THE FINAL (HAPPY) MESSAGE IN THIS YEAR

So, the year is ending again, and this is also the time to be happy, joyful and festive. For me this year was really special, interlaced between personal wins and business challenges that kept me moving from the beginning to this moment called the end. However, this particular end is not the real end – it’s just a beginning again. Do you want to know why?

Let me first explain you what I have achieved this year only by following the heart and passion. At last!

As many of you know, I entered this year with (finally) fully written manuscript of my first book – the book for men on how to love a modern woman. I established enthusiastic campaign on Kickstarter to raise funds for the translation of my (Slovenian) manuscript. I gathered help from more than 70 supporters that pledged more than € 7 000. That wasn’t enough and I left the scene without money, but, however, not without a success. After I finished my campaign, I realized that more than 90% of my supporters were Slovenes that really wanted to read my book. Therefore, I borrowed some money from my parents and self-published Slovenian version on April 23rd. Already in the first month of sale, I have sold more than 120 books, and thus I raised enough money for further promotion, brand development, and, to be honest, for my further courage. Until the end of this year, I already have printed three editions of Slovenian version Awakening Her, I had more than ten presentations, and I have sold almost 500 books all by myself. This is a lot; if we take into account that average edition published by bigger publisher in Slovenia is 500 books.

Soon after the campaign on Kickstarter, something else happened simultaneously with my self-publishing. A book agent that was interested to represent my book on English-speaking markets contacted me. That was almost magical, because I know how hard can be for an unknown writer to get attention from book agents. After that, I needed the money for professional (and very good) translation of at least 50 pages of Awakening Her. Therefore, I established another campaign, this time on the platform without special requirements, GoFundMe. Some of my foreign supporters from Kickstarter gave me some funds immediately, which, I had to admit, surprised me very positively! In the first month of campaign on GoFundMe, I have raised enough money to start with the translation.

And so, we come to the part where I conclude my post with sincere happiness and gratefulness. THE TRANSLATION IS PREPARED and the contract with the agent is signed. Now we all need just a little more patience to wait for the right publisher who will publish Awakening Her worldwide. I believe that will happen in the year that comes! Now, after so many great feedbacks in Slovenia, I confidently know the book is very good, and it deserves to be delivered in every single bookshop in the world. It deserves to be read by curious readers all around the globe. Men. Women. People who are looking for that simple little message of love.

So, the year is ending again. It is ending well and promising. I look forward to start another successful year. I look forward to achieve the goal from my Kickstarter campaign soon. I look forward to get your feedback, after you will finally be able to read Awakening Her!

Until then, I wish you joyful time starting with magical holidays, and continuing in every day of a New Year. Thank you for being here in this story with me!

Yours,

Maja Monrue

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SOMETHING IS MOVING ON

Dear followers, dear supporters, dear readers!

I am thrilled to finally tell you the news about Awakening Her. With the help of supporters on crowdfunding page GoFundMe I have raised enough money for initial part of professional translation of Awakening Her into English.

The Slovenian version is already published, but I still wish to publish the book worldwide so I am trying to raise money for proper translation. Additionally, the great news is that I already have found the book agent who is happy to represent my book on foreign markets.

By raising further funds on GoFundMe the book, therefore, has a very good chance to be published in English in the beginning of 2017.

You can help my project and me by contributing the funds HERE. By doing that you will support my writing career and the path of success for Awakening Her. But not just that, you will also be able to get the book and read it in English, which is of course the most important benefit of your support.

Thank you!

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Slovenian version is out. Let’s make it happen for the English one too!

20% IS RAISED, LET’S BOOST IT TO 100%!

Dear followers, readers, backers!

With today, the 20% of the total fundraising goal is raised. That means we need to boost the project a little bit more by tweeting and sharing among our friends, acquaintances, and people that would like to read the best book for men (and women) at this time.

The book I am preparing for the world will be, with the help of the funds from Kickstrater, translated to English, edited by professionals, and printed on recycled paper. It will be full of heartfelt advice, real-life stories, and amusing illustrations made by one of the best illustrators in Slovenia.

My book project is a great project to support on Kickstarter, especially because the book carries very special message about love between a man and a woman. So help me raise another 80% of funds in the next 19 days.

