As many of my friends know, I took a trip to Dallas this weekend for the 2012 ACFW Conference. I did NOT go to the full conference. I was only able to go to the gala with my husband. We … Continue reading
Life tends to have many bitter bits we must swallow. My Momma has always told me you have to taste the bitter to know how sweet the sweet really is. Translation for those that do not understand metaphor…you have to … Continue reading
One of the very first Splashdown books I read was by owner Grace Bridges called Faith Awakened. This was a long time before I was signed with them, so my opinion wasn’t biased in any way. I love, love, loved … Continue reading
As many of you know, I have five beautiful children and have been married to the love of my life for all of my adulthood. They are the light and joy of of my human heart…a gift directly from heaven, … Continue reading
When I read, I want to be shown the story. When I write, I want to show a story. A lot of people don’t understand the difference in showing and telling. A lot of writers don’t understand the difference either. … Continue reading
According to Thinky-Doo-Catbert, I am obligated to write this post. Of course, she claims I don’t have to, but you and I both know I will die a thousand deaths, hate puppies and grow a third eye in my neck … Continue reading
Happy May, friends. Hope the sun is shining bright and the world around you is covered in green buds and fragrant flowers. For those that have not been here for the last two months I will tell you what Going … Continue reading
The words pour from fingers like taps of the soul. Something beautiful or sad, a fear, a memory, an adventure dreamed, a longing…never know what will come until you sit down and write it out. Sometimes, you embarrass yourself by … Continue reading
In celebration of Earth Day, Splashdown Books is having a kindle sale. The idea is we know you want, want, want all the Splashdown titles. I mean, who wouldn’t want to be trapped in virtual reality, experience what slavery is … Continue reading
If my rants upset you, click away now. They’re better than therapy and chalked full of passion and a little snark. You have been warned.
When I was young, I really thought I was an expert on everything I had ever experienced. Not only that, I thought no one else in the entire history of mankind could have experienced what I did. To an extent, that 2nd one was true. I am Diane and no one in all of history will see everything quite the way I do. I remember not understanding why older people would act upset when I tried to add my vast amounts of knowledge to their inventories. After all, I was sharing, right and people need to know how right I am, right?It made me mad and made me feel like they thought they were better than I was.
Oh, I was such a fool. Continue reading