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Amira Awaad

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Greetings from the land of the Pharaohs.

I'm an Egyptian woman - born in Central Africa and raised all over the world. I came back to Egypt when I was 18 years old and have lived here, happily, every since. By way of work, I'm an academic dean, an educator, and a writer.

As far as my writing goes, I tend to "break the mold". Honestly, I'd shatter the bloody thing if I could. I like to change things up and keep things fresh and new and original. So, if a book idea burns in me, I light the flames and write it.

My favorite stories always flirt with old mythology and are intertwined with lots of romance and adventure. Be warned now: I LOVE writing a good plot twist!

In the labyrinth of my fantasy-driven mind, pens are my wands and I'll spin the
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Bright Muse and the Blue Lantern Corps.

I often thought to myself that if I could be a superhero, then I would call myself "Bright Muse" and that my superpower would be Positive Inspiration; because I'm good at it.

In a world that is perfectly balanced, we may sometimes think to ourselves "why do I have it so tough!" especially when we look around and so many people seem to be living "the good life".

But remember that to strike balance... Read more of this blog post »
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