about me, books

MIBF and Beyond: Books, Books, and More Books

This is what my to-be-read pile looked like before this year’s Manila International Book Fair: Of these books, I’ve only finished How to Be Single; it was alright, but I don’t think I’m cut out to read unromantic chick lit about neurotic single New Yorkers anymore. The Eliza Victoria was a recommendation that I’ve been meaning to purchase and read…

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books, this is how I write

September Thoughts

I’m writing this at the tail end of a long weekend (Eid Mubarak!) so it feels right that I should write something about where I am, writing-wise. The big news is that I did finish a manuscript over the weekend–something that I’ve been working on and off for more than a year, since I was doing it around the same…

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announcements, books, crushingly close

COVER REVEAL: Crushingly Close

And it’s (almost) here! *cue “Hold On, We’re Going Home” by Drake*Look at that cover! It’s so glorious! The cover was designed by the lovely Gail Villanueva, who helped me out with the stock photos and typography to make sure that everything stood out in the final product. She’s also a writer, so she understood how to hit the sweet spot for…

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about me, announcements, books, NaNoWriMo, work in progress

My Life In Tweets

Right now my Twitter feed is a mess of political posts (it is an election year in the Philippines, after all) but I’ve managed to sneak in a few peeks into my life in the meantime. Here are some highlights: So here’s a thing: https://t.co/U7vVMl9HC2 — Stella Torres (@TheStellaTorres) April 11, 2016 Yes, the book is coming. Yes, the title…

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about me, books

The Year In Review: Dreams Do Come True

Two years ago, when I finished Save the Cake, I said that my dream for my writing career was to see my books on the shelf at the airport bookstore, because I felt like I had a captive audience of potential readers who might want to read my brand of romance as an alternative to all the Tom Clancys and…

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