Guess who will be our guest speaker for TRAVEL THE WRITE WAY?

Writer and editor
Erica Paredes, Writer and editor

We’re delighted to share that Erica Paredes will be our guest speaker for TRAVEL THE WRITE WAY happening on May 30, 1-6pm in Fully Booked, Bonifacio Global City.

About Erica Paredes

While in university, Erica originally wanted join the world of advertising until the magazine industry fell on her lap on her last year in school. She started as a contributing writer for Chalk Magazine and the 2bu section of the Philippine Daily Inquirer (PDI) in 2001, and was offered a job as a Beauty Editor for Pink Magazine before graduating. Since then, she has spent the past 13 years writing furiously about beauty, fashion as an editor for Metro Magazine, and in the last five years also travel and food. A curious adventurer, with a huge appetite and insatiable wanderlust, her itchy feet and constant hunger has brought her to many different corners of the world, both for work and pleasure. 

Currently, she is the Editor-in-Chief and Sales and Marketing Director of beauty website Calyxta.com, which she and her team started from scratch. She continues to travel the globe and write about it via PDI and her personal blog fatkitch-skinnykitch.com. Her ideal life would be one that included unlimited plane tickets, free Wi-Fi, and the patience to homeschool her 11-year-old daughter so she can come along and join all the adventures. 

Listen to her tips about travel writing by attending the workshop. For inquiries and reservations, email writersblock.ph@gmail.com or contact 0917.397.9927.

“Travel the Write Way”, a workshop for aspiring travel writers

Travel the Write Way poster

Traveling enriches one’s mind and soul. When we set foot on new places and experience new things, we make our lives more meaningful.

Those with the spirit of wanderlust and those who want to immortalize their travel experiences on paper may either create a journal, or better yet, turn those vacations into travel articles. Join the half-day workshop of Writer’s Block Philippines, “Travel the Write Way” happening on May 30, 1:00 to 6:00 PM in Fully Booked, Bonifacio Global City.

Aspiring writers, freelancers, and bloggers will go through an introduction to travel writing, learn the anatomy of a travel story, and disover tips and techniques of this style of feature writing.

The Co-Founders of Writer’s Block Philippines, Ana P. Santos and Nikka Sarthou-Lainez, will share their secrets of the trade and how they were able to write travel-related features for various print and online publications. While guest speaker, Erica Paredes, a curious adventurer who has over a decade of experience as editor and writer, will reveal her own tips as well. She has been writing about travel and food for the past five years, and continues to travel the globe and write about it for a major newspaper and her personal blog.

Registration is now open and there are only limited slots available! For inquiries and reservations, email writersblock.ph@gmail.com or contact 0917.397.9927. Visit www.writersblockphilippines.com for more details.

This event is made possible by Fully Booked, 2nd Avenue, BusinessWorld, Freelancer.com, WheninManila.com, and Dong-A.