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Read my blog, discover my books and learn a little about me.

New Projects to Write

Several years ago, I wrote Shadows on the Mountain, about a soldier in Vietnam who was there 25 years after the war ended, with no way to return home. He is gotten out, along with his half-Vietnamese daughter by the underground church. It is based on a true story. The...

Singing for Christmas

Almost two years ago I transferred to another church that had a choir. Since I’ve been singing in groups most of my life, it was good to be part of the music program again. Then came COVID and everything shut down. Everyone was in the parking lot with masks on and I...

Unnecessary Repairs!

A month or so ago, I had to have my right front fender redone, having been scraped in a parking lot. While the body shop came to my house and did a great job, (they were there 4 hours, sanding, priming, and sprayed color) I have a $500 deductible! At least they were...

Fall Colors and Moving Vans

I’m getting emails from friends who have moved out of California to other states. Three years ago, a friend moved to Idaho, and it took her a while to get used to the winters. Now she enjoys the change of seasons and sends me pictures of the trees in all their...

And the Music Goes On

The Easter musical, “Glorious” continues to languish on SMP Press (Sheet Music Plus) and also the songs the Lord has given me to write. Maybe I’ll be like Van Gogh and other artists who didn’t become well-known until after they had passed away. I enjoy writing the...

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.