WIP Week 2013, Dispatch #2: Cada Veces (NaNoWriMo Winner, 2012)

Welcome again to the second installment of WIP Week, where we discuss the projects (and would-be projects) that I have on my slate for 2013. Today we shall cover this year’s NaNoWriMo winner: a story that, in my words, had started with good intentions, only to become something else altogether.  ***** Title: Cada Veces  Abstract (as of this writing): Sabrina Mojica

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WIP Week 2013, Dispatch #2: Cada Veces (NaNoWriMo 2012)

Welcome to the second post for of WIP Week, where we check in on what’s happening with my current works-in-progress. Our WIP for the day was written as a very rough draft in November; what started as a high-concept story about an evil creative-writing teacher has turned into a sweet chick-lit story about a graduate student who finds herself –

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Excerpt of the Week: Cada Veces

This one is for Mina, to whom I owe a possible characterization of a nice guy who really, truly needs to prove his “nice guy”-ness to everyone in order to redeem himself. And for Helen, who adores both the sassy Sabrina and the flamingly articulate Rhobelle. (Yes, Rhobelle is a guy.) I am actually revising this right now, and I’m also

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And It’s Official.

But of course. I had to hit 50k before it got in the way of my studies. All that’s missing is the congratulatory bottle of Dom Perignon (and inevitable smooching) from this guy, but who’s counting? Now that we’re here, though, I want to let you know that all the work that I’ve put into Cada Veces has not been

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Today’s Dispatch: Waiting on a Line of Greens and Blues

This post was brought to you by THIS SONG: See, here’s the problem: It’s October 30, right? And I’m supposed to be plotting my NaNo by now, because we’ll be busy tomorrow since we’re getting a jump (pun not intended) on All Saints’ Day by visiting the family pantheon. (Okay, not exactly a real “pantheon” per se, but we use

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The Road to NaNoWriMo: My Attempt at Prepping

In the middle of the scramble between finishing my papers (not awesome) and watching Argo (so awesome that I might revise Right Here Right Now because of it), I actually forgot to plot my road map for Cada Veces. But since I’m taking the morning off to bond with Auntie Flo, this is what I have so far: 1) Ma’m Celeste

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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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