Tag Archives: African Writing Flash Fiction

Missing the Bus by Tolu Daniel

  That was how you missed the bus; you had awoken earlier than the usual time and skipped your normal morning routines. Yet, you still missed the damned bus! Only three buses made the journey from Abeokuta to Abuja daily and you missed the last one and the only one that would get you to … Continue reading Missing the Bus by Tolu Daniel

Please Support ‘Dressed Like A Prince’ in The Etisalat Flash Fiction Prize

Dear family,friends,and well wishers, Compliments of the season. I trust that you have been fine, and from a glance at our timeline, I can see that we are still doing what we do best– telling Naija’s stories. I am glad and honoured to be one of you, and I want you to know that. I … Continue reading Please Support ‘Dressed Like A Prince’ in The Etisalat Flash Fiction Prize

Colon Road.

Colon Road.

This was my entry for the “African Writing Flash Fiction Contest”. I guess I see why I didn’t make the shortlist in hindsight. ========================================== The colours red and yellow bring one place readily to my mind- the ancient city of Benin. They remind me of the commercial buses in that city, with their lousy conductors … Continue reading Colon Road.