Stefania Mattana

Detective and mystery author - internet alchemist

Italian born and raised, when she was a child she used to dream of winning a gold medal at the Olympics. Then she grew up.

When she is not running on a track she is a freelance writer and sociologist. She published books and ebooks, and makes her contribution to support people in sport, by looking for a blind runner to guide. She also has a blog where she talks about sport, advertising, pets, writing and anything else worth reading.

Among the many tasks assigned, she has dealt with several areas concerning the social sphere – from the elaboration of mourning, micro-criminality of Rome and musical happenings of various nature and size.

In the meantime she tries to complete her crime novel, even if she lost the sheets where she wrote who is the murderer.

10 Simple Points That Rule My Life

People always ask me how I cope with all the things I do (marketing role, mystery fiction author, gym rat, wife etc). The answer lies within these 10 points that rule my life. Would you be willing to follow them?
07/10/2015 09:40 BST

Three Websites Where to Find High Quality Free Ebooks

Ebooks have cut down the price of your passion, since the electronic book is way cheaper than the paperback. On one hand, the ease on publishing online has made everyone capable of writing a novel, therefore enlarging the range of the titles. More writers, more stuff to read: cool, isn't it? 
09/11/2013 19:49 GMT

Five Landlords You Stumble Across While Looking For a Home

I visited about fifty houses during my exhausting thirteen days of looking for a home - Since I still got my sociological attitude I started clustering the landlords into categories, creating five ideal types of landlords you could potentially stumble upon.
16/09/2013 12:35 BST

Five Reasons Why I Love Running

I have at least 50 or 100 good reasons to run and encourage you to run. However, I can't betray my magic number 5, so there you go: my 5 reasons why I love running - and why you should start running too!
21/04/2013 13:54 BST

Five Reasons You Are a Writer

Whenever you write something - anything- a crucial question may come up at some point, (regardless of whether you want to be published or not), that is: have you really got what it takes to be a writer? I will never be tired of repeating it: we are all born writers.
08/03/2013 14:00 GMT

Six Nations 2013, Italy beats France Episode Two

It comes the time, in the life of a young lady, when crying in front of the TV becomes a rite of passage. It's not about <em>Titanic</em> or <em>Bridget Jones's Diary</em> movies. It's when Italy beats France during Six Nations rugby tournament.
04/02/2013 14:00 GMT

My First Time at Twickenham Stadium

Every rugby enthusiast, once in his lifetime, should enter in an empty Twickenham. The silence is so unreal that you can hear the 'Swing Low, Sweet Chariot' echo, just like the empty seats are singing it.
04/12/2012 11:00 GMT

Five Good Reasons to Write a Novel

Writing is like dancing: they are on human cultural DNA, because they are just tool to express yourself. 'Writing' a novel does not automatically mean that you necessarily must publish what you wrote, so the identity writer=book is not mathematical.
26/11/2012 14:47 GMT

If Italy Doesn't Support Its World Class Athletes...

As an Italian, I'm quite jealous of Team GB and Britain's sport system. It's not just about your Olympic and Paralympic medals, it's about the respect and the esteem that Britain harbours for their athletes.
17/10/2012 16:24 BST

WeFree at San Patrignano, Free From Prejudices

Let's admit it: if someone, before last Tuesday, had told me that the most delightful pizza of my life would be created by the brainstorming of English chefs and former drug addicts, I probably never would have believed them.
15/10/2012 19:10 BST