Seduction isn’t making someone do what they don’t want to do. Seduction is enticing someone into doing what they secretly want to do already.
FOR THOSE BOYS WHO BECAME THEIR OWN FRAGMENTS How do you see yourself in yourself? How do you watch over yourself? What importance do you place over yourself? What value do you drive from watching yourself? I think you are the god of yourself building up the bridges that would sustain you if tomorrow comes. […]
Happy Sunday, dear readers. Today, I will be sharing Wholesomely Messy maiden story. Our first feature is Igbru Endurance Okhiemute. She tells a touching story about her childhood days, teenage struggles and how, though less privileged, she isn’t relenting in chasing her goals and living a life worth emulating. Let’s read her story below. MY STORY […]
CALL FOR SUBMISSION: THIS IS NIGERIA ANTHOLOGY The fact is, writing, deserves much more accolade than it receives. But this is not the time to place blames. This is the moment when we need to echo our voices together into a thunderstorm and break the world into syllables where stronger, healthier and better words can […]
Today marks the official release of Micheal Ace’s book collection. From The Author: This is a collection of some nonfictional short stories that make up the memories that made me. A big thank you to Stefn, for the design, the publisher, Dwarts, and people who define the space I breed in: John Chizoba Vincent, Ben Sam, Ola […]
There comes a time in the life of every man when he feels he’s made grievous mistakes and has ugly which frowns against the possibilities of a new life. Most times we desire to heal from the outside, trying so hard to find true happiness from the outside world. Let this 97 pages book show […]
TO THE LADY WHOSE HEART I NEVER HAD Dear Friend, I never expressed this to you, but I love you.I love seeing you day in and day out while we each go on with our college careers. It doesn’t matter if it is early in the morning, going to or from class, at the hotel […]
Growing up a girl is not easy. You’re teased because you’re not the prettiest nor the smartest nor the sexiest. Boys pick on you because society tells them that’s acceptable behavior. You can’t walk down the sidewalk without being constantly paranoid of your surroundings and just who might be watching you. You’re seen as a […]
Press Release: Book Launch of “Quills from Africa 30: Long Walk to Home” and the Freedom Magazine Second Edition.
They told us that Nigerians are the worst of Africa, so we told them our own stories. – Hatfield, Pretoria, 30th of November 2017 Today it’s Libya, it was xenophobia and death for 26 Nigerian women who attempted to cross the ocean, now buried in Italy. There is only anger and hate for this black nation, we […]
Conventional wisdom tells us that scars fade over time. But they don’t always fade on their own. Whether physical or emotional, diminishing scars is a process that takes work. Heck! A whole lotta patience too. May years ago I stumbled into a large bowl of boiling oil which badly burnt my left arm and left limbs. In the weeks and months […]
Lasting love has no boundaries or limitations. It seeks no reward for thriving in the imperfect nature of humanity, that which makes all of our personal connections so vastly unique. Real love triumphs over the most dangerous of evils; those that exist inside each and every one of us. The intricacies of who are intertwine […]
The Sun is a reader-supported ad-free magazine. They’ve been described in many ways: celebratory, fierce, unflinching, thoughtful, truthful, dark, darkly funny, tender. Types Of Submissions: Writing: Writing from The Sun has won the Pushcart Prize and been selected for the Best American Essays and Best American Short Storiesanthologies. They publish nonfiction, fiction, and poetry. The Sun […]