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Lizzy Oyebola Oyekunle September 23, 2018

  YOU NEED TO READ THIS BLOG POST!   The first edition of De-Raconteur Writing Course kicked off on the 1st of July and ran its course through to the 7th of July.       We were supposed to say our b-y-e then as planned but projects were given to students which ran through […]

Lizzy Oyebola Oyekunle September 6, 2018

  SMALLVILLE COLLEGE EPISODE 6 Written by: Lizzy Oyebola Oyekunle     What is the matter with Cole? __ EARL I was seated in front of my flat awaiting Beverly’s call that she had arrived her place but there was no call. Even after we finished the vigil, there was still no call from her. […]

Taiwo Odion Ajayi July 9, 2018

TALK ABOUT IT Ajayi Taiwo Odion In Deborah’s room “Daddy, why all this” I cried, on my knees praying to God. “I am a very emotional person and you know it, why are you allowing me go through so much pain. I don’t even know what I did. I love Tolulope, Lord. I really do” […]

Taiwo Odion Ajayi July 7, 2018

THE BURIED PAST Ajayi Taiwo Odion I was so disturbed, I kept on asking myself series of questions. “Why did I even get myself into this? I am a whore, I am of no good, I have slept with 10 men, I have had 3 abortions, I have consumed drugs, of what good can I […]

Lizzy Oyebola Oyekunle March 19, 2018

SMALLVILLE COLLEGE (SMC) EPISODE 2 WRITTEN BY: LIZZY OYEBOLA OYEKUNLE Good evening dearest reader. I am so sorry for just getting across to you with the second episode of this beautiful story. Kindly forgive me as it was not intentional. In order for the story to be refreshed in your memory, I would like you […]

Lizzy Oyebola Oyekunle February 13, 2018

  THE AFTER-LEAP Written by: Lizzy Oyebola Oyekunle As I glanced over the several wraps of Shawarma, boxes of chocolate, bowls of candies and packs of fruit juice on the dressing table next to me, I wept!   “Holiness unto the Lord is my watchword and song…” My phone rang and my heart jumped into […]

Lizzy Oyebola Oyekunle January 2, 2018

FREE BOOK ALERT!- GLEANINGS   Oh yes! So, this is me welcoming you on board, de-raconteur.com again.   In the previous blog-post, I had told you that the blog is 2 today, right?   So, I want to appreciate you. Since the time the blog kicked off in January, 2016 till now, it has enjoyed […]

Lizzy Oyebola Oyekunle January 2, 2018

DE-RACONTEUR IS BACK AND 2     I hope you are not so angry with me, ehn. I just dropped the first episode of SMALLVILLE ACADEMY and left it that way…oh my!   I am deeply sorry! I am not sure you know how sorry I am but indeed, I am so sorry!   I […]

Lizzy Oyebola Oyekunle October 16, 2017

  Photo Credit: De-Raconteur pictures   SMALLVILLE COLLEGE (SVC) WRITTEN BY: LIZZY OYEBOLA OYEKUNLE EPISODE 1 “SmallVille College sir?” I asked, so confused. I didn’t know if I should be glad or start crying or even fight! As far as I knew, SmallVille College was not a school for such a person as me. It […]

Lizzy Oyebola Oyekunle July 5, 2017

TALITHA CUMI! (THE POSTLUDE) Written By: Lizzy Oyebola Oyekunle   I knocked for the umpteenth time!   “Bowen, please come have your food. It’s 6pm already and you have not eaten for two days” I called out again anxiously.   “Don’t worry ma. I will be fine. I am fine” He replied from inside the […]