Short Stories

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Short Stories

Short Story: Weekend Warriors

Hello and welcome to a brand new week. Who remembers The Frame Up? The 3 part short story series that had you all itching with suspense for weeks? Yeah, I miss it too. But that story has been concluded. There's no rule however that says you can't get another one,...
Short Story: The Frame Up 3 – the concluding part
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Short Story: The Frame Up 3 – the concluding part

  For two weeks now I've kept you glued to this section with one tale that everyone can't seem to get enough of. And we are gradually getting to the end of the riveting tale.     In case you missed it, you're still in luck. I have perfectly preserved the...
Short Story: The Frame Up
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Short Story: The Frame Up

Welcome everyone to a brand new work week. We hope you had a fun weekend. As always we have something special lined up for you, and today is no exception. Remember when you were a kid and your mom tucked you in, gave you a kiss then read you a...
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Short Story: Holding down butterflies

The short story is a guest post by Ben Ochuba K. It is a fictitious account of a student who captions memories with his camera (analogue) and who sees frightful meanings on the film's negatives. We hope you enjoy reading it as we did.   The story... They are tiny, these...
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Short Story: Heroes Die.

HEROES DIE.   It had been raining bullets in Sambisa that day... Cossy and I had been holed up together behind sandbags that swallowed the bullets on impact but the screams of our dying brothers seemed to be coming in amplified wavelengths that I could not shut out, I still...
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Short Story: War Babies

War Babies. . They had left you for dead. And with the way your entire body spoke fire with each breath you took, it was difficult to be optimistic but the adrenaline started coursing through you as sounds filtered into your only undamaged ear. The pain told you you were...
Awele Creative Trust (ACT) Announce Call For Short Story Entries
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Awele Creative Trust (ACT) Announce Call For Short Story Entries.

Do you know anyone who writes beautiful short stories that have not been published? Or do you write? Read about the prize below and consider entering for it. Entries will be received from November 15 to December 31, 2017. Eligibility: Previously published works are not accepted. Only Nigerians who live...
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Short Story: USELESS

  The first time you ever saw an F to your name was at the notice board in your faculty on a very sunny-rainy day. The day had started with the sun blazing and scorching, and without a warning from the sky it began to pour just after you had...
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Short Story: Chain Reactions By Onwuasoanya Obinna

Chain Reactions.   ... This story begins with nothing extraordinary except perhaps the overwhelming emptiness that fills you that you link to the scarcity of the double-black-striped-yellow-buses that were gradually being overtaken by tricycles littering the roads along with variety of school buses on this Friday morning: rickety, new, old,...
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Short Story: Weekend Warriors