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My Mentors – Furqan’s First

My Mentors – Furqan’s First

When I first entered the children’s book world, I felt like a strange being on a new planet. Aside from the few stories I remember as a child, I really didn’t know much. I knew which books I liked to read to my son, so…

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Short Stories – Furqan’s First

Short Stories – Furqan’s First

I once heard Will Smith tell a story about rebuilding a wall his dad tore down. I remember him making a metaphor out of the wall. It was about gradual steps that build something much bigger. Instead of seeing the wall as a huge task…

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Dropped Out of College – Enrolled in Life

Dropped Out of College – Enrolled in Life

Get an education! From a very early age my parents, family, and community drilled home the idea that I must “study hard” (Korean grandmother’s accent), and get an education. They gave me plenty in talks about thinking for myself, always questioning status quo, etc. Education: to…

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Why I Hated Reading

Why I Hated Reading

Why I hated reading growing up. To me, books sucked! As a child I don’t remember many favorite children’s books. I wasn’t much into comics yet. I loved graffiti art and almost lost my mind when I met Dream and Spie from the TDK crew…

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Blast Off!

Blast Off!

Peace, This is it. I’m finally doing it. I’m launching a Kickstarter campaign for my first ever self-published children’s / picture book called Furqan’s First Flat Top. Over the next 30 days I will not only be doing a major push for this campaign on all the…

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