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  1. Piano Blues- A Short Story

    This short fiction piece by Echezonachukwu Nduka  tells a young woman's story of slowly falling in love with the piano- and the unintended consequences. If you're a writer and would like to be featured on the ZODML blog, send a pitch to editoria ...

    Echezonachukwu.Nduka - 2015-01-08 10:58

  2. Full Glare- a Short Story by Solace Chukwu

    As they bow their heads to say grace, Tunde’s gratefulness knows no bounds. He does not close his eyes, but traces the patterns on the table cloth, letting the benediction eddy around him like ripples of water, his eyes following the curves and flourishes ...

    ZODML - 2015-01-12 11:43

  3. Shortbread- A Short Story

    Another great short story by  Adewunmi Adekanmbi, the voice behind the fantastic blog  Kool Story  - share your thoughts in the comments.  A writer yourself?  Send your short stories, nonfiction pieces, book reviews, and poems to  editorial@zodml.org  for ...

    ZODML - 2015-01-08 14:58

  4. Fiction: A Love Story by Pat Omanu

    I was bored, and in that state I am unable to write. It was two weeks to Valentine’s Day and I had promised to send a love story to my sister’s magazine to be published as part of its Valentine’s Day special issue. As the deadline neared and her ‘how far? ...

    ZODML - 2015-01-13 09:31

  5. Jesus Is My Lover Now- a Short Story by Ifeoma Dibiaezue

    Torture Mike was proud of his name; he felt it weakened the resolve of anyone that was foolish enough to try to take him on. Most of the people that had had anything to do with him had some tale of woe and torment to tell, but they were thought to be the ...

    ZODML - 2015-01-13 16:38

  6. The Princess and the Pirate by Radha Opubor

    Princess Aleretta-Rose was very bored. She had already rock-climbed, run, and ridden Alana (her golden horse). Now it was time to take a walk to the lagoon by her garden. She put on her dress and strolled to the lagoon, her blonde hair bouncing. Captain J ...

    ZODML - 2015-01-14 10:43

  7. Welcome Mat–A Short Story

    Adewunmi Adekanmbi's blog This week, we are pleased to feature another great story from Adewunmi Adekanmbi's  Kool Story blog.  Are you a writer? Send your short fiction, poetry, opinion pieces and book reviews to  editorial@zodml.org  for a cha ...

    Adewunmi Adekanmbi - 2015-01-14 13:38

  8. To Cut a Long Story Short: 'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button' by F. Scott Fitzgerald

    A refreshingly short story for your reading pleasure, courtesy of ZODML. Write short stories yourself? Why not enter our short story competition? Unless you've been living under a literary rock for the past few months, you will have heard that F. Sco ...

    ZODML - 2015-01-14 15:09

  9. Dilemma- A Short Story

    Onome Akrah's blog This week,  Onome Akrah  shares her story on love and dilemma. Are you a writer? Send your short fiction, poetry, opinion pieces and book reviews to  editorial@zodml.org  for a chance to be featured on the ZODML blog.     “You look ...

    Onome Akrah - 2015-01-21 09:10

  10. “I’d Wear Them on Monday.”- A Short Story

    Patricia Ogunleye's blog We are pleased to feature a hilarious story by Patricia Ogunleye. Are you a writer? Send your short fiction, poetry, opinion pieces and book reviews to  editorial@zodml.org  for a chance to be featured on the ZODML blog.   “O ...

    Patricia Ogunleye - 2015-01-29 14:17