#romanceclass: Voicing Young Adult Characters

by Salve Villarosa Ah, Instagram. A source of joy, a source of envy, sometimes the source of your broken phone because you threw it halfway across the room in a fit of bitterness. In my case, it was the source of landing a job most bookworms would find cool: Getting to be the voice actor for young adult novels. In 2015, I was scrolling, as you do, through my feed when I spotted Mina V. Esguerra’s post about rehearsals for FilReaderCon. The bookworm, as well as the (unemployed) actor in me jumped up and thought, “Rehearsals? Reading? I must know more!”…

Sunglasses, Suitcases and School: Your Summer 2015 Reading List (Part 1)

by Salve Villarosa It’s always hot somewhere in the world… but in case you’ve been living under a rock and thus blissfully unaware of the gruesome heat attacking our country, summer is in full swing here in the Philippines. (Yes, even though it’s already end of May!) Whether you’re whiling away your hot days at the beach, or seeing the world, or even if you’re back home working, or in summer classes, there’s a perfect book (or two) out there for you to bring along on all your adventures. One of the perks of living in a tropical country is that, despite the…