Writing is The Torch of Her Soul
WRITER, FOUNDER & MOVEMENT PRINCIPAL, YAYASAN PEREMPUA GUNUNG (YPG), TEMANGGUNG, FROM JANUARY, 2012 – PRESENT
YPG is a trail-blazing social-business company which employs common ways to obtain an extraordinary result of principal amount of mind. Established in 2012 by Giharu, YPG intends to accommodate her consideration in actual action within society. It converges on the empowerment of small communities, women, and the youth rooted in the balance of nature. To achieve its scintillating goal YPG has four basis, i.e. Simple, Slim, Share, and Sincere.
Giharu has started writing since January, 2012. Writing, for her, is the best approach to fight for and fund her social projects for small communities. The sale revenue of The Simple Life Trilogy will be donated for the pheasant community of Sindoro Sumbing, sub-district of Kledung, Temanggung, Central Java.
Giharu believes that the ideas of The Simple Life which his writing in her book should be expressed in simple ways. These ways are often regarded as old-fashioned methods and some people getting odium them since they decelerate the goal. The countryside, mountains, marvelous picture of nature, fresh air, crystal clear water, and butterflies are where the simplicity comes from; they are wise features to begin everything from zero, and Giharu holds them to guide her steps.
The work has been starting. Giharu has established small printing-press in Desa Ngemplak, Sleman and Giwangan, Bantul to publish her books, and it is her simple pledge that all her books will be printed in small printing-press companies in VILLAGE. It really needs lots of hard work to achieve the selling target of 1 million copies that Giharu wishes. And yet, the opening step has been made to make the following ones. Let us get engagement!
RESULT OF WRITING (First Book)
The Simple Life Trilogy, First Edition released on September 2013 (Indonesian version)
- Trilogy 1_ Mainan Oracle
- Trilogy 2_ Sindoro Dibalik Sumbing
- Trilogy 3_ Rinoa Karo Hope
- Jokowi: Kerempeng Metal, buku kisah politik dan pilpres 2014
- Kekasihku, kumpulan puisi cinta
- Seri Simpel: Christ John (seri sahabat/umum), Sepatu Bola (seri remaja), Wajan Hitam dan Kemeja Merah u(seri orang tua). Buku-buku seri simpel adalah aplikasi Trilogi Hidup Sederhana
- Kompilasi Nusantara Indonesia HebatSindoro Sumbing, sejenis buku pembaharuan dari tipe buku ensiklopedia
- Bipolar (sebuah penyakit mental kaum urban yang keren)
- Perempuan Lem (perlawanan kekuataan kapitalisasi, kegiatan bisnis yang adil diawali berkehidupan yang adil)
- Tulang Daun: Yap Sui Lien , (penghargaan untuk ibunya dan untuk semua ibu dan untuk cinta yang tidak pernah berakhir, hanya ibulah yang hanya mampu melakukannya)
CHALLENGES & GOALS
- Developing an understanding of the two opposing sides, such as urban-village, west-east,
indigenous-non indigenous, etc
- Building universal ideas
- Building equal relationship for all human beings
- Encouraging the protection of nature and animals
- Story ideas based on true life
- Calling to write contemporary philosophical & psychological novels
- Relationships within families, businesses and friendships
- Contains many aspects of local wisdom as her respect and habits any nations
- Realistic occurrences in society and contains subversive aspect
TYPE OF BOOKS
- Novel drama is my focus as novels give a lot of ‘room’ to move into many situations
- Motivational books for business, professionals and the young generation (2014)
- Freelance story collection with content about soft life skills (2014)
- Mix of business and literary languages
- Some parts are more theoretical & others are fully descriptive.
- Structured, step by step and its language flows
- Usually contains elements of mystery and thriller
- Realistic events and fantasy combining, sometimes with poems and fairy stories