This week’s #Giveaway is sponsored by the talented Ahmad Philips the creator of the comic strips and cartoon series The Muslims. We will be giving away a print copy of the graphic novel The Muslims by Ahmad Philips to one random winner at the end of the #Giveaway.
It’s very simple to enter the #Giveaway. All you have to do is follow the steps below:
Find @islamopedia , @philz.draws , and @TheMuslimsSeries on Instagram and Facebook and follow these pages.
Find the #Giveaway post on the social media sites linked above and tag one friend in the comments section. If you are tagging more than one friend, then please tag under a separate comment. Each unique tag will result in one entry into the #Giveaway.
This #Giveaway will only be live for a week and will expire on Friday 25th August 2017.
The winner will be selected at random and will receive a print copy of the graphic novel The Muslims by Ahmad Philips
You may also like to read the first of our Writing Tips series where Ahmad shares his top tips for writing:
Best of Luck!
Ayeina have been a supporter of ours since the beginning of our book the Young Explorers’ Adventures in Makkah. They carried out a proof read of the initial text, they provided artwork for some of the chapters and even designed the inside cover.
They have provided the top tips for this week’s post on writing tips by Muslim Authors:
1) Utilise the time after Fajr as your mind is fresh and that time is full of Barakah (plus most of the family members are asleep at that time (especially kids *hurray*)). But please make sure you sleep early the previous night to save yourself from poking the pen in your eye while saving your head from hitting the notebook you’re writing on :p
2) When you think you don’t have the time to write even though you have like gazillion ideas in your mind – record it! Record the audio while moving around, cooking etc. (Mundane tasks that you do everyday). It not only saves time but clears your head – without the fear of forgetting all the concepts you had floating in there.
3) Read, read and read. Because readers are writers! It doesn’t mean you plagiarize (plagiarism kills creativity along with your reputation). It means simply reading for the vastness of your mind. For inspiration. For various perspectives. For understanding. For the love of words!
Their book / journal entitled Alhamdulillah for Series is a great tool to bring positivity, thankfulness and shukr into our daily lives.
You can read our review of their Alhamdulillah for Series here and purchase the book from Amazon and all good bookstores world wide.
They also run an annual competition called the ‘Gratitude Art Contest’ which brings together people from all around the world highlighting the things in their lives that they are grateful for. Join their social media pages to view the talented entries and look out for future competitions as they run quite a few in the year.
Thank you to Ayeina for contributing your tips. We look forward to working with you on future projects insha Allah.
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