Shine Your Eye is available for download on Smashwords

  I shared “Shine Your Eye” as a five-part series on this blog, but I wrote it originally as a short story. You can read all five parts here. But sometimes, you want to read a story at one go, … Continue reading

Shine Your Eye (A Short Story): Part 1

This story idea has been stewing in my brain (bad mental picture) for months and I decided to finally write it.  I have not yet made a book cover for it, but you can be sure I will share it … 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