My 4 Books!

Hey Everyone! This is just a reminder that I have written 4 books since I began this writing journey in 2015:-Looking for myself and my phone charger (a poetry collection).-Walking on eggshells (a short story collection).-Dirt in the dust (a novel).-Colour me Coral (a novel). They are available on Amazon and Okada Books. As you... Continue Reading →

Currently reading: Sycamore Row by John Grisham

Currently reading: Sycamore Row by John Grisham. A wealthy and reclusive man has killed himself. His two children who never really liked him (and whom he never liked either) believe that they are going to inherit his fortune but it turns out that he cut them off completely and left his wealth to an unexpected... Continue Reading →

Short Story: I See You.

The program was yet to commence. I was early. I sat at the back near the entrance of the Church. At the far end of my pew sat a good-looking young couple, dressed in matching navy blue Ankara outfits. The lady looked at me with a narrowed gaze, and rested her limp arm around her... Continue Reading →

I love books: ‘Goldfish have no hiding place’ by James Hadley Chase.

I recently spotted this book by James Hadley Chase at Spine and label bookshop. I remember reading some of his books when I was younger and I was curious to know if I would still enjoy his writing (I'm two pages in and already hooked). If you enjoy books about Crime, misadventures, people getting themselves... Continue Reading →

I love books: ‘The woman who stole my life’ by Marian Keyes.

This book. 'The woman who stole my life' by Marian Keyes. It sent me on a very stressful journey that I didn't care for. One minute, I wanted to throw the book against the wall in frustration, the next minute I was reading it veryyyyy veryyyy slowly so I wouldn't finish it too quickly. This... Continue Reading →

Currently reading: The Graft by Martina Cole.

I'm currently reading The Graft by Martina Cole. I have read other books she has written (The Ladykiller and Dangerous Lady) and even though The Graft isn't as interesting as those ones, it's still entertaining and I really want to know why a young man broke into a home, only to get killed in the... Continue Reading →

Mini Story: ‘Goal!’.

Omonigho knew that if she wanted to ask her Husband for a favour, the best time to do so was on Saturday afternoon. She knew that she would find him in his favourite chair in the sitting room which faced the television at a perfect angle, wearing the glazed and perpetually weary expression of an... Continue Reading →

Writing Fiction: Friends, Family, Foes.

For God's sake, give your character's fake names (I have a notebook where I've made a list of names of characters for future stories). 2. If/when referring to real-life situations, be creative: if a situation happened to a lady you know, write the fictional version from a man's perspective if possible. 3. Even if you... Continue Reading →

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