PUBLISHED: Violet’s Velvet Adventures, 4th and Last Novella in the Aso-Ebi Chronicles

… And after Number 3 is Number …. Oh, I’m just itching to write 7 here. ¬†Wait, I just did ūüėČ But, no that’s the wrong answer. ¬†The correct answer is 4. ¬†You’re welcome. I am quite pleased to announce … Continue reading

Toasting Her: Part 1 (Meet David Njoku)

Toasting Her is the story of David Njoku, a shy and studious 20-year old, who believes he has found the girl of his dreams. The only problem is that he has never actually spoken to her. To complicate matters, David learns that she might be embroiled in a nasty scandal on campus. Will he overcome his shyness and pursue the girl he has fallen in love with? Continue reading

Using Nigerian Pidgin (Broken) English to Write Fiction

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Pidgin is formally defined as “a simplified speech used for communication between people with different languages,” according to the Merriam-Webster dictionary. ¬†With more than 250 ethnic groups, ¬†Nigerian Pidgin English (also known as¬†“Broken English”) is recognized as an informal means of communication and is widely spoken across the nation. Continue reading

The Last Komole (Short Story): Part 1

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Komole is a Yoruba term, which literally means “bend down low.” ¬†It is the name given to a dance move that is popular in Nigeria where a person (usually a woman) progressively drops, while dancing until she is crouching low in a graceful manner, without actually hitting the ground. ¬†And now for the story. Continue reading

Flash Fiction Fridays: Elevator Ride

It was almost 8:00 a.m. and although I was already within the office premises, I knew I would be late because the walk from the parking lot to my office was a long one.¬† That day, at least.¬† And that … Continue reading