About

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Of all the jobs and hobbies I’ve pursued, storytelling has been the one that’s remained constant. You know you’re a writer when you can spend years creating stories with no guarantee that they’ll lead to a career.

So currently I’m a freelance writer on a quest to become an author. As I continue to share my poetry, book reviews, and other musings on Writer’s Bounty, I’ll embark on a journey through the writing industry, sharing some of what I discover and learn along the way. I hope my experiences can offer value to aspiring authors out there.

Thank you for reading and visiting my blog—it’s sincerely  appreciated 🙂

 

About My Stories

Currently, I’ve written eight stories (six novel, two short stories) and have outlines for seven. You might think I’m crazy to have written that much and not have at least one out there (I can explain that in a future post). I will say that not all my stories are intended for sale, so if you want to access some of them, I encourage your to join the email list.

The genres my stories fall into are mostly contemporary and fantasy (the kind that involves kings and queens). Some are YA first person narrative, but most are Adult third person narrative.

But beyond the genre specifics is what lies at the heart of my stories. Earlier last year I wrote a summary of it, which I will share here:

Storytelling has always been a love of mine. I could bore you with the stories that first caught my interest and that I hold dear, or the first story I penned, but that doesn’t matter much. What matters are the stories I want to share with the reader.
My stories were born out of myself, of course, but specifically, from my struggle with self-discovery. I wanted to create characters who appeared docile and powerless, who never quite fit in with the modern world, and who eventually became so exhausted settling with life as they knew it, that courage and fearlessness was no longer an intimidating pursuit. In fact, those things always existed within them, all they had to do was set them free.
I hope you can see a bit of yourself in my characters, or just as good, that they served as a sort of hero to you. To not settle but find yourself, find freedom, and be someone’s—or many others’, hero.
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21 thoughts on “About

  1. Hi, thank you for the follow! Please be aware that my blog is a bilingual one. So you may get links to some poems in English as well as to some in Italian… Pictures, on the other hand, have no language barriers 😉
    Keep up the good work.
    Anna

  2. Nice to “meet” you and thanks for the follow and re-tweet! I also have 3 works that I would consider novels that are complete. But lately I’ve been feeling that my novels will never be complete haha! The first two need a major re-looking and the current is on it’s umpteenth redraft and about to go to an editor. Ahhh a writer’s job is never done! But we love what we do, right? And I want a finished product I can be super proud of! Looking forward to seeing your works!

    1. I completely agree with you! That is one thing I struggle with as a writer–it seems like the easy part is writing the initial story and the real work is in the editing. But also like you, I want to solid product. Thank you for the comment and I too, look forward to reading your work 🙂

  3. I really like ur thoughts, “we can only be what we really are—what we are passionate about ” that line hit my heart
    Because I m passing from same situation. God bless you

  4. Your about page is full of heartfelt reflection and I enjoyed reading it. I love that you have clear goals for publishing your work. I think that dreams come true when you make a public declaration and keep taking action. I am cheering for you and look forward to following your progress.

    1. Thank you Ali 🙂 Your words mean a lot to me and yes, I will post updates on my progress and hope to keep inspiring and connecting with others as I move forward!

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