First Drafts

first drafts

If you’re familiar with the writing process, you’ve probably often heard the dreadful—yet too often considered to be the Truth—saying that every first draft is crap. A sentence that basically means that anything you attempt to write is always already worthless until you start it over. Another saying of the same nature states that good …

Writing Music

writing music

I don’t like writing in complete silence. I usually listen to music or watch some TV program as I write. To have a sort of semi-noisy background to lean on. I listen to my digital collection most of the time. And sometimes I put on a vinyl, but the problem (or the beauty) with those …

Transparency

transparency

What is transparency? Transparent is how my friend and illustrator Leila described my poems the first time I told her about my secret project. Transparency is writing about my own feelings using no filters and no make-up. And yet, I'm not simply turning myself into a character in a novel to tell you about my …