PUBLISHED: Lara’s Lace Adventures, 3rd Novella in the Aso-Ebi Chronicles

I am very excited to share this with you. The 3rd Novella in the Aso-Ebi Chronicles has been published.  It’s called Lara’s Lace Adventures.   Advertisements

Wura’s Woodin Adventures: A Novella (The Aso-Ebi Chronicles, Part 2) Published on Smashwords

  I started this series of novellas, titled The Aso-Ebi Chronicles last year.  First, was Bewaji and her aso-ebi was Ankara. The 2nd novella, which I just published, is titled Wura’s Woodin Adventures.  From the title, I am sure you can guess … Continue reading

Stay in Berlin: Part 7 (FINAL)

The words they wrote to each other bound them together more tightly than ever before.  These letters bridged the physical distance between these two people and without realizing it, each fell deeper and deeper in love with the other. Remi … Continue reading

New Fiction E-Book: Stay in Berlin (Short Story) – Free on Smashwords

I had written this story weeks ago, but just published it on Monday.  So, who better to tell than you guys? 😀 Stay in Berlin is  a short story set almost entirely in (yup, you guessed right) Berlin, Germany.  Here is … Continue reading

The Piano Book (Short Story): Part 3 – Final

“You can play it on the piano then.”  He did not say this like he was urging me.  It was more like a command that he expected me to obey. Motioning for me to follow him, he led the way … Continue reading

The Piano Book (Short Story): Part 2

Mama had not yet returned from work, and I had already been to Mama Peju’s shop.  She did not have the house keys.  That meant that I would have to wait outside the door until Mama came back.  Today, that … Continue reading

The Piano Book (A Short Story): Part 1

The Piano Book is my first published short story. I first published this story in 2012 on Smashwords. I received encouraging feedback and recently realized that I had never shared it here, on my blog. I believe you guys should … Continue reading

The Last Komole (Short Story): Final Part

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 … Continue reading

NEW – Bewaji’s Ankara Adventures: A Novella (The Aso-Ebi Chronicles, Part 1)

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 So, on Saturday, I finally uploaded to Smashwords, the first novella in The Aso-Ebi Chronicles, a series of novellas which I had introduced here.  What a mouthful.  Here’s the blurb, as it reads now:

The Last Komole (Short Story): Part 2

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 … 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

The Mystery of Madam Koin-Koin – Final Part

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The following Monday before classes began, just about everyone in Temi’s class had heard about her Friday night ordeal.  As she had expected, the girls did not believe Temi when she recounted her experience with Madam.  One of her classmates had even resorted to calling her “Temi Koin-Koin,” which only served to aggravate her further.  Mrs. Onita, the English teacher did not appreciate the new nickname either.  She heard it as soon as she entered the class.  She made the liberal nick-namer, Tina, who also doubled as the chief noise-maker, kneel down in front of the whole class, as punishment.  Mrs. Onita clearly did not have any sense of humor. Continue reading

The Mystery of Madam Koin-Koin – Part 2

Temi knew that tune.  She was sure the whole school knew it too.  It was the school song.  The person – for Temi had decided only human beings could whistle – repeated the chorus three times.  After the third time, … Continue reading

The Mystery of Madam Koin-Koin – Part 1

Temi woke up and looked into pitch darkness.  Save for the snores of the other girls in her dormitory room, there was no other sound.  Well, except for what she assumed to be crickets chirping.  But it was not the … Continue reading