Mom's Story, A Child Learns About MS

Mom's Story, A Child Learns About MS
Available on Amazon and

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Newspaper article

I hope your holidays are going well. Check out the article about me and Mom's Story, A Child Learns About MS in the December 23 issue of the Fountain Hills Times newspaper. HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Purchase recommendation

Publisher of Mom's Story is Chalet Publishers if you need that for your library recommendation.

Monday, December 21, 2009

Recommend Purchase

I recommended purchase of Mom's Story, A Child Learns About MS to Phoenix Public Library, Scottsdale Public Library and Maricopa County Library District System. Please recommend the purchase of Mom's Story, A Child Learns About MS (ISBN: 978-0-9840836-5-7) to your library.

Sunday, December 20, 2009

Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays to everyone!!!

Friday, December 18, 2009

Mom's Story is available

Mom's Story is now available at Gridley's in Fountain Hills, AZ.

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

New article

Mom’s Story; A Child Learns About MS By Mary Nickum At Ezine Articles:

Monday, December 7, 2009

Book Reviews

All reviews have been good so far. Check excerpts on my website:

Sunday, December 6, 2009

Virtual Book Tours

Visit the first stop on a virtual book tour for my book, Mom's Story, A Child Learns About MS,

Sunday, November 29, 2009

New sites

My book, Mom's Story, A Child Learns About MS, is now listed on,, and

Thursday, November 26, 2009

New place to publish articles

This is probably only new to me, but I just found a new place to publish articles: I'm going to put an article up about my book tomorrow, maybe get some more traffic to my website:

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Reviews and comments

I've received some very good reviews of my book, "Mom's Story." Here's a comment on the review. It pretty well sums it up...

Cora Laine Says: November 24th, 2009 at 7:19 pm
I had the pleasure a few weeks ago to read this 80 page book about a child’s view of MS. I am 60 and was captured by the story, it is still fresh in my mind. Mary Jo Nickum caught the essence of MS and the effect it had on this family.

Sunday, November 22, 2009

New article

I just learned that my article"The Desert is my Home" has been accepted for publication by Stories for Children Magazine. It will be in the February 2010 issue!

Saturday, November 21, 2009

website is now available. Stop by and find out about our critique group.

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Too Many Ideas?

If you're like me, you've got a drawer full or at least a notebook packed with ideas for future submissions. But, what to do with them all? Writer’s Digest - 9 Ways to Overcome Too Many Ideas Syndrome

Sunday, November 15, 2009

Mom's Story is available

Mom's Story is available now on Amazon and my website,

Thursday, November 12, 2009

New Book Sale

I sold my first book last night!

Saturday, November 7, 2009

New Book Review

I just received my first review of my book. It's at

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Virtual Book Tours

I have three virtual book tours scheduled for the next few weeks. I've never done these. Anybody have any experience with these virtual tours?

Mom's Story

Mom's Story is out and will be available from Amazon and Barnes and next week.

Monday, October 26, 2009

Book Reviews

I've sent out more than a dozen book review requests. If you'd like to write a review for a magazine, newspaper or blog, let me know. I'll be sure you get a review copy.

Thursday, October 22, 2009

I've worked on this for two years. It's finally going to be a published book. Mom's Story is going to press next week. I'm looking forward to seeing lots of comments.