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BOOK REVIEW | ARROWS OF RAIN

BOOK REVIEW | ARROWS OF RAIN

Bukuru a ‘mad man’ is arrested for the alleged serial rape and murder of young women. He is indicted for being the last person to see one of the victims and his knowledge of dirty secrets which connects the Head of State to these murders. He eventually seeks the help of his psychiatrist and a young journalist, Femi to publish an exposé when it became clear he was never going to make it out of prison.

Dear Fraud.

Dear Fraud.

Today, the cloud was angry in Bauchi. First, she fumed and sulked in the morning, throwing tantrums; threatening us with thunder and lightning. When I chose to ignore her and get much needed air outside  — after being cooped up in my apartment —  she bristled at my pertinence and wept. She must have needed it because she calmed after her teary outburst and I sneaked out of the cover I had taken

5 Writing Tips from C.S. Lewis

5 Writing Tips from C.S. Lewis

C.S. Lewis is well known for his great works especially those he wrote for children, namely, The Chronicles of Narnia. It is not surprising to hear that he received a lot of fan letters but he  also took his time to respond to them. His […]

LitNews|| AFREADA ×Africa Writes Short Story Competition.

This is something you do not want to miss! The news of this short story competion was announced on the 18th of May, and a day after AFREADA announced on twitter that entries were already pouring in. Writers ain’t dulling. This summer, Royal African Society […]

Holla!

It feels a bit surreal writing on the blog after 8 months?? The past months have tossed me to hell and back,but more than anything, I am grateful to be here. Thank you to everyone who encouraged me and to my readers who pushed me and kept asking “Hey, what’s up?!” Many thanks to Isaac for running the blog in my absence, and for his encouragement all the way. I am indebted.

Firstly, the blog domain has been changed! Yeaaah. From Blueprintbylydia to eyezcube.wordpress.com. 

CORRUPTED!… the second part….

The bark of the bastard dog reverberates all through my journey to Ikeja. I try shelving the pain by seeking inspiration from the fat seasoned novel in my bag but I remain stuck on a line for minutes. A blurt of insult from a passing […]