Remember to Empower Yourself
I often run across people who aspire to be authors and/or empowerment speakers. I meet people wherever I go that have a story to tell. I encounter many who desire to have an audience listen to them. I have found both as an author and a speaker that you cannot truly empower anyone else unless [...]
Contest: Name My Next Male Character
Readers: I had a vision last night of a sexy, seductive male character for an upcoming adult novel. I’m thinking Idris caliber, but hey, the vision came without a name for him… Pick a character name for me. If you pick a name that I go with, I’ll send you an autographed book for yourself [...]
Need Ideas To Celebrate Your Birthday? Here are some of mine…
Its my birthday week and if there is one thing about me, I celebrate life–especially mine during the month of my birth. Some of us dread our birthdays–we don’t want to get older and we allow mistakes from the past to dampen our spirits and we often ruin the day. I don’t know if you [...]
Shout Out: Delta Gems & Delta Academy of Palm Coast, FL
I’m sending a big Shout Out to the ladies of Delta Sigma Theta of the Palm Coast Flagler County Alumnae Chapter for selecting Retaliation as their 2011-2012 book for the Delta Gems & Delta Academy girls! There are hundreds of books that they could have chosen, but they chose one of mine. I thank you! [...]
The Lil’ Book That Could: Retaliation hits its 5th Printing!!!
I’m excited because my indie book Retaliation is in its 5th printing. I remember when my first book, The Blueprint for My Girls hit its 4th printing. I believe I was on a college tour with authors K’wan, Brandon Massey and Jamise Dames. I remember thinking how exciting it was… Well, in my birthday month, [...]
EURWEB dubs Yasmin Shiraz “Prolific Producer of Positive Content”
I am so thankful for the people that I’ve met in my career. The legendary Lee Bailey is a colleague who I can say is the real deal and is always about supporting what is on and poppin. Lee is always the founder of RadioScope and EURWeb! Wonderful writer, Ricardo Hazell, wrote a piece on [...]
TOTD: You cannot help someone else, without helping yourself
TOTD= Thought of the Day! We live in a world of the stingies! People who hoard everything that they get, who hold back on the very gifts that they’ve been given, and who’d just as soon let an opportunity rot then to help someone else out of a bad situation. Me, on the other hand, [...]
My New Book: Teens, Handle Your Business
Here’s a sneak peek at my new book, Teens: Handle Your Business. It’s a workbook to help young people with goal setting, time management and procrastination…. I’ll let you know the release date soon. Peace and Love!
Adult Bullies: The topic on tonight’s Retaliation Radio episode!
Tonight at 11p, EST, I’ll be discussing adult bullies on the newly launched Retaliation Radio Show. This topic was selected because we want to create a weekly dialogue about how retaliation is a part of our daily lives. While discussing adult bullies tonight, we’ll address the following issues: Where do adult bullies come from? Do [...]
Tags: adult bullies, bullying, Radio, retaliation, teen bullies, Yasmin Shiraz
Retaliation Radio Hits the Airwaves Next Week!!
One week from today, I’ll be launching Retaliation Radio, a weekly online radio show that discusses various topics that relate to retaliation. It is my goal to reach my fans and help them come up with solutions, problem solving, and coping. The show will reach youth and adults as all of us can and often [...]
Tags: empower youth, empowerment, hosted by yasmin shiraz, retaliation radio
Yasmin Shiraz featured on Reading Underground
I was recently featured on the Charleston County Public Library website and newsletter. I spoke about my book Retaliation and my own experiences with girl fights. I reveal quite a bit, so this will give you a better understanding of my history with girl fights. Here’s the link to the article. http://ccplteenunderground.blogspot.com/2011/01/author-yasmin-shiraz-takes-on.html
Tags: library, retaliation, review, Yasmin Shiraz
Reader Shout Out: Joselyn in Iowa!
I just finished writing a letter to Joselyn, a sophomore in Iowa who read Retaliation and wrote me a letter. She wrote a great letter and my favorite part was when she said, At the part where Tashera is walking back home after school, DeCalia, Jessica and Alexandra get out the car and start pushing [...]
Tags: iowa, joselyn, reader shout out, retaliation, They Call Me Dae