Below are sample publications. Within these links you will find three national award winning articles, one Idaho Press Club award winning article and a link that lists all publication titles. Enjoy!

Articles, Columns, and Awards From the Shelf

Complete Listing of all Published Titles*

*List does not include ghostwritten pieces. For more information about ghostwritten materials, please contact me.


mags and booklets

Magazines, Booklets and Marketing Collateral

Physician Recruitment Material

PMC Pocatello Life Magazine

Portneuf Tab – Blackfoot Morning News

Surgeon Bios – One Page

Southern Idaho – One Page

Southern Idaho – Back Page





family livingSample Articles Published in Family Living Magazine

Over 100 articles published in Family Living Magazine!

Magically Organized

Popping Some Teen Acne Myths

Through A Mother’s Eyes

ABCs of Children’s OTCs

The Flip Side of Failure

Head-to-Toe Guide to Your Child

Vanquishing ULO’s (Unidentified Lying Objects)



healthvisionSample Articles Published in Health Visions

Expecting? Expect the Best

Little Feet, Big Care

You’re never too old to go for Gold



ourhomeSample Articles Published in Our Home Magazine

The Power of Water

Creating Christmas Magic

Getting Ready for Winter: One Month at a Time

Small Spaces: Making the Most of It

Go from Ho Ho Hum to Magic



activelifestylesSample Articles Published in Active Lifestyles Magazine

Finding a Healthy Balance

Bunko Babes

Out of the Nest



idahostatejournalSample Articles Published in Idaho State Journal

Trying Out for Idol

We Love Our Moms – History of Mother’s Day

Working in Search, Rescue




otherplacesSample Articles Published in Miscellaneous Publications 

Breast Cancer – Three Women’s Stories

Don’t Deep Clean in the Spring Medicine Cabinet 101

Looking Out for Skin Cancer



photo for columnSample Published Columns

Born Too Soon

Dog Daze

On Turning 40

Summer in Europe

My Journey with Harry Potter

Good Tidings to You, One and All





Award letter from Writer’s Digest:

Dear Mary

One of my most enjoyable tasks as editor of Writer’s Digestis passing along good news to writers. This is one of those fun occasions. It is my pleasure to tell you that your manuscript, In Search of Patience, has been awarded 4th Place in the Magazine Feature Article category of the 77th Annual Writer’s DigestWriting Competition. Enclosed is your certificate of Achievement to honor your accomplishment and a check …

This year’s contest attracted more than 17,000 entries. Your success in the face of such formidable competition speaks highly of your writing talent, and should be source of great pride as you continue your writing career.

I congratulate you again on your accomplishment, and wish you the best of luck in your future writing.


Maria Schneider, Editor, Writer’s Digest


In that same competition, To Dream of Sleep, was awarded 6th place and Growing Up Little was awarded an Honorable Mention (Top 100).

To read these stories click on one of the links below or in the sidebar

In Search of Patience

To Dream of Sleep

Growing Up Little

Idaho Press Club Award for Feature Article Published in 2011:

                       Old Medicine Brings New Life