Mary is a member of American Christian Fiction Writers, is the past-president of a local ACFW chapter, and is active in critique groups. Mary ranked 5th among the favorite authors in the 14th Annual Heartsong Presents Awards
She enjoys walking, being with her family, playing board and card games, rain, and cats. She would enjoy gardening if she didn’t have a black thumb. Her hobbies are quilting, porcelain doll making, sewing, crafts, crocheting, and knitting. She enjoys going into schools and talking to kids about writing. She loves creativity in various forms.
Mary lives in the Pacific Northwest with her husband of over thirty-three years, has three adult children, an adorable granddaughter, and two cats. She asked Jesus into her heart at age twelve and strives to have her writing point to and glorify God. If she had one wish to make, she would wish Jesus for everyone because when you have Jesus, you have the most important relationship in the world.