Nanowrimo starts in less than 2 weeks! If you haven´t heard yet about Nanowrimo, read my post about the initiative, about my last experience in their camp, or go to their official website! You have decided to participate this November 2014? Start preparing for it!! Here you have some tips: 1. Start planing your story. 2. Organize your time. 3. Set your goals NOW! 4. Design a cover. 5. Prepare your writer´s kit (calendar,
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[Lee esta entrada en español] How to translate your books into another language? The answer is Babelcube, Inc. I wrote before about this initiative, as you can see here, but now I can talk about my experience with it. It has a good and interactive website, where you can offer your books and find the perfect translator for it. Right now, three of my books are being offered in this
Making an ANIMATED book trailer
(Leer esta entrada en español) The fact is that I like book trailers. But why? Well, I think that making a book trailer is like making a movie trailer, but harder. A lot HARDER. In the movies you have the recorded scenes already, that you can cut and edit, in order to make a summary of the story. But when it comes to a book trailer you don’t have anything
What the Beat Generation was to literature
[Lee esta entrada en español] «What Elvis was to music, what James Dean and Marlon Brando were to film… the Beat Generation was to literature.» During this summer holidays I had the chance to spend some days in San Francisco. Walking around, I found The Beat Museum, dedicated to the Beat Generation, and I thought It deserved a post. The Museum is a small place near Chinatown, located in front of
What I learned from NaNoWrimo Camp
[Lee este post en español] NaNoWriMo Camp is over! I published last month a post about the NANOWRIMO INITIATIVE titled Have you heard of NaNoWriMo ? that you can read here! As promised, I set a goal: 20.000 words. With an undecided title and nice fellow writers in my cabin, I started writing. After 31 days, much excitement and hard work, I reached my goal but I discovered I wasn’t even
Thank you for coming to the presentation!
[Lee esta entrada en español] We want to thank everybody that made this presentation at Café de ficciones possible. It was wonderful. After some confusion, much excitement and the books getting here at the last minute, everything went great! In addition to a great introduction of Jose Antonio Gómez, Vicerrector de Cultura at the University of Murcia, we enjoyed preparing the presentation and we loved the dramatic reading, that you can see in
Presentation of the book + dramatic reading
[Leer en español] Hi there! This week has been really busy for me but It was worth it! ¡The play “Paella y Fish and Chips” has just been published! Description of the book: Category: Humour Description: Meet the typical spanish family! Marisiña and Vicente make an effort to send her daughter Esperanza to London hoping she will have a better future. This is a play full of crazy