Backintherain, Character design

Something about my character design

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Working on the promotional video for my book Back in the rain, I spent weeks drawing the characters and some scenes from the book.

As I said already here, I’ve always loved drawing and give a face to my characters as soon as they started taking shape in my head. I don’t consider myself an artist, but drawing helps a lot my creative process! Continue reading “Something about my character design”

Backintherain, Character design, Free fiction

Back in the rain – book promotional video

Sooo…. the video I’ve been working on for the past few weeks is finally out!!


Making this video has been… not really a piece of cake, but I’m pretty satisfied with the result.

Some further info:

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Backintherain, Blogging, Character design, Free fiction

Not dead!

Yes, I’m still alive, even though the weather in Florence is currently… hell.

Recently, after I come back home from my 8-hours day job, I’ve been working non-stop on a few projects for the summer, and this is leaving me almost no time for the blog (forgive me plz T_T)

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Blogging, Character design

A webcomic to check out for sure

As you know, my drawings suck (nothing to be ashamed of, but still…)

Therefore, to make a cover for my “Back in the rain”, I hired a real artist (and friend) that is now launching her first webcomic online.

The webcomic is IIFold, coming out every Tuesday and Friday

She’s Noemi Ruffolo

Check it out!!

WebToon ➡️
Tapas ➡️
Tumblr ➡️
Smack Jeeves ➡️

Backintherain, Character design, Writing Challenge

Writing Prompt: Write an apology letter to the character you hurt the most.

Thanks again to the Writing Prompt Generator of

This post refers to my book Back in the rain (I’m gonna have so much fun with this prompt) Continue reading “Writing Prompt: Write an apology letter to the character you hurt the most.”

Blogging, Character design

Author confession: why there are so many redheads in my writing

This came out as a joke between me and some friends, a couple of months ago.

Whatever you write, there’s at least one character with red hair in your stories. Do you have a thing for gingers or what?”

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Backintherain, Character design

Characters creation – Development

As a reader, what I expect to find in a good book or in a good movie is interesting characters.

Hundreds of books taught me that to be interesting, characters don’t need to be good, or at least not necessarily. They don’t need to be perfect either. They just need to be human.

To be human doesn’t mean to be part of the human race. It means they must have feelings, desires and reasons to do what they do. A human character makes mistakes, misjudges, misunderstands, learns and changes.


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