Category: My Gutsy Story

Proud to Serve, But the War Wasn’t Over For Him

He Was Proud to Serve “My Gutsy Story®” by Jane Franklin He was seventeen and he wanted to be a Marine, as luck would have it the Marines were glad to have him. Vietnam, a quagmire in...

Having the Courage to Be Myself

  Having the Courage to Be Myself “My Gutsy Story®”-Lee Lomas   Playing it safe landed me a single woman and living alone for the first time at the boomer age of forty-nine. I lived with my family until...

“My Gutsy Story®” Writing Contest Winner-September 2014

  This September we had FIVE OUTSTANDING  “My Gutsy Story®” authors. Some of these stories will be included in our 3rd “My Gutsy Story®” Anthology, published in 2015.  Thank you to all five authors. Your stories are all WINNERS. 1st Place,...

My Journey From Suburbanite to Farm Girl

My Journey From Suburbanite to Farm Girl “My Gutsy Story®” Sherri Martin-Hutchins I grew up in a cute planned neighborhood where each home sat on about a 1/4 acre. My first home was in a desert subdivision...

“Wait. Don’t shoot!” How My Family Came Close to Extinction

  The Killer Prawns “My Gutsy Story®” Don Darkes   Every June 6th, often commemorated as D-Day elsewhere, we celebrate Pisces Day; our family’s survival day. On that day, we were shipwrecked, lost everything we owned and were left...

My Road to Becoming an Author by Jonathan Yanez

“My Gutsy Story®” by Jonathan Yanez   Everyone told me I was happy. I was young making more money than I thought possible just a few years out of college. It wasn’t what I had gone to...

My Gutsy Story® Anthology Book Launch #2 with Ann Pulice

My Gutsy Story® Anthology: Taking Chances and Changing Your Life   What:  Author Sonia Marsh launches the second publication in her My Gutsy Story® Anthology book series by hosting an evening of inspirational stories moderated by former PBS SoCal...

When President Jimmy Carter’s Wife Stopped By

Charlie on my Shoulder “My Gutsy Story®” by Nancy McBride   Roslyn Carter, President Jimmy Carter's wife, would be visiting the small, two-year college where I was the Director of Public Relations and Alumni. My office was chosen...

“My Gutsy Story®” Writing Contest Winner-August 2014

This August we had FOUR OUTSTANDING  “My Gutsy Story®” authors. Some of these stories will be included in our 3rd “My Gutsy Story®” Anthology, published in 2015.  Thank you to all four authors. Your stories are all WINNERS. 1st Place,...

Interracial Couple: An Immoral Proposal

  An Immoral Proposal  “My Gutsy Story®” by Jennifer B. Graham The main road flanked by small businesses and industry teemed with dark-skinned people getting ready for their weekend activities. Convenience stores displayed attractive arrangements of tropical fruit...