Short Stories

We have got a collection of riveting and suspenseful stories authored by writers from different backgrounds. If you love fascinating stories like us, you will find some lovely ones here.

ONE DARK NIGHT by Oloruntobi Ayomikun

ONE DARK NIGHT by Oloruntobi Ayomikun

ONE DARK NIGHTby Oloruntobi Ayomikun Second Runner-up of the 2021 Kreative Diadem Annual Creative Writing Contest (Flash Fiction Category) “Stop dia!”  The Policeman shouts as he shines his large flashlight at our oncoming vehicle. The bus driver nearly loses his hand...

A CHRISTMAS PRESENT by Gordon Aywa Anjili

A CHRISTMAS PRESENT by Gordon Aywa Anjili

A CHRISTMAS PRESENT by Gordon Aywa Anjili The piercing ring of the alarm awoke him. He forced himself on his back, raised his torso and rested on his elbows. He glanced at the clock. It was still dark and he could not read the time. He switched on the bed light and...

BITS by Chantelle Makenwa Chiwetalu

BITS by Chantelle Makenwa Chiwetalu

BITS by Chantelle Makenwa Chiwetalu She wonders how the conductor will look dead. Bruised, battered eyes the size of coconuts. No, eye. She has never seen anyone with two swollen eyes. As she gets on the bus, she wonders what will happen if the passengers gang up on...

THE SCREAMS IN THE SILENCE by Samuel Oladele

THE SCREAMS IN THE SILENCE by Samuel Oladele

THE SCREAMS IN THE SILENCE  by Samuel Oladele The get-together venue was two-hundred kilometers away. Slouched in the front passenger seat in Michael's Audi, I pictured my obituary glued on every wall in my street. GONE TOO SOON. Perhaps I was seconds to my obituary...

HOW BODIES BECOME FLUID by Ibe Obasiota

HOW BODIES BECOME FLUID by Ibe Obasiota

HOW BODIES BECOME FLUID by Ibe Obasiota Shortlist (Top Six) of the 2019 Kreative Diadem Annual Creative Writing Contest (Flash Fiction Category) I)Love is a verb with wings; a free verb that makes itself into a ghost; a dark spectral that walks into our midst and...

TO PULL A LION’S TAIL by Boloere Seibidor

TO PULL A LION’S TAIL by Boloere Seibidor

TO PULL A LION'S TAIL by Boloere Seibidor Shortlist (Top Six) of the 2019 Kreative Diadem Annual Creative Writing Contest (Flash Fiction Category) Two days ago, there was another cold-blooded murder down Wellington Drive, riling up trepidation in the city.What...

THE FALLEN ANGEL by Ebeigbe Brian

THE FALLEN ANGEL by Ebeigbe Brian

THE FALLEN ANGELby Ebeigbe Brian The Fallen Angel - Second Runner-up of the 2019 Kreative Diadem Annual Creative Writing Contest (Flash Fiction Category) The door let loose an agonizing creak as it slowly leaned open. Crumbled paint and what he could only assume to be...

Isolation

Our third issue ever, "Isolation" is out. We had thought-provoking conversations with Alexis Teyie and Tobi Nifesi. It's a collection of works from some of the finest minds out there -- poetry, short stories, interviews, and creative essays.

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