Diane lives in a small hilltop castle in central Alberta, Canada surrounded by a forest inhabited by gnomes, fairies, a princess, and a dragon.
Diane has a journalism diploma and an advanced diploma from the
Institute of Children's Literature in Connecticut. The author is also an artist, art teacher, children books editor, international short story judge, and writing instructor. The author's The Pen Pieyu Adventures series has won ten international book awards and one provincial award.