A Valentine’s Giveaway for You

By DiAnn Mills @DiAnnMills When the signs of Valentine’s Day took over the retail scenery, from candy and cards to exquisite dinners, I thought about how much I value my relationship with you. I hear from many of you daily, and the encouragement boosts my confidence. You— Comment on my blog. Contact me through my website with e-mails that seal …

Do New Year Resolutions Work for You?

By DiAnn Mills @DiAnnMills Many of you are nine to ten days into your New Year’s Resolutions. Maybe you call them expectations, longings, goals, a betterment program, life self-coaching, personal sabotage, or whatever January 1 of each New Year aspires. Most of us fall within one of the following categories: Doing ok. Defeated. Depressed. Didn’t make any because it’s frustrating. …

Easy Thanksgiving Recipes

By DiAnn Mills @DiAnnMills Thanksgiving will be here in less than two weeks. We are a country that has much to be thankful for, and we want our traditional holiday to be memorable for the great food. If you’re like me, you’ve been scouring through old cook books, tried and true recipes, and online and print magazines like Southern Living …

Favorite TV Shows from a Writer’s Perspective

By DiAnn Mills @DiAnnMills I’m always looking for a solid TV show, one that entertains while I’m learning from the writers. This blog is totally from my perspective as a writer. Solid entertainment in a TV show must have the following: Three dimensional characters. Inner and outer landscape problems – even if it takes several weeks or the whole series …

How Christopher Columbus Faced His Fears Plus Giveaway!

By DiAnn Mills @DiAnnMills We all have something that frightens us. Our list of fears is endless—heights, flying, public speaking, the dark, snakes, spiders, falling, doctors, germs, and the list goes on. Today is Columbus Day, and I wonder what Christopher Columbus might have been afraid of. Here are six things that I doubt he feared because history shows us …