Category Archives: Writing

How Long Should Your Story Be?

Assalamu aleikum! When you set out to write what came to you, how long should it be? The answer is, it depends. Alhamdullilah, I have written : One stand alone flash fiction story and two collection of flash fiction stories. They … Continue reading

Posted in Writing | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Coming Soon : The Library Clerk’s e-Shop!

Assalamu aleikum! ^_^ My newest book is coming out soon insha’Allah! Take a look… Only in paperback though… So, I change my mind ok…Link to pre-order the eBook below, lol! https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07ZMGTQKR To the reader who buys my eBooks to only … Continue reading

Posted in Muslim Fiction, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Safar 1441 / October 2019’s Book Club Pick — Unlikely Friends by Sahar Abdulaziz

Assalamu aleikum! Read it at Fofky’s Blog here. Thanks,

Posted in book club, Reading, Writing | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Dhul-Qadah 1440 / July 2019’s Book Club Pick — Love from A to Z by S.K.Ali

Originally posted on A Ducktrinor Mom:
Read the transcript here.

Posted in Fofky's, Reading, Writing | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Papatia Feauxzar Quits Corporate America to Become a Writer and Publisher

Papatia Feauxzar is an American author, barista, and publisher of West African descent living in Dallas, Texas with her son and husband. She holds a master’s degree in Accounting with a concentration in Personal Finance. After working as an accountant … Continue reading

Posted in Interviews, Writing | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

PRESS RELEASE : “WHAT AM I? BOOK 2” BY ASIILA IMANI & PAPATIA FEAUXZAR

A MUSLIM PICTURE BOOK DEDICATED TO MULTI-ETHNICITY CHILDREN AROUND THE WORLD DALLAS, TX — June 1st, 2019. DJARABI KITABS PUBLISHING has officially released What Am I ? Book 2 by African American Muslim Author Asiila Imani and Ivorian American Muslim Author Papatia … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Literature, Writing | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

“Woke and Loud” is out!

Assalamu aleikum! Alhamdullilah, three of my ❤️ felt poems are included in WOKE & LOUD: A Faith-Based Medley of Muslim Poetry & Spoken Word. Edited by Laila Hasib, Woke and Loud is a kaleidoscope of visions, beliefs, voices, emotions and … Continue reading

Posted in Writing | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Some Ramadan and Eid Books Recommendations

Assalamu aleikum! These books are available on Amazon and/or at https://www.djarabikitabs.com/bookstore . Thank you! Papatya*

Posted in Reading, Writing | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

“Here With You” by Umm Afraz Muhammed — An Online Book Launch

Interviewer: Papatia Feauxzar at Fofky’s Interviewee: Umm Afraz Muhammed Here With You– An Interview with the Author Umm Afraz has authored several short books on self-help but today she is at our bookstore to discuss her debut novel Here With … Continue reading

Posted in Muslim Fiction, women, Writing | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Thought-Provokers: North Dallas

Assalamu aleikum! Rejoice for they have been accepted in Jannah. On another note, please check an article where I was featured recently. Don’t call me haha! I don’t pick up my phone, lol! Wassalam, Papatia  

Posted in Daily Living, Writing | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Unlikely Friends — Pocono Liars Club

Irwin is not only the local Librarian; he’s also a book snob and an all-around grouch. There’s nothing he values more than his privacy. As a loner, he’s happy to be surrounded by books instead of subjected to the incessant … Continue reading

Quote | Posted on by | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

3 Books by Muslim Women to Inspire You in Marriage and Life

Muslim women continue to unveil their true identities to the unbeknownst outside world which concluded what they are is simply oppressed and staid. Here are three poignant anthologies that work to dispel the prejudice, show the Muslim woman’s pride, reclaim … Continue reading

Posted in Daily Living, women, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Interview with Umm Juwayriyah, creator of the first Muslim Fiction App

Originally posted on The Muslim Write:
Umm Juwayriyah, MA is the: – 2018 Highlights Foundation Fellow – #MuslimGirlsReader Founder and – New England Muslim Sisters Association Editor-in-Chief She is also the author of the As Sabr Publications Best Sellers: The…

Posted in Muslim Fiction, Reading, Writing | Tagged , | Leave a comment

A Wan(on)derer’s Roots

In the name of The Finder I don’t know where my roots are in dunya Today I’m an American And a Turkish wife Yesterday, I was an Ivorian because of the melting pot of African countries found in this unique … Continue reading

Posted in Poems, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Five Qualities of Great Blog Posts

Posted in Reading, Writing | Tagged | Leave a comment

Library Fun and Different Foodies…

Originally posted on A Ducktrinor Mom:
Assalamu aleikum! My son and I love to go to the library. It’s in walking distance but we drive due to the heat these days…Lazies…We know. Today, he did the most peculiar thing or…

Posted in Children's Literature, Cookbooks, Writing | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

#MuslimBookClub III

Bismillah ar-rahmani ar-rahimi Assalamu aleikum! Welcome to #MuslimBookClub third edition!!! We have several books on the roaster. Grab your drink and enjoy reading our thoughts on the books selected. Don’t go anywhere until you have read it all and perhaps … Continue reading

Posted in Reading, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

5 Steps To Write & Design Your Cookbook Like A Professional

Assalamu aleikum! 1) In a word document, dump all your recipes. Just write them. There will be time to edit later. Just get them out on paper first. 2) Take good and simple pictures. If you have old pictures of … Continue reading

Posted in Cookbooks, Muslim Shelf Space, Reading, Writing | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

The Ducktrinors I & II – A Review by The Tsundoku Chronicles

Originally posted on A Ducktrinor Mom:
“I really enjoyed this book. It was so nice to see Muslim characters and I love that more books are coming out with Muslim rep. When I first heard of the book I was really…

Posted in Muslim Fiction, Writing, Young Adult (YA) Literature | Tagged | Leave a comment

PRESS RELEASE : ‘EXPENDABLE’ BY SAHAR ABDULAZIZ

  EXPENDABLE: GROUNDBREAKING, UNPREDICTABLE, WELL-WRITTEN. DALLAS, TX — July 1st, 2018. DJARABI KITABS PUBLISHING officially released Expendable by American Author Sahar AbdulAziz. Although Expendable is her fifth novel being published, it has seniority over AdbulAziz’s timely and critically acclaimed political … Continue reading

Posted in By the Roman, Worship, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment