Nancy Gallegos started to write at the age of 7, creating drawings and short stories for her grandfather. Since she was little she developed her creativity by doing short stories and comics. Nancy has a major in Psychology and her minor is Literature. She has a masters in Health Psychology. She likes to write mostly Fantasy and Young Adult. Her hobbies are writing, listening to music, reading, watching series and studying.
She loves animals, has a Pomeranian and a orange cat, and her birthday is December 3rd.
1. Will you tell us about your most recent published work? My debut novel was "A chance for porcelain hearts" it's a young adult romantic novel. And in a few weeks I'm going to publish my second book called "Mystery in Bonsai gardens.” It’s a fantasy ya.
2. What personal challenges do you face as a writer? The common daily life challenge of an author ... writer's block. But I have discovered some techniques to reduce it.
3. What one thing would you give up to become a better writer? I would like to study a writing master degree or course to improve my craft.
4. How did publishing your first book change your process of writing? I learned many things. The importance in having betareaders and proofreading it. Also I improved my world building.
5. How many unpublished and half-finished books do you have? Will you tell us about them? The one I will publish soon has a sequel I'm currently working and I think I'll do a trilogy or maybe 4 books. Other books that are WIP or brainstorm are like 5. I try to concentrate on one first though.
6. Do you read your book reviews? How do you deal with bad or good ones? I read them sometimes. Feedback is always good to improve.
7. Do you hide any secrets in your books that only a few people will find? Yes. I wrote many Easter eggs. My books are connected in some way.
8. What other authors are you friends with, and how do they help you become a better writer? Yes , the writing community is so welcoming. They have given me tips , feedback, and betaread my stories.
9. If you could tell your younger writing self anything, what would it be? Keep going and don't give up even if things get hard.
10. What are common traps for aspiring writers? Not believing in our craft.
11. What’s the best way to market your books? Twitter, making quotes and illustrations
12. What is your favorite childhood book? Harry Potter.
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