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Wordsmithpraise: Good morning, May we know you?
Louisa: My name Louisa Solomon
A student of the University of Lagos
200L Geology

Wordsmithpraise: What prompted you to start writing and since when have you been writing?
Louisa: Don’t know the exact age but I started writing short stories before I was 10, at that time it was just a means to pass time as I am the only child.

Wordsmithpraise: What drives you or inspires you to write?
Louisa: My daily interaction with people.Sometimes a word just gets stuck in my head and I write an entire piece around that word.

Wordsmithpraise: Have you won any poetry contest or writing contest ever?
Louisa: No, I haven’t

Wordsmithpraise: Where do you see yourself Some years from now?
Louisa: A see myself with my Masters in Science degree in Geology.
A computer programmer with a lot of experience.
A motivational speaker.
A few books with my name as the Author.

Wordsmithpraise: You must really love writing then?
Louisa: Not really.
But I love reading a lot.
So most times I write what I would love to read.

Wordsmithpraise: Would you like to have your works published here?
Louisa: Yes I would

Wordsmithpraise: Thank you for your time.

Here’s A little something from Louisa.
World of Deceit

This world is just one big misdirection,
Some have mouths that can say two things at a time,
Most people have evil intention,
You do not need them all
You just need a few to love you with no impure intention

©$ol_daro Speaks

What do you think of her? Share your thoughts below.

About Praise

Praise Osawaru is a writer, poet, content developer and entrepreneur-in-training. His works have appeared in Black Youth, Nantygreens, Sprinng Literary Movement and Writers Space Africa. He was longlisted for African Writers Award 2019 and Shortlisted for The Zi Prize 2019. Follow him on Instagram/FB/Twitter: @wordsmithpraise


  1. She is awesome and gifted with usage of words. #proudmum#lulu'smum

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