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] 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

[My WIP] Oulining Plot & Story

A plot is also a narrative of events, the emphasis falling on causality. “The king died and then the queen died” is a story. “The king died, and then the … Continue reading [My WIP] Oulining Plot & Story

The last day of holiday

L’Epifania tutte le feste porta via In Italy, the 6th of January represents the last day of Christmas Holidays: the Feast of the Epiphany. A very old Italian legend says … Continue reading The last day of holiday