As Anita’s car disappeared into the distance Austin hurriedly retraced his steps back to his apartment. Tucking her pink nylon panty into his back pocket he shouldered open his unlocked door and paced into his flat. Dipping his hand into his rucksack lying beside his study desk he fetched his car keys and hastily made … Continue reading Prima Facie 3
Imagine you finally get to the gates of heaven, and in the BOOK OF LIFE, an angel is instructed to see if your name is found there, and then… “Yes! His name is here.” The angel might say, but as you are preparing to dance in, she might quickly observe some things and yell; “Errm … Continue reading Naija Stories
Going out with Jide was exactly my getaway. I needed the cool aura, the solemn oldies and the delicious sauced fried snails of the restaurant. . . Jide is indeed a man of class and I enjoyed every meal from the dessert to the main course and to every music played that I couldn’t but … Continue reading Memoirs of A Repentant Slut – Episode 7
I managed to fool everyone but myself when I said I wanted to travel to another State just to see my girlfriend. Because it wasn’t just another State, I will have to go through four states just to get to her State of residence; people believed I was committed to the relationship. I wasn’t, at … Continue reading BOOMERANG: the story of a stupid man
Can NS employ me? ‘Cos writing is the only thing I’m good at While my friends play in the fields, And they study hard during the night, NS is what I think, NS is what I see NS is what I dream NS is the world I belong NS is where my mind always sway … Continue reading Will NS Feed Me?
Marvin arrived later and joined in our conversation after he had his bath. “I have something important I have to discuss with you,” Sean said and sat upright. “Okay bro. Is there a problem?” I replied. “Brenda and I have decided to get married,” said Sean as he took Brenda’s hand. Brenda nodded and smiled … Continue reading Beautiful Colors Of Sin: 24
So they came four in number brandishing guns and threatening our lives. It was a Saturday night in our beautiful home, Mama and Papa had me as their only child. I was still in my late teens when the tale i am about to tell took place. It has been years yet it has not … Continue reading Shaking Hands With Death
Enestera, Fairest of planets In the vast endless galaxy Of the World Wide Web, Clement port for the Nigerian writer, Hospitable harbour Of Bibliophiles, Literati, Editors, Critics Award winning playwrights And wannabees. Enestera Where poets and writers rule And ideas are supreme, Where language is not just sound And fiction truer than false … Continue reading Enestera
This is a poem I wrote when we were Occupying NS for the word limit to Poetry. The sappling That begged The mighty Oak For a drop of rain, is an Iroko. The Iroko Dares The farmer’s cutlass For its keenest edge Only tickles. The belle That used to bathe in the rain See her, … Continue reading Not-ourS?
Below are some of the writers featured in the NS Anthology who have blogs and are active on Twitter. Some have updated their blogs with at least one post about the anthology. They will have some fun and random questions about their story to get people commenting. They will also have an excerpt of their … Continue reading NS Anthology Launch – Visiting the Author’s Blogs
Once again the scribe acts the messenger As I put pen to the paper to register… Per chance you meet the young man called Scopeman He cuts the picture of some wizkid of a black man And that mysterious uchechukwu obiakor The one and only suspicious internet connector Still trying to figure out Muyis … Continue reading The NS Roll Call (2)
Every day on this site it’s clear to see The iconoclastic madness of a Kaycee Or the uncontrollable randy banter Of a chick chasing Jaywriter And like a friend’s ping on a blackberry You get a warm comment from a Gooseberry Somewhere around the site’s corner You’ll find a love-sick Seun Odukoya Stuck like a leech … Continue reading The NS Roll Call