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Panitikang Pantakas 1: Love Stories in the Time of Covid with Ailamonica, Areyaysii, Bluekisses, and Onneechan

Leyn Coronejo
Pen Name: Bluekisses

Bluekisses, also known as Leyn online, published her first novel with Pop Fiction, One Night’s Mistake, in 2017. After finishing the novel, she felt the need to justify the antagonist’s role and identity in the story. That need compelled her to write the story, All About Her. She says she first wrote her stories on her phone during her daily bus ride from Cavite to Manila. Aside from romance, bluekisses’ background in education urges her to dream about publishing a children’s book story in the future.

Rachelle Belaro
Pen Name: Areyaysii

Rachelle, known as Raice by most of her readers, started writing stories when she was 16 and has not stopped writing since. Moving Into My Ex's House is the first book in the Moving Into Series. Her stories,Breanna’s part in Six Degrees Of Serendipity and Maling Pag-ibig were also published under the Summit Books imprint, Pop Fiction. Raice is also a Wattpad Ambassador and spends most of her time searching for new stories to read.

Teresa Mei Sanchez
Pen Name: OnneeChan

Teresa Mei, or onneechan online, is the author of Pop Fiction’s Special Section Books 1 and 2 and Emerald. She is also a co-author of The Ceyla Chronicles: Helios Murders. She’s in her early 20’s and works in a hospital in Makati. She loves fantasy stories, movies, and TV series. Her dream is to create more adventure stories while traveling around the world.

Aila Monica Tolentino
Pen Name: AilaMonica

Aila Monica is a 24-year old Filipina living in Los Angeles, California as a restaurant manager. Despite being away from home and her hectic schedule, her journey as a writer continues. In the diverse environment of Los Angeles, she meets different people with different cultures and perspectives in life, and she had made it her goal to share what she has learned in a foreign land to her readers through her stories. She loves writing action stories, which is one of the reasons why she loves boxing and working out. She also loves writing romance stories that are inspired by real life encounters, a fruit of which is her novel Epitome of Forever.

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