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The women of our church had a half-day retreat up in Julian, a mountain community above San Diego. It featured 3 speakers, coffee and goodies to start, and then a delightful lunch. I almost didn’t make it as the battery in my car decided it didn’t want to work that...

Time to Retire?

Joyce, my agent of nearly 15 years, has finally closed her agency. She has spent more time in hospitals and rehab this year than at home and she and her son, who is also an agent, finally made the difficult decision to retire. I’m sad but understand. They have a...

Hosting an International Student

For those of you who have never had the pleasure of hosting an international student, I highly recommend it. You get to enjoy talking with a student and learning about their country. They come here to study English, either at the facility downtown, or one of the...

The Patch

Doctors like to do tests. I’m sure in most instances they are necessary, some take just a little time, like blood tests, X-rays, etc. My doctor wanted to do a heart monitor test. This was to check for atrial fibrillation. I had two serious bouts but that was over four...

To Write or Not to Write

Writing is the love of my life, but things are quiet on the home front. My two publishers are not doing Biblical Fiction and my last publisher is no longer doing fiction. It does make things difficult, so I’m looking into other avenues. My agent has not only been ill,...

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.