Jerry Payne has written or edited over two dozen memoirs for a wide range of clients, each story as unique as the life from which it was drawn. With a true passion for the genre, Payne teaches an online course and frequently conducts workshops on the craft of memoir writing. His book, "Writing Memoir: The Practical Guide to Writing and Publishing the Story of Your Life" (Faydelis Press, 2016), is available on Amazon or wherever book are sold.

Other Works

  • Senior Year

  • Sailor

  • What I Learned During my Summer at Penn State

  • Between the Lines

  • A Night Alone in Lakeland, Florida

  • The Curious Case of Ann Cooper Hewitt


Awards and Recognition

  • Gold Medal Winner, Foreword Indies Silver Medal, Readers' Favorites Finalist, Best Book Awards Finalist, National Indie Excellence Awards Reader Views Reviewers Choice Award Runner-Up