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What do your fans mean to you?
The most important part of my job
What are you working on next?
I am proofreading two books that I have translated from japanese to spanish last year
Who are your favorite authors?
Ozamu Dazai, Eijo Yoshikawa, Haruki Murakami, Banana Yoshimoto
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
The breakfast. Specially a hot cocoa on winter
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
Watching any movie/tv show or reading. Also I enjoy taking photographs
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
Recommendations from friends
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Yes, it was a poem during literary competition in school (maybe I had 10 years or less). I won the first prize
What is your writing process?
Write the main concepts in paper, then translate them in post-its making something like a storyboard and fix on the wall. And finally, write the whole history
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
I am sure it was some of Tintin comic books
How do you approach cover design?
Painting it by hand and then use photoshop
What are your five favorite books, and why?
Any of Haruki Murakami
What do you read for pleasure?
I try spend hours in any second hand library
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