Story and Chai

My latest blog post in Story and chai is about the top three lessons I’ve learned as a new author and parent.

  1. Accidents are bound to happen.
  2. Let your kids fail.
  3. Messy rooms are sometimes better than clean ones.

Read the full post here.

Story and chai is a creative space for readers and writers of culturally diverse literature, with a primary focus on Muslim writers and narratives. We’ll feature book reviews and discussions, author interviews, guest posts, and advice on writing and publishing. Our intention is to promote authors and books, as well as to encourage new writers.

You can find out more about story and chai creator Jennifer Zobair here, more about contributor Aisha Saeed here, and more about contributor Mohammed Shamma here. You can also read a welcome post from Jennifer here.

If you are an author who would like to be interviewed on story and chai, or if you’d like to recommend a book for us to feature, please email Jennifer at jazobair@storyandchai.com. If you’re interested in writing a guest post on Muslim or multicultural narratives, or any aspect of the writing and/or publishing process (or even a really good piece on tea!) we’d love to hear from you as well.

The Mantras of Parent-Author-Hood

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Story and Chai

[An excerpt and sketch from my latest post at story and chai]

Before I dive into that title, I’d like to give you a little taste, a little peek into my first experience with the big “O.”  I first discovered that word when I was twenty.  I was a junior in college, starting my fifth and final major… (read more at story and chai)

The Sheik

Story and chai is a creative space for readers and writers of culturally diverse literature, with a primary focus on Muslim writers and narratives. We’ll feature book reviews and discussions, author interviews, guest posts, and advice on writing and publishing. Our intention is to promote authors and books, as well as to encourage new writers.

You can find out more about story and chai creator Jennifer Zobair here, more about contributor Aisha Saeed here, and more about contributor Mohammed Shamma here. You can also read a welcome post from Jennifer here.

If you are an author who would like to be interviewed on story and chai, or if you’d like to recommend a book for us to feature, please email Jennifer at jazobair@storyandchai.com. If you’re interested in writing a guest post on Muslim or multicultural narratives, or any aspect of the writing and/or publishing process (or even a really good piece on tea!) we’d love to hear from you as well.

 

Close the Tent and Dim the Lights

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Story and Chai

My latest blog post in Story and chai, a creative space for readers and writers of non-majority lit, with a primary focus on Muslim narratives.

My Shelfie

Knowing They Shelf”

I’m not big on the whole selfie thing. Don’t get me wrong. I like taking pictures.  I just feel super awkward taking ones of my self and then posting them online. I guess I’m more of a loner bookworm than denizen of the many social-media sites dedicated to self-celebration. I tend to talk about what I “like” rather than share the results of the latest BuzzFeed quiz describing what cheese or bathroom I am.  But I’m also willing to give it a try.  So if taking a BuzzFeed survey is grounds for self-celebration, then here comes the narcissism… (Read more at Storyandchai.com)

Knowing Thy Shelf

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