Looking To Get Published? Apply Now To Attend This Writers Workshop!

Looking To Get Published? Apply Now To Attend This Writers Workshop!

As part of the 15th Lagos Book & Art Festival the British Council is running a workshop for aspiring writers looking to get published. The workshop will be facilitated by Ms Sarah Odedina Managing Director of the UK Children’s publishing house Hot Key Books. Sarah has worked in some of the major UK publishing houses … Continue reading Looking To Get Published? Apply Now To Attend This Writers Workshop!

KETURAH’s HUSBAND, NELSON’s WIFE

KETURAH’s HUSBAND, NELSON’s WIFE

Besides God and his parents, there were two people that David loved the most; his maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Hyila. His maternal grandfather, Nelson Hyila was fifteen years past his Diamond anniversary but was only so old in imagination. He had as few wrinkles a fifty year old could have and still raced sports … Continue reading KETURAH’s HUSBAND, NELSON’s WIFE

Mickey Jay: Memoirs Of A Lagos Playboy (XVII)

Mickey Jay: Memoirs Of A Lagos Playboy (XVII)

Rule Number One: When this kind of shit hits the fan, recovery is essential. Fumbling, bumbling and stuttering totally gives you away. I let her see the shock on my face. Not the guilty shock of being exposed but the shock that says in not so many words, “What the fuck are you talking about?” … Continue reading Mickey Jay: Memoirs Of A Lagos Playboy (XVII)

Betrayals and Funerals – 30

Betrayals and Funerals – 30

As far as attorneys go; Delia was good. When she met with me, she spoke with a certain mechanical detachment; asking me questions repeatedly as though trying to pick out whatever form of falsehood lay in my words. She wanted to know what my relationship with Eleanor Bright was; she wanted to know what I … Continue reading Betrayals and Funerals – 30

Trials and Throes 6

Trials and Throes 6

Getting directions to Hanson’s place wasn’t as hard as I expected it would be. I stared at the card he had mailed to me once in a while to make sure I was on the right path. There were street pointers at intersections and major roads, which was somewhat different from where we lived in … Continue reading Trials and Throes 6

The Beauty and The Beast (part 3 of 3)

In a small village surrounded by a light forest, north of Athens was where Zadie appeared. He felt shocked as he found himself in the middle of the forest. He knew not where he was so he kept on walking towards wherever the wind took him. The tree branches were all shaking, insects chirring according … Continue reading The Beauty and The Beast (part 3 of 3)