Welcome to Optimist Writer!

My name is Victoria Ichizli-Bartels. I am an author, instructor, coach, and consultant in the areas of Self-Gamification (speaking, coaching, consulting, and training for personal and work-life) and S1000D (especially, business rules).

Explore to find Books, Services, Online Course, Data Sheets, Templates, and more.


Discover the latest releases:

How to Live Gamefully

New Books!!!

Gameful Healing:
Almost a Memoir; Not Quite a Parable

Book 2 in Series “Gameful Life”

This is a story about learning to navigate health conditions without judgment; making progress towards healing in small, incremental steps; and approaching those steps with a fun, gameful attitude.


The Who, What, When, Where, Why & How
of Turning Life into Fun Games

A Compressed Version
of the Self-Gamification Happiness Formula


Gameful Project Management

Book 1 in Series “Gameful Life”

Self-Gamification Based Awareness Booster for Your Project Management Success


Turn Your Life Into Fun Games

Self-Gamification Happiness Formula:
How to Turn Your Life into Fun Games

Available also as an audiobook!!!

Available since June 2019: