Diane Allen was born in Leeds, but raised at her familys farm deep in the Yorkshire Dales. After working as a glass engraver, raising a family, and looking after an ill father, she found her true niche in life, joining a large print publishing firm in 1990. Rising through the firm, she is now the general manager and has recently been made Honorary Vice President of the Romantic Novelists' Association. "
" Diane and her husband Ronnie live in Long Preston in the Yorkshire Dales, and have two children and four beautiful grandchildren.
215643445245673 - 13 days ago
Good to be back into a routine. Writing in my lovely new office that once was the spare bedroom. I mean business this year. two books to write this year and no excuses!
215643445245673 - 25 days ago
Fireside Christmas Stories is on special offer on Amazon. If you haven't already got a copy, grab it while you can. Happy Christmas everyone. XXXX
215643445245673 - 2 months ago
Back to writing today after a mad tour of the North East of England. Nice to be home and back with my characters.
215643445245673 - 3 months ago
Looking forward, to the Mistress of Windfell out on the 20th in paperback. The next two weeks are going to be like a whirlwind. I've Radio Leeds on Tuesday at 12 pm and then a tour of WH Smiths from Gateshead, Newcastle, York on Friday, Leeds twice on Saturday. Doncaster & Sheffield, Sunday and more the following week. Also look out for me in The People's Friend on the 29th of the month, there will be a special thank you for all my readers.
This on top of my daughter opening her own business this week, just a bit manic at the Allen household at the moment!
215643445245673 - 4 months ago
Busy back at my desk today writing the third book in the Windfell Trilogy. Twenty five thousand words in, so a quarter of the way and hoping that I have the makings of a good story! One never knows until its finished.
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