Blogs

After years of blogging on the Blogger platform, Diana has made the switch to Tumblr. If you’re unfamiliar with the social-networking site, it’s a micro-blogging platform that allows you to delve deeper than Twitter (though she loves those 140 characters) while not giving your readers the expectation of a lengthy post (like, Blogger).

So please follow her on Tumblr (and Twitter, and Facebook, and Goodreads, and whatever else is developed by the time you read this). And enjoy the embedded Tumblr posts here. If you want to view her full Tumblr page, here’s the link:  http://dianarwallach.tumblr.com

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      It’s official! I’ve joined @thetobiasliteraryagency! Im making a jump to YA Horror (Latinx). Keep your fingers crossed for me! 📚
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      #writersofinstagram #writersofig #writers #IReadYA #BookNerdigans #writer #YA #YAlit #bookshelf #Book #Reading #bookworm #bookstagram #bookstagrammer #read #bookaholic #bookish #literaryagentsofinstagram #horror #latinx (at Villanova, Pennsylvania)
      https://www.instagram.com/p/B4AIyeBgOkW/?igshid=52lo35kfr5lj

      10/24/19

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      Found a 1980s edition of #JudyBlume’s ARE YOU THERE GOD? at a used bookstore in Asheville, NC. I couldn’t resist uniting it with my elementary school diaries. (Not sure why I wasn’t afraid of that creepy clown. And I ❤️ that cheesy lock.)
      QOTD: What book most reminds you of childhood?
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      #writersofinstagram #writersofig #writers #IReadYA #BookNerdigans #writer #YA #YAlit #bookshelf #Book #Reading #bookworm #bookstagram #bookstagrammer #read #bookaholic #bookish #areyoutheregoditsmemargaret #classicbooks #usedbooks (at Villanova, Pennsylvania)
      https://www.instagram.com/p/B39prUWAe5s/?igshid=1k49zl7tdb2ki

      10/23/19

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      Celebrating 15 years of marriage today, and I know without a doubt that my husband “gets” me, because this was my present. It’s a 1927 typewriter that WORKS!

      There’s a whole shop in Philly dedicated to old typewriters that is even going to service it for the next three years. Get ready for some fancy typed thank you notes!
      QOTD: Do you own Amy antiques? What’s your favorite?
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      #writersofinstagram #writersofig #writers #amwriting #writerslife #IReadYA #YAlit #bibliophile #bookaddict #bookporn #bookworm #read #bookaholic #bookish #author #typewriter #typewriters #antiques #antique (at Passyunk Square, Philadelphia)
      https://www.instagram.com/p/B3sRRdgAyCV/?igshid=tkmltj0g5ko6

      10/16/19

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      View of the Blue Ridge Mountains, at a gorgeous hotel not too far from where Zelda Fitzgerald passed away. #nofilter
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      #writersofinstagram #writersofig #writers #amwriting #writerslife #IReadYA #YAlit #bibliophile #bookaddict #bookporn #bookworm #read #bookaholic #bookish #author #zeldafitzgerald #blueridgemountains #asheville (at The Omni Grove Park Inn)
      https://www.instagram.com/p/B3h1DmHArxj/?igshid=1c5u9ebbq0e7y

      10/12/19

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      I don’t care if it’s 92 degrees out, it’s October and I’m wearing fuzzy slippers! 🍁
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      #writersofinstagram #writersofig #writers #amwriting #writerslife #IReadYA #YAlit #bibliophile #bookaddict #bookporn #bookworm #read #bookaholic #bookish #author #fall #october #slippers #macbookair (at Villanova, Pennsylvania)
      https://www.instagram.com/p/B3IIeZ9nnq7QA0guFmjuA-vGqQnN1FOoAY4Esg0/?igshid=1eqnil2scb7x2

