RWP’s Philippine Romance Convention 2018

Crime and Consent Panel. When Consent is gone, a crime is committed.

Crime Author Yeyet Soriano, Crime Reporter Mark Manalang and IJM Agent Hannah Guisan-Fernandez.

What are the issues in LGBT Romance in and out of the pages?

Writer and Game Master Tobie Abad, Playwright and Comic Artist Carlo Vergara and O Bar Diva Deedee Holiday.

What does it take to be a Filipino Writer?

Author Gail Villanueva is internationally published, Karen Celerio is a locally published writer while Loid Valenzuela is a Wattpad writer and ambassador.

Romance Writers of the Philippines celebrated its second Philippine Romance Convention in iAcademy, Nexus Campus.

The event was attended by both writers and readers of Romance.


Local books were featured in the Indie Bookfair area.

There were three panels and two book launches.

Panel Discussions:

  • Crime and Consent
  • Colorful Love, An LGBT Panel
  • Filipino Panel

Book Launch

  • Heist Club: A Time for Heists
  • Talecraft MSCA4, Of Love and Chances

List of Sponsors:


iAcademy – IGDA and Creative Soc

Central Books

Komikasi Games – Talecraft, Sachet Novels, Tandem Tales

1.    Central Books
2.    Lex Code Assist
3.    Wholistic Creative Living Philippines Inc.
4.    Gantala Press
5.    Kariton by 1372 Designs
6.    SGD Coffee
7.    Liberty Fashion Wear
8.    Flavored Flans
9.    Pop Smash Photobooth
10. Love Manila Girl
11. Ella Cristina Lopez Art
12. Little Free Library