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BOOK CLUB ENCOUNTERS - FEATURING AUTHOR DIANN MILLS




BIO: Award-winning author, DiAnn Mills, launched her career in 1998 with the publication of her first book. Currently she has over forty books in print and has sold more than 1.5 million copies.

DiAnn believes her readers should “Expect an Adventure.” DiAnn Mills is a fiction writer who combines an adventuresome spirit with unforgettable characters to create action-packed novels.

Six of her anthologies have appeared on the CBA Best Seller List. Three of her books have won the distinction of Best Historical of the Year by Heartsong Presents. Five of her books have won placements through American Christian Fiction Writer’s Book of the Year Awards 2003 – 2007, and she is the recipient of the Inspirational Reader’s Choice award for 2005 and 2007. She was a Christy Awards finalist in 2008.

DiAnn is a founding board member for American Christian Fiction Writers, a member of Inspirational Writers Alive, Romance Writers of America’s Faith, Hope and Love, and Advanced Writers and Speakers Association. She speaks to various groups and teaches writing workshops around the country. DiAnn is also a mentor for Jerry B. Jenkins Christian Writer’s Guild.

She lives in sunny Houston, Texas. DiAnn and her husband have four adult sons and are active members of Metropolitan Baptist Church.

Which do you prefer? Live, on the phone, or the on-line author chat?Why?



Live - personal; develop relationships; make friends

Phone - personal; develop relationships; make friends

Least appealing - On-line book clubs - hard to concentrate on each individual while typing. :)


Please describe a book club experience that really moved you,encouraged you. Why did it touch you?



Live book club experience. The women were readers and writers. We had great eye contact, which meant a lot to me in making new friends. Always making readers is important, but relationships are more important. I believe my writing is a ministry.

What surprised you most about doing a live book club event? Hmm.Nothing really











What surprised you about doing a phone chat with a club?

The candid comments. Loved it.

What surprised you most about doing the on-line book club chat?

That I wasn't able to develop relationships.

What do you like most about the book club experience?

New relationships!


Hey Nora, Thanks for having me be part of your book clubs last month on the phone. It was great to laugh with your group. Hope to get to Atlanta some day and do your book clubs "live".












It was great to laugh with you too DiAnn. It was neat to hear the behind scenes of your book Breach Of Trust!! It was great to get to know you better. Thanks for sharing your heart and passion you have for the lost boys of Sudan. Blessings to you and your writing adventures.

Sincerely,

Nora :D
ACFW On-Line Book Club Coordinator

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