The Hero’s Journey of Vito Ferro

What is the best thing that I love about my work? 

The possibility of inventing, the use of imagination, creativity

What is my idea of perfect happiness? 

The full control of my time including the possibility of wasting it.

What is my greatest fear? 

My sudden death.

What is the trait that I most deplore in myself? 

Too much clarity

Which living persons in my profession do i most admire?


What is my greatest extravagance? 

The transformation I suffer when I watch football

On what occasion would I lie? 

To rescue someone.

What is the thing that I dislike the most in my work? 


When and where was I the happiest, in my work? 

When I founded my publishing house, when I went in classroom as a teacher for the first time

If I could, what would I change about myself? 

My muscles.

What is my greatest achievement in work? 

Being a talent scout.

What do the words ‘The Financial Freedom to Create’ mean to me?

Buy me the time

Where would I most like to live? 

All around the world. Starting from Asian countries.

What is my most treasured possession?

My awareness

What is my most marked characteristic?

My humor.

What is my most inspirational location, in my city? 

My childhood neighborhood streets.

What is my favourite place to eat and drink, in my city?

Some little restaurants in the hills

What books influenced my life and how?

The Rosy Crucifixion” by Henry Miller. It inspired me to became a writer.

Who are my favorite writers?

Dostoevskij, Miller, Saramago, Buzzati.

You Only Die Once. What music would I listen on my last day?


Who is my hero or heroine in fiction? 


Who are my heroes and heroines in real life?

My mother and my father

Which movie would i recommend to see once in a lifetime? 

After hours” by Martin Scorsese.

What role plays art in my life and work?

My guide, my mirror, my relief

Who is my greatest fan, sponsor, partner in crime?


Whom would I like to work with in 2019? 

With a professional music producer

Which people in my profession would i love to meet in 2019?

Good and brave female writers

What project, in 2019, am I looking forward to work on? 

To open a cultural space, focus on writing.

Where can you see me or my work?

On my blog, in bookstores, on Amazon, on, on facebook.

What do the wordsPassion Never Retiresmean to me? 

Put passion in every relationship.

Which creative heroes should Peter invite to tell their story?

Andrea Roccioletti
Alessio Cuffaro
Fabio Bastico

How can you contact me?

You can find me on facebook or on my blog, but also in the park near my house with Uva

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