About the author

Jan L. Mayes

<p>Jan L. Mayes has been writing and blogging horror fiction and tinnitus-hyperacusis non-fiction for over 10 years. Her background in linguistics, audiology, and adult education—combined with over 30 years of experience coping with ghosts, tinnitus-hyperacusis, and plotting murders—have given her a broad base from which to approach many topics.</p><p><br>She is a 2019 International Book Awards winning finalist in Health: General, and a 2013 international Eric Hoffer Award winner in non-fiction health. Jan is currently a member of A Writer’s Path writing club and the 10 Minute Novelists 2019 365 Writing Challenge.<br><br>Jan lives in the Pacific Northwest of Canada. She enjoys reading, cookies, and deadheading, as should all right thinking people.<br><br>For more resources and info about Jan's writing, please visit janlmayes.com<br>To see Jan's quiet volunteering in action, please visit the Right to Quiet Society at quiet.org<br></p><p><br></p>