Ritaj al-Hazmi, Writing Prodigy and New Guinness Record Holder

The young Saudi Ritaj al-Hazmi, at just 15 years old, has recently achieved a second Guinness World Record as the world's youngest columnist. Previously recognized at age 12 as the youngest woman to publish a series of books, she continues to impress with her early literary talent. Al-Hazmi has written 10 articles for Arab News, covering various projects in Saudi Arabia, including The Line and NEOM, as part of the kingdom's Vision 2030.

She tackles a range of topics, including Saudi Arabia's space program, cultural preservation, sustainable development, and local initiatives. Al-Hazmi, who started writing stories at the age of six, has already published several novels in English, including "Treasure of the Lost Sea" and "Portal of the Hidden World".

She advises aspiring writers to pursue their passion despite difficulties, highlighting the importance of writing as a means to share one's thoughts and opinions with the world.

"Writing is a way of sharing your thoughts and opinions with the world. It's a creative process, a kind of art that takes many different forms. You have to find your style!" - Ritaj al-Hazmi for Arab News.