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WRITERS INTERVIEWS- VOL 11

 

 

This interview centres around being a Fiction writer.

Prosper Nwokoro is a fiction writer who feels his name ought to be Peros PriamieIam Prosper(When he’strying out the Voldemortstyle).

He’s a native of Igbo from Imo state,and the firstchild of hisparents.

His university education was completed in Benin as he badged a B.Sc in Economics and Statistics from the University of Benin.

MMM Interviewer
Why this nickname ‘PerosPriam’?

Prosper Nwokoro
It’s borne by the perception that every human has to have his own name and be his own person.
And sometimes, surnames and other subtleties of ethnicity serve as breeding grounds for

racism and the stereotypes that’s prevailant around the world.

MMM Interviewer
Why then do you write?

Prosper Nwokoro

 

I have asked myself this question over and over again,and I am still to get a concretized notion of this sickness called writing.

I can’t help it at times,and perhaps I should say the impulse to write is a sickness only ameliorated with the act of writing itself.

 

MMM Interviewer
Where and where have your works been published?And how many contests have you won lately?

Prosper Nwokoro

 

My works have mostly been published in the Kalahari Review.I have works published in other platforms like Storried,Tushstories and other online platforms.

 

Here are the links to some of them:
https://www.storried.com/life-is-a-comedy/
https://kalaharireview.com/memories-of-a-lost-song-a715e7bbac8a
https://kalaharireview.com/the-day-everything-happened-42b4f33956bc

MMM Interviewer
What inspired your first published work?

Prosper Nwokoro

My first published works were a series of poems revolving around distance and love.
I was serving in a remote location in Kaduna, lonely, and listening to’Jealous by Labyrinth’.It was how I wrote three poems.

MMM Interviewer

Describe your writing style in one word

Prosper Nwokoro
Sentimental

MMM Interviewer
What writing styles are easy for you to pull off as a fiction writer?

Prosper Nwokoro

 

Definitely the first person narrative.I feel comfortable telling a story from the lens of a functional partaker. It makes it easy to infuse a bit of my idiosyncrasies,and sometimes I believe I am telling a bit of my futuristic stories.

 

 

MMM Interviewer
Aside from being a writer what other career would you settle for?

Prosper Nwokoro
I have always loved playing football.It is not a lost dream yet for me.I believe I have a role to play in the world of football. Honestly,I do not see writing as a career choice. However, it is a route I always feel obliged to take

MMM Interviewer
What has been the best part of your writing journey?

Prosper Nwokoro

It’s the feeling I get when I get awesome feedback from my readers. Recently I met a lady who called me the next shakings pear,and while she meant to say Shakespeare.Lol. She reached this conclusion by merely skimming through a work I showed her and she was really impressed with what she read.

MMM Interviewer
If you where to pick any writer from among your Facebook friends whose works inspire you the most,who would it be?

Prosper Nwokoro

 

It has to be Itode Samuel. It isn’t just in his impeccable approach to stringing words. Samuel has a character that seems surreal. I am chronically fascinated by how he has the right mix of humour and sobriety and charity and other virtues of life.

 

MMM Interviewer
Any last words for first-time suspense writers and your fans?

Prosper Nwokoro
For first-time writers, don’t stop reading. It is how you become a good writer. If they say they don’t like your story, ask them to write theirs. Simple!
For my awesome readers,The most important things are the hardest to say. I have sometimes been moved to tears seeing the kind of comments I get from you all. Also,to my friends and well wishers, you all inspire me to write more.I love you all.

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