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Tobi Ogundiran @tobi_thedreamer Province of Penza, Russia

Writer of Dark and Fantastical tales in @BCSmagazine @fiyahlitmag @thedarkmagazine @tordotcom | Agent: @johnjarrold

1,185 Following   1,567 Followers   2,847 Tweets

Joined Twitter 3/4/17


Which gods do I have to sacrifice to for some good news?Sees "fiction novel" https://t.co/vPmrL6UM1CA final reminder that this week's Twitter q&a on writing and publishing will take place between 7 and 8pm, UK time… https://t.co/8EnjF1dsI8
Retweeted by Tobi OgundiranWhy say science fiction when you mean fantasy? Why say fantasy when you mean science fiction?
10/28
2020
The Princess and The SpiderAh the Gmail icon has changed @BrentCLambert @davaunsanders A true honourYou know how folks in basketball look back fondly on the dream team? This is how I feel about this line-up of write… https://t.co/fS3FPf1TvY
Retweeted by Tobi OgundiranAnd if you weren't aware of the all-star line up behind this anthology, here they are. They deserve your engagement… https://t.co/Cmha2g0pSP
Retweeted by Tobi OgundiranCITY OF BRASS x TEN THOUSAND DOORS OF JANUARY Amir carries spices to distant lands across ancient portals known as… https://t.co/sfNPo6ZuTi
Retweeted by Tobi Ogundiran @TimHardieAuthor I tell you
10/27
2020
@wnwagner Those look like some pretty shocked ghostsWe move @JeremySzal Congrats! This deserves celebration!
10/26
2020
@ElleHM I think everyone should do thisMe collecting names like they're rare minerals https://t.co/eysvT5yQwV @pauljessup @tadethompson @RASmithPSL Yep. Thoroughly enjoyed it @K_tops Searching for an editor amenable to my whimsy @K_tops Gaddamn it KanyinIf I have to hear one more when is the book coming ... @6lackCulture @fiyahlitmag @tordotcom Thanks!This is such a terrific and chilling piece of flash fiction. I found myself punching my fist in the air at the end. https://t.co/uwQ3Qqp81y
Retweeted by Tobi Ogundiran @prashatsa Thanks bro. Victory fist bump! 💪🏽 @tobi_thedreamer @fiyahlitmag @tordotcom Absolutely breathtaking work. I was always suspicious of flash fiction (I’… https://t.co/khFfCs8YVG
Retweeted by Tobi Ogundiran @LadyMirth @fiyahlitmag @tordotcom Thank you, Phoebe!This flash fiction story packs a punch. Masterful fury. https://t.co/ZN7edzonLf
Retweeted by Tobi Ogundiran @elizawchan Thanks for reading, Eliza!
10/25
2020
@sillysyntax https://t.co/wFtaEu7DvS @TimHardieAuthor I don't remember. But I pulled it off the shelf in the coffee shop @K_tops https://t.co/OI9Kx75OBk @Miss_Ahdynn Thank you! I figured If I’d wear glasses I might as well rock emMe pretending to read https://t.co/0uEcRqXXY3 @nameshiv @priyachandscifi Yeah this is most likely where the demonisation stems from. Show not tell has become the word of god @luna_luminarium Yeah I vote for making it the default again, or at least not ostracizing it to the past @ashokkbanker I know right! @tadethompson Hard agree. I always ignore prescriptive writing advice. Lord knows how many good stories were never… https://t.co/Pk19wUjdRS @sillysyntax Absolutely delightful to read when deployed by a skilled authorI still believe there’s space for third person Omni. It lends a certain quality to tales https://t.co/pDTJJ8Bw9g
10/24
2020
Here Sits His Ignominy by @tobi_thedreamer on @tordotcom is a short epistolary piece establishing an alternate wor… https://t.co/GgqO1aqyb0
Retweeted by Tobi Ogundiran @HerLizardness @tordotcom Thanks for reading!.@falzthebahdguy is part of Nigeria's #EndSars protests. Is he afraid for his life? He says no. "We have a seriousl… https://t.co/s9zJmZMWRv
Retweeted by Tobi Ogundiran @wnwagner Sounds like something a 2000 year old vampire would sayFalz for president ẹdakun @Sarah75795819 Those books are wonderful @cechomps I definitely will! ThanksBut eventually something disrupts the harmony - an impertinent look, meagre portions, A doesn't understand why B sh… https://t.co/wGzrKLRtAkThe sci-fi authors are on to something: earth is dying, humanity's last hope is scrapped together and fired off int… https://t.co/jO52ohaLVCAs evidenced by history, conflict is a the core of the human experience. Where two or three are gathered - it might… https://t.co/kfyoW0viZhIs it possible for a true utopia to exist? Where every one just lives in harmony ? ... I'm inclined to think, noHard agree https://t.co/t3OA9yjjd0
10/23
2020
This is a truly brilliant story by @usmantm of tricksters and proud sorcerers and crafty gods. Well worth the read! https://t.co/vmcUgpiCmV
10/22
2020
It's noms season. & I have an 18k word Africanfuturistic novella in the Dominion Anthology, free to read on my webs… https://t.co/M9XqUkbZPr
