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WRITER, PHOTOGRAPHER, LANGUAGE ENTHUSIAST, COFFEE LOVER, AFRICAN.


Hi! I am Emmanuella Omonigho, resident storyteller and award winning author of Stars in a Beautiful Night.

THE THING ABOUT LIFE IS THAT IT THRIVES ON THE UNEXPECTED

When KIISHI, a young celebrity on campus falls deeply into a swamp of despair, he decides to end it all before he can go further. But he finds a strange stranger who fills in as another form of distraction from his pains.

FUMNANYA chooses to isolate herself from her agony. She can pretend to be okay as long as she’s far from home. The not-so-funny talkative she meets at the lagoon, on the other hand, can see through her every disguise.

As the two strangers keep interacting, one begins to heal and the other finds their ripped edge injured beyond repair…

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Creative Writing & Storytelling 101

Originally posted on WattNigeria:
With Emmanuella Omonigho Introduction to Storytelling Everybody is a born storyteller. It comes in different ways, but the most informal method could be described as when your friend asks you about the latest episode of a show you both are loyal to, and then you take it upon yourself to explain, scene by scene—and if possible, word for word. Or maybe relaying that gossip that you heard from a friend of a friend (in Doja Cats voice). …

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