I can’t remember the first time I started writing, but I can tell you I’ve always been a storyteller. As a little kid, my explanations for things included very convoluted stories that delighted my grandfather, and I’m not sure anyone else. Bottom line, I started early.
What types of stories do you like to write?
I like to write absurd stories. My go-to genres are science fiction, horror, surrealism, fantasy, and short stories.
Who influenced you most as a writer?
I think R.L. Stine influenced me more than I’d like to admit, particularly in the beginning. Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Edgar Allan Poe, Aldous Huxley, Ernest Hemingway, and Alice Murno.
What’s the first book you remember reading?
The first book I remember reading was in Spanish “El Gato Con Botas.” [Puss in Boots] by Charles Perrault. The first novel I read was “The Haunted Mask,” from the Goosebumps from R. L. Stine.
What movie, tv-show, YouTube channel, or blog do you think more people should watch (just pick one) and why?
Legion. It’s a masterclass in cinematography, adaptation, and storytelling.
5 Things you want us to know about you:
- I would love to write for video games.
- I was a full redhead when I was a kid.
- In another life, I was a dodo.
- I talk to animals like if they were people.
- I was born in Puerto Rico.
Don’t for get Mill Pages volume 1, to read “What If All There Is To Life Is That Pat Benatar Song On Repeat?“ and volume 2 to read “Magdalena Saw a Dragon.”