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Blog Tour Excerpt Reveal + Giveaway: THE REAL SCORE, by Kesh Tanglao

Welcome to the latest stopover from Book Junkie Blog Tours! Today we feature an excerpt from Kesh Tanglao’s boy(band)-crazy debut, The Real Score.  THE REAL SCOREby Kesh Tanglao Links: Goodreads | Smashwords | Amazon | Kobo | Paperback order (Philippines only) About the Book:  Caitlin’s friendship with Marcus, the de facto frontman of the world’s biggest boy band Gezellig, has…

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Excerpt of the Week: Right Here, Right Now (FINALLY!)

And now… the first two scenes of the screenplay I’ve been writing in the last few. [snip] (Image credits: me, via Celtx) What I like: The use of details to show where these guys are in their lives: punch stains on Adam’s tuxedo, Mel’s bridesmaid dress, Grant “smelling” like designer aftershave. The “triumphant” beginning was a deliberate move on my…

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The Great Big Jump Presents: Nominated – The Polyvore Version

This post is brought to you by Claire Packard and Michael Grenoble. Copyright by Stella M.Torres, 2012. Protected by a Creative Commons License for Attribution-Non-Commercial Use. I had the chance to re-read Nominated again last week, in an attempt to pinpoint a few things that could help in improving the story. I tend to be more critical than most when…

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Excerpt of the Week: Nominated, The Screenplay (Draft #1)

Remember Nominated? Well, after much soul-searching, I have decided to go ahead and adapt it as a screenplay. A lot of things have changed: Claire Packard is now an unemployed investigative TV reporter, and “Ethan Trent” has been transformed into Michael (Mike) Garrison, an old friend of Claire’s from high school whom she hasn’t seen in years. Originally I wanted  to focus…

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Excerpt of The Week: Flip City

Now that I’ve mentioned my Works in Progress from last week, it’s time for us to check in on how our characters are doing while they’re in the process of being revised. This week’s excerpt: the opening scene from Flip City.  (Copyright 2012 by Stella Torres. This entry is protected by a Creative Commons License for non-commercial use with attribution.)