Many of my books have begun with the title, because naming a work already in progress makes no sense to me.
I describe my works as books, but my publishers in Spain, in the United States, and elsewhere insist on calling them novels.
But I do not have the reader in mind when I write. No true writer does that.
I have one main reader, Miriam Gomez, my wife. She reads everything I write - I have not finished writing something and she is already reading it.
What I do believe is that there is always a relationship between writing and reading, a constant interplay between the writer on the one hand and the reader on the other.
Well, I write in exile because I cannot return to my country, so I have no choice but to see myself as an exiled writer.
I am against the notion of style in itself.
I don't have any style.
Puns are a form of humor with words.
American literature had always considered writing a very serious matter.
If you look closely, there is no book more visual than Three Trapped Tigers, in that it is filled with blank pages, dark pages, it has stars made of words, the famous magical cube made of numbers, and there is even a page which is a mirror.
I was an avid radio fan when I was a boy, as well as a great lover of comic strips.