About the blog

Cotonerd is for the aspiring writer who wants to stop dreaming and start writing.

Aside from personal essays, the blog features writers, illustrators, and publishing professionals to ask them how we can follow their lead.

Posts are uploaded once a month.

About Me



Who are you to tell people how to write? Thank you for that wonderful question. *sweats* I’m Elaine Cotoner, a writer from the Philippines. I haven’t published any books yet but I know a lot of other people who have. This blog is just an excuse to pick their brains.


For comments, suggestions, or violent reactions, you may email me at elaine.cotoner@gmail.com

Work with me 

I’m also open for freelance writing projects. You can check my CV on LinkedIn.