Paulo’s everyday life
Q: What kind of person Paulo Coelho is in everyday life? ( Richard, in Twitter)
A: I’m first and foremost an "Internet addict”. I spend 3 hours every
day talking to my readers through social communities: blog, Facebook and Twitter.
For the past two years, I decided to stop giving interviews – I am
tired to repeat the same questions over and over again. Of course this
is not a final decision, and I can eventually accept an invitation –
but my mailbox is full of requests that my office answers with a single
I also have small rituals that I need to accomplish (at home or
travelling): walking in the morning, reading the news in the internet,
talking to my friends and my wife.
Of course, I also live my life in a way that every day will present
new challenges and unexpected things. I don’t like to have everything
This is mainly because:
a] It’s pointless : life is impossible to predict
b] It’s the very salt of life – I don’t want to know what’s going to happen.