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Finding Your Title Character

Once Journey to the Well was completed, I wondered who I should write about next. The Lord had a way of showing me my next subject. At a friend’s Bible study they were talking about Martha and I felt in my spirit that she was my next “heroine.” I read everything the...

Incorporating Other Incidents in the Bible

Since the woman at the well was a Samaritan, I was able to use the Samaritan who was stricken with leprosy and one of the ten who were healed by Jesus as the reason for the fifth husband being absent. I used Sychar as one of the cities of refuge as designated in the...

Details! Details!

Being true to your characters and the setting in which you placed them is vital. In Historical Fiction, language also has to be in keeping with the period. You cannot bring in modern colloquialisms and slang phrases or your people will be out of character. I used the...

A Lesson in Humility

Nothing was happening with my book and heaven was silent. Then one day, it occurred to me this was not just my book! The Lord have given me the idea and the Holy Spirit had been with me all through the writing of the book! He was my inspiration, my co-author. As the...

Miracles Do Happen!

The voice on the other end of the phone was pleasant. It was the agent, Joyce Hart, so I introduced myself and told her why I was calling. She asked me to tell her about my story. I told her my subject and how I had portrayed her. She listened, and then told me she...

My Books

About Diana

Diana Wallis Taylor was first published at the age of 12, when she sold a poem to a church newspaper. After receiving her B.A. in Elementary Education at San Diego State University, she was an elementary school teacher for 22 years, attended Bethel Seminary, sold real estate, opened two coffeehouse/used bookstores, and was a conference director for a private Christian college.

She has an extensive portfolio of published works, including nine novels of Biblical Fiction, three Contemporary Fiction novels, a book of poetry, a book on Halloween, an Easter Cantata, and several songs.  

She lives in San Diego, California with her puppy Maya.