Smashwords Summer/Winter Sale – Get My Books For FREE!

The Smashwords Summer/Winter Sale is in full swing! Now’s your chance to get Save the Cake and Crushingly Close for FREE in every ebook format Just go straight to my page at http://bit.ly/StellaOnSmashwords and click on your book of choice. Choose from different file formats for downloading, from mobi (for Kindle) and epub (for other e-readers) to PDF and text. There’s

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Happy Endings and Other Complications

Atom Araullo, ladies and gentlemen. (Not my inspiration for Daniel, but you can see why he would.) My love of writing romance is well-documented on social media; I’ve been quite honest about how much I love writing swoon-worthy heroes and happy endings. But it wasn’t always that way. As a creative writing major in my early twenties, I had been

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Beyond The Stars

First things first: Yes, I was at the #BitterxSweet event at Ayala Museum, where I sold Crushingly Close and Save the Cake (and signed both books for fans) as well as stuck around for the live readings. Unfortunately, I don’t have pictures from that event, for various reasons. There are, however, pictures of me comforting my fellow #romanceclass authors while

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Crushingly Close: The Indie Print Edition

First and foremost, here’s the cover for the print edition! This cover was designed by the awesome Gail Villanueva, who took our original design for the ebook cover and added the view of Jakarta at night as a nice touch. As with the case of the ebook cover, we both had the same favorite among the design options that she

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So I Finished A Manuscript (#romanceclass2017 Edition)

After several days of struggling with time management, snit fits, and numerous distractions, I finally finished my first manuscript for 2017. If you do the math, that means I’ve finished three manuscripts in the span of six months (with this on-and-off one being the first and NaNoWriMo for the second), so I must have had a lot of time and

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Crushingly Close: Now Available for Pre-Order!

Now you can have your own print copy of Crushingly Close! Pre-orders are now open until February 8 before the Philippine edition launch on February 11. Payment information will be forwarded to you once the form has been received. Hope to see you then! Loading…

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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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