Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Mary Byers  

Pen Name: Mary M. Byers


Born: 1962 in Fort Wayne, Indiana

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Illinois Connection

Mary currently lives in Chatham, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Mary M. Byers is a professional speaker and freelance writer. She’s the author of ''The Mother Load'' and is a frequent media guest on women’s topics. Mary is a former advertising director, senior–level association manager, and entrepreneur.

Published Works

  • The Motherload: How to Meet Your Needs While Caring for Your Family, Harvest House Publishing, 2005
  • How To Say No...And Live to Tell About It, Harvest House Publishing, 2006
  • Extraordinary Women: Secrets to Discovering the Dream God Created for You, Harvest House Publishing, 2007
  • The S.O.S. for PMS: Practical Help and Relief for Moms, Harvest House Publishing, 2008

Selected Titles At Your Library

The mother load /
ISBN: 0736915028. OCLC Number:

Harvest House,. Eugene, Or. :. ©2005.

The Mother Load is packed with down-to-earth suggestions, spiritual truths, and real-life advice to help you survive and thrive in your active family. You'll also discover special insights into achieving balance and creating a more intimate relationship with the Lord.

The S.O.S. for PMS /
ISBN: 0736921702. OCLC Number:

Harvest House,. Eugene, Or. :. ©2008.



Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability (Yes)

, contact the author via her website Author can speak on the topics of her books. She's also able to talk about "How to Get Published in Five Wasy Steps" and is willing to do kids' presentations to teach them how to think more creatively as authors.