Genevra Siciliano

Writer in Adelaide, Australia.

What Is This Blog About?

The scariest moment is always just before you start.
–Stephen King

Greetings. You have reached a new blog about self-empowerment and personal freedom in the context of creativity.

I aim to offer inspiration as you work towards freedom, fulfilment and empowerment (let’s shorten those desirable states to “FFE”) within your creative environment and agenda.

I believe we’re on the path to FFE when we follow our heart and go where the love is. This process involves rejecting and overcoming our fears. It’s true in any situation we may find ourselves in, including (and especially) our creative adventures, and this is what my blog posts will focus on.

Not only are creative pursuits good for the soul, but they also help us get in touch with our core self, and this makes it easier to reach out to others.

We can gain more confidence in ourselves and become better communicators thanks to our creativity. Some of us suffer from low self-esteem and feel that we are not natural communicators (I’ll put my hand up here), and diving into creative projects can help us on these fronts.

I am super charged about sharing my views and personal reflections on these topics. I’m a little nervous about it too–if I can be honest. Why? Because I don’t have all the answers, nor do I have a university degree in a creative field.

BUT…

I am a serious creative, and I don’t know any other way to be, and it’s part of my DNA. I also love that I can turn my quirks, “flaws” and oddities into art.

I’m also an evolving creative, and I am willing to share any wins so that I can bring value to you.  Although I am fortunate to have a certain kind of creative freedom, I am still paving my path–with more uncertainty than I would like; I’m therefore looking to this blog to help nurture my creative strengths and to help you find yours.

You can read more about me on this page.

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About Genevra Siciliano

I am a writer and photographer based in South Australia, and the self-published author of a photography book called 'Picture In A Frame’. It was funded by Kickstarter. These days, I am working on my second novel and have been pushing forward with my goal to become traditionally published. I am documenting my writer journey over at Patreon where I hope you’ll follow my updates and consider supporting me. Thank you!

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6 Replies

  1. Maggie Toramanian

    it’s like this is just for me! Thank you for creating this blog ❤️

    1. Genevra

      Wow Maggie, thank you so much for writing that.

  2. Seanley

    After 35 years, I’m finally discovering that I just MIGHT be a creative. I relate to much of what you’ve written. Thank you for writing!

    1. Genevra

      I’m glad you can relate to this! Sounds like creativity has been a friend waiting for you to make the first move. : )

  3. daniebothawriter

    Good for you, Jennifer!
    And it seems like a neat photography/coffee table book that you have to your name.
    FYI, you don’t need a university degree to impact people.
    Often, fancy degrees can stand in the way.
    Thanks for sharing!

    1. Genevra

      Hi Danie, thanks for commenting. (And for checking out my book!) Cheers

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