Tag: stories

The beauty of a park bench.

As I was walking through the park one summer’s evening with my family and puppy, something caught my eye. It was this bench. Nothing out of the ordinary right? Take a closer look. The only reason I saw it was because I had stopped for a moment with Ben to chat and the dappled evening…

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1st Draft Completed!

I can’t believe it, but I can say that my 1st draft it complete! I also have to say that it also felt…anti-climatic. Not that I expected fireworks or a band to jump out and sing to me. Or even a contract for a book deal to fall mysteriously into my lap. But there was…

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My sister, the serial killer.

The character’s main voice, Korede is simple and provides clarity to the twist and turns of her tight rope existence of being the elder sister of a serial killer, Ayoola. What fun! I know that is strange to say, but it such an immersive story. I feel like I am there with Korede, in her…

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The art of storytelling.

I am in the middle of editing and re-writing my story. There have been a couple of moments where I wanted to cry, to pull my hair out or just completely delete the story. What stops me is the fact that my story is no longer in me, it is living and breathing on the…

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1st Draft Complete

I can’t believe it, but I can say that my 1st draft it complete! I also have to say that it also felt…anti-climatic. Not that I expected fireworks or a band to jump out and sing to me. Or even a contract for a book deal to fall mysteriously into my lap. But there was…

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Motherhood so far.

This morning, I sent my two little cherubs off to school with their father. Two boys that are now six and four.  Has it been easy? No. Has it been the best time of my life? Yes. You have to understand that I did not want to become a mother, that does not mean I…

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