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I’M MARY E. KNIPPEL

The Soul Story Writing Mentor

Unleash the Power of Your Soul's Wisdom

Supporting Transformational Leaders connect to their soul's calling and articulate it into the written word (books/blogs & more), to grow their business, attract clients & leave a legacy so their message exists beyond today.

Author Coaching & More

Publishing your Anthologies, Memoirs, Blogs, Signature Talks, Journaling and More!

Wise Woman Wisdom Retreats

Half Moon Bay California,

March 5th-9th 2025

Author Mentorship

Unleash the Wise Woman Within You

My goal is to empower my clients to embrace the story only they can share with the world. I'm on a mission to help anyone who feels silent and invisible to claim their voices and share their unique gifts with the world. Gifts the world is not only waiting for, we desperately need!

Supporting Co-Authors with publishing their book from Start to Finish

Speakers who need a Signature Talk

Bloggers who need accountability to consistently create content

Those who need a safe space to express their hard feelings

VIP Days to Develop and Refine your Soul's Story

Retreats to Ignite your Creativity

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Creativity

The Core of Expression and Passion. This is what brings us joy.

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Purpose

Make a difference, leave a legacy. What do you want to be known for?

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Authenticity

I will support you to always be true to yourself and your values

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Respect

I will support you with dignity and honor. This is my vow to you.

What Is Author Coaching?

Who is this for?

My clients come to me when they are overwhelmed about where to begin, what to say and how to make sense of the life-changing message they know they are here to deliver. I believe passionately everyone has a soul story of hope that the world needs to hear. I help my clients polish their words until their message sparkles and shines as a beacon of hope for those in search of a solution contained in my clients' message. !

Budding Authors

Publish a Blog Consistently

Become a Speaker

Journaling as a Tool for Healing

Creatives

About Mary

As Your Writing Mentor, I play three roles:

  • Your Muse

  • Your Cheerleader

  • Your Architect

  • Your Nudge

Everything I do is customized and personalized. Let's talk, Soul to Soul, so that I can get to know you and your needs. With the help of my intuition, you and I can then determine the best place to start right now and where it is that you want to go.

Mary E Knippel, author, speaker, Your Writing Mentor, and founder of Your Writing Mentor guides Small Business owners (coaches, consultants, authors) to articulate their soul's wisdom into the written word gleaned from their life's experiences as a powerful driver of business growth. She has a knack for helping you to get their expertise out of their head and onto the page so that your readers can find you and know the difference you offer the world.

If you are looking for a proven professional who uses her 35 years of experience as a journalist to ask provocative questions to uncover the heart of your message with clarity and compassion, help you craft the compelling soul story of your business, and put you on the path to being recognized as an expert in your field, you’ve come to the right place.

Testimonials

"Mary connects heart to heart, soul to soul with women that have a story burning in them. She helps them unmute their voice so that their words are infused with their passion and the confidence flows through them to share their story.” L.Garris

"I had never considered myself a writer, however Mary has taught me we all have a story to tell. Her Writing Room is a safe place for me to go write for an hour every Tuesday. She helps us to relax and hear our inner voice and to get it on the page. I highly recommend that you check out Mary, especially because we all have a story to tell. When will you start yours?" Tina P.

"I hired Mary to write an article for me which was going to be in Coastviews Magazine. It was a beautiful article and is still linked on my website. Later she wrote my press release when I moved my business. When the need arises I will hire her again." - Antoinette

Blog

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Me Telling My Story

April 22, 20242 min read

One in 6 people worldwide are impacted by infertility.

Me telling my story offers hope to others. That is not just a clever phrase created to invite interest. It is what I believe in my heart and soul.

It’s no coincidence that this is Infertility Awareness Week and this month we celebrated our own personal “Family Day.” I shared a picture of my husband with his bearded grin, me beaming with an infant and our precious 2-month-old daughter. We have dubbed a significant day in April as Family Day because that marks the day we brought our little girl home from Catholic Charities.

Yes, I am aware of infertility. It’s not a random week in April. It’s part of my story. After significant medical testing, the cause of our infertility was never determined. Popular conjecture was that I was a nervous new bride. I should just relax and let nature take its course.

My parents had a wedding a year in consecutive years:  1971, 1972 and 1973 (my two brothers and me). By the time we were trying to conceive, my brothers had three children each!

What was wrong with me?

Not a darn thing! That’s just how God had it planned for me.

I needed to wake up to the all the blessings I did have and welcome the child destined for me who grew not under my heart, but in it.  

Today, our circumstances may not be ideal and we long to change the details of the situations we find ourselves in. The wonderful thing is that we can change our stories. We can choose to rewrite our attitudes and focus on the redirection of our life.

We wanted a family and when it didn’t happen the way we’d assumed it would, we took steps to create our family another way.

We became of aware of our infertility. With that awareness, we changed our story.

And me telling my story offers hope to others.

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Mary E Knippel

Mary E. Knippel, the Soul Story Writer, best-selling author, inspirational speaker, writing mentor, and retreat leader, helps Transformational Leaders connect to their soul’s calling and articulate it into the written word. Working together as a team, Mary helps you craft and package your vision into professional credibility assets to grow your business, attract clients and leave a legacy beyond this lifetime. Contact her at www.maryeknippel.com.

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Me Telling My Story

April 22, 20242 min read

One in 6 people worldwide are impacted by infertility.

Me telling my story offers hope to others. That is not just a clever phrase created to invite interest. It is what I believe in my heart and soul.

It’s no coincidence that this is Infertility Awareness Week and this month we celebrated our own personal “Family Day.” I shared a picture of my husband with his bearded grin, me beaming with an infant and our precious 2-month-old daughter. We have dubbed a significant day in April as Family Day because that marks the day we brought our little girl home from Catholic Charities.

Yes, I am aware of infertility. It’s not a random week in April. It’s part of my story. After significant medical testing, the cause of our infertility was never determined. Popular conjecture was that I was a nervous new bride. I should just relax and let nature take its course.

My parents had a wedding a year in consecutive years:  1971, 1972 and 1973 (my two brothers and me). By the time we were trying to conceive, my brothers had three children each!

What was wrong with me?

Not a darn thing! That’s just how God had it planned for me.

I needed to wake up to the all the blessings I did have and welcome the child destined for me who grew not under my heart, but in it.  

Today, our circumstances may not be ideal and we long to change the details of the situations we find ourselves in. The wonderful thing is that we can change our stories. We can choose to rewrite our attitudes and focus on the redirection of our life.

We wanted a family and when it didn’t happen the way we’d assumed it would, we took steps to create our family another way.

We became of aware of our infertility. With that awareness, we changed our story.

And me telling my story offers hope to others.

writing storyinspirationinfertilityawarenesssoulstorymetelllingmystoryhope
blog author image

Mary E Knippel

Mary E. Knippel, the Soul Story Writer, best-selling author, inspirational speaker, writing mentor, and retreat leader, helps Transformational Leaders connect to their soul’s calling and articulate it into the written word. Working together as a team, Mary helps you craft and package your vision into professional credibility assets to grow your business, attract clients and leave a legacy beyond this lifetime. Contact her at www.maryeknippel.com.

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