Henriette d’Angeville mural // source

Henriette D’Angeville rolled her eyes and sighed as the lady told her, “You’ll get yourself killed, together with the men on your team. They have families to take care of, you know, and the suffering of those women and children will be on you alone.”

In that brief speech, there…

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Sometimes it seems that there are two opposing feelings fighting to take control of the fiction writer’s head: on one side, we want our creation to get into the world. We want it to be loved and appreciated by pretty much everyone out there.

On the other hand, we’re afraid…

© Giulia Picciau

Someone once said that if you’re afraid of talking to strangers, you’ll spend your entire life surrounded by them. I knew it very well and had it printed inside my head in all caps.

But one thing is to know something, acting is completely different. It takes way more courage…

© Giulia Picciau

It’s that time of the year again.

“Time to retreat inside with a glass of good wine while looking back at the past few months.”

She thinks to herself as she watches the red circle on her calendar getting closer and closer every day. She’s been doing that for countless…

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Imagine your usual morning routine: you’re in line at the local coffee shop, waiting to order your well-deserved espresso or any other way you use to get your much-needed caffeine boost. You turn your head slightly to your right, and you see a small cloaked figure whose face is partially…

Giulia Picciau

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