Dive into the Goran Jese’s life and walk a mile in his shoes.
This collection of real-life stories is anything but ordinary. Experience the author’s life changing events and observations through his eyes and join him on his numerous journeys. Whether his journeys involve a change of location or travel into the past, he will take you there with a healthy dose of humour. Whether it is about a major earthquake that shook his hometown, the pandemic, or a new line of products in the food retail business next to his home, you will enjoy every single word.
His best animal friend, Garo, accompanies the author on a walk through the memory lane, while winning the hearts of every person who meets him. Experience the nostalgia, as the author takes you back into the past, recounting the events of decades ago and bringing the reader into the feel and atmosphere of the time long gone. This is not an autobiography, this is a beautiful journey the author is taking the readers on.
This is a book of non-fiction everyone reads with a smile on their face.
Coming July 19th
Zavirite u život Gorana Ješea i osjetite čari njegovih priča.
Ova zbirka istinitih životnih zgoda je sve, samo ne obična. Životna iskustva koja su utjecala na život ovog pisca, kao i njegov pogled na svijet, zaintrigirat će vam maštu i poželjet ćete se pridružiti mu u nevjerojatnim avanturama. Bilo da je u pitanju potres koji je pogodio njegov grad, pandemija ili novi proizvodi u dućanu pored zgrade u kojoj pisac živi, uzivat ćete u svakoj riječi.
Garo, njegov vjerni pratilac u mnogim situacijama, topi srca i nikoga ne ostavlja ravnodušnim. Osjetite nostalgiju u pričama u kojima pisac vraća čitatelje unatrag nekoliko decenija i osjetite atmosferu prošlosti. Ovo nije autobiografija, ovo je jedno predivno putovanje na koje vas pisac vodi.
Ovo nije izmišljena priča nego svakodnevnica pisca koja će nasmijati svakog čitatelja.
Please give a warm welcome to author Tirza Schaefer
Tell us a bit about yourself…
My name is Tirza Schaefer and I am a mother of three children and one cat, a romance author and a spiritual Goddess coach who also writes articles about Goddesses, Gods, Power Animals and so on. I have just finished writing my 32nd book and am very excited that it is the longest I have written so far, there are lots of interesting characters in it and that I have incorporated some archetypal themes as well.
Have you always wanted to become an author?
I’ve been telling stories to my sister at night even before I could read and write, so it’s always been part of me. However, the explicit dream of publishing a book one day came in my teenage years when I thought it would be the coolest ever when my children could one day say, our Mama wrote a book. Fast forward 35 years and here I am on book 32 and loving it!
What was your inspiration for your current book/series?
I love reading contemporary biker, military and badboy romance novels and because I also love reverse harem (most of which seem to be in the fantasy realm), I decided to write a standalone novel on a biker gang falling in love with one woman. The book is called “Her Badass Bikers” and will have to go through editing still before publication. There is also a slight reverse age gap in it because I write for mature women, no cheating and happily ever after guaranteed. So listening to an audiobook of a single biker love story, I decided to write a biker reverse harem story and also because I needed a break away from the series I am working on as well, the two current ones being Seals in Spain, of which Book 1, Tank, is already published and The Milf Diaries, of which Books 1, Izzy, and 2, Ria, are already published. Book 3 will have the characters of the Seals in Spain trilogy in it for a guest appearance.
What are you working on now?
I’ve just finished writing the rough draft of “Her Badass Bikers” and it’s been a wild ride to create this book. Nothing went according to plan and character showed up all over the place, hijacking the story and extending it from a planned 45-50K to a currently 104K file. However, throughout the writing process (including going bananas at times), I have really fallen deeply for this story, the characters and the journey I have travelled on to bring this book into being. It is richer, more complex and vastly more beautiful for the characters’ meddling, so I will be eternally grateful for their continued interference, no matter how unnerving it may have been at certain stages in the writing.
Do you have any quirks while working?
My greatest joys for inspiration will always be travelling and comfortable cafés with a real character but as this is mostly not my daily routine. I sit at my desk, on the patio or even at night in bed and type. I love drinking ginger-orange tea and for nobody to disturb me. Sometimes, I like to listen to music as well, Nicky Jam or Daddy Yankee mostly but I also love 90s hiphop, but mostly I like peace and quiet. And when I need a break from being creative, I may just bingewatch a Netflix series like Vampire Diaries, Vikings, Bridgerton, Downton Abbey, Big Bang or a European historical drama, whatever strikes my mood. I’m pretty open that way.
What are your hopes for the future?
I want my books to be made into movies or Netflix series, depending. Other than that, I just want to be close to my family and friends and spend quality time with the people I love when I’m not writing.
Do you have any advice for new authors about the publishing world?
That is quite complex but there are a number of social media platforms you should be on and I have a list you can access for free when you sign up to my newsletter on my website tirzaschaefer.com
Do you have anything to say to your followers?
I am an approachable person and you can email me, ask about my books, tell me how you liked them and even ask my characters questions. They’ll definitely answer, too. So I’d be thrilled to hear from you. And please feel free to follow me on social media. Due to platform specific restrictions I cannot always follow back or accept friend requests because I am at maximum capacity on most but that doesn’t mean I don’t care and am not happy to hear from you. And please, that is a general request for all authors, when you’ve enjoyed a book, please leave a positive review. You may not know about the various platforms restrictions on running campaigns and even showing a book when it doesn’t have a certain number of positive (4 or 5 stars) reviews but be assured, they are very real and hard to overcome for indie authors. So the more reviews you leave, even short ones, the more you help and support and author. And for you, that’s absolutely free. For an author, it means the world. Thank you!
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