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

The Great Adventure

I recently attended a women’s retreat at the Pine Valley Retreat Center in the mountains above San Diego. A friend of mine was also going so I looked forward to the event. She asked me if I signed up for the High Ropes Course and I had, not having any idea what that...

Thanksgiving Travels

This year I am flying to Florida to spend Thanksgiving with my daughter and son-in-love, Joey. Joey is a gourmet cook so I am looking forward to a great dinner! This time I am traveling with my puppy, Maya, who is almost 10 months old. I have never had a small dog to...

Watching TV or Not

I have a communications system that gives me 140+ channels. Wonderful! I watch two of them! There are so many other things to do. I have two neighbors who don’t even have a TV set. As to mine, it is there so in the evenings, I watch TV. Some nights I feel like I am...

Halloween Surprise

Four years ago, my neighbors across the street decided to go all out for Halloween with strobe lights, a giant spider, someone rising out of a coffin, etc. The kids loved it and texted all their friends. At 8:30 my neighbors shut down. They had run out of candy and...


Are you getting frustrated with passwords? Everyone wants one and I’ve tried numerous methods to remember mine. Finally made a file with a clue to the password so if someone sees my file they still wouldn’t know the password. The problem is that if I am out of town,...

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.