#HeistClub: From the Streets to the Books

by Ana Valenzuela Cars rushing past. Pedestrians in conversation. The traffic enforcer’s motions guiding everything that moves so they don’t end in a gridlock. Faces of celebrities on every billboard along the length of EDSA. These are just some things a commuter notices on his way to work. On her way home. Going to a party or get-together. It was under these circumstances that I found the inspiration for my first #HeistClub book, High Stakes. A particular poster along Quezon Avenue caught my attention. It was not a billboard, but an announcement from the MMDA (Metropolitan Manila Development Authority). There…