Failing with one thing, may offer a new opportunity...

21st August 2014
As I wrote in my title - Failing with one thing, may offer a new opportunity.

That was very true for me in the past, and it's happened again. As you might know, I started a book project in the middle of July, called “SelfisBook” on Indiegogo. Even though I was doing everything possible to make it a success, sadly I failed with the idea. Many people found it very interesting, and some people even joined my project with their selfies, but it wasn't enough to make the book a reality.

So, after a lots of thought, I have decided to turn my project around, and return to the original idea, which was to publish my own selfie book from my personal selfie collection, pictures I took over many years of my personal emotional journey, and how I recorded the changes in myself. I believe it will be an interesting book for others, to see an artist’s self-exploration.

When I was thinking about publishing my own self-portrait book, I was worried about how people would react to it; and I wasn't sure if anyone would find it interesting to see only me in the book. Because I am just a regular person, and not a photo model, and I am not considering myself a pretty person either.
That’s what made me think of a collective selfie book, where people can participate; and I still think that idea was great, but with a lack of publicity I never got to publish it....maybe one day I will return to that project, as I haven't given up on the idea yet!

So, going back to the current updated project:
Over this past weeks, when I was telling/writing people about my idea for the book, and explaining the reasons why I took so many selfies over the past years, I got a lot of interest even from professionals (my therapist too). When I was messaging on Facebook with Bryan Rider a couple of days ago, he was asking my reasons to start the project (as I was asking his help about how to make the collective selfie book to be seen by more people), and his questions made me think about my original reasons for taking selfies. So, after much thought, I have decided to publish my own book.

Some people may find interesting and associate with my experiences; or maybe even can help them, at some level, to better understand themselves.

Here is the updated version of my book project:

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