Brad Meltzer Kills

Bestselling author, Brad Meltzer, sat down with Diana Belchase on the night his newest novel, The Fifth Assassin released at Politics and Prose bookstore in Washington, DC.  Find out how Brad came up with the idea for a Presidential serial assassin, the scoop on his TV show, Decoded, and how he […]

Life and Death

The other day, I got to do something I never do. My dear friend came into town and we took one of those double decker bus tours.  (Click here to see photos better) You know how it is, you live in a tourist place like D.C., and you […]

Movies that Inspired a Better America

I must admit it, I’m addicted to old movies.  There is something wonderful about the clear black and white images, the language, and the “America is a great nation” plots that hooks me every time.  Lately, my favorite has become The Farmer’s Daughter.  The plot is simple (SPOILER alert):  […]

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National Bestselling and award wining author, Robin Perini, gave me a behind the scenes scoop on her first year as a published author.  While her experience is far from ordinary, it’s beyond delightful that someone who is as nice as Robin, and…

Covert Exploits

Living in the DC area provides a ton of opportunities to get insider information on the way things work in our capital city.  But, how could I do these fab things and not take my readers along, too?  Here are some photos of my exploits in Washington, DC. […]

Going for the Gold — Again!

It’s been a while since the Golden Heart Nominations for 2012 were announced, so, you might well ask, where have you been all this time?  Was something fishy going on? Were you off on another covert assignment?  Here are the possibilities: Diana was: a.  Sitting around eating bonbons? […]