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

Book Awards

It still amazes me that I have as many books under my belt as I have. I’m on my 8th Biblical Fiction book, this time again for Whitaker House. It seems a long time since I haunted every editor I could waylay at conferences to promote my first book, Journey to the Well...

Traveling Again

We plan trips and they seem so far away and then all of a sudden the date arrives and you are off on an adventure. This time, I’d chosen Scotland, and my daughter came as companion. I chose Road Scholar, a travel group for seniors. Frank and I went on 19 Road Scholar...

Writing Opportunities

What a joy to still be able to do what I love, writing books, in my “Golden Years!” Working on my 12th book, the 5th for Whitaker House, on another fascinating woman in the Old Testament. Just when I was considering whether this would be my last book, a wonderful...

My Roomie

After Frank died, I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do. The house was quiet and lonely with no one to talk to. Friends were faithful, but there were many quiet hours alone. Then, through a friend of a friend, I met Valerie. She’d come out from Ohio after retiring from...

The Rose Garden

I was at a retreat and in my free time, wandered through the rose garden at the monastery where the retreat was being held. There were beautiful flowers all around me and their fragrance was a delight. I picked up a seedpod that was lying on the ground. All the little...

My Books

About Diana

A winner of the “Writer of the Year” award by the San Diego Christian Writer’s Guild, Diana Wallis Taylor has been writing since the age of 12 when she sold her first poem to a church newspaper. She has completed four novels of Biblical Fiction for Revell, two novels of Biblical Fiction with a third in production, and a Halloween book, “Harmless Fun or Risky Business” for Whitaker House.

Her fourth book, Claudia, Wife of Pontius Pilate, was nominated for ACFW’s Carol Award. She won first place in the San Diego Book Awards for her short story “Phipps and the Jay”; First place in Christian Romance for her book Smoke Before the Wind; First place in Christian Fiction for her e-book, House of the Forest; Second place for Martha, First place for her manuscript for A Distant Mountain (now Shadows on the Mountain); all in Reader’s Favorite Book Review and Award Contest. Her collection of poetry, Wings of the Wind came out in 2006. Her writing contributions appear in various compilation books and magazines. Diana wrote the words and melodies for an Easter cantata called “Glorious” recently completed with her fellow collaborator, Carolyn Prentice, who did the orchestration.

Diana lives with her husband Frank in San Diego, California. Between them they have six grown children and nine grandchildren. She enjoys speaking and sharing her heart with women of all ages.