Stories – published author or tv/film writer

A Comedy Writer's Story

A COMEDY WRITER’S STORY by Alexandra Rushfield

A story about joining a top-rated TV comedy writing team Continue reading ...
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A LIFELONG DREAM REALIZED by Melissa Haynes

A story about quitting a high-paying corporate career to volunteer at an animal reserve in Africa Continue reading ...
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A NOVEL IDEA by Kristin McCloy

A story about how caring for animals feels as novel (if not more) as writing a book Continue reading ...
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Wendy Tokuda

A SHY TV ANCHOR by Wendy Tokuda

A story from a successful TV news anchor about her extreme shyness Continue reading ...
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Julia Butterfly Hill

HEART by Julia Butterfly Hill

The root word for courage comes from the French and means “heart.” True courage can only come when we are ...
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Isn't that Fabulous Jenna Jolovitz

ISN’T THAT FABULOUS? by Jenna Jolovitz

A story about daring to go topless in France, and the unexpected happens Continue reading ...
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Jo-Anne McArthur

LOVE MADE VISIBLE by Jo-Anne McArthur

A story about one year in the life of an animal photojournalist Continue reading ...
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Lillian McCloy

MRS. SPOOK, SPAIN, 1965 by Lillian McCloy

A story about assisting her husband, a CIA officer, by trailing a suspected Russian spy Continue reading ...
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Gloria Steinem

ON SELF-ESTEEM by Gloria Steinem

A story about an experience in her pre-feminist days that led her on the path to activism Continue reading ...
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Alison Levine

ON THE EDGE by Alison Levine

A story about her attempt to scale Mount Everest after a failed (and media-covered) first try Continue reading ...
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TELLING MY TRUTH OUT LOUD by Cara Jones

I was always the shy girl growing up. Waited to be asked questions. Never raised my hand. Never talked back ...
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Doris Granny D Haddock

WALKING ACROSS AMERICA IN MY 90TH YEAR by Doris “Granny D” Haddock

A story about taking bold action for an issue at the age of 89 Continue reading ...
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WHAT I NEVER EXPECTED by Molly Caro May

A story about new motherhood and her path through unexpected physical difficulties Continue reading ...
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Caroline Paul

WHERE THERE’S SMOKE, THERE’S FIRE by Caroline Paul

Join me now at a fairly typical fire. That’s me, crawling down a hallway. I’m hauling hose, but you can’t ...
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WHY I BECAME A BUDDHIST by Pema Chödrön (a story told on video)

A story (on video) about how a broken marriage ultimately led her on a path to Buddhism Continue reading ...
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