Évole: Megan Maxwell reveals the origin of his artistic name and that many publishers rejected

Megan Maxwell granted an interview with Évole in the delivery issued on Sunday, March 13. The writer, whose real name is María del Carmen Rodríguez del Alamo

Évole: Megan Maxwell reveals the origin of his artistic name and that many publishers rejected

Megan Maxwell granted an interview with Évole in the delivery issued on Sunday, March 13. The writer, whose real name is María del Carmen Rodríguez del Alamo Lázaro, explained the reason for her pseudonym and told how the beginnings of her were.

"There are many of your readers who believe you are a foreign, American or English writer, Anglo-Saxon in any case, why Megan Maxwell?" Jordi Évole asked.

"The name of Megan takes it using a lifetime, for me it is a very special name. My name is María del Carmen, but my father is American. When I was little to have an American father was not logical or normal and megan It was a name that I liked a lot, "said the novelist, born in Germany and raised in Spain.

"When they published me the first novel they asked me if I wanted to put Maria del Carmen or Megan, because they knew me by Megan," said the author, who asked him to add a surname so that it was not a pseudonym so short. "At that time I was listening to Maxwell, who is a singer who loves me, and I thought of Megan Maxwell, I love how she is and I decided to publish as Megan Maxwell," she squinted.

The interviewee took years to sell his novels, as he was rejected by many publishers. "I started writing a day that was boring at home, when my friends came, they saw the papers on the table and they asked me what it was, I was saying 'that's almost a novel' and when I finished the novel it was titled almost a novel" , he counted.

His mother was the first to read the work, which later distributed among her relatives and friends. It was they who encouraged it to contact publishers. "I do not have great studies, there was one thing that stopped me a lot. When I read the synopsis of a book, in the part of the biography always put a journalist or licensed," she admitted.

"I started sending it to all the publishers and they told me all that no. They told me that the women's characters I created had a lot of character, that it had to be reduced. I said it did not lower them. I have lived in a house in the That we were my grandmother, my two aunts, my mother and me. All women. How are we not going to have character? "He said.

"I prefer not to publish to publish something that I do not like me, they started telling me no. That's when my warrior part comes, I remember that I told my mother 'Get ready, mom, that the day I publish I buy you House '. And I did it, "the writer said, who said he had contacted about 70 or 80 editorials. "Until they published me, they spent about 12 or 14 years," she added.

Date Of Update: 14 March 2022, 04:33

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