M.P. Capellan


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.

Smashwords Interview

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.
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Where to find M.P. Capellan online


Daddy is a Foreign Word
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Absentee parents, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
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.
SayEtcétera: free-verse poems and short stories
Price: Free! Words: 16,090. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help, Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - general
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.
Sh!t Dominican Moms Say and Do
Price: Free! Words: 2,870. Language: American English. Published: May 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
Cultures -- they all come with their own traditions, beliefs, and sayings that sometimes may sound hilarious to a younger generation. This light, quick, and definitely not deep, article is about expressions and cultural beliefs of some mothers in the Dominican Republic. An open mind is recommended.
Ya Te Puedes Casar y Otras Tonterías
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,740. Language: Spanish. Published: April 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
“¡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.
Flat: Living Small in Large America
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,700. Language: American English. Published: June 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence & self-esteem, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Daily affirmations
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.
Ever Considered Modeling? A Scam Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,360. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Hoaxes & deceptions, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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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.

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