That Elusive Thing

This is a bit of a personal reflection–not “call out my ex” personal (as I’ve done a few times on this blog) or “have a meltdown on Twitter” personal (which I have also done too many times), but something closer to the original spirit of The Great Big Jump when I used to blog more regularly. Before we continue, though, let’s watch this

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The Future Is Here

First of all, welcome to the newly redesigned stellatorresauthor.com! The new design is courtesy of Hazel from Stay Bookish, who I can’t thank enough for making this book site super spiffy. If you ever need a person to redesign your WordPress-based bookish site, she’s your gal. Check out the new site, and let me know if there’s anything else you’d

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Last Day for the Smashwords Sale!

First of all, I cannot describe how thankful I am to those of you who got your free copies of Save the Cake and Crushingly Close during the Smashwords Summer/Winter Sale this month. Your support has been so overwhelming for me, and I hope that you will enjoy the books as much as I’ve enjoyed writing them. Today is the

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Smashwords Summer/Winter Sale – Get My Books For FREE!

The Smashwords Summer/Winter Sale is in full swing! Now’s your chance to get Save the Cake and Crushingly Close for FREE in every ebook format Just go straight to my page at http://bit.ly/StellaOnSmashwords and click on your book of choice. Choose from different file formats for downloading, from mobi (for Kindle) and epub (for other e-readers) to PDF and text. There’s

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A Dispatch from the Save the Cake Universe

How about a short check-in with Sean and Eloisa? This snippet was part of a short story that I had been writing on and off until I realized that I didn’t know what I was doing. But I couldn’t resist having a story from Sean’s point of view, and I thought I’d bring you guys something hopeful in the face

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Thoughts on #FeelsFest 2016

Before I begin, let me clarify that this is not an event recap for #FeelsFest. There were other things that happened on October 22, but I felt like I should share a more personal account of how I felt after going through what I believe is an unforgettable experience for me, especially as a writer. And it’s all because 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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