Dianne E. Butts

                               Freelance Writer, Author, Screenwriter

Media

Interview Questions:

Deliver Me: Hope, Help, & Healing through True Stories of Unplanned Pregnancy

Dear America: A Letter of Comfort & Hope to a Grieving Nation

 

About Dianne

I have over 340 articles published in more than 50 periodicals including Focus on the Family magazine, Light and Life, the Salvation Army's national publication War Cry, On Mission, BGC World, The Plain Truth, Pentecostal Evangel, The Lookout, Discipleship Journal’s DJ Plus column, CBN.com, Crosswalk.com, Enrichment Journal, Encounter, Victory in Grace, Pentecostal Evangel, Church of God Evangel, Bible Advocate, Now What? online, The Standard, Woman’s Touch, Just Between Us, Joyful Woman, Women Alive!, Christian Single, Christian Motorsports Illustrated, Devotions, Live, Evangel, Standard, Purpose, and Virtue. I’ve written for writer’s magazines including Cross & Quill, SpiritLed Writer.com, and Christian Communicator. I have written for general market publications such as the Lamar Daily News (Lamar, Colorado), The Colorado Trooper, and Wiring Harness News.

I've written for the online publications www.FindingGodDaily.com, www.ThinkingAboutSuicide.com, and www.TheChristianPulse.com.

I have contributed to twenty books, including A Ruby Christmas, Chicken Soup for the Christian Soul 2 (HCI, 2006), A Cup of Comfort Devotional for Women (Adams Media, 2005, A Cup of Comfort Devotional for Mothers (Adams Media,  2007), Zondervan’s New Women’s Devotional Bible (2006), Chicken Soup for the Soul: 101 Best Stories of Faith (2008), and more.

My writing has appeared in Great Britain, Poland, Bulgaria, Canada, and Korea.

I have taught writing workshop at the Colorado Christian Writers Conference in Estes Park, Colorado, which I have attended annually since 1989. I have been on faculty at this conference in 2006, 2009, 2011, 2013, and 2014. I'm also scheduled to teach at the Greater Philadelphia Christian Writers Conference in July/August 2014.

I am also a screenwriter. I attended the Act One: Writing for Hollywood program summer 2010. I've participated in both the 168 Film Project and the 168 Film Project's "Write of Passage" multiple times. My screenplay "A Cowboy's Faith" was a finalist in the 168 Film Project's "Write of Passage" short script contest in 2010. In January 2013 my feature-length screenplay was a semifinalist in the Kairos Prize for Spiritually Uplifting Screenplays.

When I’m not writing, I enjoy riding my motorcycle with my husband, Hal, and gardening with my cat, P.C. Hal and I are members of the Christian Motorcyclists Association which endeavors to reach motorcycle enthusiasts for Christ. We live with our cat in Pueblo, Colorado.

Interviews and Guest Posts:

9/18/2013: Interview on Fay Lamb's Inner Source Blog: Why write about #Prophecy? http://ow.ly/oZ6M0

9/11/2013: Interview with Fay Lamb’s Inner Source Blog about Dear America for 9/11 http://ow.ly/oKnv9

8/16/2013: Interview with Cyndi Simmons about Dear America. You can both read it and listen here: http://ow.ly/pdLNC

8/12/2013: Interview with Shaun Tabatt's Author Talk:
http://ow.ly/nWfxt (10:30 min) regarding Prophecies Fulfilled in the Birth of Jesus

J. A. Marx's Embattled Spirits - Grandparenting Through Obstacles

January 14, 2013: "Forgive and Live" on Lori Wildenberg's Eternal Moments Deliver Me

Finding God Daily - Prophecies Fulfilled in the Birth of Jesus

Christian E-books - "Rediscovering Christ in the Prophecies Fulfilled in the Birth of Jesus"

Kathi Macias' Easy Writer Blog - Prophecies Fulfilled in the Birth of Jesus

November 7, 2012: "Write to the Point" on 5020 Genesis with Melissa Finnegan - Deliver Me

March 27, 2012: "Write His Answer" blog of the Colorado Christian Writers Conference.

July 22, 2011: Kathi Macias' "Easy Writer" interview - Deliver Me

Currently Out of Print:

Prophecies Fulfilled in the Death & Resurrection of Jesus

Prophecies Fulfilled in the Birth of Jesus

Grandparenting Through Obstacles: Overcoming Family Challenges to Reach Your Grandchildren for Christ

 

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Dianne E. Butts, Author

 

Dianne E. Butts, Author

 

Dianne E. Butts, Author

 

Dianne E. Butts, Author

Photos by Ana Searcy

http://anasearcyphotography.com/

Book Covers


Deliver Me book cover
Deliver Me: Hope, Help, & Healing through True Stories of Unplanned Pregnancy


Dear America book cover
Dear America: A Letter of Comfort and Hope to a Grieving Nation

Currently Unavailable:

Prophecies Fulfilled in the Life of Jesus book

Prophecies Fulfilled in the Life of Jesus

Prophecies Fulfilled in the Death and Resurrection of Jesus

Prophecies Fulfilled in the Death & Resurrection of Jesus


Prophecies Fulfilled in the Birth of Jesus book cover
Prophecies Fulfilled in the Birth of Jesus


Grandparenting Through Obstacles book
Grandparenting Through Obstacles:
Overcoming Family Challenges to Reach Your Grandchildren for Christ