Klick here to get to the campaign and then back the project by choosing your favorite reward! Thank you!

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Awakening Her – Exclusive hardcover edition for Kickstarter backers

 

WHY THE BOOK’S MESSAGE IS SO IMPORTANT

Society today has lost its natural purpose. We strive for more worldly things without seeing that we already have everything we need inside us. We want to complicate the most simple things, such as love, understanding, and compassion. Therefore, our relationships have become complicated.

The book carries a very special message on finding the essence of our existence within ourselves, simply by being a loving man or a loving woman.

Don’t forget that our purpose as human beings is to learn how to love, no matter what anyone else tries to tell you. They might want you to believe that love is an illusion of happiness and that being selfish is what will be vital for your survival in today’s society. The essence is hidden in our hearts. When a woman loves a man and a man loves a woman, magic happens. The love that they can offer is different, but when they become one, they achieve the purpose of humanity.

Please support the project by backing it on Kikcstarter:  https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/majamonrue/awakening-her-a-book-for-men

Thank you!

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Paperback cover of book Awakening Her by Maja Monrue

IT’S TIME FOR ACTION

The official beginning of my writing career is finally here!

Awakening Her was written for men and aims to reveal the path to a woman’s heart, which can sometimes be quite complicated. My plan is to publish the book, but in order to do that, I need your help on Kickstarter.

My Kickstarter campaign is active right now and I am trying to get supporters from all around the world.

Please back my project on Kickstarter, and then spread the word among your friends and acquaintances, which can make a big difference in my crowdfunding campaign. It is only with a large number of supporters that my project can be successful.

The campaign will be active from March 11 to April 10, so it is important to act fast.

Feel the joy of being part of this story!  — THANK YOU!!!

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MAGIC VIBRATIONS FOR AWAKENING HER

I am sitting on the upper floor of the Impact Hub Vienna and listening the buzz of creative people around me. They are all working on their business stories with special meanings. You know, the kind of stories that have a higher purpose than just making money. Instead, they are a way of life. I found this place three months ago, right after I finished planning out my Kickstarter campaign. Since then, more people that could potentially play a role in the story of Awakening Her have appeared in front of me – one after the other. That’s good, right?

It’s strange how I have been looking for ways to achieve something spectacular for my whole life. Why? I don’t know. I can’t explain it with words. But there is a strong desire in me that is keeping me focused on projects that I love. Awakening Her is the book that will probably surprise you with its bold advice and constantly make you tempted to find evidence behind the findings in the book. While there have been numerous studies focusing on this topic, I still claim that the biggest evidence of love can be found within ourselves – the people. We don’t need scientific results, we just need to open our eyes and listen to our heart. Everything we need to know is written in our hearts. Everything.

However, we live in a world of quantity. No matter how powerful my sincere wish to help men understand and love women is, I still rely on numbers to deliver this message to the world. I need a mass of people that will support me on Kickstarter and spread the message among men and women worldwide. Nowadays, numbers play a big role in success. But I still believe that I can succeed this way. I believe that people will recognize that my book is different. I believe YOU will support my efforts on Kickstarter and thus enable me to reach the sky. I mean, why not? You’ll get a great book in return – something to have for life. So why not pledge some money and spread the word about this project among your friends and colleagues? It’s easy and fast, but it means the world to me. Thank you.   

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Awakening Her – 10th chapter – illustration by Mladen Melanšek

BOOK’s SPECIALTY: WOMEN’S FREQUENCY

The book Awakening Her is slowly starting to come together. The illustrator is working at full speed and I am very excited to share one of his drafts with you. This drawing captures the content of the chapter about the hidden communication among women. I call it women’s frequency. Have you ever felt it? It is that strange feeling that you get when you stand between two women and feel like a ball that is being squeezed between two walls.

The chapter also explains the differences between Alfa and Beta women. Don’t say that doesn’t make you curious. I know it does! I promise to upload an extract soon. Until then, feel free to read the extracts that are available here.

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Illustration draft for the book Awakening Her (Chapter 9: Women’s Frequency) by Mladen Melanšek.

 

Be one of the first people to purchase your copy and get access to great advice, stories from everyday life, and amazing illustrations that were inspired by the love between a man and a woman. Support the launch of Awakening Her on Kickstarter in March 2016. Thank you!