About Ann Payton

Ann has six adult children, Samantha, James, Jonathan, Dawn, Megan, Curtis, and 7 grandchildren. They bring joy to her life. She was born in Akron Ohio, she has moved many times across North America. She lives with her husband Berry in Bloomington Indiana.


Ann is an author of two Best Sellers; Hope Loss enCourage and Solutions Over Sides. Ann loves to help people through her stories and wisdom she learned along her journey. She wants to help people right where they are, at that moment of making hard decisions. Ann believes writing can help people heal their mind and heart. She developed a writing course called Beyond The Words to help others get started. Ann enjoys writing, yoga, walking, reading, and spending time with her husband Berry going hiking, boating, and watching movies.