The writing that helped Hayu re-find herself*

The move to Sweden became a major transition for Hayu Rahmitasari. In order not to feel idle, she took up writing. Now she has released her first novel – which may be adapted into series. December 2016, Hayu Rahmitasari moved from Yogyakarta, Indonesia with her then six-year-old daughter. Her husband, Zaki, had received a doctoral…

Moving to Lund Evokes the Passion to Write*

Hayu Rahmitasari writes about life in Lund for a website called The Newbie Guide to Sweden. Recently, she published her first novel in Indonesia. I always try to see the golden edge. Hayu Rahmitasari left a good job in Indonesia to start a new life in Lund. The move was  a challenge but at the…

Segera Terbit: novel Circle Route!

Äntligen! Akhirnya terbit juga. Novel perdana saya yang berjudul Circle Route. Rasanya seperti melahirkan anak ketiga. Haha. Tersedia di toko buku di Indonesia pada April 2019. Tapi bisa pre order mulai dari sekarang melalui Genius Publisher dengan alamat berikut: IG: GeniusReads WA: +62819889789 📬: Jl Cempaka Putih Barat 26 No 40A, Jakarta Barat, Indonesia Dapatkan potongan…

Achievement Unlocked

Beberapa bulan lalu, saya mengirimkan naskah cerita bersambung (cerber) berjudul Klub LDR ke Majalah Kartini. Tak lama kemudian bagian redaksi mengkonfirmasi bahwa cerber saya akan dimuat tapi untuk tanggal pastinya masih menunggu antrian. Saya pun tak ambil pusing. “Oke, akan saya cek kapan-kapan,” batin saya. Pagi tadi sambil menyiapkan sarapan, iseng saya mengecek aplikasi HIGO…

#mylifeasawriter

This morning, right after I took Hayya to school and Zaki left for work, I sat in front of my computer, was ready to continue writing a serial for a magazine in Indonesia. I had this feeling that everything would go smoothly. I opened my file, sipped my coffee, turned on the music and I…