Linguist, illustrative storyteller, and a passionate human rights advocate. She's been in love with beautiful words since she can remember. Besides writing, she's happiest when she's reading history, traveling, and learning about different cultures. Visit M.P. Capellán online at www.marciacapellan.com.
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
I want to write full time for a living, for the rest of my life. This requires a lot of work, including getting up in the morning.
When did you first start writing?
I started at a young age. I used to write down my feelings, even though I was skeptical about having a diary. But I didn't know writing for a living was a thing. I wrote mostly journals and poetry. I guess that counts as the starting point.
Recent college graduate Adriana Ruffo meets Dante — a popular young visual artist living in Los Angeles—on a night out in New York City and the two hit it off.
Adriana’s beauty and personality captivate Dante from the start—and he wants her at any cost. For Adriana, the attraction is mutual. But it backfires when she discovers Dante has a questionable reputation.
They tell us to be careful with our words because they cut deeper than a knife. But without our permission to be powerful, do words really have any meaning? ‘Daddy’ may have a sweet connection to many people, but to others it may be bitter as gall. In this relatable brief story, the narrator tells us about the struggles of growing up with a single mother and reconnecting with her father.
Not the how-to or the get-rich blog posts, but short and easy reading of relatable stories and poems. Over the years, M.P. Capellan has been publishing her poetry and micro stories on her blog for the simple pleasure of writing and reading. This is a compilation of some of those stories, for the free verse lover.
It is one of those weird mysteries of life, that when you're not looking for something that's when you find it. I didn't seek love. But one day, there was this open path leading to it and, without hesitation, I took it. And when I got there, it was beautiful and I felt...jazzed. Someone warned me that love was like a highly addictive drug, and I said to myself, 'I think I want to be high.'
“¡Ya te puedes casar!” - ¿te lo han dicho alguna vez al cocinar un buen plato, y te has quedado pensando qué tiene que ver eso con el matrimonio? Pues te van a gustar estas cortas anécdotas sobre frases y moralejas que existen en nuestra cultura, pero que en realidad subordinan a la mujer. El objetivo es promover la igualdad entre géneros.
When twelve-year-old girls are tweeting about their boobs not being “big enough,” you know we have a problem. This book is about how the American society shames small-chested women and perpetuates the belief that, when it comes to our chest, bigger is best. It will empower and inspire women to target and address their insecurities in order to accept their small selves.
Convinced by the praise she received from family and strangers, a young woman decides to attend model castings to test her luck. One of them leads to what she believes could be her big break, but what she encounters instead is a fraudulent scheme.