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WATCH: Patricia Evangelista on the craft of storytelling

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WATCH: Patricia Evangelista on the craft of storytelling
Here, in full, is the Rappler interview with the 'Some People Need Killing' author

MANILA, Philippines – Watch the entire April 2 Rappler interview with Patricia Evangelista in this page, accessible only to registered Rappler users and Rappler Communities app users.

In this interview with Rappler senior producer JC Gotinga, Evangelista talks about her writing process, gives advice to aspiring writers and authors, and lets viewers in on the experience of writing such a harrowing and personal account of the Duterte “drug war.”

The interview also includes questions from viewers, crowdsourced using a chat room inside the Rappler Communities app. You can backread these questions and highlights from the interview by going to the Justice and Human Rights chat room in the Communities tab in the app.

Go to the bottom of this article to find the password to access the video above.

Other highlights of the interview include ways of dealing with writer’s block or writing fatigue, how trauma journalists deal with sensitivities involving their sources and subjects, the discomfort of getting personal, finding your voice as a writer, and what Evangelista thinks of her book as a whole.

To see the full scope of the interview, you can check out insights and interactions with viewers on the Rappler app.

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It’s also available on desktop.


To access the video, just use this password: MemoirOfMurder


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