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 itContinue reading “Shortlisted For the Golden Door Award 2021!”

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 appreciateContinue reading “Bring Them Flowers”

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 topicContinue reading “Writing On Medium”

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’llContinue reading “Read”

Waiting For Perfection? Think Again!

This is for the writers 🥰 📝✍️… Good morning! I thought I’d share a huge tip which, I think, really changed my life. You see, I’m a book worm and forever reading other people’s work, failing in love with it and trying it myself. The thing is, my own words ALWAYS fall short compared toContinue reading “Waiting For Perfection? Think Again!”

Finding Peace Through Prayer and Love is Available on Amazon!

Part 1 Chapter 1 Today I’d like to introduce my first chapter to you. It covers how my life changed after 9/11, how I came to practice Islam more seriously and how my identity has helped shaped my faith, and ultimately, my relationship with Allah. I kickstart this short and snappy audio series with theContinue reading “Finding Peace Through Prayer and Love is Available on Amazon!”

Mental Health 2020

Hey guys, I’m so excited to show this to you. In my first week as Non-Fiction Editor at The Remnant Archive I’ve been blessed to work on this awesome project with our hard-working team. It’s so important to take every moment that we go through seriously. To take stock of the situation and not expectContinue reading “Mental Health 2020”

How to Cope When Imposter Syndrome Rears Its Ugly Head

Hi guys, I’m super excited to share my latest blog post with you. It’s been published on Loveandvice.com and is on Imposter Syndrome…Please do comment below if you’d like to add anything to the discussion. How to Cope When Imposter Syndrome Rears Its Ugly Head

Why You Don’t Need to Be a Qualified Teacher to Homeschool

Can anyone teach? Many people used to believe that home education wasn’t even possible without a teaching qualification. Now that we’ve all had a taste of home education during Lockdown 2020, maybe even you will agree that you don’t need to be a professional teacher to teach! Unusual Circumstances The conditions during Covid 19 wereContinue reading “Why You Don’t Need to Be a Qualified Teacher to Homeschool”

An Up and a Down in My Freelancing Journey

Things are not always straight forward in life. My new career choice is one of them. Freelancing has highs and lows. This week I have lost some regular work from a trusted client. It’s got me hustling and pitching like crazy again. I was kinda down because I was relying on the extra cash toContinue reading “An Up and a Down in My Freelancing Journey”