Let’s skip any further introduction, Gen Z who likes to watch teens fictions in both movies and series will definitely know Erisca Febriani. She is a writer from Indonesia who was born on March 25, 1998 in Lampung. She started her writing career when she was still in junior high school, and became widely known after her first novel, Dear Nathan, was published in 2016, when previously trending on an online writing platform: Wattpad.
Dear Nathan is a teen literature that tells the love story between Nathan, a high school student who is known as the rebel, and Salma, a simple and innocent high school student. This novel immediately became a best seller and has been adapted to the big screen three times, namely in 2017, 2019 and 2022.
Apart from Dear Nathan, Erisca has also written several other novels, such as Dear Nathan: Thank You Salma, Dear Nathan: Melawan Takdir, Dear Nathan: Homecoming, and Dear Nathan: Forever. Her novels always achieve success and receive positive responses from readers.
Erisca Febriani is known as a writer who has a light and easy-to-digest writing style. She is also good at portraying the emotions of her characters, so that the reader can feel those emotions directly. In addition, Erisca is also known as a prolific writer. She is able to produce new works in a short time.
Erisca Febriani's success at a young age is certainly an extraordinary achievement. She has proven that anyone can achieve success, as long as they have strong determination and hard work. Because when the Dear Nathan novel series first appeared, many critics even declared this novel "trash", this did not dampen Erisca's enthusiasm to process and create conflicts that touch social emotions such as issues of sexual harassment and mental disorders in the following novel series.
These are some writing tips from Erisca Febriani:
• Start by writing what you like.
• Don't be afraid to try new things.
• Read lots of books to enrich your vocabulary and knowledge.
• Monitor the progress of your work and don't hesitate to ask for feedback from others.
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