Ma. Carmie Flor I. Ortego is a native of Talalora, Samar. She graduated with the degree of Bachelor of Elementary Education-Bachelor of Secondary Education at Leyte Normal University in 2013. She is teaching in the senior high school of National University-MOA in Pasay City and is taking her Master’s degree at De La Salle University. She is now more than 500 miles away from home. She intends to go back to writing so she went away; she writes so she can find home.