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When did you start writing?
I started to write when I was 16. My book was in a notebook, written with a pencil.
What makes writing your passion?
It is the power to bring my emotions out. My experiences must be noted.
How long have you been writing?
I am writing in the Croatian language for 32 years. Before 5 years I started to write in the English language, which is not my native language.
What was the feeling when you published your first book?
It was 2017 on Amazon. I thought, finally someone will see it.
What’s the story behind your choice of characters?
My stories have a real base, and characters are inspired by real people. Some characters are products of trauma in my youth.
What annoys you the most in pursuing a writing career?
Spending a lot of money for promotion, the choice of editors and proofreaders, and searching for a reader's community.
How do you get over the “writer’s block”?
I don't have it. My ideas are always alive.
We all know the writer’s path is never easy, what makes you keep going? What advice would you give to new authors?
I would suggest new authors low their expectations. If someone thinks
If you could go back in time and talk to your younger self, what would you say?
Do you read your book reviews? How do you deal with the bad ones?
I read my reviews. When I see a rating without explanation, I consider it trolling.
What is the feeling when you get a good review?
Have you ever incorporated something that happened to you in real life into your novels?
Which of your characters you can compare yourself with? Did you base that character on you?
What do you think, the book cover is as important as the story?
Do you connect with your readers? Do you mind having a chat with them or you prefer to express yourself through your writing?
How do you feel when people appreciate your work or recognize you in public?
Who is your favorite author? Why?
What’s the dream? Whom would you like to be as big as?
Would you rewrite any of your books? Why?
If you could switch places with any author – who would that be?
What would you say to the “trolls” on the internet? We all know them – people who like to write awful reviews to books they’ve never read or didn’t like that much, just to annoy the author.
Those people are frustrated and haters.
What would you say to your readers?
Take a seat belt, it will be tense.
Share a bit about yourself – where do you live, are you married, do you have kids?
I am married, I live in Croatia.
What is your day job if you have one?
I am a lawyer in civil service.
What are your hobbies? What do you do in your free time?
I love reading and walking.
Did you have a happy childhood?
Yes, I was a wild child, always outside.
Is there a particular experience that made you start writing?
Some trauma had made me start writing.
Do you have unpublished books? What are they about?
I have a new work in progress. Thriller suspense with a place of action in Serbia.
What do you think should be improved in the education of our children? What do we lack?
If you were allowed 3 wishes – what would they be?
For my books, to be bestsellers.
House on the sea.
Long happy life with my partner.
What is your favorite music?
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