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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Kill Don Juan, Save the Girl

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This book is, of course, part of the Author’s sales funnel for his Best Seller Publishing business, but true to the model he describes, he offers useful information herein. The book is a quick read. It’s written in a flowing conversational style and ...more
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How to Write Dazzling Dialogue by James Scott Bell
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My Dog Pulls. What Do I Do? by Turid Rugaas
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