Save the Cake Updates!

Save the Cake won’t be in stores for a while, but Mina V. Esguerra got a hold of some copies from Visprint, Inc. to give away at a recent meet-up in Makati. Hello #SaveTheCake! ♡ @TheStellaTorres @ostyt_ #romanceclass pic.twitter.com/I4mqutDAbx — Mina V. Esguerra (@minavesguerra) August 29, 2015 And here’s more news from Visprint on the possible release date for the

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#LunaEast Volume 1: Coming Soon!

Check out this description of the Luna East project from Mina’s blog:  What is Luna East, exactly? A fictional Metro Manila high school that we’ve created as the setting for new YA fiction. Luna East is a co-ed non-sectarian private school, somewhere in the metro, a bit upscale but with a growing percentage of scholarship students. The school likes to

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It’s Here!

And just in time for payday: Save The Cake is Now Available on Amazon! There are so many people I would like to thank for making this little book happen – yes, all 35k words of it – but for now I would like to thank you, dear readers, for being part of this journey since the very beginning. AND!

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Good News

Save the Cake has finally hurdled its first round of formal edits. Watch this space for publishing details.

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Too Much, Too Soon?

Last night, as my fellow writers and I celebrated the end of our romance-writing class as we know it, my thoughts turned towards my post-editing prospects. I already know that I’m taking a huge, huge risk with my attempt to self-publish this manuscript; nothing scares me more than the prospect of not being able to afford the publishing costs. I’ve already

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Wattpad: The Next Frontier

Before I go on with the rest of the entry, I have a few words to say about Wattpad: 1) Yes, it’s too crowded with amateur writers.2) Yes, it feels like you’ve stumbled onto fanfiction.net, except with 100% more homoerotic stories about One Direction.3) No, I haven’t really given up on being a Serious! Published! Author!; I know that this

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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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