Mariam and Fatima Masood/ authors, educators, and observers of human behavior

10th grade DWC High School student Amna Bin Shafi interviewed twin sisters Fatima and Mariam Masood, authors and learning coaches at the school.

Recently, I had a little talk with Miss Mariam and Miss Fatima Masood about their book I Know Who You Are!  They both said their inspiration was the observation of human behavior and the arguments around them in life, so they like helping other people with their life problems. In the past they’ve read fiction and mystery stories. They believe that what drives a person to where they are is the positivity, and the book gives you a way of thinking…which is learning from other people’s experiences, not only your own.  You need to value your own self because you came to life alone and you can carry on by yourself.  Whether you laugh or get hurt there is always a lesson…something that leads you to were you belong. Both of the sisters would like to learn from people and teach them what they’ve learned. They thought the hardest part of writing a book is when life had them busy and they couldn’t finish it. They also think that the book needs more proof reading and more pictures. I think the main idea of the book is overcoming your challenges no matter how difficult they are. Remember, difficult doesn’t mean impossible. Stay positive!

-Amna Bin Shafi