Menu

Blog posts : "General"

REAL FANTASY - By Fadilat Ibrahim

“LATIFAH, you see nothing comes so perfect…”   Mercy is my roommate, a good girl at that, the fact that she is a Christian doesn’t hinder our friendship; we share a lot in common, experience and thoughts, academic talks. we are both in level 400 of our departments.

Today we are just…

Read more

INDEPENDENCE - By Oche Temitayo

I  was lost of thoughts on the pulpit during the celebrating hour of Yes I Do. My gorgeous looking white wedding gown, my blue high heel shoes tells more of something different is happening in my life.

So much pain haunting memories almost swallowed this rare happiness I forced out as Jackso…

Read more

SWIMMING POOL- Ohechimda Victoria

The evening was scorching hot. The sun stood still almost at the center of the sky. It was definitely not ready to set and was still shinning as though it was in a competition with the other planetary bodies. The time was 5:30 pm. Lizzie, dressed in a cream palazzo trouser that was decorated wit…

Read more

SMILES FROM SORROW- By Ugwu Jane

 I squeezed a sheet of paper with tears soaking it. Tears from my weary eyes. I had just squeezed the last article my father wrote before he died. He had not published it,  he printed it out  and  kept it in a folder.  The articles might be to me 'My savior.'  I cried not only because of th…

Read more

ONE THING I REGRET - By Nnadi Obioma

Ifunanya was everything I ever wanted in a damsel, if I were to conceptualize a million lists of my uttermost desires in a lady, she would score a billion out of a million. She unarguably was the other side of the coin of my life so much that I sometimes doubted her existence and thought I had m…

Read more

LIFE OF NINA - By Ama Goodness Elochukwu

Nina heard a knock on the door and about to open the door she felt goose bumps all over her body as her palms kept scratching her

“What could that be?” She over looked all that and went to open the door only to see miracle, was she dreaming?

        “What are you doing here” She asked …

Read more

A GOOD MAN'S GUILT - By Joshua Joseph

"So much money and then what, a big ass house and all I could ever want but no one to share it with, yep its time to get myself a wife". Kayode thought to himself, as he drove off, he had been to his friend tayo's house and tayo's wife asked him a question he hadn't really thought of answering b…

Read more

SPACE AGE - By Oheji Precious

“Magmus 1649, cleared for landing,” Tom said with a smile on his face.

He wasn’t necessarily happy because of his successful trip; he had had a lot of them previously. He was happy because this was the first trip he had Dercia with him. Since he was a teen, he had always wished to have a …

Read more

WILL YOU MARRY ME?- By Angel Davis and Amadi Ekwutosilam Njoku

“Chinagorom,” she announced one day last year. Pronouncing the first syllable of his name as that of a country in East Asia. “I’ll remain unmarried. I don’t resent being called an old hag. Men are an assortment of assholes and I want nothing to do with them.”

Before saying anything el…

Read more

GUNTA- By Haniel Udoh

"April, you don't need to do this" blabbed june soberly. The one who's view is constant, my synonym of hope.I raised up from the bed and sat up like an old widow with no descendants.my gaze scanned beyond the room, my visuals met at venus,the day felt like my last,my drenched sockets forgot to b…

Read more

ONE BULLET - By Nyiyongu Samuel

Mson kicked his door open and pushed Ivse into the dark room. The pretty lady slumped on the rug. Mson pressed the switch with force and the room became lit. He looked at Ivse with hate in his eyes and sighed. So many things were running through his mind. They were things unheard of! If there was an…

Read more

SACRED HAVEN - James Jacquine

The strong whiff of burnt flesh hit hard. A disgusting sight before me, as I walked in to where used to be my favourite spot in the whole world. It was damaged completely, even though at about 6:am that morning, I had the most annoying boy ever troubling me for tea, I had asked him to go to hell in …

Read more

RESCUE MISSION - By Onwuemenyi Godsfavour

It was a very cold weather, Nnoli with Chimma, were in tears, looking for a place in the forest where they can hide from both cold and death that await them. Their father had been captured by the blood sucking vampires of the Isiala village . Their mother had gone out to get some water while the…

Read more

JAIYEOLA - By Prudence Onaah

Ayo and Jaiyeola were just stepping out of the hot water stream when the tour guide mentioned that Arinta waterfall was close by; lying beautifully in Arinta village. The two were exploring Ekiti for the last time after their passing out parade and Ikogosi quickly came to mind. They had heard a lot …

Read more

SOMEWHERE IN NIGERIA - Cynthia Caxton

7 years away from home, keeping peace in a country of savages am finally in a ride home. Been away from my family for this long has been the hardest times of my life it hasn't been the shouting nor the deafening sounds of gunshots In the darkest part of the burning field, the constant flow of bl…

Read more

BARK ACHE (A cassava story) - By Chisom Vincent

I feel a piercing pain through my bark as she strikes me with the tool in her hand; a knife. The tool I've never loved. The tool which is greatly feared in my clan, the tool which introduces one to an endless bout of pain.

She cuts off my ends with ease and proceeds to peel my bark with swif…

Read more

CLUELESS - By Omojulowo Segun

IT’S TRUE! YES, I HAVE BEEN ILL, very ill. But why do you say that I have lost control of my mind, why do you say that I am mad? Can you not see that I have full control of my mind? Is it not clear that I am not mad?

Indeed the illness only made my mind, my feelings, my senses stronger, mor…

Read more

WHO IS DADDY- By Solomon King Udoh

Sitting in the big parlour wondering why life was so unfair, Zim almost sluggishly drank the poison he bought three days ago.

Zima walked in crying with her face swollen as if she had a coalition with a trailer. Zim with shock, gently dropped the bottle of poison wondering what might have made h…

Read more

JANUARY 2019 PUBLISHING SHORTLIST

300 Manuscripts submitted nationwide, 50 selected by our panel...!

Every month, we get tons of manuscripts from authors and prospective authors who have taken their time and energy to write their stories. Truth be told we have come across some possible chart toppers whilst some are just regul…

Read more

WHY YOUR BOOK WONT SELL A COPY

Have you ever wondered why a large percentage of Nigerian book authors fail? You might want to site the very terrible reading culture of Nigerians. Yes that’s a very easy reason to give. So forgive the very blunt title but the harsh fact is, not a lot of people go about buying books they happen to s…

Read more

20 Blog Posts

Blog Search