Category: Life with C.M. Guido

C.M. Guido Presents: Honoring the Lost, Remembering the Forgotten

“I figure life is a gift, and I don’t intend on wasting it. You learn to take each day as it comes at you, to make every day count.”
–Leonardo DiCaprio as Jack Dawson in Titanic, 1997.

C.M. Guido Presents: The Final Countdown

Happy Friday, all! We’re nearing the final edits of Secrets of the City of Gold. This is going to be a short one, today! So, just to update everyone: I’m double and triple checking the final version of the manuscript before sending it off to print. I’m nicking the redundencies, and just overall polishing it

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C.M. Guido Presents: Helpful Reference Books That Will Change Everything

So, sadly, we’re in this unwholesome phase in our world where others want to see others fail. They think by sabotaging us, or keeping info from us, that they’ll get ahead—and sadly for them, that’s entirely untrue…

C.M. Guido Presents: Gold is Everywhere, if You Know Where to Look

Rosita continued to stare with her half-lidded eyes, expecting an answer. “You know what I think? I think that El Dorado is what you make it to be.” I leaned in to brush my lips upon her tiny brow. “And you, my little love, are papa’s El Dorado.”
-Secrets of the City of Gold, Ch. 01

C.M. Guido Presents: A World of Inspiration–The Inception of Secrets.

I want to ask, what inspires you? Reflecting back on my journey from start to finish (all six months) of the first rough draft of Secrets of the City of Gold, I recalled blips of sitting in the patrol car at work, listening to creative covers of “It’s Tough to be a God” from the

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