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Hi, I’m Delise Torres, a Puerto Rican author of romantic women’s fiction residing in Germany.  Currently, I’m in the process of querying my novel, THE SINGULARITY OF COOKIES, in hopes of landing a literary agent and be traditionally published.

My story ideas stem from daydreams triggered by the question, “What would it be like?”

Through my novels, I want to explore relationships in all their facets, especially those that are outside my realm of experience – those toxic, messy, confusing ones – and try to understand them and empathize with the people involved.

When not writing you can find me being a new mom, practicing yoga, meditating, singing, visiting new places, learning new things, reading, and watching movies and TV shows.

Check out my blog for posts related to writing, surviving in Germany, Puerto Rico, and sources of inspiration. You can also read my two short stories, THE JEALOUSY GAME, and SINGLE, NOT ALONE.

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My blog post is now published in a literary journal!

On Being a Puerto Rican Expat

An essay version of my blog post On Being a Puerto Rican Expat now appears on The Caribbean Writer, Volume 34: Dignity, Power, and Place in the Caribbean Space along with other essays, poetry, and short fiction, all written by authors from the Caribbean.

Featured Posts

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How I Wrote my First Novel

Here I share tips and resources that helped me write my first novel.

5 Life Lessons I Learned from Writing a Novel

5 Life Lessons I Learned From Writing a Novel

Writing a novel is challenging and requires lots of time and energy. Here are the 5 life lessons I’ve learned.

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What’s it Like to be Puerto Rican?

Most people don’t know about Puerto Ricans but we are everywhere. Learn 10 things that define us and make us who we are.

Why Telenovelas Inspire my Writing

Why Telenovelas Inspire my Writing

In Latin America, telenovelas are a respected form of storytelling, and as a Puerto Rican, I grew up watching them. Now they inspire my writing. Find out why.