Kentucky Tourism

O'Neill, Mary Claire — River Birch Publishing

Lexington, KY


Becoming What You Want to See in the World

Mary Claire O’Neal lives with her husband, Cam, and their therapy dog, The Mighty Quinn, in the green, rolling hills of central Kentucky.


In addition to being a writer, Mary Claire has been a communication consultant for 20 years and is a certified life-change coach. Her past experience includes working as a mental health educator for the Commonwealth of Kentucky and working as a professional Equity actress. She acted in professional theaters across the United States and at the National Theater of Great Britain.

Her award-winning book has won a national Indie Excellence Award, Foreword Review's Book of the Year Award, and the National Best Books Award. The book has been translated into several languages and is distributed in over 25 countries.


Mary Claire’s book is available on line at and at the  Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea, Berea, KY.