Areta Nwosu’s imagination ignited when she was a child and has been burning ever since. Probably because she inherited her creativity from her late father, Dr. T.C. Nwosu, a notable publisher, author and poet.
She used her dolls and toys as ‘actors’ for her ‘films’ and even conscripted her sisters and brother to act out her stories!
She covered pages of her exercise books with short stories and designs of clothing. Her parents wondered why they had to buy her more notebooks than they did for their other children.
Although Areta has been writing short stories and novels ever since she was old enough to write, obtained an Engineering
degree and an MBA. And that's why she labels herself, “a writer by birth and an engineer by profession.”
Her first novel titled Legacy of Strength was published by Spectrum Books PLC, Nigeria and it was one of six books nominated for the Pat Utomi Book Prize in Lagos, Nigeria.
She also writes self-help books, targeted at women