Stacey Gustafson is an author, humor columnist and blogger who has experienced the horrors of being trapped inside a pair of SPANX. Her work has appeared in Chicken Soup for the Soul, Not Your Mother’s Books, Midlife Boulevard, More Magazine, Better After 50 and on her daughter’s bulletin board. Her book, Are You Kidding Me? My Life With An Extremely Loud Family, Bathroom Calamities, and Crazy Relatives, will be released September 2014. […]
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The world is divided into two types of people: Those with a birthday on or near Christmas and everyone else.
By the time you celebrate a birthday on or near Christmas, everyone’s broke, out of town or forgets about your birthday altogether.
As a young child, I remember being stuck unwrapping my birthday gifts on Christmas day. It didn’t matter if we celebrated Christmas at our house or at a relative’s place. A sour look would cross their faces when they remembered I had a birthday in two days and they had no intention of being there. […]
What book lover doesn’t love receiving a book as a gift? What writer doesn’t have a stack on their bedside table?
When we asked for recommendations for the best books for holiday giving, writers gave us a number of excellent suggestions — and we added a few ourselves.
Two humor anthologies published in 2018 showcase the work of writers close to our heart.
The work of nearly a dozen Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop attendees is featured in You Do You! […]
Stacey Gustafson’s second book, Are You Still Kidding Me?, is now available on Amazon.
Ever finish your kid’s homework? Netflix cheat on your husband? Try to explain Alexa to your mother? If so, you’re not alone. Gustafson is back at it again in this hilarious and heartwarming sequel to her #1 Amazon bestseller Are You Kidding Me? My Life with an Extremely Loud Family, Bathroom Calamities, and Crazy Relatives.
“I love Stacey Gustafson’s voice — her stories and how she shares them! […]
Idaho author Elaine Ambrose called traveling to the 2018 Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop “a sacred pilgrimage for the healing power of another belly laugh.”
Jolyn Young, a first-time attendee, made the trek from a remote cattle ranch in northern Arizona with the hope of furthering her freelance career and connecting with other humor writers. “Also,” she blogs, “my two young kids don’t sleep through the night, and I really wanted a nap.” Another first-time attendee from Arizona, […]