Sayler - Poet - Putnam County, FL, USA

Mary Sayler

Putnam County, FL, USA


Hi. I'm an ecumenical Christian poet, writer, poetry editor, and Bible consultant, who writes Bible-based projects in all genres, helps other poets and writers for a minimal fee through my website and Kindle e-books, writes about poetry on the Poetry Editor & Poetry blog, manages the Christian Poets & Writers group on Facebook, writes about various aspects of writing and living In a Christian Writer's Life, and reviews new translations, study Bibles, Bible storybooks, and children's editions of the Bible on the Bible Reviewer blog. I'm also on LinkedIn, Facebook, Google+, and Twitter and am glad to connect with Christian poets, writers, editors, and publishers. May God bless you and your work in Jesus' Name.




Besides working with other poets for years through my poetry course, critiques, and website, I'm an active poet with two traditionally published books of poems - Living in the Nature Poem and Outside Eden with my children's book, Beach Songs tbp soon

Work History

Director, Non-salaried

Christian Poets & Writers Group on Facebook

From January 2012

Started the Christian Poets & Writers group on Facebook in the autumn of 2012 with 0 members and continue to oversee and encourage this large fellowship of communicators for Christ.

Writing Consultant

CWFI then self

From January 1983

In 1983, I began working, one-on-one, with other Christian poets and writers through correspondence course and individual critiques, first through the Christian Writers Fellowship International (CWFI) then my own website and blogs. If you would like my professional opinion of your short manuscript, book proposal, or collection of poems for a minimal fee, contact me through my website.


Christian Writer, Poet -

From January 1972

Actively writes poetry and Bible-based manuscripts for all age groups, offers Bible and writing resources, and helps other poets and writers for minimal fee.

Bible Reader, almost every English version

Bible Reviewer, Bible Consultant, Ecumenical

From January 1954

As a lifelong student of the Bible, I've read most English translations many, many times. I've also had the privilege of writing Bible stories, Bible-based poems and devotionals, and leading Bible study groups in Catholic and mainline Protestant churches.


Christian Writer's Guide e-book

This Kindle e-book came from 30+ years of writing in all genres for Christian and educational publishers, leading workshops, and working with other writers through critiques of their short manuscripts, children's picture books, and book proposals.

Living in the Nature Poem e-book

Living in the Nature Poem, published in print in 2012 by the environmentally aware publisher, Hiraeth Press, is now available as an e-book on Kindle.

Outside Eden

My hope is that people who love the Bible but don't read poetry will discover they like poetry after all, and people who love poetry but don't read the Bible will want to read both.

Living in the Nature Poem

Poetry that reconnects us to God, nature, other people, and our own body cells

Christian Poet's Guide to Writing Poetry

E-book version of the full poetry home study course Mary wrote and used for years with other poets and poetry students

Bible Prayers

Prayer-a-phrased prayers from the Bible

Writing Consults, Edits, or Critiques

Information and minimal pricing for poetry critiques, writing consults, and one-on-one professional feedback on your poems, poetry book, chapbook, children's picture book, devotionals, or book proposals

Christian Writers' Guide

Christian Writers' Guide e-book helps you to discern God's call to write and provides you with information to help you research, write, revise, and approach traditional publishers in a professional manner.

Christian Poets & Writers blog

The Christian Poets & Writers blog offers writing tips, interviews, and highlights of posts by members of our Facebook group.

Bible Reviewer

Reviews new translations (English), study Bibles, children's Bibles, and Bible storybooks on the Bible Reviewer blog.

Poems on the Internet

Poetry published by online e-zines

Beach Songs & Wood Chimes

Books of lively poems for children to be published by Kelsay Books in 2014

Outside Eden

Book of Bible-based poems in 2014 by Kelsay Books

Poetry Dictionary For Children & For Fun

Probably the first poetry dictionary for children, this e-book makes learning fun and easy with A to Z entries on poetry techniques, forms, and writing tips. Ideal for classrooms, creative kids, and poets of all ages!

Qualifications & Certifications

Natural Health

Clayton College

Art & Literature

Florida State University


Job transfers took my family and I around the country for several years, so I had the joy of becoming part of most mainline Protestant and Roman Catholic churches, which gave me an ecumenical view and strong interest in church unity in the Body of Christ.

Church Body of Christ

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