Aderonke Moyinlorun is a soil scientist trained in Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU). She then proceeded to the United States to study Biochemistry. She is the owner of Adom publishers and has written several short stories and fictions. The foremost author, writer and motivational speaker based in Chicago, Illinois tells greennews.ng how her novel titled No Regrets won the African American self published book of the year award. Her book is also an Amazon kindle best seller.
How she started:
Her love and passion for writing didn’t happen overnight. She explains to greennews.ng that it has been her part of her from tender age of 10. “I started writing at age ten. I started with short stories, but my writing got serious when I was in college.
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“That was when I told myself I wanted to be an author and I wanted to get published. I talked to quite a lot of publishers in Nigeria, but none of them was willing to invest in a new author but things changed when I move into the United States (U.S) and I was able to learn the publishing business.
“Now, I own a publishing company. For now, I publish only my works but I’m looking forward to publishing works from other authors,” she said.
Secret of her success:
Aderonke’s success secret according to her is nothing else but God coupled with hardwork and consistency. “It has been God. He’s the one that has decided to bless the works of my hands. After God, I will say have been very hard working and consistent. I put all effort into everything I do and I don’t give up easily.”
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Apart from the fact been a publisher pays her bill and put food on her table, Aderonke is fulfilled by the fact that her work has inspired others.
“People have walked up to me and tell me “hey Aderonke! Thank you, it’s because of you that I didn’t give up on my dreams,” she said.
Speaking of drive and passion Aderonke’s passion to write is what drives her. She said, “I just wanted to write. It’s something that I have always wanted to do with my life. It was definitely a God-given talent and it was designed by God himself.”
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Her plan is to expand her brand into millions that open doors for others. “I want to be able to reach out and help people and give back to the society,” she said.