Biography: Dianne Joan Ferris
has led an exciting life, and her interesting experiences are often reflected
in her writing. An avid reader and a heartfelt songwriter since childhood, she
has recorded her life's journey with words. In 1998, she earned her diploma from
the Institute of Children's Literature and began writing for publication.
Dianne plans to continue writing as she travels with her husband, enjoys her
grandchildren and embraces life in her retirement.
Writing: In 2007, Dianne's dream of becoming a
published author came true. A Teen's mystery love story The Purple Doll
was published by General Store Publishing House and is available at GSPH as
well as www.Chapters.ca.
In the spring of 2012, after three and a half years of
dedicated writing, Dianne finished writing her second novel: Adventures at Loch Arran Resort.
This Canadian, historical fiction is based on the true happenings she and her
family experienced while owning and managing a summer resort in the 1980s. The
book is available through www.volumesdirect.com
Dianne is also a co-author of Fibs & Memories: Ten Short Stories
Photography: By the1990s, Dianne became seriously interested in
improving her skills of photography. Her husband, Charlie, is a skilled
photographer of nature and landscape and Dianne began her tutelage under his
She studies both natural and historic subjects during her
travels across Canada, and around Bruce County area near her home.
proud mother of three children and an active grandmother of seven, Dianne
receives great joy from being with her family. Every year, she travels with her
husband, Charles, from her home in Ontario to Edmonton. Alberta and then to
north-western Alberta, to reconnect with her son's families, which includes five
grandchildren; three granddaughters and two grandsons. The rest of the year,
she reunites with her two grandsons and daughter in southern Ontario.