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Sleep or Write?

When it is past time to sleep and Hend Hegazi’s mind begins rushing with ideas to write about, she consults her memory to decide what to do Why is it that all of the ideas I get come to me when I’m just about to fall asleep? I spend hours tossing and turning, then, just…

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Bismillah

Assalaam alaykum / May Allah’s Peace be with you. Welcome to Young Muslimah Magazine. Our first issue will be out mid June inshaAllah [if Allah wills]. In the mean time, please enjoy sample articles from out staff writers. If you are interested in contributing to the magazine please refer to our Submissions page and our Writers’ Guidelines. If you…

Writing

Overcoming Nerves and Self Doubt

Aisha Davies writes candidly about her own self-doubts in solidarity with yours and shows you how to get past these limits to start achieving Everyone suffers from writer’s block and nerves at some point in their writing career. Even me. Although I am a writer for a popular Muslimah magazine I haven’t written a single…

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Were They Really Being Racist?

Shabana Diouri decided she wanted to complete an intensive course to teach English as a foreign language. She got lost on her way to class and ended up being the last student in … I noticed an awkward silence as I entered. The stares and confused looks. I couldn’t understand why. I sat down and…