Exclusive Interview with

Kristina Gallo

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When did you start writing?

I started to write when I was 16. My book was in a notebook, written with a pencil.

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What makes writing your passion?

It is the power to bring my emotions out. My experiences must be noted.

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How long have you been writing?

I am writing in the Croatian language for 32 years. Before 5 years I started to write in the English language, which is not my native language.

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What was the feeling when you published your first book?

It was 2017 on Amazon. I thought, finally someone will see it.

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What’s the story behind your choice of characters?

My stories have a real base, and characters are inspired by real people. Some characters are products of trauma in my youth.

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What annoys you the most in pursuing a writing career?

Spending a lot of money for promotion, the choice of editors and proofreaders, and searching for a reader's community.

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How do you get over the “writer’s block”?

I don't have it. My ideas are always alive.

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We all know the writer’s path is never easy, what makes you keep going? What advice would you give to new authors?

I would suggest new authors low their expectations. If someone thinks

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If you could go back in time and talk to your younger self, what would you say?

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Do you read your book reviews? How do you deal with the bad ones?

I read my reviews. When I see a rating without explanation, I consider it trolling.

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What is the feeling when you get a good review?

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Have you ever incorporated something that happened to you in real life into your novels?

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Which of your characters you can compare yourself with? Did you base that character on you?

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What do you think, the book cover is as important as the story?

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Do you connect with your readers? Do you mind having a chat with them or you prefer to express yourself through your writing?

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How do you feel when people appreciate your work or recognize you in public?

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Who is your favorite author? Why?

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What’s the dream? Whom would you like to be as big as?

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Would you rewrite any of your books? Why?

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If you could switch places with any author – who would that be?

Agatha Christie.

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