About The Author
Yasmine is an accomplished self- published author, entrepreneur, actress, director and playwright. She wrote and produced her first stage play "Turning Point" based on her novel this past April. She has starred in the play "Secrets of a Kept Woman" and has had Extra roles on "Tyler Perry's House of Payne." She is definitely a rising star and someone to look out for. She is a graduate of Valdosta State University. She devotes her time to reading, writing and mentoring. She is the CEO of The Harrison Group, her publishing company and a Board member for the male academy, The Scholarship Academy. Her community involvements include her annual feed the homeless project. In conjunction with family and friends she also participates in other charitable events. She is very passionate about the displaced and the youth.
Her Motto: "Give Freely, Love Unconditionally, Live everyday likes it's your last, Always put your best foot forward even when you don't want to and Laugh it heals your heart."
Q&A with Yasmine Harrison
A&RBC: How did you become a writer?
Yasmine: I became a writer because I've always loved poetry and writing poems. I wrote a poem that was quite long. Friends said it sounded like a book and that is how my first novel "Turning Point" was birthed.
A&RBC: Where does your inspiration for your characters come from?
Yasmine: My characters are developed from a combination of my imagination and some of the people I know.
A&RBC: What are you hoping readers take from your book?
A&RBC: If you were to write a book about a controversial topic, what would it be? Yasmine: Wow! If I was to write a book about a controversial topic, it would be whose the best at cheating men or women.
A&RBC: Most writers have a process or method for writing their books, what is yours?
Yasmine: I don't really have a process. I just write when it hits me. I don't like to force myself to write. I like for it to come naturally.
A&RBC: What is your favorite genre of books?
Yasmine: I love all genres. I like to read.
A&RBC: Are you an avid or occasional reader?
Yasmine: Yes, I enjoy reading. I just don't read when I' m writing.
A&RBC: What are two things you want your readers to know about you?
Yasmine: I would like for my readers to know that I love chocolate and the beach.
A&RBC: If you could interview one of your favorite authors, who would it be? Why?
Yasmine: I would love to interview Donna Hill and Zane. I love both of them and I'm inspired by their work.
A&RBC: What is or was your dream job?Yasmine: My dream job would be to write for a television show like Grey's Anatomy.
A&RBC: What new projects are you working on?
Yasmine: I'm currently working on quite a few projects as far as books and plays for 2013.
A&RBC: Where can readers find you?
Yasmine: Readers can find me on my website www.yasmineharrison.com, Amazon.com, Borders.com and Kindle.comAbout the Book
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