RE-WRITING OUR STORIES

Writing competitions. I took a break from them earlier this year. Something felt wrong about writing simply to win. There

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TOGETHER, LET’S WRITE A STORY

I killed my husband with my bare hands. Those are the opening words to a story I want to write.

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CAUGHT IN ASIAMA’S SUPENSE NET: Review of Chimeka Garricks’ Tomorrow Died Yesterday

Chimeka Garricks weaves a net of suspense from the first chapter. He drops readers right in the middle of a kidnapping gone wrong

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AN ODD PLACE TO PHOTOGRAPH

I am in Lagos and that my friends is an odd place to be. I wouldn’t torment you with what

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DELICIOUS: A Reflection and a Review

It is interesting to discover how life often comes full circle. Starting this blog is an example. I had a

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WHOSE NAME IS THIS ANYWAY? Review of Dinaw Mengestu’s All Our Names

These were not the intended opening words to this post. Initially, there was a flowery introduction that basically said I

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AN ODD WAY TO WRITE

“How do you write?” “Tell me about the entire process from conception to paper.” A friend from post-high school years

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DEPORTED

  This post is about 2 movies and a book; 2 countries and the power they exert in matters of

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