Category: education

  • WRITING AND YOUR WELL-BEING PLUS A FREE WRITING INTRO CLASS

    YES! I do believe. Do you? P. S Writing and Well-being with Sidra Ansari. Don’t forget I am booking people in for a FREE INTRO TO WRITING CLASS in September- ALL WELCOME! Join me live on Friday 9th September at 10am for a FREE INTRO and then every Friday thereafter when we will begin a […]

  • Zaytuna Book Club 🤲🏼🥰

    “Women who read are dangerous” 😁💪🏽🌹Cannot believe one of my favourite shaykhs has begun a book club and is teaching a masterclass on reading!!AlhamduLillah! Woohoo!! Intro here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q4RXG1iGU9M ⁣.⁣.⁣.⁣.⁣.⁣ #bibliophile #book #bookaddict #bookaholic #bookblogger #bookclub #bookclubofinstagram #bookclubs #bookcommunity #bookish #booklove #booklover #booklovers #booknerd #bookobsessed #bookphotography #bookreview #books #booksbooksbooks #bookshelf #booksofinstagram #bookstagram #bookstagrammer #bookworm #goodreads #igreads […]

  • Time For A Shameless Plug!

    So today, and every Monday morning I’m starting a shameless plug thread and anyone can join in! Today, you can shout about anything you achieved in 2021. My book was published in Jan and helps women through the ups and downs of life! It also won a ‘truth & integrity’ award! I’ve also written 3 […]

  • Let’s Celebrate a Lifelong Learner!

    Hey lovely people, Today we have a guest post from the fabulous and highly inspirational lifelong adult learner, Zahida Azam. Zahida was asked to take part in the Learning and Work Institute’s 100 Year Birthday event this week which was attended by Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal. A huge congratulations to Zahida! You can […]

  • Shortlisted For the Golden Door Award 2021!

    Super thrilled that my book, Finding Peace Through Prayer and Love, published by @BeaconBooks has been shortlisted for the GOLDEN DOOR 2021 Award- Truth & Integrity of the Written Word!! Find out more here: GoldenDoorAwards.com/GoldenDoor2021 Why not join us on 4th September for the awards ceremony? In the meantime, if you haven’t already, buy it […]

  • Bring Them Flowers

    To the Writer’s Friend: If you know someone who is writing a novel take them out for lunch. If they’ve finished one- even if it never gets published- it’s a great feat and a huge sustained effort. Bring them flowers.My students laugh. I say I’m not kidding.” Natalie Goldberg Here is a reminder to appreciate […]

  • Writing On Medium

    Hey there aspiring writers, I’m hoping to write a little more on Medium. I’ve found it’s a fantastic platform on which to write non-fiction. If you’re patient and consistent with your articles there’s a chance of getting paid for your readership! The other advantage is that you don’t have to write about one niche topic […]

  • What Do Your Children Mean to You? Write About It!​

    On Twitter somebody asked whether having kids was all bad. What she had heard recently had put her off kids for life!! Oh dear 😬 This was my response. What’s yours? ⁣.⁣.⁣.⁣.⁣.⁣ #love #family #childrenarethebest #mykidsaremylife❤️ #mykids❤️ #happykids #kids #mykidsrock #mykidsmyworld #mykidshave4legs #happy #mykidsarerad #life #mykidsarethecutest #mykidsareawesome #momlife #childhood #instagood #children #childrenarethebest #mykidsaremyeverything #mykidsaremylife #mykidsloveme […]

  • Writing Does Not Freeze Us, It Frees Us!

    Dear aspiring writer, In learning the art of writing, we can get caught up in trying to write the right thing. Wouldn’t it be better to let the emotion of a certain memory set you free? You can try this by exploring your feelings when you pay attention to the world around you. Your exploration […]

  • Read

    Reading is a huge part of writing. Be inspired to create a masterpiece by studying how it’s done. Reading ANYTHING is part of your job as a writer. How cool is that?? (By the way daydreaming and staring out of the window are also excellent ways of spending your time as a writer, but we’ll […]