The Heroine’s Journey of Aissa Torres

What is the best thing that I love about my work?
I love being able to get my feelings out on paper, to be able to translate it into song, and to be able to have my lyrics resonate with people. I love that my work allows me to be versatile and ever changing with the times.
What is my idea of perfect happiness?
My idea of perfect happiness is having my health, my family, and my love of my life every day. Nothing else matters but this.
What is my greatest fear?
I have a fear of drowning. I nearly drowned three separate times in my life and it was truly the most scariest thing I have ever experienced.
What is the trait that I most deplore in myself?
I hate that I procrastinate about chores!!!
Which living persons in my profession do i most admire?
I admire Missy Elliot, because to me, she has come a long way in her music career and has made a comeback. She is such a skilled and versatile writer and artist and I would love to be on stage with her one day.
What is my greatest extravagance?
I love to stay in nice hotels when we travel.
On what occasion would I lie?
Lying is not a trait that I admire in anyone. I don’t think there’s ever a real occasion for it.
What is the thing that I dislike the most in my work?
I believe that there are so many opportunists and people who want to take advantage of others in this business. Instead of helping, many are out to hurt others.
When and where was I the happiest, in my work?
I would say that when I wrote a song called “Secret” that came to me in a dream. I was so happy when I went to record it and my fiance was there at the studio while I was recording it. Little did I know, he was writing lyrics to my song. When I came out of the booth, he decided to show me what he wrote and we, my engineer and I, loved it so much, we had to have him do it. I believe that song is a success because of our unique collaboration on it.
If I could, what would I change about myself?
I would change nothing. This is who I am. I am not perfect, I am just me!
What is my greatest achievement in work?
My greatest achievement thus far is getting my song “Bounce” on the radio.
Where would I most like to live?
I love living in Florida and I would love a big, country, but modern house, out on some nice acreage here in Florida.
What is my most treasured possession?
My songbook.
What is my most marked characteristic?
People know me to be a go-getter. So I would say ambitious and unyielding is my most marked characteristic.
What is my most inspirational location, in my city?
That would be Deltona Records Recording Studios. It is the place that I like to call my heaven on earth.
What is my favourite place to eat and drink, in my city?
I love Waffle House!
What books influenced my life and how?
He’s Just Not That Into You. That book was life saving! It taught me how to value myself more and to not waste my time with people who weren’t interested in working with me. It wasn’t just relationship advice. It was LIFE advice!
Who are my favorite writers?
Eric Jerome Dickey and Betty Smith
You Only Die Once. What music would I listen on my last day?
Send Me a Lover by Taylor Dayne
Who is my hero or heroine in fiction?
I recently got to watch Jessica Jones, a Marvel Super Hero. I think she is awesome because she is full of flaws but she is still trying to do the right thing by people and save them.
Who are my heroes and heroines in real life?
My mother is my heroine. She taught me to always believe in myself and my abilities and to always find a different way to do something when the first way didn’t work out.
Which movie would i recommend to see once in a lifetime?
Shawshank Redemption
What role plays art in my life and work?
Art is interpretive and can mean anything to anyone. For me, I see art every day in life and in my work. It is everything that I am.
Who is my greatest fan, sponsor, partner in crime?
My greatest fan, sponsor, and partner in crime is my fiance Tony Williams. He believes in me and supports me through everything. We have come a long way together for believing in one another.
Whom would I like to work with in 2017?
I would love to be able to work with Missy Elliot. That has been a dream and a goal of mine since I first heard of her music.
Which people in my profession would i love to meet in 2017?
I would love to meet Taylor Dayne. I would also love to meet Timbaland, Kool Moe Dee, LL Cool J, Nas, Lisa Lisa, and Tori Kelly.
What project, in 2017, am I looking forward to work on?
I am looking forward to working on my music video for Bounce.
Where can you see me or my work in 2017?
All of my work as far as music and music videos is on my official website, www.aissatorres.com
What do the words “Passion Never Retires” mean to me?
To me, that means that no matter your age, as long as you have passion for something, that will never get old.
Which creative heroines should Peter invite to tell their story?
Jenee Chizick
How can you contact me?
You can reach me through the following social media sites:
www.facebook.com/aissatorresofficial
www.instagram.com/aissatorresofficial
www.twitter.com/aissatorres
www.aissatorres.com
aissatorres@gmail.com

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