Title: Strange Encounters Author: Okoribe Arukpo Publisher: Writertain Synopsis: Sheila looked forward to a date with Chris an acquaintance; however, her love went the opposite direction, using her as a bait. Deborah needs money to complete her project but she meets an unlikely source who she fears is intent on sleeping with her. Ewoma wins the ..
Location: Character is at a fast food restaurant for lunch Complication: Someone close to her has gone missing Emotion: She’s feeling angry about at her situation Detail/ Twist: She’s meeting with someone that ni..
Serah Iyare is a writer whose stories had garnered a lot of fans for her on Nairaland, and Facebook. She has done well to publish some of her books on Okadabooks. You’ll be meeting her as we discuss Characters in her story. Writertain: Let’s fire away. So let’s start the conventional way, tell us about ..
Today’s Prompt is under the action genre, let’s see you kill it. Situation: Character wakes in a cave. Detail: He has a USB drive hidden in the sole of his feet. Complication: His arm is broken. Objective: He’s a hitman. He must finish what he started. Drop a snippet in the comment ..
Hook for literature is simply the suspense embedded in your fiction. It is the embodiment of all the things that spike the interest of your readers. Books can be boring, tiring and exhausting. But you have to know the right places to put this hook before you even begin your stories. Over the next ..
During Rainy Period in a poor character houses and area Sight Greyness of the sky, water splashing from roof Leaky roofs for some People running to pack their clothes and foodstuffs People pouring dirt from dustbins into drainages Women and children scrambling about to drop buckets and big bowl under roofs Fallen soaked clothes Arrow-like ..
Character voices are the essential parts of any story. They help build your theme and friction in stories. In order to fully explore your story, you must be able to give your characters their own distinct voices. To achieve that, there are some key things you must do and they include the usage of 1.Choices ..
For a while now in our discussion of theme we touched aspects like The Missing Theme Elements In Most Stories Things To Explore While Including Themes In Your Story This little post aimed at revealing to the essence of your story. Your story is a plot but the plot must end somewhere. If it’s a ..
Searching For Hope By: Akíntayo Akínjídé Cast your vote here: http://imbube.org/contestants/searching-for-hope/ Grace Ademola was searching for hope and the only place she was sure she could find it was in death. One problem with her was that she wasn’t one that conformed with the ways of others. So, she couldn’t die the same ways others ..
I saw this competition on Commonwealth’s website.. And here it is * You’ll require a code. It is 46620 Keeping in mind the Foundation´s ethos, which is that the word is the tool of coexistence between different cultures, religions and ideologies, the V Edition of competition is open, under the motto: The Word, bridging the ..
Though i had the face Whom they could fell for I was every girls dream I almost took their advantage For what they’ve lack Already doing one Quenching for another I do girl things a lot When i wasn’t a man I wish every beautiful girl Was mine I’m never satisfied Even my girl’s friend ..
My parents are too harsh, everywhere in the house is hot, i can’t cope anymore, so i gat to leave the house for them to live my own life. Dad always got drunk and molest my mother. One night i was trying to settle fight among them, guiding my mom, preventing her not to be ..
Missed any part, visit @woliagba_ayoajewole or our website(for the written version) As Dara made his way to the front, the Pastor, whose preaching was dull, who prompted the whole problem came around, pushing Dara aside. Woli Agba was surprised. ‘Pastor what happened?’ Dele also surprised said, ‘ you returned, sir?’ The angry Pastor slammed his ..
A rebellious 54-year-old woman, who is also l..
Daddy returned with his sandal in his hand as he was kept ranting about how Dele was searching for Oni of Ife in the bible. Dele returned to the front, on his knees, hand clasped as he begged WoliAgba, ‘ Daddy, I’m very sorry. In fact, I will change the topic’. ‘ Don’t change the ..
High Cost Estate Sound Day Mothers calling children to hurry for school, cars driving noiselessly through street, bikes coming in once-in-a-while, early morning music, dogs barking. Few intruders in the afternoon, cars cruising, occasional noises from children Night Music blasting, faint voices of people arguing, Occasional noises, early silence in the night, car driving in ..
Last time, we made you understand that when exploring a theme in a story you need to fully expand it. However, you can’t fully explain it without knowing what to have a sort of checklists for this theme. Although it is not compulsory for you to fully explore all these in your story. Yet, using this would ..
We stared at the torrents of rain as we waited in the uncompleted building. I held my elder sister’s(Jade’s) hand. She in turn touched Olawale’s, Our elder brother’s, hand, but he drew it away. At that moment, my concern was how our mother would tear them to pieces for taking me, a five-year old, on ..
Continued from Last week, with @woliagba_ayoajewole for more. ‘ Anything… You don’t know what you’re saying’, Woli Agba shouted at Dele. ‘ I said Psalm 119 is the longest chapter in the bible’. He flipped through the bible vigorously, ‘ See…See’. Infuriated by Woli Agba’s opposition, Dele cried, ‘ Daddy, I know what I’m saying ..
These book is an anthology of different Nairaland Authors who competed in a competed in Nairaland Writing competition You can download them in different format. Please I’m really begging for reviews.. Lol . But please drop it there. Okadabooks: Download Here Smashwords: PDF: Download Here Epub: Download Here To read online: ..