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.

New Collection on Kindle Select

Those of you who know me and have been following my blog and websites must have gathered by now that I’m not a big fan of Kindle Select. There’s just something about selling pages as opposed to selling books that … Continue reading

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So There’s Been a Goof on my Blog

I’ve been shuffling around making stores and deleting them so often that I failed to update my book links here on my blog. See the widgets to the right…well they are all fixed now and the links will take you … Continue reading

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If it doesn’t work the first time, try something new!

I’m going to be trying something new with my Sword of Cho Nisi series being as nothing I’ve been doing so far is working to get readers. So as of July 1, I am unpublishing the series from Amazon, Kobo, … Continue reading

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Once Upon a Time

Authors were paid for their work! Today I want to address something that isn’t much fun for us Indie authors. Pirate sites. I used to think those sites were set up for authors that make a lot of money and … Continue reading

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Why I take Pictures of my Garden

People probably think I’m a narcissist. I’m always taking photos of my flowers. Even of my veggies sometimes – though, I didn’t plant a vegetable garden this year…it did so badly last year. Let me clarify. I do NOT think … Continue reading

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Cause and Effects

Sometimes I look back over my method of writing and notice things that I do unconsciously in my stories. Sometimes those are good things, sometimes they’re patterns I need to break out of. But today I was thinking about The … Continue reading

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Another Great Fantasy SALE

Once again the team at EPIC is running a full month’s sale in this promo. I have 3 offerings and wanted to give you a heads up that Sword of Cho Nisi Boxed set is on sale at selected retailers … Continue reading

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Life and the Children of Dune

Wow. I’m over 1/2 through book 3 of Frank Herbert’s Children of Dune, having binged on the other books, and I have to say something now. It can’t wait until I’m finished reading. I’m at a spot in the book … Continue reading

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Trying something new.

Update, Vella didn’t work out. Everything I’ve been writing lately is related to the Sword of Cho Nisi series. I just love that world and the characters. So this new Vella story is a work in progress for book 5 … Continue reading

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Something Dark Lurks Herein

You know, I spend way too much time checking my statistics. It doesn’t even matter to me anymore how often I sell a book. This is good because not more than a handful of my books pass into people’s hands … Continue reading

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