The Writing Life, So Far

The bad news: Life has gotten in the way of my writing lately, which is why the follow-up stories to Save the Cake have been slow going. I can’t guarantee a new book while I’m working on my dissertation (the preliminaries for which have started this semester) but I am making sure that I’ll have something out once it’s cleared

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The Shallow End of the Sporting Pool

Before I begin, a few notes on the bug I have up my ass regarding Erik Spoelstra. Source: via Stella on Pinterest As I’ve mentioned in my previous blog entries, I consider him as a “hometown boy” of sorts: the Filipino side of his family grew up next to my dad’s in the same barrio, and his uncle lives

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Today’s Dispatch: Hello, I’m Stella, and I’m a Pinterest Addict.

I am somewhat ashamed of the fact that I put this together on Pinterest, at a moment when I should be studying for my exams. (I am even more ashamed that the pinboard contains a picture of Channing Tatum with his shirt off, and another of you-know-who threatening to rip his apart… but that’s another story.) I am not ashamed, however, of

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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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