This is the blog of Ian Rosales Casocot. Filipino writer. Sometime academic. Former backpacker. Twink bait. Hamster lover.
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Pride Press / Anvil Publishing, 2017
Cupful of Anger,
Bottle Full of Smoke:
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Silliman Writers Series, 2017
First Sight of Snow
and Other Stories
Encounters Chapbook Series
Et Al Books, 2014
Celebration: An Anthology to Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Silliman University National Writers Workshop
Sands and Coral, 2011-2013
Silliman University, 2013
Handulantaw: Celebrating 50 Years of Culture and the Arts in Silliman
Tao Foundation and Silliman University Cultural Affairs Committee, 2013
Inday Goes About Her Day
Locsin Books, 2012
Beautiful Accidents: Stories
University of the Philippines Press, 2011
Heartbreak & Magic: Stories of Fantasy and Horror
Old Movies and Other Stories
National Commission for Culture
and the Arts, 2006
FutureShock Prose: An Anthology of Young Writers and New Literatures
Sands and Coral, 2003
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2004 National Book Awards
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IAN ROSALES CASOCOT
Saturday, August 02, 2008
12:11 AM |
A Novel. Period.
That's it. The deadline has passed. And I've sent my novel in.
Truth to tell, I'm not particularly in awe of my last chapter, and I know
it will not even make the Man Asian
-- I've actually finished my novel. I finished my novel in a week.
This is the one thing every writer hopes to do at least once in their lives, but alas have mountains of excuses to let all opportunities to sit down and actually do it go. I actually did it. Beyond my expectations. And wrote most of it in a week. I have a novel. Whoa.
It's actually scary. I have no more convenient excuse not to do anything else that approximate the same herculean effort.
The coming editing and revision, of course, will be drastic and vicious. But whoa
, I have a novel. Hehehe. Now, I can go to sleep. Good night, people, and sweet dreams to one and all.
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