Paper Planes Back Home || An Interview with Tara Frejas

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She seems reluctant to unfold a plane, but when she looks back up at him, she sees a paper plane drop on his lap. The look on his face is inexplicable. “Someone thought of you,” she points out, feeling an ounce of hope for this man in front of her.

QUESTION: In a few sentences, can you tell me about Paper Planes Back Home? Not including the book description… As in kunyari hindi ko pa siya nababasa, pano mo siya ipapaliwanag sakin?

T: Okay, uuh…
C: [evil cackling]

T: Okay, so, Paper Planes Back Home is an urban fantasy. Which has these two characters in a coma. And the way to get them to wake up, is for them to get these paper planes which are thoughts from their loved ones. So, we’re introduced to this place, that we don’t know where, but it’s kind of a limbo, where they’re standing on clouds. Those paper planes, when they get a lot of them they can build a bigger ride, and they can finally take the journey back home — which is synonymous to their families or their actual bodies… yung corporeal vessels!
C: Yes! [secret brain hemorrhage #1]

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BuqoYA Bundle 5: Perfect Moments || An interview with Madelyn Tuviera

First things first: Don’t forget to follow the BuqoYA blog tour this week, join the raffle, and get a chance to win a Powerbank from Buqo! (Open to Philippine residents only, to be picked up at Buqo’s Manila office.)

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“You look familiar,” Wency whispered. Slowly, he bent his knees before getting down on all fours, looking up at Lester through the narrow gaps of his bangs. “Very familiar.”

QUESTION: In a few sentences, can you tell me about Matchpoint Mishap? In words that you haven’t used to describe it before. Not including the book description…

M: Not including the malandi sila part.
C: Yes!

M: I’d like to think of it as a coming of age story. Yeah, I’d like to think of it as a coming of age story where the– the main character explores both– Ang hirap!
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