Night Dancer by Chika Unigwe

I love the simplicity of the book cover and the color scheme. Simplicity rules! And I am adding this to my list of books to read this year. You should do the same too 😉


Announcing the 2012 Farafina Trust Creative Writing Workshop

If you live in Nigeria, you might want to check this out. It’s a good writing opportunity, and a chance to improve your writing skills.


Farafina Books

Farafina Trust will be holding a creative writing workshop in Lagos, organized by award-winning writer and creative director of Farafina Trust, Chimamanda Adichie, from August 14 to August 24 2012. The workshop is sponsored by Nigerian Breweries Plc. Guest writers, including the Caine Prize-winning Kenyan writer Binyavanga Wainaina, and Jeffery Allen, will co-teach the workshop alongside Adichie.

The workshop will take the form of a class. Participants will be assigned a wide range of reading exercises, as well as daily writing exercises. The aim of the workshop is to improve the craft of Nigerian writers and to encourage published and unpublished writers by bringing different perspectives to the art of storytelling. Participation is limited only to those who apply and are accepted.

Submission details:
All material must be pasted or written in the body of the e-mail. Please DO NOT include any attachments in your e-mail. Applications with attachments will…

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Encore: A Few More Furniture Pieces (Name Needed)

Encore: A Few More Furniture Pieces (Name Needed)

By popular demand … Well, one of my dedicated readers requested an encore of last week’s furniture display.  Thankfully, this past weekend I was at the Hilton in Memphis for breakfast, and caught sight of these lovely err …. vases? … Continue reading

What do Animals and Furniture have in common?

So, did you miss me? LOL! I have been missing in action for a while now, but I will just skip the sob story and do what I came here to do: SING! What? You mean you did not visit … Continue reading