Doyle, Mary K. 1954-
DOYLE, Mary K. 1954-
PERSONAL: Born May 31, 1954, in Chicago, IL; daughter of John M. (an engineer) and Patricia (a homemaker; maiden name, McCarthy) Doyle; married Marshall Brodien (a magician), October 14, 1995; children: (former marriage) Lisa Cannella, Erin Cannella, Joseph Cannella. Education: College of Dupage, A.A. (highest honors), 1992; Judson College, B.A. (business; highest distinction), 1997. Religion: Roman Catholic.
ADDRESSES: Home—1764 Fargo Blvd., Geneva, IL 60134. Offıce—3 E Press, P.O. Box 1004, Batavia, IL 60510-1004; fax: 630-208-1034. E-mail—[email protected]
CAREER: Freelance writer, 1972—. Affiliated with Inside Roselle (cable television program), Roselle, IL, 1986-88.
MEMBER: National Writers Union, National Association of Emale Executives, American Association of University Women, Publishers Marketing, SPAN, MIPA, Phi Theta Kappa.
Mentoring Heroes: Fifty Fabulous Women's Paths toSuccess and the Mentors Who Empowered Them, 3 E Press (Batavia, IL), 2000.
Contributor to periodicals, including Chicago Tribune.
WORK IN PROGRESS: Research on women's issues, health and spirituality, and biographies.
SIDELIGHTS: Mary K. Doyle told CA: "My personal mission statement is to use my gift of writing to empower, enlighten, and entertain. I feel very blessed to be able to write for a living, because writing is my passion. I love the process of research, writing, and even rewriting. Writing also offers me an opportunity to investigate topics of interest, learn about the wonderful world in which we live, and meet fascinating people."