Writing As A Collective Effort – Sharing Creativity To Grow Artistically

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The subject of collaboration and the exchange of ideas has always been dear to me. All the great artists that I respect and follow, as well as those I’m lucky to have as friends, know that it is very important to create networks and work together. In the world of literature, however, sometimes I have seen a lot of jealousy over one’s work, a jealousy that has always proved to be deleterious in the long run. Continue reading “Writing As A Collective Effort – Sharing Creativity To Grow Artistically”

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Writing Erotica – How I Started Writing Poems About Sex

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One day, when I was a child, I went to a local museum. It was the first time for me and, between Renaissance paintings and sculptures, I met eroticism for the very first time. I was surrounded buy wonderful frescoes about sensual adventures of Greek deities and Roman emperors. Continue reading “Writing Erotica – How I Started Writing Poems About Sex”

Writing Tricks – That Time I Used Rummy Cards To Tell a Story

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Ah, Christmas time. Now that it is passed, I can try to take out the best part – gifts excluded –  of these holidays. Here in Italy, Christmas means huge meals, parents gathering, kitsch decorations and… card games! I know it could sound strange talking about that topic right now, but keep reading this article and you’ll discover why I decided to focus on card games. Continue reading “Writing Tricks – That Time I Used Rummy Cards To Tell a Story”

Poetry As A Healing Spell – How I Started Writing Poems To Have Fun And To Please People Around Me

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One day I was lucky enough to meet a person who opened my eyes about poetry and writing. Before meeting her, my idea of writing poems, and writing in general, were linked to simple aesthetic research. But I was not happy of that result, inside of me a inner voice was trying to tell me poetry was much more than that. Poems are a form of healing, a spell to sanctify the soul of the reader. Continue reading “Poetry As A Healing Spell – How I Started Writing Poems To Have Fun And To Please People Around Me”

Spaghetti&Meatballs – How It All Started With a Challenge to Myself

 

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It’s always a great satisfaction when you receive a mail from a publisher, you open it, and inside you find the answer to all your efforts: «sure, let’s do it». That “it” is my very first book in English language. A milestone for me and, I hope, an inspiration for all those who are struggling with creative and poetry writing. Continue reading “Spaghetti&Meatballs – How It All Started With a Challenge to Myself”