Retweeted by Tobi Ogundiran @louisevanswrite LMAO this is perfectI'm unshackling my whimsy with this WIP @GabrielFowope Read a lot, especially in the genre you want to write, then write a lot. You may seem derivative at… https://t.co/jrv6np3sU1 @GabrielFowope Thanks for your kind words. I'm glad you enjoyed it!Nigeria is a bloody dystopia right now, the government shooting its citizens @LPKindred @prismaticamag Congrats! More power to youThis is what happens when you elect a dictator to office. Once a dictator, always a dictator. I am saddened and dis… https://t.co/KwliYCPrZl
10/21
2020
Why would you shoot at your own peacefully protesting citizens??? #EndSARS @OfWolfandMouse Take every writing advice as suggestive not prescriptive, I always say. @luna_luminarium It’s really tough writing a book. The constant swing between omg I love this and god what is this… https://t.co/tgmScQn99i @Ifeatu_ You all were pervy little teenagers ☠️Ifeatu pls explain yourself https://t.co/rfB6BAyuny @nameshiv This was pretty common in Lagos but even our trains have packed up smhReupping this. Already got some cool recommendations and would like more https://t.co/WxUDbPiVv1#WritingCommunity Read this. Read this now!👇🏽 A short but powerful retort to the white saviour trope that currentl… https://t.co/DVUjQGjh8E
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10/20
2020
@Penprince_ This guy is a compound fool for real @JibrailRaha That it was*weeps with joy* https://t.co/8oYOvLvBQC @sl_huang OMG thank you! @Penprince_ @fiyahlitmag @tordotcom Thank you! @BrentCLambert @davaunsanders Thank you fam 🙏🏽"Here Sits His Ignominy" by @tobi_thedreamer is a letter to the perpetrators of colonialism and exploitation.… https://t.co/XINmXEVNZq
Retweeted by Tobi OgundiranHuge thanks to @davaunsanders and @BrentCLambertI traveled 500 years into the past, and rewrote history with a single letter, creating a timeline in which we did n… https://t.co/UbimPGrQ5hFlash fiction has been one of those categories that I’ve squinted at from afar with suspicion, because how well can… https://t.co/uUMvr2JWSAI’m pleased to announce my new story in Breathe FIYAH (an anthology of flash fiction produced in collaboration betw… https://t.co/8i6xwCGpHo#BreatheFIYAH continues! Keep watching this space for some great fiction produced by @tordotcom and ourselves. "He… https://t.co/alXFt5GF7s
Retweeted by Tobi OgundiranBREATHE FIYAH, a flash fiction collaboration with @fiyahlitmag, goes live today! Check back every half hour for sto… https://t.co/5hoFKVhmIN
Retweeted by Tobi OgundiranSticking the landing can be tough, as evidenced by the shitty season finales of beloved shows. Tough, but not impo… https://t.co/u22Q27qjbT
10/19
2020
Shoutout to @Ellethevillain for standing in solidarity with the Nigerian youth in our protests #EndSARS ✊🏾
10/18
2020
An unsuspecting mother angers an ancient entity, with dastardly consequences for her ... and her children https://t.co/flnhL2BySIDeath and rebirth is explored in this piece, in which an Abiku struggles with her spirit companion as she tries to… https://t.co/A4X7PjvGIiSpooky season is upon us, allow me to acquaint you with the chilling offerings of my dark mind. A threadMy Theatre Arts teacher bringing the receipts, ladies and gents https://t.co/TZxpsLhFpeOmo jack gave us our #EndSARS animation😩 and for the first time ever, it’s the retweet button 😭❤️
Retweeted by Tobi OgundiranOur lord Sanderson https://t.co/NtSCZOx3RK
10/17
2020
@BrentCLambert It's like the jitters before an exam, but THIS exam you and the team already passed @BrentCLambert It's going to be lit!Just finished this absolute stunner of a book by @pdjeliclark and whew!It's brilliant, fresh, highly inventive, and… https://t.co/93ei8ae10O @dilmandila @LunaPressGlobal Huge congrats Dilman!
10/16
2020
@shaunduke Both titles inspired me as a kid, especially The Palmwine Drinkard, written in Nigerian broken EnglishLocal man Amos Tutuola appeared twice on this list https://t.co/CBwu7OHBdDI'm so fucking proud of the Nigerian youth @ErnestOgunyemi Happy birthday!
10/15
2020
@Penprince_ Thanks bro. We move 💪🏽 @BrentCLambert Fam, I’ve got things cooking! You and @davaunsanders out here doing the Lord’s work putting us Black folks on the map 🙏🏽 @TimHardieAuthor Can't wait for the world to read what we've got cookingAn abundance of riches is absolutely right. @zabebent, @jeninthelib, @wcdunlap_tales, @Lisa_teabag,… https://t.co/SvopU3H01N
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10/14
2020

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