Santiago Pajares was born in Madrid, Spain, in 1979. He started to write and shoot short films with his friends at the same time he studied, obteining some awards along and across Spain. At the age of 20, he wrote and sold his first film script. At the age of 23, he wrote his first novel, called “El paso de la hélice”, which was published by Tabla Rasa, the first publisher who read it. The novel was well recibed by the readers, and had good figures in terms of sales. Due to it, a Japanese publisher showed interest for the novel, published in Japan finally by Village Books. His second novel, “la mitad de uno”, published by Tabla Rasa too, had the same success than the first one. Before to reach the 30 years old, the third novel appears, named “el lienzo” and published by Umbriel.