At the age of eighteen, Sayward Ayre wrote a list of everything she wanted to accomplish in life and divided it into sections of thirty year periods, projecting that she might live to be ninety years old. The last third included the desire to share the stories of her life through the art of writing. Knowing she would be a writer in her later years, Sayward kept journals and photos of her adventures and experiences which she now uses as reference for her books.
Sayward earned a BA in Anthropology/Archaeology, a Masters of Environmental Studies degree, a Doctor of Naturopathy degree, a private pilot license, and a Ham Radio Operator license. She has worked in the field of Archaeology at various sites around the world, and been employed by State, County and City governments on both the east and west coasts of the U.S.
During the first decade of the 2000s, Sayward held juice fasting retreats in Palm Springs, California. She now spends her time writing books, with plans to publish at least 10 more books within the next 8 years.