di and pups xmas 09Happy Holidays!

I want to take this opportunity to thank you, my readers, for bringing me such joy this year. Every writer’s dream is to reach people with his or her words, and I’ve been lucky to be able to do that throughout my career, but this year has felt particularly special. I’ve loved hearing from you on the blog, in individual emails and on Facebook. I’ve adored speaking by speakerphone to your bookclubs as you discussed my books. I’d partiularly like to thank my new UK and Australian readers for bringing my stories into your hearts and homes this year. It’s been fun knowing that my books have made their way into your hands.

I write because I love to tell stories, but without you all, it would be a lonely business. I hope you can get together with family and friends as 2009 winds down, and that books hold as prominent a place in your holiday celebration as they do in mine.

6 Comments

  1. brenda on December 22, 2009 at 7:21 pm

    Thank you for the hours of enjoyment you have brought to us. I love the picture. May you and yours have a great holiday season. We are so thankful for your gift of writing…

  2. Maureen Sherbondy on December 22, 2009 at 7:44 pm

    Have a Merry Christmas! Love the photo.

  3. Gina on December 23, 2009 at 1:31 pm

    Diane, wishing you and your family happy holidays, love, peace, health and happiness.

    Thank you for writing, your books bring me pure joy.

    Love ya,
    Gina

  4. brenda on December 23, 2009 at 3:06 pm

    Adding to my list of books I liked…STONES INTO SCHOOLS>>>peace versus war…intriguing read…forgot that one.

  5. Diane Chamberlain on December 23, 2009 at 11:30 pm

    I’m looking forward to reading that book, Brenda. The sequel to Three Cups of Tea.

  6. Margo on December 24, 2009 at 2:09 pm

    Diane, your gift for writing has brought me hours and hours of pure joy…thank you for sharing your talent with us because without you, my library would not be the same…I can’t imagine a world without you. Books have always been a perfect gift to give and receive but yours are the special ones.
    Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to everyone…love and peace to all.

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