208: Taking 10 years to write your story, rewriting cultural narratives, pursuing your dreams with Journalist Sara Hamdan 

by neeta bhushan


Hey, Brave Table fam! Today’s episode is for anyone who’s ever chased a seemingly impossible dream. Today’s guest is a journalist-turned-author who spent 10 years crafting a novel to spark a six-figure, two-book deal at an auction – a record-breaking feat for a female author in the Middle East!

What you’ll get from this episode…

  • How to become the author of your own story, even when the journey takes years.
  • Why there’s no better time than now to chase your dreams.
  • The emotional rollercoaster of getting published – the highs, the lows, and everything in between.
  • How a Netflix short story award turned the tide and got agents to take notice finally.
  • How motherhood reshaped her perspective on what truly matters.

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