free ebook promotion: The Art of Faking It

so guess what?

For the next few days, THE ART OF FAKING IT will be free to get as an ebook on Amazon Kindle!!! Exciting or what?

It deals with everything from mental health, romance + heartbreak, a great and funny love interest, lots of delicious food, sarcastic friends and sibling banter… and the hard hitting stuff.

There are themes of emotional/psychological and physical abuse, as well as mentions of sexual assault.

Parts of this novel are semi-autobiographical (you’ll know what I’m talking about if you’ve read some of my articles — you can find them here!)

(the book may not be perfect and probably will have flaws and mistakes but you know what? My writing is gorgeous and you should do yourself a favour and fall in love with my work pls)

Im thinking of like…. writing a sequel//spin-off type of book following TAOFI as well! So read this book, write some reviews, let me know what you think! tell everyone you know about it too

If you enjoy my writing, feel free to support my work via Paypal or buy me a digital Ko-Fi. If you’d like to commission me for any work, please check out my portfolio.

Things I’ve written recently:

On dating someone outside my religion
My Parents Are Making Me Feel Guilty For Loving Someone Outside My Religion
Let’s Talk About PCOS
Breathing Life Back Into Your Relationship: Keeping the Spark Alive
What Happens After The Bidaai: Unpacking Consent In Marriage
Behind The Sex: A Look Into Fucking For Validation
Erasing sex toy stigma in South Asian culture
Racism Among Immigrants Is Real, and It’s Our Generation’s Job to End It
Being a woman in this world shouldn’t mean fearing for our safety every day
I ended up in hospital after the first time I had sex
I was taught to believe solo sex is a sin — but it’s not shameful

Sumaiya Ahmed is a freelance journalist and writer, aiming to break down the boundaries of cultural stigma and shame attached to mental health and sexuality within the South Asian culture, and bringing marginalised topics to light.

Originally published at on September 21, 2021.



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