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April 25th-BTSYA Book Bash Blow Out with author signings, food, entertainment, crafts, and fun. http:/​/​​K3zXG

May 9th-Moraga Faire, Get autographed books from Cynthia Brian and talk gardening at the Be the Star You Are! Booth, 11-4pm. Info: http:/​/​​events_calendar.html

September 20th-National Garden Writer's Symposium, Pasadena, California. Cynthia Brian presents the Communications Track with a seminar, "Think Like a Producer" http:/​/​


"Cynthia Brian's advice will make a big difference in your life, so you can have more fulfillment and fun every day!" DEEPAK CHOPRA

Coaching/​consultations for acting, media, speaking, writing, radio production, and life success with passion, purpose, and possibility. Available as a lecturer, spokesperson, print/​voice-over talent, and free-lance writer. From advertisements to newsletters, plans to presentations, web sites to brochures, Cynthia Brian listens to your requirements, assesses your needs and efficiently crafts effective wording helping you achieve your goals. Turn your passions into profits. CALL TODAY for fees and scheduling: 925-377-STAR or email Cynthia@​

"THANK YOU! I'm very grateful for your words of encouragement and for the experience I'm gaining in broadcast journalism, at just 16-years-old. I'm excited to see what the future holds. I'm lucky to have a mentor like you!" Katelyn Darrow

"Cynthia Brian is a 'breath of fresh air'!" Doug Neeper, Job Connections

Voice America Empowerment Channel is the Official Radio Station Program of Starstyle®- Be the Star You Are!® Tune in every WEDNESDAY live from 4-5pm PST, 7-8pm EST worldwide.

Cynthia Brian interviews authors and Heather Brittany handles Health Matters. Join our power party on Starstyle®-Be the Star You Are!® where the world comes to talk.
Lend us YOUR ears!

Express Yourself!™ is a place to voice and publish creative works and positive media for the young at heart.

"I have been interviewed by thousands of interviewers and Cynthia Brian is one of four of the top interviewers in the country today. I feel like we are two bodies in one soul."

JACK CANFIELD, Co-creator Chicken Soup for the Soul Series


Cynthia Brian, woman, wife, mother, actor, model,
success coach, interior designer, gardener, artist,
casting director, writer, best selling author, producer, world traveler, furniture designer, television and radio host, corporate spokesperson...Cynthia Brian is a passion, purpose, and possibility professional.

Cynthia Brian, SAG, AFTRA, A.S.I.D., New York Times best selling co-author of Chicken Soup for the Gardener’s Soul, author of Be the Star You Are!®, 99 Gifts for Living, Loving, Laughing, and Learning to Make a Difference, Be the Star You Are!® for TEENS, The Business of Show Business, and Miracle Moments®, is an internationally acclaimed key note speaker, personal growth consultant, producer and host of radio and TV shows, syndicated columnist and acting coach. (

Cynthia Brian is often referred to by the media as “the Renaissance woman with soul!" She is a world traveler who speaks French, Spanish, Italian, and Dutch. With nearly three decades of experience working in the entertainment field as an actor, producer, writer, coach, designer, and casting director, she has had the honor of performing with some of the biggest names in the industry. Cynthia is a Certified Interior Designer and has had her interior and garden design projects featured in TV, commercials, books, and numerous publications. She wrote, produced, and directed the film, “The Quest for Pure Design”. Cynthia is a much in demand speaker on luxury cruise lines and spas around the world, inspiring others to be the stars they were born to be by creating a life they design.

Because of her devotion to increasing literacy and positive messages in the world, Cynthia founded and is the Executive Director of the 501(c)(3) charity, Be the Star You Are! ( empowering women, families and youth at risk. Her motto is “To be a leader, you must be a reader!” Since it’s founding in 1999, Be the Star You Are! has served approximately 329,800 individuals and families within 82 organizations and has logged more than 350,990 volunteer hours, while distributing over $1.7 million in resources. Be the Star You Are! has been honored as a top-rated non profit by GuideStar and Great Non Profits. As part of her dedication to giving youth a voice, she created and launched the creative community, Express Yourself™, at http:/​/​ for young people to have the creative endeavors published. Cynthia created, directs and produces Express Yourself!™ TEEN radio (http:/​/​ the #1 most listened to program around the world on the Voice America Kids Network with hosts and contributors ages 10-19 giving teens a voice so the world listens. As Cynthia likes to say, “We’re small yet mighty!”

