Hi, my name is Elen! I am an ESL (English Second Language) author from Florence, Italy. I love MM Romance and I’ve recently published my first book “Back in the rain”. On my website you will find more MM fiction for free, writing challenges and other news from my blog.

[Writing tips] Love is such a small word

[Writing tips] Love is such a small word   “Love is such a small word… if I told you guys that I loved you… it wouldn’t be enough.” Ange Lowell, … Continue reading [Writing tips] Love is such a small word

Learning about chemistry between characters… from a kids show!

Learning about chemistry between characters… from a kids show! Whoever she is beneath that mask, I love that girl. Adrien Agreste, Miraculous Ladybug I grew up watching cartoons and reading … Continue reading Learning about chemistry between characters… from a kids show!

[Inspiration] You’re only given a little spark of madness…

[Inspiration] You’re only given a little spark of madness… You got to be crazy, It’s too late to be sane, too late You got to go full-tilt bozo Cause, you’re … Continue reading [Inspiration] You’re only given a little spark of madness…

The Poem of Wind and Trees: back to the origins of BL

The Poem of Wind and Trees: back to the origins of BL Recently I started reading Kaze to Ki no Uta (風と木の詩, “The Poem of Wind and Trees”), a manga … Continue reading The Poem of Wind and Trees: back to the origins of BL

[Writing tips] Formatting: now and then

[Writing tips] Formatting: now and then When I published Back in the rain, it never occured to me that I could ask somebody else to format my book for pubblication. … Continue reading [Writing tips] Formatting: now and then

[Inspiration] People are full of contradictions

[Inspiration] People are full of contradictions “People are… Full of contradictions. They’re lonely. And then they’re not. They’re missed. And then they’re not.” Kou Yoneda, 漂えど沈まず、されど泣きもせず [Tadayoedo Shizumazu Saredo Naki … Continue reading [Inspiration] People are full of contradictions

[Characters] Who is your protagonist?

“Sometimes you’re the protagonist and someone else is the hero.” A.D. Posey The protagonist is the very first thing I figure out when I think of a new story. How … Continue reading [Characters] Who is your protagonist?

[BITR] Q&A with the author

I love Q&As with the author… except this time I’m the author! (This Q&A will be about Back in the rain. I was asked these questions by my first beta … Continue reading [BITR] Q&A with the author

[Inspiration] Writing dialogue

Many people hear voices when there is no-one there. Some are called mad and are shut up in rooms where they stare at the walls all day. Others are called … Continue reading [Inspiration] Writing dialogue