‘It took me two or three months to get to the point where I just had to write every day.’
Three years ago, Gabriella Campbell
started what can be seen as a little challenge: writing 200 words daily
. Now, this Spanish writer with Irish ancestry has her first Fantasy novel
published, a collection of Fantasy and Sci-Fi short stories
that she self-published in Amazon and one
of the most famous literary blogs
in Spain. She has been a publisher, a poet, a content writer… being so versatile seems to be the secret of her success, although she confesses that having a degree in Literature ‘also gave me perspective.’
is very active on social media: ‘there’s this saying that to market a product properly you’ve to give marketing 80% of the time and 20% to the creation.’
She is also an ebook enthusiast, and she believes they ‘are the easiest way to polish a book and to share my writing.’
She started writing poetry but her curiosity and love of reading made her consider short stories first and then novels. ‘It was kind of a natural progression to me,’
What can you find in this interview?
-Experience from the publishing world.
Muse (short story, translated from Spanish).
Do you want to know more about Gabriella Campbell?
Many thanks to our meticulous editor, Terry Garanhel, and the founder of the programme, Yvonne Battle-Felton. And, of course, to Gabriella Campbell, thanks to writers like you the Spanish literary market keeps evolving. We’re waiting to read your work translated into English soon!
Don’t forget to check our next interview on Sunday 1st of November at 6pm in 87.7 Bailrigg FM with the Sci-Fi writer and cat lover Anne Cleasby.