Personal, Projects, Writing

Summer Crush Shenanigans: A Reflection Paper

April 11, 2017

View this post on Instagram Obligatory selfie. 😅 ° ° 👕 by @weardpt A post shared by Tara (@twostepflight) on Jan 21, 2017 at 12:31am PST First things first. My first Six de los Reyes book was Just for the Record. My first Jay E. Tria book was Songs of Our Breakup. I still remember reading both books and thinking “Damn, I…

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Projects, The Writing Community, Writing

Meet your Summer Crush!

April 11, 2017

By the time I hit Publish on this blog post, Summer Crush will have been two days old. It still feels pretty surreal that Six, Jay, and I were able to make it this far, and really, all we could tell ourselves the moment Jay uploaded the book on Amazon was “WE DID IT. WE REALLY DID IT!” I have plenty…

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Peripherals, Writing

Book Aesthetics | Scandalized

March 20, 2017

It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything like this, and really, following my personal publishing schedule, I should have done this for Waiting in the Wings. But these babies have been sitting in my graphics folder for a while now, and there’s no better time to post them here than now, since I’m releasing a new book (an anthology, to be…

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Blog Tours, Personal, Writing

The Wait is Finally Over! <3

February 23, 2017

Waiting in the Wings is now officially out, and thanks to everyone who has helped spread the word about my latest book, we’re off to a great start! That means lovely reviews, amusing fangirly tweets, and lots and lots of love for our main characters, Erin, Ramon, and Pio! <3 Click on the Continue Reading button below for a list…

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Blog Tours, Personal, Projects, Writing

ARC Tour | Waiting in the Wings

February 17, 2017

Today’s the first day of Waiting in the Wings’ ARC Tour–YAY!–and I’d like to first and foremost thank everyone who has signed up for this. I am still anxious as hell (as I always am about new releases), but your support is very much appreciated.Here’s an excerpt from the book, plus a playlist you can listen to when you’re finally reading…

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Personal, Projects, Writing

PRE-ORDER | Waiting in The Wings

February 15, 2017

There’s less than a week to go (EEP!) until my latest release, Waiting in the Wings, is out in the wild! And in case you missed the memo, you may now pre-order the book on Amazon for only $0.99, valid only until release day, February 21, 2017! Pre-order Waiting in the Wings on Amazon! What’s the book all about? Take a…

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Personal, Writing

The Agony of Waiting

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December 29, 2016

If you’ve been following me on Instagram (personal & author accounts), Twitter, or Facebook, you’d know by now that I’ve finally finished my current work-in-progress. Last year, right on the heels of finishing The “Forget You” Brew, I came up with a story that merged my love for the undying friends-to-lovers trope and musical theatre. Labeled #teatrofic for a while, I filed…

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Peripherals, The Writing Community

Deleted Scenes | “FIVE: Time Out” from Hustle Play

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November 19, 2016

In time for the Emerald Pep Rally (Settle the Score/Hustle Play blog tour) happening this weekend, I’m sharing a scene that didn’t make it to the final version of Hustle Play. Settle the Score/Hustle Play SETTLE THE SCORE College senior Garnet Figueroa lives and breathes basketball. A reliable asset to her varsity team, she is equipped with the skills and smarts to…

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Peripherals, The Writing Community

Deleted Scenes | “Payday” Trip from Keep the Faith

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November 5, 2016

For this week’s Deleted Scenes, author Ana Tejano shares a snippet she removed from her latest book, Keep the Faith. Keep the Faith As a community development worker, Faith was quite familiar with heartbreak and recovery after all the time she spent on disaster relief missions. So when her five-year relationship ends right before she left for a mission trip to…

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