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

Friending on Facebook

While I am pleased with the picture taken a couple of years ago by a professional photographer for my website, perhaps it makes me appear younger than I am. I did ask him not to touch it up. Living to a ripe old age seems to run with the women in my family. My father...

Seeing the World Again

Last fall I had laser surgery on my left eye to remove a cataract and it required a month of assorted drops afterward. My vision in that eye was restored to 20/20 and there was the joy of seeing things almost clearly again. In January I had the other eye done and have...

Memorial Day

Yesterday I went with my friend Vicki to Fort Rosecrans Military Cemetery to honor our fallen servicemen. An older lady wept in front of a plaque, others knelt in front of tombstones. The Boy Scouts placed small American flags at each grave, and some family members...

Dieting Yo Yo

Two years ago I joined a weight loss group called TOPS, and acronym for Take Off Pounds Sensibly. When you reach your desired weight (set by your doctor or health person) you become a KOPS. Someone who has been able to Keep Off Pounds Sensibly. Weight has been a yo...

The Great Train Ride

For my annual visit to my daughter’s in Florida, I decided this year to forgo the plane and take a cross-country train trip. My route was LA to Chicago, Chicago to Washington, DC (visit with grandson Austin and a trip to the Museum of the Bible – very worthwhile!) and...

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.