Category: Inspirational

How Do You Ask a Well-Known Person for an Interview?

One of the best things about networking, especially online, is the ability to connect with people. As an indie author, the Internet has become a goldmine for opportunities to interview people, whether famous authors like Nigel...

Category: Inspirational, People  |  

Shirley Showalter: Winner of the January 2014 “My Gutsy Story ®” Contest

CONGRATULATIONS! to Shirley Showalter who received the most votes for her story, "How I Became a Gutsy Mennonite." We had 4 outstanding “My Gutsy Story®” authors in December, and first I’d like to congratulate all...

Dyslexia Has Not Stopped Me From Becoming an Author

  Oh, yes, I can “My Gutsy Story®” by Leanne Dyck A social worker told my parents that they’d have to take care of me for the rest of my life. My principal told them I was uneducable....

Vote For Your Favorite January “My Gutsy Story®”

Get ready to VOTE for your favorite one of 4 “My Gutsy Story®” submissions. You have from now until  February 12th to vote on the sidebar, (only one vote per person) and the winner will...

Category: Inspirational, My Gutsy Story  |  

How I Became a “Gutsy” Mennonite

The Fear of Death   “My Gutsy Story®” Shirley Showalter Behind all our fears, often hidden even to ourselves, lies one big fear. Yes, you got it. The fear of death. We can’t become truly gutsy, courageous, until we accept...

Letting Go; Allowing My Daughter to Die

The Greatest Gift “My Gutsy Story®” by Eleanor Vincent   I stared out the window in the Neuroscience ICU waiting room. Below me, stick figures moved across achingly green lawns. They looked like a cardboard tableau of normal...

Winner of the December 2013 “My Gutsy Story®” is Laurie Buchanan

We had 5 outstanding “My Gutsy Story®” authors in December, and first I'd like to congratulate all of them. Their stories will be included in our 2nd “My Gutsy Story®” Anthology, published in the Fall...

Why did I Crack After Forty Years of Silence?

Moving On    “My Gutsy Story®” by Gillian Jackson      The complexities of keeping secrets can be a heavy weight to carry around; a burden which grows heavier with passing time and, like telling lies, compounds as...

Mourning the Loss of My Wife With My 10-Month Old Son

Three of Us “My Gutsy Story®” by Jon Magidsohn  My ten-month-old son, Myles, and I had been on the road for two weeks by the time we crossed the border from Kansas to Colorado.  After hours driving...

Vote For Your Favorite December 2013 “My Gutsy Story®”

Happy New Year everyone and get ready to VOTE for your favorite one of 5 “My Gutsy Story®” submissions. You have from now until January 15th to vote on the sidebar, (only one vote per...