      10/02/19

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      ‘Tis the season! The house is pumpkin-ified, and my brain is itching to be scared. Picked up this gem at my local used book store.
      QOTD-What’s the best book you ever bought at a used store, flea market, garage sale, etc.?
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      #writersofinstagram #writersofig #writers #horrormovies #horrorstories #BookNerdigans #writer #bookshelf #Book #Reading #bookworm #bookstagram #bookstagrammer #read #bookaholic #bookish #stephenking #theshining #it #stephenkingfan #horror (at Villanova, Pennsylvania)
      https://www.instagram.com/p/B2MhM3Wgejr/?igshid=w5llh693xd02

      09/09/19

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      Continuing my #YA horror reads, and I’m on to #annadressedinblood. Great concept with a cool twist on ghost hunting. QOTD: What’s your favorite horror novel?
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      #writersofinstagram #writersofig #writers #IReadYA #BookNerdigans #writer #YA #YAlit #bookshelf #Book #Reading #bookworm #bookstagram #bookstagrammer #read #bookaholic #bookish #dianarodriguezwallach #horror #yahorror (at Villanova, Pennsylvania)
      https://www.instagram.com/p/B1bsnpyg4nd/?igshid=17394pxo95xzd

      08/21/19

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      You know you’re old when you request Michelle Obama’s biography from the library and you receive the LARGE print version, and you think, “Nice! I won’t need glasses!” #thisis40
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      s #IReadYA #BookNerdigans #writer #YA #YAlit #bookshelf #Book #Reading #bookworm #bookstagram #bookstagrammer #read #bookaholic #bookish #michelleobama #becoming #biography (at Villanova, Pennsylvania)
      https://www.instagram.com/p/B0WC5MeASiw/?igshid=bv16pr0jp2y7

      07/25/19

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      Nothing better than a dark and stormy night for a @mysterywritersofamerica panel discussion. Had a great time chatting with Nancy A. Hughes, Lisa Regan, and Jane Kelly, and all the brave souls who came out to the library in the storm!
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      #writersofinstagram #writersofig #writers #amwriting #writerslife #IReadYA #YAlit #bibliophile #bookaddict #bookporn #bookworm #read #bookaholic #bookish #author #dianarodriguezwallach #mystery (at Free Library of Springfield Twp)
      https://www.instagram.com/p/Bz0-cx9AtU-/?igshid=wswqco947bhs

      07/12/19

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      Last sunset on the bay with a good book and a good drink. #vacation #amreading
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      #writersofinstagram #writersofig #writers #IReadYA #BookNerdigans #writer #YA #YAlit #bookshelf #Book #Reading #bookworm #bookstagram #bookstagrammer #read #bookaholic #bookish #girlswithsharpsticks (at Sea Isle City, New Jersey)
      https://www.instagram.com/p/BzRU-0OgOW6/?igshid=58i8o2rhvj56

      06/28/19

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      Morning coffee with bay views, fresh donuts in the kitchen, and Wagon Wheel on the radio. #vacation #jerseyshore
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      #writersofinstagram #writersofig #writers #amwriting #writerslife #IReadYA #YAlit #bibliophile #bookaddict #bookporn #bookworm #read #bookaholic #bookish #author #dianarodriguezwallach (at Sea Isle City, New Jersey)
      https://www.instagram.com/p/BzGBR–AjED/?igshid=10i203kw1vcyj

      06/24/19

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      First day down the shore! Kids, ice cream, sand castles, and reading for the next seven days. #vacation2019 #jerseyshore
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      #writersofinstagram #writersofig #writers #amwriting #writerslife #IReadYA #YAlit #bibliophile #bookworm #bookaholic #bookish #author #dianarodriguezwallach @dianarodriguezwallach (at Sea Isle City, New Jersey)
      https://www.instagram.com/p/BzCCtrzgYru/?igshid=2woognja2jv9

