Welcome to Optimist Writer!
My name is Victoria Ichizli-Bartels. I am the author of over 15 books, and I am also an instructor, coach, and consultant in the areas of Self-Gamification (for personal and work-life) and S1000D (especially, business rules).
Check out all my books and an online course here:
New in September 2020!
Published in June 2020:
Book 4 in Series “Gameful Life”
A Parable with Seven People, Seven Stories, Seven Lessons Learned
Published in April 2020:
Book 3 in Series “Gameful Life”
Making the Best of a Crisis,
the Self-Gamification Way
Published in March 2020:
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.
Published in January 2020:
Published in February 2020:
Read the book and learn how to motivate yourself by practicing self-gamification — a unique self-help approach to implementing game design elements into your life.
Available also as an audiobook!!!
Motivate Yourself by Turning Your Life into Fun Games
Practice Self-Gamification, a Unique Self-Help Approach Uniting Anthropology, Kaizen, and Gamification
“Great tool for overcoming procrastination!”
“Must Read for Authors and Writers”
Get a better understanding of S1000D business rules.
Unpublished: August 23, 2017
More details and reasons for unpublishing: click on the image or here.
“A great book, couldn’t put it down.”
Between Grace and Abyss:
A Short Story
What will happen when a hopeful person
meets a grieving one?
“A deeply moving story,
very beautifully told.”
Series “A Life Upside Down”
“Read it one sitting –
held my interest completely.”
“Love & Espionage!
An engaging, thoughtful book!”