Writing is Falling and Getting up

Whenever I read a good book, listen to a good song, or absorb any kind of an outstanding art, I have a feeling of perfection. and I also think that everything seems to be its place and if only a single component is removed or replaced the observer would know that it’s missing. Therefore, I think that creating art is difficult because finding all the pieces of the puzzle is hard and it means that

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Writing at its Best is Remembering

When I‘m writing a pure fiction it sometimes doesn’t feel like inventing things at all; it‘s more like remembering. It feels like that things are miraculously appearing in front of my eyes, I am able to feel the exact emotions, all my other senses are reproducing the exact sensation, although I have never been to that place, nor lived through that moment, but I can still remember it; and all I have to do then

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Becoming a Writer

Becoming a writer is easy; all you have to do is write. However, for some reason, many writers, especially beginners, have a very hard time speaking publicly about their occupation; they even have trouble admitting to themselves that they are writers; it seems to them as if they are part of some secret cult, but they are not, and it doesn‘t always have to be like that. When did it all start? If I remember

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How Waking up at 4:30 to Write Changed My Life

Writers who have a full-time job, or family and children, usually set their writing routine very early in the morning and I am no exception to that rule. But, how can you make yourself get up from the bed that early and write? Personally, I have never been an early bird. Quite the opposite I would often sleep almost until noon and stay up deep into the night. Although you might think that I am

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Why Do You Write?

If you are a writer, one of the most common questions that you may get is – Why do you write? Whenever I’m hit with this question I have trouble answering it; whether the person asking me is a family member, a friend, a new acquaintance, or a fan it doesn‘t matter – I get nervous when I have to answer the question and I tend to bend the truth and give them the answer

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The Good Days of Writing

For many authors writing is the most difficult and the most painful job in the world but they still keep doing it for those rare moments of unmeasurable joy. My case is not any different. Most of the days I spend banging my head on the wall and trying to figure out what and how to write. It is a long an painful process when I spend hours bleeding over my keyboard just to wake

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Juggling Between Writing and a Full-time Job

Dealing with writing and a full-time job isn’t easy at all. Most of us write with passion and we hope that one day we can turn this into a full-time job and finally quit our day jobs. Until then, we need to keep our jobs and pay the bills while trying to evolve our writing into a level where we can start earning; that‘s the most challenging part. Then, what can I do? Instead of

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Writing the second novel is hard

As Ernest Hemingway once famously said: The hard part about writing a novel is finishing it. Ernest Hemingway Writing the second novel is more painful than I expected I must say that I haven‘t fully realized that fact until I started working on my second novel. Don‘t get me wrong, writing my first novel was hard; it took me two years to finish it, another year to translate it, and yet two additional years to

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Writing is just a game

You have probably experienced the famous AHA moments in your life. Recently, I had one of these when I realized that writing is just a game, and it happened to me while I was observing my eighteen months old daughter playing with her toy blocks. What was the problem in the first place? Like the most of you, I live a very busy life and on a daily basis I juggle my time between family,

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Why to Write a Blog

Have you ever wondered why does one want to write a blog? I most certainly have since this is my third attempt to begin one. The first attempt at writing a blog My first idea of having a blog dates back to 2015 when I discovered the affiliate marketing. Back then I was working as a copywriter for a company in Serbia, where I was born and where I used to live. So, I started

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