Updates

I am editing!

Friday, 8 June 2018

Editing

Hi everyone

It has been a while since my last update. The good news is the I am now working with an amazing editor, Liz, and after our recent meeting at the Unbound offices, I am currently going through and making the first round of edits to Razia. I hope to get these finished by the end of July, after which Liz and I will discuss round two! It is quite lovely to revisit the novel in this detailed…

Razia is going to be published!!

Wednesday, 28 February 2018

Hello!

I am so thrilled that Razia has now hit its funding target.

And I would like to say thank you so much for pledging your support and helping to make this a reality. I look forward to enjoying this journey with you towards publication and beyond.

Best wishes

Abda 

Almost there!

Thursday, 22 February 2018

Razia 96  funded

Hi everyone

I am so pleased to say funding for Razia has reached 96%! I am so grateful to you for your support.

If you know of anyone who may want to pledge, be it a friend, a colleague or someone in your family, please do share the link with them, to help get this project to the finish line. There is so little contempoary fiction that ever touches on the plight of modern day slaves, and I hope…

New Video About Razia

Friday, 19 January 2018

Hello everyone

Please find below and attached the link to a video relating to my new book - please share as widely as you can!

https://youtu.be/FQIvfPwCedY

Thank you!

Abda Khan

Free Beautiful Notebook

Tuesday, 5 December 2017

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Hello there!

I’m giving away these gorgeous, bespoke ‘Razia’ notebooks with the next 50 pledges received!

To claim yours, simply place your pledge at www.unbound.com/books/razia, then email me on abdakhan@aol.com

I look forward to posting one out to you 

Abda :)

Lots of 'Razia' Stuff Going On!

Tuesday, 11 July 2017

Hi everyone

I have had so much going on recently that I feel I must share it with you.

Firstly, the crowdfunding campaign for Razia is beginning to gain quite a lot of attention. I was on BBC Radio West MIdlands recently talking about it, and I will be on the Breakfast show on BBC Radio Leeds on Monday 17 July so listen in if you can. I have also filmed an interview with British Muslim TV (sky…

An excerpt from Razia

Sunday, 4 June 2017

Today, it was scorching hot; the mid-afternoon sun was relentless in its pursuit to spread its iridescent light across the land as far as the eye could see.

Razia’s face shone as red as a bride’s freshly painted henna by the time she reached the stream. Once she was at the edge, she took off her sandals and carried them in one hand, and with the other she gently lifted her shalwar well above her…

Highly Commended in the Asian Women of Achievement Awards

Friday, 12 May 2017

Commendation

I am really delighted to have received a 'Highly Commended' in the Arts & Culture category of the Nat West Asian Women of Achievement Awards 2017. Just to be shortlisted from amongst hundreds of candidates was amazing in itself, but this recognition is wonderful, and gives me even more confidence and energy in my quest for Razia to be published.

If you haven't already done so, please share…

In editorial development
Publication date: TBC
100% funded
132 backers