By Sameer Ahmad


Anantnag: Adeeba Riyaz, an 11 -year old girl , student of seventh class from Batengoo area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag District, penned down her debut novel “Zeal of Pen” in just 11 days.


11 -year old young Adeeba writes in English and Urdu. Her writings have been published in several magazines; artistry website’s and has been awarded in many writing competitions .


Talking to INS Adeeba said that the book captivates the emotions felt by the people often. This book is all about life experiences and life lessons which make it a book with amalgamated miracles. This book is a combination of poems, quotes, paragraphs. The core function that this book may have is to boost the experience and knowledge of the reader. This book has put light on various aspects of life. This book was incomplete without wandering through all the insights. This book is a product of my thoughts and experiences ,she said.


11 year old Adeeba has co-authored 11 books. She studies in class 7th in Radiant Public school in Anantnag. Her father Riyaz Ahmad is a shopkeeper in Lal chowk Anantnag.


Adeeba recognized her talent when she was in class 6th and since then she started writing , and she has written a great deal in a very short period of time. She wants to give literature filled joy to the world and wants to write about scenes everyone could relate to.


“I believe that everyone would relate to any of the sayings, quotes, and poems. I want this book to be like a mirror because, mirror reflects your inner self which society won’t let you see.,”Adeeba said.


I’ve named this book “Zeal of Pen”. Because there is logic behind that I completed writing this book in just 11 days. When I started writing this book I did not have an idea what to put as the name of this dream book; and after pondering upon the duration I completed this book in just (11 days) I was kinda fascinated and then after I realized this was nothing but, zeal for me and my pen,she said.


Adeeba’s “Zeal of Pen” first novel book was published by Jubilant thoughts and publication. She is among those rare children who have authored a book at such a tender age.


”It made me sad that the youth, supposed to be the future leaders, were wasting their time in things that would be of no benefit to them or the community at large. So, I decided to address the problem through my book “Zeal of pen” spread over 98 pages .”


The book has been read by at least five thousand people on various Google platforms,.Adeeba got 6 thousand royalty from people, her book is available on various Google platforms including Amazon, Google play store, etc.


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