The second episode of THE W SERIES, WOMAN IN BLACK, is now available on Kindle Amazon!
How do you create compelling characters, people that have qualities and flaws, dreams and nightmares? I usually start from what I know. I look at myself and I try to auto-analyze the traits of my character that could apply to some actors in my stories. I ask myself a lot of questions: What would I do in this specific […]
The scene is the core of my writing: an image forms in my mind, inspired by whatever captures my senses in a given moment, like a picture of reality. Sometimes I see a person first, from afar, and my camera starts to zoom in, like in a movie scene. As I get closer, I can see the person […]
All writers seem to have always written, and this could be quite an accurate summary of my story, too. I’ve always enjoyed writing in school, and not only for class-related reasons: I was a teenager when I started to write my first novel. It was a complex fantasy saga, where a young female heroin embarked on […]
W was born from a very personal need. I have always loved novels, reading stories about anything and everything, from real tales about women (which ended up becoming my genre of writing) to any kind of science fiction – space opera, time travel, alternative realities, anything that showed creativity and a pinch of craziness. I have also always […]
Let me do something no sane author would ever do: revealing the conclusion in the very first line. It was a blast! One of the highlights of the Conference: David Baldacci speech and photo session on Saturday night From women’s fiction panels, to editing secrets, insider truths from an agent, and keynotes from star authors, […]
Did you like W’s first adventure? I truly hope so, because Volume 2 is coming soon! It will be available for Amazon Kindle on September 15, save the date in your calendars. Are you ready to follow W through more adventures, and learn more secrets about this unique superhero? Stay tuned for more details!
This weekend I will attend the Writer’s Digest Conference 2016, the annual appointment for writers who want to meet other writers, learn incredibly useful lessons on how to write, what to write, and how to get (hopefully!) published. As a plus, David Baldacci will be the main keynote speaker, and needless to say I […]
Rio 2016 Olympics start this week. What’s more captivating than the Olympics? The expression of the highest possibilities of mankind: who can run faster, jump higher, be stronger? The tragic passion of the winner who, standing on the highest step of the podium, enjoying her moment of eternal glory, suffers for the tears on the runner-up’s cheeks; the incredulous enthusiasm of […]
Inspiration hits you and there’s nothing you can do to pull the idea out of your brain.