Decálogo del escritor, por Augusto Monterroso

Foto: Tomás J. Sepúlveda Primero. Cuando tengas algo que decir, dilo; cuando no, también. Escribe siempre. Segundo. No escribas nunca para tus contemporáneos, ni mucho menos, como hacen tantos, para tus antepasados. Hazlo para la posteridad, en la cual sin duda serás famoso, pues es bien sabido que la posteridad… Seguir leyendo

Hi, Neil. In a recent VlogBros. video Hank Green said that 50 Shades of Grey has sold more copies than the number of books Ray Bradbury sold in his lifetime. That worries me, and I’m afraid that it will become increasingly difficult to find brilliant literature in the future. Do you think the commercialization of literature (if that’s an appropriate phrasing) has put good, thoughtful and valuable literature at risk? The aforementioned statistic seems rather ominous. Thanks for reading.

neil-gaiman: If ever you’re curious, go and look at the annual bestseller lists for years gone by. You’ll find a lot of books that sold an unbelievable number of copies when they were fashionable. I’m sure The Revolt of Mamie Stover also sold more books than Ray Bradbury will ever have… Seguir leyendo

Five Things That Allowed Me To Write Full-Time-2015 – Authorlink

Five Things That Allowed Me To Write Full-Time-2015 – Authorlink