The Death of Vivek Oji – Akwaeke Emezi

Title: The Death of Vivek OjiAuthor: Akwaeke EmeziPublished by: Faber & FaberPublication date: 6th May 2021Genre: Contemporary FictionPages: 256Format: PaperbackSource: Private Collection Buy the Book – Amazon Buy the Book – Kindle Blurb/Synopsis One afternoon, a mother opens her front door to find the length of her son’s body stretched out on the veranda, swaddled in akwete material, his…

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Waking the Dead

A bit before Christmas, I expressed an interest in writing. All within a world that I was creating – Oure. Then lockdown hit the UK and everything became about surviving the winter. Anything other than reading felt like a struggle. Now that longer, warmer days are here I feel able and ready to pick things…

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The Existence of Amy – Lana Grace Riva

Title: The Existence of AmyAuthor: Lana Grace RivaPublished by: Independently publishedPublication date: 2nd August 2019Genre: Psychological FictionPages: 283Format: PaperbackSource: Lana Grace Riva Buy the Book – Amazon Blurb/Synopsis Amy has a normal life. That is, if you were to go by a definition of ‘no obvious indicators of peculiarity’, and you didn’t know her very well. She has good…

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Never far from Nowhere – Andrea Levy

Title: Never far from Nowhere Author: Andrea Levy Published by: Headline Review Publication date: Aug 8th 1996 Genre: General Fiction Pages: 288 Format: Paperback Source: Bury Library Buy the Book: Amazon. This was one of my ‘my son is playing up, grab the first book I can’ visits to the local library – I know there is a huge thing of…

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Hello everyone~

How are we today? I am trying to kickstart my creativity again by attempting to write some Aliens flash fictions. Just some short extracts of about 500-1000 words. This might be a little long compared to others, but I don’t think Flash Fiction has a widely accepted length. It’ll just be some simple, easy things…

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