Category Archives: Writing

OKADABOOKS!

Assalamu aleikum dear African readers, My books are now available at OKADABOOKS  in Nigeria via the app alhamdullilah. Please spread the word to help a sister out :). See the list of the books I have out there here. Africa … Continue reading

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Work at Home Worries

Bismillah, Since I can remember, I have met a couple of men (uncles and friends from Africa) who think that women should only stay home and not have a job out of the house. Of course, this opinion never sat … Continue reading

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SISTERS READS: Generation M, New Muslims New Style

  Written by Shelina Janmohamed. Reviewed by Papatia Feauxzar. Published by I.B. Tauris Shelina Zahra Janmohamed, British author of award winning Love in a Headscarf and vice president of the Islamic Branding consultancy Ogilvy Noor, has just released her new … Continue reading

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Chains — Hayati Magazine

“One of the Vice Presidents is quite infatuated with you,” the server said close to her ear. “I’m not interested. I’m married,” the ebony girl replied with a haughty air, whipping her pony tail about. The server girl sighed and … Continue reading

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…Centric — Hayati Magazine

“Yacüb,” she said to him calmly as she paused her series on TV, trying not to loose her temper like nth times before when this topic was back on the table. “I told you, in our culture, we address people … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction Stories — Hayati Magazine

upRoots Mansa wanted his kingdom to remain prosperous and powerful so he had to act fast. The depopulation of the area was quite alarming. Becoming a slave or a slave seller were out of the question. Depleting sources of gold … Continue reading

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NANO … 2016 Edition

Assalamu aleikum…my post disappeared…Let’s try again…Let’s hope I wasn’t hacked! My 2015 Nano novel is in editing alhamdullilah. It will be out out by 2017 insha’Allah. This year, I want to try to write as much as I can on … Continue reading

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On Leaving Facebook

Assalamu aleikum readers and bloggers, I left Facebook! Do I hate this platform? No, on the contrary it was a very good way to connect with people. However, because I have higher priorities like maintaining my sanity, my loyalty to … Continue reading

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The Writer

Bismillah, The Writer The writer has the gift of vision The writer sees the past The writer lives the present The writer imagines the future The writer has the gift of vision The writer listens to the unsung The writer … Continue reading

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Spin-Off Cité: A Collection of Flash Fiction Stories (FREE ON AMAZON FOR FIVE DAYS)

Assalamu aleikum bloggers! If you read all my published stories, 4 out of the 11 stories in this collection, Spin-Off Cité , will make sense to you. The free promotion starts on 10/24/2016 and ends on 10/28/2016 Below is the link: https://www.amazon.com/Spin-Off-Cité-Collection-Fiction-Stories-ebook/dp/B01M8LQX0KContinue reading

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Nabila’s Garden – A Review — Hayati Magazine

Nabila’s Garden is a 172 page poetry collection by Hawa Fuseini, a 23-year-old Nigerian and Ghanaian Muslim. I found the collection inspiring at times, preachy at times, and a bit naive at other instances. I say naive because even when … Continue reading

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Catch Me by Na’ima B. Robert — Hayati Magazine

Catch Me is a collection of poetry I started reading a while back but I had to stop because my emotions weren’t on point. With poetry I have to be in the reflective zone otherwise, the words don’t permeate and … Continue reading

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Writerly Services — Brooke’s Workshop

Specializing in content for multi-cultural and Muslim audiences Editing By editing I mean copy editing, whereby I meticulously go over your document and make sure your grammar, word usage, sentence structure and punctuation is orderly before you reveal your work … Continue reading

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Other Services

Papatia Feauxzar offers translation services  (English and French) for full length short stories and novels. For more details, leave a comment. Source: Other Services

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Goodreads’ Book Giveaway For BLOOM

Assalamu aleikum, If you live in the USA, here is your chance to enter a book giveaway for a collection of three of my sultry reads. Goodreads Book Giveaway BLOOM by Papatia Feauxzar Giveaway ends October 15, 2016. See the … Continue reading

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Writing Tips and Some

There are many things you will read online about writing or even blogging but what these tips don’t always tell you is what I’m about to share with you. This is all by trial and error by the way. #1 … Continue reading

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L’Américaine – Part 8 — Hayati Magazine (French & English)

Femta Compaoré est une mère célibataire qui tente de divorcer de son premier mari Obê quand Uthman entre dans sa vie à un point où elle croit qu’elle n’a plus d’espace dans son cœur pour l’amour. Lit sur Amazon. ©Papatia … Continue reading

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L’Américaine – Part 6 — Hayati Magazine (French & English)

Femta Compaoré est une mère célibataire qui tente de divorcer de son premier mari Obê quand Uthman entre dans sa vie à un point où elle croit qu’elle n’a plus d’espace dans son cœur pour l’amour. Lit sur Amazon. ©Papatia … Continue reading

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A Young Adult Book For Eid Gifting!

Bismillah, Earlier this year, I declared that I wanted to sell 20,000 copies of my young adult book The Ducktrinors : Hanifa Book 1. We’re half way through the year and to be honest, I have not sold landslide amounts. … Continue reading

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How to Start a Publishing House like Djarabi Kitabs Publishing

Assalamu aleikum, Very often, I get asked about how to self-publish books. Because I believe there is enough sun for all of us, I always try to help to the best of my ability with my answers. Sometimes, I make … Continue reading

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