Three Mistakes To Avoid When Creating Suspense

Three Mistakes To Avoid When Creating Suspense

  Preface Dear Writer, do you remember the evangelist? Just because he goes about preaching repentance does not make him a saint. So here goes – suspense mistakes.   1.                   The John-Two-Ten Mistake Couldn’t resist giving this one a fancy name, sorry. In the Christian bible – for I fear there might be other bibles … Continue reading Three Mistakes To Avoid When Creating Suspense

Fine Boys: telling a generation’s story in tricolour

    Every generation has a book that defines it, that lays its secrets bare and shines bright lights into its darkest corners. In Nigeria, for the generation who began university after the swinging 80s said goodbye and the ill-thought out economic policy that was SAP started showing its ill effects, the unpredictability of university … Continue reading Fine Boys: telling a generation’s story in tricolour

fEMIoWOLABI’s Echoes in the Web – Excerpt 2

fEMIoWOLABI’s Echoes in the Web – Excerpt 2

    -TWO- In the same early hours of the day, the new Ugandan Ambassador to Nigeria arrived at the Ugandan House in Lagos. He arrived with his military Attaché, Balondemu. Balondemu has been in active service with the Ugandan Air Force and has spent most of his life as intelligence personnel with the former … Continue reading fEMIoWOLABI’s Echoes in the Web – Excerpt 2

Rending Wall or Mending Wall?

Rending Wall or Mending Wall?

We can inversely say too, that, “Nature abhors barricades” in Robert Frost’s commencement of his “Mending Wall, “something there is that doesn’t love a wall, that sends the frozen ground-swell under it….” (1-2) so much so as an Igbo proverb admonishes,“Eriri adighi nwa okuko mma n’onu – one does not tie a chicken on neck … Continue reading Rending Wall or Mending Wall?