For the Love of Cookies!

By DiAnn Mills @DiAnnMills If I have a weakness, other than great coffee and creating a story, it’s a sweet, delicious, satisfying cookie. While reading through the latest copy of Martha Stewart Living magazine, I found the most mouth-watering Mexican Hot-Chocolate cookie recipe. I made them and they are the perfect, cinnamon spicy, chocolate cookie. Easy too! Mexican Hot-Chocolate Cookies …

Relationships and Friends – Not Just Followers

By DiAnn Mills @DiAnnMills This may be your first DiAnn Mills’ blog since subscribing to my weekly posts. Last week I announced an incredible giveaway as a celebration of my new romantic suspense novel DEEP EXTRACTION. The random drawing is for all blog subscribers as of 1:00 p.m. Central on Thursday, April 13. Take a look at these fantastic prizes! …

10 Ways to Explore Your Creativity

By DiAnn Mills @DiAnnMills Every person on the planet is creative. We’re all born with gifts and talents. These are unique to who we are and how we can use them to better serve the world. Too many people believe they aren’t creative when, in truth, our creativity is begging to be explored. We don’t have to be eccentric, bizarre, …

February is National Library Month

By DiAnn Mills @DiAnnMills I’ve always loved libraries. From the time I was a little girl, the excitement of stepping into a room with shelves and shelves of books ranked at the top of my source of entertainment. I was a shy and overweight child, and books were my closest companions. When I finished selecting what I wanted to read, …

Writers Who Deliver a Powerful Story

By DiAnn Mills @DiAnnMills Reading excellent novels invites me into a story world where I lose track of time. I meet new characters who have a compelling story, dive into unique personalities, and share an adventure with them. I admire how they solve problems and face life. In short, I’m a picky reader. A book has to grab me in …

Dear Reader, It IS about You – Giveaway

By DiAnn Mills @DiAnnMills I love sending you a short blog each week. It’s my friend-time, a chance to show you how much I appreciate your support. My goal is to vary the blog topics so you’ll be entertained, inspired, and encouraged, much like when I create a story. This blog is for you, and with that foremost in mind, …

Frumpy to Fabulous – In 5 Easy Steps

By DiAnn Mills @DiAnnMills A change in seasons means we gals are putting our summer clothes away and bringing out the fall. This is my favorite time of year because I’m a fall person. The colors of burnt orange, green, deep blues, golds, and browns are my go-tos. When I have questions about the latest styles and what is truly …