Your weekend roundup of great Substack Reads: a place we hope will enlighten, provoke, and maybe even make you laugh.
Thanks for the shoutout! A wild two weeks to be sure, and my successful agent search was undoubtedly made possible by the relationships I've built using this platform. Big ups to Substack and everyone who's supported me on this journey!
came here to post a dumb joke but honestly I am just floored at the stable of ridiculously talented people writing very interesting shit that I genuinely want to read. this is, as the kids say, tubular.
also specifically big ups to Marc for being featured that dude rules and Amran for the shoutout that dude also rules everyone rules no one drools
Good selection of reads this week. 👏🏻👏🏻
Freya India's substack is an excellent discovery! I really appreciate her perspective and the insights she offers on the struggles facing young women today.
On the topic of Writer Meetups: School of the Unconformed hosted a live Coffee House meetup with several Substack writers and readers from around the world. It was a wonderful opportunity to connect, albeit online :) You can see a summary of our lively discussion on Unmachining here (and add your own comments to the questions posed:) https://schooloftheunconformed.substack.com/p/open-thread-the-unmachined-coffee
☑️❌Saturday, October 07, Is Still A Day Of Incessant Misfortune Against The Human Satans With The Command Of Allaah The One The Overpowering❌☑️
So do not falter and cry out for peace while you are superior, this is the promise of Allaah and he never breaks His promises. You shall see of the wonders of the help of Allaah what you or your enemy did not anticipate, indeed Allaah is capable of everything. Allaah will defeat them soon then they turn and flee as long as you are adhering to the commands of Allaah's caliph Imam Mahdi Nasser Mohammed al-Yamani. I have promised you after less than 24 hours from the beginning of the war that you will be victorious and vanquisher with Allaah's permission. Allaah and His caliph will not break their promises as long as you are sticking to what we commanded you, so do not call for peace with the allies of Satan while they are still insisting on their aggression and occupation of your land. Beware lest they deceive you, they have always broken their promises and oaths
No covenant for them with Allaah and His caliph, and I mean the killers of the weak children and women in Palestine. Martyrs are happy and the torn body parts are for testing your faith and that of whoever is still alive from the Muslim leaders, their armies, and peoples. The affliction of the Zionists' crimes against the unarmed weak citizens in Gaza is to test the conscience of every human among Arabs and non-Arabs
Zionists do not dare face the resistance men of the Army of Believers for the Liberation of Palestine, that is why they kill the weak and helpless unarmed citizens of honorable Gaza. They killed children, women, and powerless men who did not fight them in the first place and were sitting at their homes, but unfortunately, this did not prevent the Zionist human devils from killing them. Such are the true colors of human devils, they are naturally wicked so they kill babies on purpose in aggression.
Without question, the Zionists in Palestine and their supporters around the world are the corruption-spreading terrorists. Who dares say Hamas and men of the resistance to liberate Palestine are terrorists?! Whoever dares to call them terrorists has earned the wrath of Allaah, the angels, and all people. How he who defends his land and the sanctities of Allaah be a terrorist?! Far is that from being the truth
O the wicked Zionists, indeed you are the terrorist ISIS and you are their creators. Here you are killing children and women in aggression and injustice so that Allaah proves to the world that you are the creators of ISIS and that you are not only the terrorists, but the origin of terrorism around the world along with all the enemies of humanity of your likes, and from their hearts Allaah removed the noble and beautiful human qualities. He made their hearts harder than stones, they do not have mercy on children, women, old people, or the powerless. You think your force is invincible, but I, Allaah's caliph al-Mahdi Nasser Mohammed al-Yamani, promise you, with the permission of Allaah, that you are vincible and defeated, and the soldiers of Allaah around al-Aqsa, the defenders of His sanctities, are victorious because their ally is Allaah, the best Helper and Supporter. On the other hand, you have no helper, and your supporter, the devil, is like the spider that has made a house, while indeed the weakest of houses is the house of the spider (See Qur'an, Chapter:29, Verse: 41)
I firmly swear by Allaah the Great, America, Britain, Germany, France, and all of the enemies of humanity cannot help you, and I am sure of what I am saying. All evildoers will certainly know that all power belongs to Allaah no matter how powerful they think they are. Stick to my commands to you in the statement I issued within 24 hours since the outbreak of the war on Saturday, 07 October, and hold firmly to every single point in it, and you will witness the wonders of the victory of Allaah with that which you and the transgressing Zionists did not take into account. So believe the promise of Allaah in the clear verses of His Book, the great Qur'an
}وَلَوْ قَاتَلَكُمُ الَّذِينَ كَفَرُوا لَوَلَّوُا الْأَدْبَارَ ثُمَّ لَا يَجِدُونَ وَلِيًّا وَلَا نَصِيرًا ﴿
صدق الله العظيم [سورة الفتح]
Chapter: 48— Verse: 22
So fulfill the covenant of Allaah and He will fulfill your covenant, and adhere to the word of piousness: No God but Allaah alone no partners with Him. And stick to all that I have enjoined upon you in public and in private, and adhere to what I have enjoined upon you concerning the good treatment of the peaceful Jews. However, fight the aggressors among them the companions of the Sabbath, who fight you from among them. Indeed the promise of Allaah will be fulfilled
Imam Nasser Mohammed al-Yamani
13— Rabbi’ II— 1445 AH
28— October — 2023 AD
(According to the official time of Mecca Mother of Towns)
Thank you Substack. So appreciative for this platform. I can’t thank you all enough.
Marc you the man!!!!!!
Congratulations @Marctypo @RaisingMyles on getting a mention and recommendation! Woohooooo!
Another top round-up! I am even more disappointed that I couldn't make the Scotland meet-up last week now!
have a great weekend 🔆
I have started a new series called ‘Poetry Postmortem’ where I discuss either my own or someone else’s poetry! This would be a great edition to your Substack Reads! https://open.substack.com/pub/themaplemoon/p/poetry-postmortem-1?r=k9fyk&utm_campaign=post&utm_medium=web 🌟
Great round up! Thank you!
Stop by for a look at life on a sheep farm!!
Congratulations to refugee writer Hussain Shah Rezaie, whose new Substack “Walk With Me” launched last week. His first post tells the extraordinary story of his escape from the Taliban at age 16, followed by nearly a decade spent in refugee detention in Indonesia, where he learned fluent English and studied college-level psychology and creative writing via free resources accessed on the internet. Hussain’s long years of limbo will end on November 29, when he will arrive in Aotearoa New Zealand as a new migrant and permanent resident under a community sponsorship scheme. Kudos to Substack for giving this remarkable young writer a platform and a voice!
Wonderful to see a family of writers supporting each other. This journey has been great thus far!
thank you. I am on a desktop. Perhaps you could unsubscribe me from "Heat".
At the risk of great embarrassment, I really want to know what that hole is for.