      06/23/19

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      This morning, my daughter boarded the bus for her last day of second grade, and my last baby robin finally flew from the nest. I think there’s a metaphor in there somewhere…#nofilter.
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      #garden #gardening #gardendesign #birdwatching #birding #birds #babybird #writersofinstagram #writersofig #writers #amwriting #writerslife #writingcommunity #author #dianarodriguezwallach @dianarodriguezwallach (at Villanova, Pennsylvania)
      https://www.instagram.com/p/BysOWdyg4Jg/?igshid=eef59t9c9zra

      06/14/19

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      Our first officially summer in the suburbs, and I must admit there are some new perks to working from home. First of which, I no longer spend all day staring at someone else’s garage. #nofilter
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      #writersofinstagram #writersofig #writers #IReadYA #BookNerdigans #writer #YA #YAlit #bookshelf #Book #Reading #bookworm #bookstagram #bookstagrammer #read #bookaholic #bookish #dianarodriguezwallach (at Villanova, Pennsylvania)
      https://www.instagram.com/p/ByXso1IgpA6/?igshid=1iycqnbhyzoms

      06/06/19

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      Finally cracked the spine on this amazing arc I got at the Thriller Awards last summer, and I can’t put it down. The voice is so original. I’m loving it. #goals
      QOTD: What are you reading right now?
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      #writersofinstagram #writersofig #writers #IReadYA #BookNerdigans #writer #YA #YAlit #bookshelf #Book #Reading #bookworm #bookstagram #thriller #bookstagrammer #read #bookaholic #bookish (at Villanova, Pennsylvania)
      https://www.instagram.com/p/ByGLDLwgGFG/?igshid=5itl0b8i8acr

      05/30/19

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      In my favorite part of the writing process, where I go line-by-line and try to make every sentence better, every verb stronger, and every metaphor more interesting. This is where I try to hear the rhythm of the words. It’s also where I learn a million ways to write “walk.”
      QOTD: What’s your favorite part of the writing process?
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      #writersofinstagram #writingcommunity #writersofig #writers #IReadYA #BookNerdigans #writer #YA #YAlit #bookshelf #Book #Reading #bookworm #bookstagram #bookstagrammer #read #bookaholic #bookish (at Villanova, Pennsylvania)
      https://www.instagram.com/p/Bxw-nMtAoIi/?igshid=jk5n8mlhni72

      05/22/19

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      Rereading some of my #kindle notes on the horror novels I’ve read recently. One note for The Exorcist simply says, “Ok, this is messed up.” 😂
      Of all the possession books I’ve read recently, that author WENT THERE.
      Can you guess what scene I wrote that about?
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      #writersofinstagram #writersofig #writers #IReadYA #BookNerdigans #writer #YA #YAlit #bookshelf #Book #Reading #bookworm #bookstagram #bookstagrammer #read #bookaholic #bookish #horror (at Villanova, Pennsylvania)
      https://www.instagram.com/p/BxNR3d2n_qh/?igshid=10a8ahewvwbqg

      05/08/19

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      It is becoming increasingly impossible to work at my desk, when I have a mother robin feeding her newly hatched babies right outside my window. The cuteness is a procrastinator’s nightmare. #birdsofinstagram #birdphotography
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      #writersofinstagram #writersofig #writers #amwriting #writerslife #IReadYA #YAlit #bibliophile #bookaddict #bookporn #bookworm #read #bookaholic #bookish #author #bird #birds #naturephotography #birdwatching #birding (at Villanova, Pennsylvania)
      https://www.instagram.com/p/Bw7i7cenQdc/?igshid=w1b8lmdhtlh4

      05/01/19

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      There are beta reads then there are BETA READS. Thank you @gabytriana for epically helping me shape this rough draft! Diving in for round two armed and ready. #yahorror #horror
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      #writersofinstagram #writersofig #writers #IReadYA #BookNerdigans #writer #YA #YAlit #bookshelf #Book #Reading #bookworm #bookstagram #bookstagrammer #read #bookaholic #bookish (at Villanova, Pennsylvania)
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      04/23/19

