Prose Fiction

END THE FREAKING STORY!

If you’re into twitter and things like that, you may have come across a particular trend in the past few weeks. I’m referring to the #endthestory competition coordinated by published writer Seun Salami who blogs here. Well, apart from media publicity purposes (of course!), the competition is also meant to showcase latent and obvious literary … Continue reading

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IDLEMINDSET | MONTH END ISHES

Keeping in line with this blog’s tradition of reminding you about things you’ll rather not discuss, today, we launch into a subject sensitive to almost all of our readers. This is an issue that has brought down civilizations, sparked wars, unseated leaders, ignited unprecedented passion and terminated numerous promising romances. Today, we will be discussing … Continue reading

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IDLEMINDSET | THE SONS OF COWARDS AND OTHER SCOUNDRELS

Today’s lesson begins with a flashback to pre-colonial Africa.  For those of you who skipped secondary school history classes for bathroom sex, what is called Africa today was once a continent of several civilizations and empires. These empires and civilizations had fine standing armies, highly developed cultures, hypocritical religious creeds and even functional and corrupt bureaucracies–all … Continue reading