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.

A Scavenger Hunt!

Welcome to Making Believe, the blog of fantasy author D.L. Gardner! I hope you are enjoying the blog hop scavenger hunt, and that you’ll come back and visit again! My novel Ian’s Realm Saga is one of the prizes for … Continue reading

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It’s here!

It’s here. I cannot tell you how wonderful Jeff Stillwell has done with the character of Dylan. His performance actually brought tears to my eyes! If you have ever known someone with special abilities, you will love this story. I … Continue reading

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Honor, Courage, Integrity

Through the years I have had relations with different members of various historical and reenactment groups. Had I known about such societies when I was younger, and the great advantage of being associated with them, I would have pursued the … Continue reading

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Ian’s Realm

Don’t forget to give Ian’s Realm on Indie Short Fest a thumbs up! The film is making the circuit, gathering fans like a snowman so we can film the feature film titled Deception Peak…and then go on to do Dragon … Continue reading

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In Defense of Dylan

We, as a passionate people, would like to think that the entire world is sympathetic to autistic children. Continue reading

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OWSCyCon Fantasy Blog Tour on Worlds

About The OWSCyCon Fantasy Blog Tour As part of the OWS CyCon 2019, we asked our fantasy authors to write about what makes their world, or the world of another author unique. Each of them has come up with very … Continue reading

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Tolkien 5 Star Review

I just came back from watching the movie Tolkien. On the way to the theater my husband and I were listening to the radio. Someone came on air with a review that pretty much knocked the movie out of the … Continue reading

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