As an empowerment specialist and life success coach, Ms. Brian is also dedicated to helping others achieve their dreams, with a focus on teens, by implementing their unique gifts to be the star they were born to be. Many aspiring thespians, writers, and professionals have been coached to fun, fame, and fortune through her personal success consultations in acting, media, writing, life skills, and presentations. Because of her energy and passion, companies engage Cynthia’s services as a media spokesperson. She is the home, garden, and lifestyle expert for internet sites and a writer for numerous publications, including being the inspirational garden columnist and the Teen Scene Editor for the Lamorinda Weekly. She and her daughter, Heather Brittany, are known as the Stella Donne Goddess Gals, working together in films, TV, radio, writing assignments, and speaking engagements. (

Born on a farm in the Napa Valley in northern California, the eldest of five children, Cynthia raised chickens and sheep, drove tractors, and picked fruit to earn enough money to pay her way through college. After being honored as the Outstanding Teenager of California, she was named teenage ambassador to Holland and served as a foreign correspondent for several newspapers. Her travel expeditions gave birth to her writing, speaking, and coaching career.

Interviewing is a talent this dynamic woman enjoys. Broadcasting live since 1998, she has been dubbed “Oprah of the Airwaves.” After reading two to four books each week, Cynthia interviews the authors who she considers pioneers on the planet. Tune into her award winning upbeat, positive, and nationally syndicated radio program, Starstyle-Be the Star You Are!, live and archived every Wednesday from 4-5pm PT/​7-8pm ET on theVoice America Network Empowerment channel. (

When you are seeking a seasoned professional spokesperson for your next project, a business expert with exuberance and personality that garners results, Cynthia Brian is the lady to call!

Cynthia Brian, the passion, purpose, and possibility professional, is available for private coaching, consultations, and speaking engagements.

Starstyle® Productions, LLC
PO Box 422,
Moraga, Ca. 94556,
phone: 925-377-STAR (7827)

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Cynthia Brian is a recognized expert in personal growth and achievement as well as a savvy marketeer. Cynthia brings her unique qualifications and enthusiasm of 26 years in the entertainment industry to a private consultation and coaching session personalized to your specific presentation needs. Each session focuses on answering all your questions in an honest, no nonsense fashion, while creating a plan for your success in front of the media and in life. Produce succinct sound bites, generate hooks, learn how to be a compelling guest on a show to get invited back, brand yourself, speak like a superstar, and sound confident, even if you aren't! You can be your own best PR person! Coaching and consultations for all ages. Cynthia will custom tailor a group workshop for your group.

Cynthia creates turn-key radio programs for clients who want optimum publicity.

Fees: Yearly, quarterly, monthly, and hourly

Email: Cynthia@​ or call 925-377-STAR

"You are the woman! This meeting with you was beyond my wildest dreams. My head is spinning with all the information that you imparted to me and with all the possibilities that you envisioned opening for me. Thank you, thank you, thank you. I can't wait to meet with you again and continue the dialogue."
Erica Miner, author Travels with my Lovers



"What you think about and talk about comes about!"

The ASID Pocket CEU program is a timesaving development in accessible, continuing education for interior designers. If you are interested in receiving the following CEU, simply provide Cynthia Brian with your name, mailing address, phone number, email and a check, VISA, or MASTERCARD for $25. Within two weeks, you will receive the full course article and related exercise. Upon completion, write a couple of paragraphs about what you learned, return it to Cynthia Brian and you will be provided with the necessary paperwork to register your .2 CEU credit.

Course: .2 CEU units for Interior Designers
Think Like a Producer-How to Get Free Media Time, by Cynthia Brian ©2004

Big publicity can make a busy interior designer. Each of us can get free media time with the proper approach, a skill we can learn. Since we only get on chance to make a first impression, it is mandatory to create an appropriate media persona in advance.
Think like a producer: ask yourself what will grab your audience, what will bring in the ratings and what will provide "edu-tainment", or education combined with entertainment, with copius amounts of humor thrown in for good measure.To read more on this subject and receive CEU credit, contact Cynthia Brian, Starstyle Productions, LLC., PO Box 422, Moraga, Ca. 94556. 925-377-STAR (7827)

Cynthia Brian and Heather Brittany are the charismatic mother/​daughter dynamos , STELLA DONNE (The Star Ladies) )working together in films, television, radio, commercials, print, and numerous writing endeavors. Their newest venture is the motivational speakers’ circuit where they are being heralded as the hottest game in town.

