Dear Readers: Literary agents from dozens of agencies are inviting queries and submissions from Muslim writers in an “Open Call.” Our database currently includes agency guidelines and links to 92 individual agents participating in this exciting initiative.
Working “behind the screen” can serve as the ultimate hijab, but some worry that photos are essential to building trust with clients. What do you think?
Have you ever regretted accepting a freelance project? What did you learn from the experience? Your story may help another writer make good freelance decisions!
Books and other materials the whole family will enjoy.
People often idealize writers and look up to them for guidance on various issues. People from all walks of life are listening to you, which means an even greater responsibility to choose your words with care. Let’s try to do better in Ramadan and beyond.
This startup is looking for someone to create content for an Islamic carpooling app. Are you the writer they’re searching for?
What have you been working on lately? Inquiring minds want to know!
Volunteers are being sought for a project serving Muslims in Western countries. Find out more here.
Writing can be a great way to have children reflect on Ramadan. Check out this simple youth journal that you can print out for use in the classroom, in the mosque, and at home.
April is National Poetry Month. Come share your talents with the Muslim Writers Club!
The Qur’an is filled with lessons for those who reflect. This book by Ammar Awais (which is completely free to readers) draws attention to these lessons, providing a practical means to gain valuable new insights into the stories of the Qur’an.
Meet Raheemah Odusote, a writing coach who helps women with important messages get focused and tell their stories!
Written an article but not sure what to do with it? Use this space to brainstorm with other writers.
Finally, a book that strives to take the mystery out of fractions. Where was this book three decades ago when I really needed it?
What have you been working on lately? Your comments may inspire another writer!