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What’s In A Name?

He was a coup-plotter manqué. And as is the case with all failed coup-plotters interred in Wundari Maximum Security Prison, La République Fédérale du Côte d’or noir, his liberty was under indefinite confiscation – pending execution by firing squad. “Confucius” his fellow internees all called him. When he was brought into the prison (kicking and … Continue reading What’s In A Name?

Propellers (Part 2 Of 2)

The Our Lady of Disciples students suddenly stopped laughing in sync. A moment’s silence – pregnant with disbelief – elapsed, before murmurs began bubbling amongst their numbers. They turned to one another curiously, wondering whether they had heard Tomisin’s response correctly. In all their years together, none of Tomisin’s colleagues could ever remember him agreeing … Continue reading Propellers (Part 2 Of 2)

Of Church Boys and Girltations; The Story by Tolu Daniel

Of Church Boys and Girltations; The Story by Tolu Daniel

Remember how I told you that Brother Kola said that I had slept with most of the girls that attended our church? Well, it so happened that he was right despite the fact that I vehemently denied the allegations as at the time. I had mind fucked them all, one small me to fuck them … Continue reading Of Church Boys and Girltations; The Story by Tolu Daniel

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The Sanctifying – Part 2

  You have experienced pain in your life, but you have never experienced one like this. That level of pain where there is no tactual sensation, no hurt. Instead you become drained, deranged, only half-aware of the blows that keep raining down on your body, separating the already broken flesh and staining your clothes with … Continue reading The Sanctifying – Part 2

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The Sanctifying – Part 1

The girl’s train of thought returned to the Pastor. She glared at him, contempt forming a fiery ball in her chest. This devil, the reason for my discomfort. She thought of all the things she could do to him. Stab her fingers in his eyes. Hit his head with one of the three candlestands on … Continue reading The Sanctifying – Part 1

Short story competition for women writers

Short story competition for women writers

I saw this on Facebook and decided to share it. MSLEXIA 2014 WOMEN’S SHORT STORY COMPETITION A competition for unpublished short stories of up to 2,200 words. We accept work on all subjects, so write about anything and everything you fancy – we love to read it. 1ST PRIZE: £2,000 Plus two optional extras: a … Continue reading Short story competition for women writers

Short Story: Our Love Is Our Revolution – 1

Short Story: Our Love Is Our Revolution – 1

The cold days, lively thoughts, turbulent minds, they all tell a story. I read once that a man who fights and runs away may live to fight another day. It was the case with me. I had been struggling within to write a short story. What genre should I write? I thought. It was then … Continue reading Short Story: Our Love Is Our Revolution – 1