10 Things You Didn’t Know About ANNA Lynn Dizon
While you may already know some things about ANNA Lynn Dizon, you probably don’t know these 10 little-known facts! These fun and interesting pieces of trivia will make you appreciate ANNA Lynn Dizon even more than before! Learn all about this amazing author right here, right now! Enjoy!
1) I am very creative
#1 I started to paint, and it is my form of expression.
#2 When I wake up in the morning, I have a ritual of drinking tea and making toast.
#3 I like going to cultural events.
#4 My favorite music genre is dubstep.
#5 I enjoy baking cupcakes.
2) Writing has always been my hobby
Some people look at it as a way to express their creativity while others just like doing it. The good thing about writing is that it can be done anywhere, anytime. When I’m bored and don’t want to leave the house or go anywhere, I just take my laptop with me and find a place to sit in my house where I can be productive.
3) I started at 18 years old (in 2013)
I was enrolled in college when I heard about this app called Task Rabbit. It took a few hours to build my profile and start accepting tasks, but before I knew it I was making $1000 on weekends doing data entry and stuffing envelopes. Even though that work got tiring quickly, I kept doing it because the money was great for someone who barely had any bills.
4) I write novels in both English and Tagalog languages
A N N A Lynn Dizon is the bestselling Filipino American novelist, poet, screenwriter, and playwright. She is a former Hollywood stuntwoman and television producer.
5) I was nominated as the Philippines’ Writer of the Year in 2018
I was nominated as the Philippines’ Writer of the Year in 2018, I’m an artist and writer, and I use a lot of social media to promote my art and message to a wider audience.
I post pictures on Instagram and write every day on my blog.
Sometimes I struggle with creativity or life motivation.
It makes me feel really happy when people follow me or comment on my work.
6) In college, I studied Literature, Creative Writing & Journalism, but all the while, I didn’t think writing will become my job.
I studied Literature, Creative Writing & Journalism in college but never thought I would make a career out of writing. Instead, I always thought I’ll be an English teacher like my dad who had a Ph.D in English Literature. But one fateful encounter with Grazia Philippines fashion editor-in-chief and judge on America’s Next Top Model, Claire Sulmers led me to be given the opportunity to write for them as a freelance writer from 2013 – 2014.
7) My debut novel The Book Collector was published in October 2017 (World Literary Day)
I am a new author. I wrote my debut novel, The Book Collector because I believe in the power of books and reading. I found inspiration for the book’s plot after watching one of my favorite Korean Dramas: The Heirs 《The 키스 대작전》 (Kiss, Love & Play: Game On!) in which chaebol Park Yoochun falls in love with small town librarian Kim Tan.
8) The Book Collector won Best Fiction Novel by POPCOM 2016 Readers Choice Award
For those who love reading, the new book The Book Collector by Author Anna Lynn Dizon is worth picking up. With only 150 pages and a simple but heartwarming plot line, this novel is an easy read that will provide hours of entertainment.
9) The Book Collector also won an International Digital Award for Best Original Fiction Novel in 2017
The Book Collector won an International Digital Award for Best Original Fiction Novel 2017. AnnaLynne also writes screenplays.
10) My best sellers are Your Journey (2013), Crossing Lines (2015), Ever After (2016), The Chocolate Kiss (2017), and Once Upon a Time in Manila (2018).
Truly, I say to you, there is no one who has left home or brothers or sisters or mother or father or children or farms, for My sake and the gospel’s who will not receive a hundred times as much now in this time—houses and brothers and sisters and mothers and children and farms—with persecutions—and in the age to come eternal life. Mark 10:29-30