• Should I Use Twitter to Promote My Book?

    Welcome to  story and chai’s “Ask an Author.”  Here, we’ll respond to questions we’ve received about the writing and publication process, as well as new questions, which you can ask us on twitter, Facebook, or through email (jazobair AT comcast DOT net).  Sometimes we’ll ask other authors to “guest answer” your questions as well. We hope this is… Continue Reading

  • Cover Reveal! WRITTEN IN THE STARS by Aisha Saeed

    We are so thrilled to reveal the gorgeous cover for Aisha Saeed’s debut YA novel, Written in the Stars! Aisha has been a valuable and cherished part of story and chai since the beginning, and we could not be more excited for her about her forthcoming novel. Aisha ‘s efforts to promote diversity in literature… Continue Reading

  • Salaam and Love on Father’s Day

    by Mohammed Shamma Do you ever wonder what would make your father truly happy this Father’s Day? Do you want to show your dad some love, but don’t know where to begin?  How about giving him the gift of stories written by real Muslim men on the search for love.  Look for Salaam, Love: American… Continue Reading

  • How can I get my short fiction published?

    We are thrilled to have Stephen Parrish, editor of The Lascaux Review, guest posting on “Ask an Author.” Steve is the author of two novels, and has been a big supporter of culturally diverse narratives, including championing my own novel, Painted Hands.  – Jennifer Question: Thanks for doing this feature. I have a question about… Continue Reading