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...read more

“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,...read more

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...read more

What Should Your Author Photo Tell Your Audience?

  I had such a fun day today with the beautiful and talented young photographer, Kira Robles, and her makeup artist Rosa Menendez. They are both from Los Angeles, and are involved in the movie industry and...read more

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“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...read more

Vote For Your Favorite September 2014 “My Gutsy Story®”

  You have from now until October 15th to vote on the sidebar, (only one vote per person) and the winner will be announced on October 16th, and will select a prize from our generous sponsors. Our 1st “My Gutsy Story®” is by...read more

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...read more

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...read more

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...read more

Why It’s Important to Enter Book Award Contests

Some authors claim it's a waste of money to enter book contests, but I don't agree with them. Whether you like it or not, readers look up to authors who have been nominated for Awards, and...read more