― THE PRINCIPAL's OFFICEByJasmine Haynes ∙ Why do you write? ∙ I’ve always loved making up stories, even as a child. It must be some sort of outlet for me, I’m sure, and it just felt natural for me to want to be a published writer. ∙ Name one eye-opening thing you learned from your book research. ∙ I learned that you could actually pay to use the outdoor pool at Hearst Castle! And I utilized that bit of knowledge in “Hers for the Evening.” It’s very expensive though! [...].