In addition to Cynthia's speaking topics already listed, Stella Donne topics include:

*Tea for Two-A Mother/​Daughter Brew
How to survive and thrive the parent/​child relationship

*The Art of Communication
Learn to listen, understand, and be friends in parent/​child relationships

*The Gift of Thanksgiving
How to allow more abundance into your life through an attitude of gratitude

*Awesome at Any Age!
Terrific teens to fabulous fifties, discover the amazing woman within

Cynthia Brian was named The Distinguished Catholic School Graduate by the Catholic School Department for Making a World of Difference in your work and service to others with education, inspiration and hope!

Listen LIVE Wed. 4-5pm PT on Voice America, http:/​/​​show/​2206/​be-the-star-you-are. More info at http:/​/​ Sponsorships & Guest Promotions, email Cynthia@​


"If there's anyone who knows about Tapping the Source, it's Cynthia Brian! Congrats!" Frank Gromling, Host, Cover to Cover


For a fun history lesson, Pirate Captain Cynthia Brian offers 3 lively pirate presentations in full buccaneer regalia!


and receive a FREE signed photo!

"The greatest compliment I can give a book is to say it made me laugh and cry. When I am touched in that way I know I am reading the truth and it has affected me. Be the Star You did both, which is why I am recommending it, writing a foreword for it, and hoping you will all read it."

DR. BERNIE SIEGEL, author of Prescriptions for Living.

"A guide is what you need...her name...Cynthia Brian."

"Cynthia Brian confirms that the star you are shines from within." DR. DENIS WAITLEY

Buy autographed books with your VISA, MASTERCARD, or check by calling 925-377-7827. FREE bookmark and seeds with each order!


Arts Appreciation Award for Starstyle-Be the Star You Are!® Radio

Be the Star You Are!® named TOP NON PROFIT by GuideStar and Great Non Profits in 2010 and 2011.

Threads of Hope Award Nominee for strengthening the fabric of communities through volunteerism.

Southern California Genealogical Society Writing Contest, 4th Place for "Wine Showman"

Awarded Honorable Mention in the Inspirational category of the 71st Annual Writer's Digest Writing Competition out of 19,000 entries. Editor, Melanie Rigney, wrote: "Your success in the face of such formidable competition speaks highly of your writing talent." awarded Cynthia First Place in the 2nd Annual "Success Wanted" Writing Competition for her story, "SPAM it!"

"Cynthia Brian shares lessons for living at the celestial level-straight from the heart." DR. WAYNE DYER


To book Cynthia Brian for your next engagement, E-mail Sales.StarStyle@​

Or write/​call: Starstyle Productions, PO Box 422, Moraga, CA 94556. Telephone:: 925-377-7827

Cynthia enjoys and has expertise in a variety of topics including: animals, children, parenting, show business, interior design, gardening, travel, healthy living, women's issues, and empowerment skills.


*Up Ways for Down Days
Get up, get going, get smart!

*Bathrobe Babes™
Relax, reconnect, rejuvenate and get inspired…and do it in your bathrobe!

*Be the Star You Are!®
Success strategies for living, loving, laughing, and learning to make a difference

*Dream it, Do it!
Turning Passions in to Profits

*A Juggling Act
How to balance your life without dropping the balls

How to live a life you design

*Beauty from Head to Soul
Celebrating the beauty within

*The Power of Positive Parenting
How parents are our most important teachers

*A Pirates Life For Me
The Golden Age of Piracy

*Chicken Soup for the Gardener’s Soul
The making of a legendary series planting the seeds and watching it grow

*Design 101
A crash course in decorating

*Gardening with Cynthia Brian
Turn your pots into floral paradise

*Marketing and PR Secrets of a Best Selling Author
How to get maximum publicity for the least amount of money

*The Business of Show Business
How to get going and stay going while avoiding the scams

*Think like a Producer
Be the media star you are!

*The Write Stuff
How to write what is right for you

"Cynthia gives you the inspiration to juice your perspiration to get to your destination! Everyone can be a star!" MARK VICTOR HANSEN

Contact Cynthia for schedules of upcoming events by emailing Cynthia@​