Author Archives: Dianne Gardner

About Dianne Gardner

With a passion for wholesome and entertaining stories, Dianne Lynn Gardner dives into fantasy novels both adult and young adult. She is both a best selling author and an award winning illustrator who lives in the Pacific Northwest, USA. Mother of seven and grandmother of 16, Dianne wants to make sure that books which ignite imaginations, strengthen friendships, spur courage and applaud honor are available to every reader in the world.

Following a Dream.

It’s interesting how one can become so obsessed with a dream. We all have them. Aspirations that we choose to make our goal in life. When I think back in my childhood, I’m amazed that despite the decades of obstacles … Continue reading

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The Portal is Opening

What would you do if your computer actually opened up and took you into an alternate world?
Not a gaming world. Not by a long shot. Continue reading

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Audio to Violets

I  have been waiting impatiently for the release of this audio! I am thrilled with the performance of Cheyenne Bizon and Paul Bugallo, both from Ohio (where the main characters of the book were from). They did an amazing job. … Continue reading

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New Beginnings

This is a time of year to celebrate new life. Stepping out of winter, shedding our warm coats to breath in the fresh scent of flowers, and air cleansed by rain and snow, invigorates us all, I should think. This … Continue reading

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Having trouble writing a review?

Here’s an article to help! Authors love readers. They also love readers willing to post their thoughts as a review because book reviews help books to sell. So if you’re puzzled as how to write one, here’s a short article … Continue reading

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Where the Yellow Violets Grow

Maybe we’ll be home by Christmas. It’s so lovely in Pennsylvania at Christmas time. And then you and I could walk in the woods. The forest is beautiful in the winter. I’ll show you where the yellow violets grow. We’ll dig in the snow and find the trailing arbutus. They have a lovely fragrance.

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Sweet Romance

  I have a new book coming out March 3, 2018 based on a stack of letters my sister-in-law handed me with the words, “write the story!” It concerns her mother who was a nurse stationed in England during WWII. … Continue reading

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