They say a journey of a thousand miles begins with the first step. It's been more than six years since I took that first step and set off to be a writer, armed with nothing but thousands of books read and a vague dream I didn't dare hope would come true. Unlike many writers who … Continue reading My career in a single chart 📈
Have you ever noticed most people are far quicker to criticize than to praise? I know it’s probably human nature, I even do it myself sometimes without wanting to, but since I was subjected to this treatment more than the average person, I learned not to be so quick to judge. I became a writer … Continue reading Is it worth admitting you made a mistake and trying to fix it?
A little over a year ago, the seed of what seemed like a crazy dream took root in my mind and heart: to become a USA Today bestselling author. Not only that, but I realized that if I made it, I would be the first Romanian in history to achieve this prestigious title. Since that … Continue reading 10/25/2018 – A small step for humanity, a huge milestone for me 🏆
Ever since I started my writing career I have been hearing things like "E-books are not real books", or "I prefer having a paperback in my bookshelf than a Kindle full of E-books". On the other hand, electronic materials are much more accessible, being easy to read even on a phone. This dilemma of electronic … Continue reading My precious!
Happy Saturday everyone! You’re probably wondering what I’ve been up to this whole year, because apart from re-releasing some of my novels in two languages – English and Romanian – I haven’t actually released anything new. Until now. I’ve been working hard on this story, because it has a very powerful emotional charge. It’s the … Continue reading This Halloween, the hunted has become the hunter… THE PLOT has begun!
We've all read books we liked at one time or another. And books we disliked. But how many of you bother to leave a review? I confess I’ve read thousands of books so far, but before I became an author myself, I didn’t even know much about reviews, how important they are to a writer … Continue reading Why bother?
Today’s publishing industry has become a paradoxical contradiction. The resources that are made available by a multitude of publishing platforms make it easy for just anybody to publish a book. That is a veritable miracle for writers all around the world, but at the same time, it may be a huge inconvenience. Why? Simply because … Continue reading To be or not be an Indie author