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Oregon Grape Blossoms

Oregon grapes were always one of my favorite plants as a child. I loved smashing the dark berries and seeing the purple-blue juice squish out. We used them to draw on sidewalks and once even dyed fabric to make doll … Continue reading

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Lunar New Year!

I’m a little late, but I wish you all a very happy, healthy and prosperous Year of the Snake! May your creative endeavors be fruitful.

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My writing process. Post 1

I titled this “Post 1” because I imagine I will not remember everything and/or I will have too much to say and cut this post off at some point. For me, the first step in creating a new novel (poem … Continue reading

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100 Words of Encouragement for Writers

If you’re struggling with your writing, I have good news. That means you ARE writing, which is the first and hardest step. Here are two tips: The first is to simply skip the hard part. Move on to the next … Continue reading

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Readers love STILLNESS IN THE GARDEN

Just finished your book, LOVED IT! Great read, keep writing, you are REALLY good at it! — Cindy M. I love a good mystery and yours kept me reading and held my interest until the end. — Harriet S. enjoying … Continue reading

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Love it! : ) An unsolicited reader review of Stillness in the Garden

Dear Diann, I throughly enjoyed your “Stillness in the Garden” 😉 Very detailed with an engaging story line: twists and turns of teenage life behind private gates, a woman’s questioning her longing for a past relationship, all woven through two … Continue reading

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Reader Comments on Stillness in the Garden

“I’m about 4+ chapters in, and LOVE it so far… Did I mention that I love this book, so far?” – Suzanne M. “I’m on ch 11 and am having a hard time not thinking about when I can read … Continue reading

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