Inspiration and Guidance for Writers at all Levels

INSPIRATION AND GUIDANCE FOR WRITERS AT ALL LEVELS! Nature is alive and growing in what’s left of Spring here in Oregon and for me it’s the perfect time for some personal growth too. I’m always looking for new information to broaden my skills and awareness as a writer and Amazon recently shared a new program they are now offering. Enjoy this photo of some gorgeous volunteer chives courtesy of my … Continue reading Inspiration and Guidance for Writers at all Levels

Go for a Walk in Nature to Get Inspired!

WALKING THROUGH OUR NEIGHBORHOOD PARKS IS INSPIRING! Studies say walking improves creativity, because there is a connection between walking, thinking and writing and I can attest to that belief first hand. At times I’ve had writer’s block, either while writing my novel or while working on a new blog post, when right in the middle of a walk I suddenly can’t wait to get back home and start … Continue reading Go for a Walk in Nature to Get Inspired!

Should You Write a Fancy Outline for Your Novel?

SHOULD YOU WRITE A FANCY OUTLINE FOR YOUR NOVEL? By Jean M. Cogdell. Maybe – Maybe not. It’s your book, you make the rules. Different strokes for different folks. Me, I’m trying to be more organized in my writing this year. Only time will te… View Original Post: Should You Write a Fancy Outline for Your Novel? Continue reading Should You Write a Fancy Outline for Your Novel?

Heartfelt Reviews for “Heart Seasons”

HEARTFELT REVIEWS FOR “HEART SEASONS!” Heart Seasons: The Rainbow Revelation by Dianna Donnely is written after the author faced a medical crisis, and it encapsulates the different periods of the author’s life. She has made it interesting and colorful by giving the sessions in the book the colors of the rainbow. The seven bands she has used symbolize the opening of her heart to God’s … Continue reading Heartfelt Reviews for “Heart Seasons”

My New Novel “Heart Seasons” is Here!

MY NEW NOVEL “HEART SEASONS: THE RAINBOW REVELATION” IS HERE! The journey to “Heart Seasons” began in the Spring of 2012 and finally came full circle on December 16, 2016. After many, many, many hours, days, months and years, and a new version of my original vision later, the big day finally arrived. “Heart Seasons: The Rainbow Revelation” is a spiritual, inspirational fictional story based on real life events and it is … Continue reading My New Novel “Heart Seasons” is Here!

Perfect Weather for Tying Up Loose Ends

SNOWY WEATHER IS PERFECT FOR TYING UP LOOSE ENDS! So close now! Either tonight or tomorrow I’ll be submitting my novel “Heart Seasons: The Rainbow Revelation” to CreatSpace for review. It certainly has been a long time coming and I am ready!! I’m also ready to get back to baking and cooking and my food photography! COMING VERY, VERY SOON!   PROLOGUE Have you ever … Continue reading Perfect Weather for Tying Up Loose Ends