Jan L. Mayes

Eric Hoffer Award winning author, blogger, audiologist, noise activist, bookworm, playing with words.


Addicted to writing flash fiction, horror fiction, and non-fiction with the odd pirate poem thrown in for good measure.


Specializing in tinnitus, hyperacusis, noise damage, and hearing health education.


I hang out at Goodreads doing annual reading and PopSugar challenges.

Noise Activist

Urgent global action needed to protect public health from damaging indoor and outdoor environmental noise.

Check out my Launch Party shares!
Tuesday 2/2/19 Any time at my Facebook Page/Twitter


Launch Party 2/2/19!

Something can be done

13 Short Horror Stories

Hauntingly disturbing

14 Tinnitus Terror Tales

If only he was a real doctor

In Progress

The truth about noise

In Progress

Twisted macabre

Recent Blog Posts

Positive Reviews for Tinnitus Toolbox – Hyperacusis Handbook

Readers are sharing positive reviews for Tinnitus Toolbox – Hyperacusis Handbook. It’s now available for people with tinnitus (hearing too much sound) and hyperacusis (hearing sound too much). It’s for parents looking for answers. It’s for professionals to use as a clinic resource and to share with clients, e.g. audiologists, family doctors, otologists or ENTs,… Read…

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