Category Archives: Writing

5 Ways To Still Pull Off Your Book Launch

Assalamu aleikum! Read the full post here on the Fofky’s Blog. Thanks for reading, Papatya*

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“Even in the Breaks” by Hend Hegazi — A Review

Assalamu aleikum, Please check out an upcoming release by Author Hend Hegazi insha’Allah. Read the review here on Fofky’s Blog. Visit the author here. Even in the Breaks launches on Feb 16th, 2020 insha’Allah. You can attend the free Facebook … Continue reading

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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

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The Library Clerk’s e-Shop

Assalamu aleikum! ^_^ https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07ZMGTQKR How is it like for a Black immigrant Muslim woman to navigate life in the US while trying to stay legal? In The Library Clerk’s e-Shop, you get an idea. The Library Clerk’s e-Shop is set … Continue reading

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

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

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

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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

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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

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“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

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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*

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“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

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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  

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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

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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

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

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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…

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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

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The Five Qualities of Great Blog Posts

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Library Fun and Different Foodies…

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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…

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#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

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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

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