July 2018 Life Updates

So…it’s been a while. I guess I can trot out the old excuses why I haven’t been active in this space, but the one thing I can say is that I have more downtime from work, so I can spend some of the days off that I have writing blog posts like these. That said, I will be posting more

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Work Mode

So…you’re probably wondering what I’ve been up to lately. Last time I promised you a brand-new blog entry, but that fell by the wayside when my beloved Tiya passed away; her burial coincided with the Sunday that I planned to post my entry, so between the wake and the funeral, I hadn’t had a lot of time to recover. Once

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Love Me, Love My Bullet Journal

Remember when I used to hate-watch Bullet Journal videos last year? Part of the reason why I was so mean to the people in the BuJo community was because they seemed to be way too pre-occupied with making their planners as pretty as possible, without even considering the point of being functional. I was sick and tired of the endless

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Bimonthly Goals: Jan-Feb 2018

So…how was your New Year’s celebration? I took the whole New Year’s Weekend off for a much-needed weekend of rest and recreation. There were also a few things that happened over the week (more on that later) but for the most part I had a great start to the new year. Because of this, I’ve decided to level up on

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Working Hours

By the time this post goes live, I would’ve finished the revisions for my latest manuscript, which means that it would be (God willing) one step closer to publication. This also means that I had spent more than a month revising a manuscript that, frankly, needed all the work. But that’s not the reason why it took too long.  A

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The Non-Writing Things

It’s no secret that I don’t write all the time. I have this blog when I’m not working on my manuscripts, and my social media presence (mostly Twitter and Instagram) is mainly half self promotion and half stream-of-consciousness fun. And it’s not like writing is my entire life; in fact, I also take care of my elderly parents, and you’ll

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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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