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#1Pic100Words – Meet The Judges

Judge #1 Soogun Omoniyi An ardent lover of pancakes and anything readable. When he’s not studying, check carefully; he may be somewhere, writing or thinking on what to write.   Judge #2 Ugochinyelu C.N. Anidi A reader, writer and reviewer of books and children stories. She blogs at Pint-sized Bookworms, the premier (well, only really) […]

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For The Love Of Us: Episode 6

… continued from Episode 5 Suddenly, everything seemed a hundred times more difficult. Final year was as I expected, only harder. I now saw Kelvin in a different light since the night before I left for school, the night I let him see the scar Oke had given me, the scar I always tried to […]

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The Lectern: Rape – Our Fault?

Hello WAW people, This year came charged mehnnn, I tell you. The first quarter was ‘pure’, and now the second quarter has started with all manner of promise. Rights and justice for women and the girl child are topics we remain passionate about, especially in a society that appears to care less and less everyday. […]

Poets' Thursday

Poets’ Thursday: Sisi

**first in a short series. Stay tuned**   I have heard about you. I have been shown how to identify your type.   They say you will have your wares loaded and set. Like a beautifully crafted letter, punctuated in the right places.   They say I need to take heed ‘cos my head will […]

Poets' Thursday

Poets’ Thursday: Dear Leader

Dear Leader,   Some call it conscience, Others call it the voice of God; Whatever it is, dear Leader, Has your wicked hand twisted the tongue of that tiny voice So much that you hear it no more? So much that ‘heartlessness’ is now your watchword?   Since the days of your amoral forefathers, Naming […]

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My Top 5 #IWriteArt Shortlisted Entries

ShortSharpShot, a “Creative Galaxy…a hotspot for fantastic art, delightful words and a blend of both,” launched the #IWriteArt Artist+ Writer Instagram creative contest in January 2016. The concept is  basic: a visual artist submits an image (excluding photography), and a writer submits a 300-word (or less) story, each complementing the other. Winner takes N200,000 (to […]