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? […]

The Golden Heart

OMG!  I Won!!! I still cannot believe it.  I actually won the 2011 Golden Heart for my novel, Spy in the Mirror. Wow. The impact it’s already had on my career is amazing.  Agents, editors, and booksellers literally pressed their business cards into my hand as I exited […]