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

Portraying Mice

Working with the illustrator for my little mouse book has been enlightening. Someone suggested they should wait until the book comes out and get their fees then. I looked into that but these illustrators don’t work that way. They get paid upfront whether a publisher...

Resurrecting a Novel

Some years ago, I wrote about an organization in Thailand that worked with the underground church to get our lost American soldiers out of Vietnam. They were left behind when the last helicopters pulled out of Saigon and the US ended their participation in the war....

Writing a Blog

For some time now, I’ve had fun sharing a blog with friends and interested readers, but I am wondering if it is worth continuing. Who is reading, and should I continue?! If any of you wish, let me know what you are reading. Send a comment to my e-mail address:...

Getting Back into the Routine

The aftereffects of COVID hang around. Namely the fatigue! There is much I want to do with two books to work on and tax season upon us. Yet, I do a little bit and I’m ready to take a nap! Others have cautioned me not to jump in too soon, but they don’t have to push...

An Unexpected Blessing

My Christmas poem each year is usually more on the religious side, but this year as I contemplated what to write, I saw a little mouse in my mind’s eye, and “A Tiny Christmas” told the story of a mama mouse hoping to find food to feed her 5 little ones. The feedback...

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.