Marlayna Glynn is an award-winning storyteller on page, film, and photography who has won multiple awards across various disciplines. Her published journey includes writing and editing 60+ books that span the genres of memoir, biography, thriller and business education. Marlayna’s life experience, Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and Master of Science in Human Services have enhanced her remarkable gift in observing and recording the human experience.
The publications that have featured her articles include Huffington Post, PBS Next Avenue, Elephant Journal, and The Good Men Project.
Marlayna’s diverse photographs include subjects across over 25 countries. Her photographs have won awards including Best in Show at Austin’s Flatbed Press Gallery Fall Gathering of Photographers, First Place in the Austin Convention Center’s Austinography Photo Contest, Photo of the Day for Los Angeles Convention Center’s Discover Los Angeles, Honorable Mention in the Kutoa Travel Photo contest, and runner-up in both the Emergent Artist Award Contest and KL Photoawards.
Marlayna’s photography has been exhibited at venues including Austin’s Second Stage Gallery at the Blue Theatre representing responses to wildfires, the International Cultural Diplomacy’s Photo Exhibit, Java Dive in Austin, Texas and The Flatbed Press Gallery in Austin, Texas.
Healing the human experience is a fulcrum behind Marlayna’s love for story and good mental health. She has been honored as a keynote speaker for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and was a proud board member of the Rape Crisis Center in San Antonio.
Finally, Marlayna’s short film, People That do Something, is based on a chapter from her first memoir, Overlay: One Girl’s Life in 1970s Las Vegas, and can be viewed on Marlayna’s YouTube channel.
Our Writers and Editors
We are honored to network with a diverse variety of writers and editors with unparalleled skill sets. You can expect to choose from qualified experts that include film, business, editorial, legal, judicial, therapeutic, and newspaper journalism experience. Aside from educational and experiential training, our writers further specialize in stories around trauma, the military, religious experiences and more. We believe in pairing our clients with a writer who truly gets them.
We don’t want to waste anyone’s time or money—yours or ours. We work only with authors who wish to tell their personal and/or business story. Our process works because we are passionate about ensuring that our authors clearly understand how books are written and published.
It’s important to know that you will work directly with your writer and not an interviewer. Writers know what to ask because they are invested in writing your story. Relying upon their years of experience crafting books, they are your front line to ensure they learn everything they can from you about your life. Hourly paid interviewers are not writers and do not know to ask the right questions.
What are legacy and heirloom books?
Your story is uniquely yours. We invite you to control your narrative by telling your stories your way so that your family, friends, and heirs “inherit” all of your valuable tales, memories, and lessons in a type of book that’s called a legacy or heirloom piece.