Yasmin Shiraz

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Yasmin Shiraz is the author of The Blueprint for My Girls as well as The Blueprint for My Girls in Love. She is an empowerment speaker and program developer who has delivered programs and keynotes based on her books.

She is the author of the ALA's Top Ten Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers selection, Retaliation. She has spoken at over 100 colleges nationwide on topics such as empowerment, black history and hip hop culture.

She is an award winning film director as her film, Can She Be Saved? won 4 film awards including Best New film.

When not writing books, she produces documentaries for her company, Still Eye Rise Films.
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Retaliation

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Accused: A Retalation Novel #2

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5 Things I Learned About Life After The Death of My Husband

The day before my birthday in October of 2018 my husband died. He’d been complaining of shortness of breath for a week or so, but on this day when I went to work , I received the call no wife ever wants to receive. He’d died unexpectedly in the emergency room.  After forty minutes of attempting to resuscitate him, he departed this earth. 

My husband worked out, went to church, and was a well-liked

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“The worst thing that you can do for yourself is to sit back and do nothing. You're stronger than you realize.”
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“My mom always told me that the one thing that people make fun of you for when you’re little, will be the one thing they’ll respect you for when you get older.”
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“Energy rightly applied and directed will accomplish anything.”
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Yasmin Shiraz I've added a Q&A Forum on my blog.

The latest question is for writers.

How do you know which writing projects to take on when you are approached by others?

Here are my thoughts on the topic: http://www.yasminshiraz.net/forums/to...


Yasmin Shiraz Hi Goodreads,
My book, Teens, Handle Your Business is now available as a free e-book download. It helps young people and young adults with setting goals, staying motivated and finding your focus.

https://www.smashwords.com/books/view...


Yasmin Shiraz On page 83.. This is my second Sue Grafton book. I wanted to find out what made Kinsey Millhone so great that the series made it to the letter W! I love finding great serial characters... B is for Burglar

If you know some really great serial characters, let me know...


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