Writing is a feeling

The growing interest in the art of writing and publishing is encouraging but not enough. Now, more than ever, writers must exploit their talents to benefit communities globally. Victor Hugo’s words, “Nothing is more powerful than an idea whose time has come,” is a huge reminder that if we have the power to share ideas…

The printed book: A dying artform

In recent years, the publishing industry has seen significant changes, with emerging technologies challenging the landscape most of us grew up in. The rise of eBooks and audiobooks has not only increased accessibility to a wide variety of reading material but has also ignited a heated debate between physical and electronic formats. Despite the enduring…

Empowering Voices: Unveiling the Tapestry of Muslim Women Authors in South Africa

As our association of Muslim women authors in South Africa begins its journey, we are thrilled to delve deeper into the vibrant narratives that shape our collective identity. Following our introductory post that offered a glimpse into the inception of our organization, this second blog post aims to unfold the rich tapestry of stories and…

Introducing AMWASA

In recent years, a powerful movement has emerged among Muslim women authors who are reclaiming their narratives and sharing their stories through the art of literature. While these writers are gaining well-deserved recognition for their contributions to the literary world, they encounter persistent challenges in getting their work published and promoted. To surmount these obstacles,…