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Roberto Gonzalez Rivera

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I'm an artist, author and teacher. I use stories to help people build the things they want; to help them bring magic into their lives.

I take stories and I put them in words and pictures, tales, books and paintings. I’m a storyteller. There’s nothing more magical for me than the enthrallment of stories. I am fascinated by the stories of the people I meet: the families they create, the businesses they build, the things they invent, the paths they travel, the love they win and lose.

Before armies march, before companies grow, there is a story. Before goods are bought and sold, before nations rise and fall, there is a story. Before journeys end in lovers’ meeting, there is a story. I believe it is our myths and legends that give meaning to our
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Roberto Gonzalez Rivera My favorite fictional couple is not from a book, but from a movie: Walter Burns and Hildy Johnson, from His Girl Friday, directed by Howard Hawks.…moreMy favorite fictional couple is not from a book, but from a movie: Walter Burns and Hildy Johnson, from His Girl Friday, directed by Howard Hawks. Cary Grant and Rosalind Russel play the roles. I love the witty banter and the love that shines through the constant bickering. Second place would go to Nick and Nora Charles from The Thin Man series.(less)
Roberto Gonzalez Rivera I guess I'm lucky, because I've never experienced writer's block. Perhaps it's because of all the years I've worked as a copywriter. Working as a…moreI guess I'm lucky, because I've never experienced writer's block. Perhaps it's because of all the years I've worked as a copywriter. Working as a copywriter teaches you to produce with a deadline, because the ads or promos are going out on a certain date, so you can't afford to be blocked. More often, what I have is too many ideas and too little time. Also, I'm an outliner, so by the time I start fleshing out chapters, I have already outlined the whole book and I have a good idea of where I'm headed.(less)
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