been more intentional about reading more Filipino authors, so […]

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November 15, 2022 - - No comments

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Currently #6


Currently? Like now? Twitter is falling apart. More than usual. If you’ve been visiting this blog more often because I really have been more active here, writing thoughts and stuff — welcome and yay. 1. If you want #RomanceClass stuff […]

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November 11, 2022 - - No comments

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#RomanceClass books/projects/events in 2022


#RomanceClass started in 2013 and has helped 100+ Filipino authors write and publish romance books. 1. New releases/editions 2022 Love is All Around: An Alta Holiday Anthology by Carla de Guzman, Bianca Mori, Suzette de BorjaSaved by Hope (a hockey […]

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November 6, 2022 - - No comments

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The Kimmy group and the Anton group


My first contemporary romance series, called Chic Manila, has 9 novellas. Not by design, unfortunately. At the time I was just writing and publishing one book after another, spinning off characters into their own books, building their world as I […]

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November 2, 2022 - - No comments

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#FeelsFest2022 Thoughts and Feelings


From Twitter, Oct 24, 2022: Have been trying to compose my post-FeelsFest2022 ~essay for over a day lol. Iba yung pagod at iba rin yung energy na may ganito ulit. Frankly I’m spending a lot of the time thinking of […]

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October 31, 2022 - - No comments

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Tita/Tito romance era benefits


I like paying attention to my Wattpad stats on any story and those usually confirm that readers tend to read close to the age of the MCs but #amwritingFTFE my current WIP with 41-year-old MCs recently has 18 to 25 […]

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October 10, 2022 - - No comments

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[Event] FeelsFest2022 October 22 at Ayala 30th


It’s great to be able to say that we’re doing this again. FeelsFest2022 will be at Ayala Malls the 30th, Meralco Avenue Ortigas, on October 22 (Saturday). Go to the 2nd Floor Activity Center! Entrance is free. Outfit suggestion (optional! […]

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October 9, 2022 - - No comments

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Me, a Filipino author in the 21st Century


Sharing some answers I gave to questions I got from a student interviewing me for their 21st Century Philippine Literature class. When and why did you start writing novels? has it always been something you wanted to do?When I was […]

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October 4, 2022 - - No comments

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MIBF 2022 Thoughts and Feelings


Yes I was there for two of the four days of the Manila International Book Fair, but no our RomanceClass x Komiket Kilig anthology did not get printed in time to be launched there. I’m glad I was able to […]

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September 25, 2022 - - No comments

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