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      Still have 11 of my original #Ramona books from 1984. I also bought my daughter a box set with the new covers. So far, we’ve read RAMONA QUIMBY, AGE 8 and SOCKS. Thank you #beverlycleary for inspiring generations to read and write! Happy 103th Birthday!
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      #writers #IReadYA #BookNerdigans #writer #chapterbooks #YAlit #bookshelf #Book #Reading #bookworm #bookstagram #bookstagrammer #read #bookaholic #bookish #amreading #birthday (at Villanova, Pennsylvania)
      https://www.instagram.com/p/BwKQhEfHCXr/?utm_source=ig_tumblr_share&igshid=g63ryn55xm8o

      04/12/19

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      Starting my first writing residence in North Philly. Wish me luck!
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      #writersofinstagram #writersofig #writers #amwriting #writerslife #IReadYA #YAlit #bibliophile #bookaddict #bookporn #bookworm #read #bookaholic #bookish #author #teacher #teaching #creativewriting (at The Lenfest Center)
      https://www.instagram.com/p/BwDIX24HM9S/?utm_source=ig_tumblr_share&igshid=k1dz09ry5mxh

      04/09/19

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      Here’s me laying on my hammock reading, on the first perfect 75° weather day. And here is that hammock 20 minutes later, when I got up to eat lunch. That is a hawk pulling a snake out of a snake nest, and then going on to eat all of her babies. I’m not in the city anymore… #holycrap #snakes #hawk
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      #writersofinstagram #bird #birds #birdwatching #writersofig #writers #amwriting #writerslife #IReadYA #YAlit #bibliophile #amreading #reading #bookworm #read #bookaholic #bookish #author (at Villanova, Pennsylvania)
      https://www.instagram.com/p/BwAKqq1nois/?utm_source=ig_tumblr_share&igshid=iftjrav7eoe3

      04/08/19

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      Finished the book, so I had to rewatch the movie. Within 15 minutes, I Googled whether the author wrote the screenplay, because I’ve never watched a film so true to the book. The vast majority of dialogue is word-for-word from the novel. The answer is yes, #williampeterblatty wrote it and won the #oscars for the #adaptation.

      QOTD: What’s the scariest book you’ve ever read?
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      #theexorcist #horror #horrormovies #horrorstories #writersofinstagram #writersofig #writers #IReadYA #BookNerdigans #writer #YA #YAlit #bookshelf #Book #Reading #bookworm #bookstagram #bookstagrammer #read #bookaholic #bookish (at Villanova, Pennsylvania)
      https://www.instagram.com/p/Bv_3TPonFJQ/?utm_source=ig_tumblr_share&igshid=72kk8puycau6

      04/08/19

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      Doing some research, and my reading buddy keeps falling asleep on me. #catsofinstagram #japanesebobtail
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      #writersofinstagram #writersofig #writers #IReadYA #BookNerdigans #writer #YA #YAlit #bookshelf #Book #Reading #bookworm #amreading #catstagram #bookstagram #bookstagrammer #read #bookaholic #bookish (at Villanova, Pennsylvania)
      https://www.instagram.com/p/Bvw2aNanf22/?utm_source=ig_tumblr_share&igshid=1uvb6maycy688

      04/02/19

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      The gang’s all here! First time putting all six of my books on the shelf together. It’s a pretty happy view. #shelfie #bookshelf
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      #writersofinstagram #writersofig #writers #IReadYA #BookNerdigans #writer #YA #YAlit #bookshelf #Book #Reading #bookworm #bookstagram #bookstagrammer #read #bookaholic #bookish #dianarodriguezwallach (at Villanova, Pennsylvania)
      https://www.instagram.com/p/BvjXwClHFqJ/?utm_source=ig_tumblr_share&igshid=cu7golrlpqdi

      03/28/19

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