That Elusive Thing

This is a bit of a personal reflection–not “call out my ex” personal (as I’ve done a few times on this blog) or “have a meltdown on Twitter” personal (which I have also done too many times), but something closer to the original spirit of The Great Big Jump when I used to blog more regularly. Before we continue, though, let’s watch this

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The Future Is Here

First of all, welcome to the newly redesigned stellatorresauthor.com! The new design is courtesy of Hazel from Stay Bookish, who I can’t thank enough for making this book site super spiffy. If you ever need a person to redesign your WordPress-based bookish site, she’s your gal. Check out the new site, and let me know if there’s anything else you’d

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The Road to NaNoWriMo 2018: Cuts from The Playlist

Personally, I don’t like to write to music, unless it’s instrumental or part of the background noise if I’m writing outside the house. That doesn’t mean music isn’t a part of my writing journey, though, because there are times when I do need something to psych me up for my writing.  This year’s playlist is all about happiness and low

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The Road to NaNoWriMo 2018: A Prep Overview

One of the reasons why I disappeared from this blog had to do with the fact that I had spent most of my writing life in September and October working on the storyboard for the next Hideaway Trilogy book, Ten Weeks and Counting (title may change upon notice). While I might not be able to blog every day like I did when

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Learning to Surf

You may have noticed that I had been quiet since the release of Nine Years Away. No promo, no blogging, nada. I can’t go into these reasons without sounding angry (and at this point I don’t have the energy to be angry) but when it came out all I wanted to do was work on the next book.  The next book’s

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Stella Torres

is the author of the adult contemporary romances Save the Cake, Crushingly Close, and Nine Years Away, as well as the short story “Be Creative” in the anthology Kids These Days: Stories from Luna East Vol. 1.

In her previous life, she has worked in public relations, taught English as a second language, and even attended graduate school (twice!). She has lived in Indonesia, Honolulu, and Quezon City before moving back to her hometown of Los Banos, a few hours’ drive (with traffic) from the heart of Manila.

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