6 Mistakes that Can Derail Your Freelance Writing Career

If you’re serious about earning an income as a freelance writer, knowing what not to do is just as important as knowing what to do. Mistakes will happen, especially in the early days as you start your writing career, but some mistakes are harder to bounce back from.  Avoiding these errors could result in working […]

5 Tips for Teaching Young Kids to Fast During Ramadhan

Each year Muslims all over the world eagerly anticipate the arrival of Ramadhan. Ramadhan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar when Muslims everywhere abstain from eating, drinking and other physical needs to reap the rewards of this blessed month. It’s no surprise that children are also excited about the arrival of this month. […]

Tips for Observing Ramadhan During Your Menses

It’s Ramadhan and you’ve been dutifully spending the month fasting, praying, reading Qur’an and doing all you can to earn Allah’s favor during this most blessed month. Your body has adjusted to long stretches between meals and late nights spent in prayer when unexpectedly (or unexpectedly as the case may be) you get your period.  […]

3 Money Making Markets for Freelance Writers

Muslim and Non-Muslim women often approach me with questions about how to get started as a freelance writer. As with any small business (because selling your writing in exchange for pay is essentially a business), there is a lot of hard work involved; there’s no standard, easy-to-follow blueprint for success. If you’re willing to put […]