Budi Darma, he is a passionate writer. His works are as brief tales, books, articles, and sonnets which have been spread in different broad communications, both locally and abroad, and the majority of them have been distributed. In any case, he is also called an artist, writer, and writer. As a writer, Budi Darma is considered to have spearheaded the utilization of the composition method, in particular the strategy of pasting film commercials and show passes in his works, for example, in Bloomington's People, People from Bloomington and Olenka.
Budi Darma was born on 25th April 1937 in Rembang, Central Java. He is the fourth son of six children who are all of the is boys. Budi Darma had Primary school education was completed in 1950 in Kudus, Central Java. He completed his junior high school in 1953 in Salatiga, Central Java, then he completed his senior high school education in the city of Semarang in 1956.
Budi Darma completed his education at the Department of Western Literature, Faculty of Letters UGM (1963). He also studied at the University of Hawaii, Honolulu, USA (1970-1971), then earned an MA from Indiana University, Bloomington, USA (1976), and earned a Ph.D. from the same university (1980).
He held the position of Visiting Research Associate at Indiana University. Budi Darma's name was also immortalized in Who's Who in The World and the Encyclopedia of Indonesian Writers.
Despite the fact that Olenka is his most popular work, He is additionally the writer of a few books, various assortments of brief tales and essays.Prior to composing Olenka, he distributed a compilation of eight brief tales, called Orang-orang (Bloomington Individuals distributed 1980).
After Olenka, he composed the books Rafilus, distributed in 1988, and Ny. Talis, distributed in 1996. As at 2010, Budi Darma has created more than 38 works, a large number of which are accessible in interpretation around the world.
In 14th September 2021 is a day of national symposium to remembering Budi Darma. In this section I will give some response which is the topic of today's discussion.
The first topic I will discuss is the formulation of Budi Darma's short story writing style which was presented by Seno Gumira Ajidarma, M. Shoim Anwar, Triyanto Triwikromo, and Tengsoe Tjahjono. This section will cover the style of storytelling related to the structure of the work, how the style of storytelling and language play in Budi Darma's short story, discusses the pattern of fashion presentation, motifs and modifications and also covers mainstream patterns, domains, and vocalizations.
Budi Darma explained that the first sentence of a short story must be clear. A good literary work, the first sentence must be easy to remember, can be imitated by others quickly. In Budi Darma's work, Pride & Prejudice, Budi Darma assesses that the author is able to make a really strong first sentence.
According to him, only with the discipline of reading a person can make good writing, especially classy literary works. So that the author's insight and thoughts will also be more open. An avid writer will never run out of ideas. He emphasized the importance of imagination in short stories. Seno said how the attitude in the concept used by Budi Darma in making a work.
Budi Darma's writing attitude tends to be frank, which then often gives birth to stories that according to Harry Aveling in the Indonesian Literature House (2002) as "a world of horror, very cruel, devoid of humanity, and absolutely not concerned with logic." writing that brings misery on the other hand also makes him happy. For him, the path of authorship has made him open up about many things, even though sometimes it is only in wishful thinking.