Michele Wilson Jones launches career as movie producer!

Luck, pluck, determination, and a great screenplay.  These are the factors that led to the amazing out-of-the-gate success of Diana’s client Michele Wilson Jones. Michele had a great story that she brought to Diana to write.  The result is the screenplay Three-Minute Man. A Kentucky prosecutor is given full-time charge of her handicapped brother.  He […]

Lacey Schwartz’ Documentary Memoir Breaks Out

Lacey Schwartz, a 37-year-old Harvard Law School graduate turned filmmaker, moves with ease in circles in which her identity as both black and Jewish seems unremarkable. What makes her biography striking is that Ms. Schwartz, a woman with light brown skin and a cascade of dark curls, grew up believing she was white. Read the […]

Marilynn Gets Production!

Marilynn Anselmi, Read & Notes client, lands a full production of the play Diana gave notes on, The Osanbi Deal, at The Blank Theater in LA. Marilynn says, “I’m over the moon!” Read more about Marilynn Anselmi’s play


A five-star rating on Amazon.  A 3-book deal with Simon & Schuster.  A rising star in the genre of legal thrillers.  I am so proud to have given Allison Leotta her first lessons in structure and plotting, which have now led to a brilliant career for this outstanding young writer.   Join me Monday for a […]

Featured client & tagline: American Girl — “Follow Your Inner Star”

I wrote this tagline for American Girl. Tell me your thoughts in the comments.

“Diana is my writing fairy godmother.”

First time novelist Allison Leotta, Diana’s student. Law of Attraction (Simon & Schuster) pub. 2010 Ali is living the dream.  Because she worked at it. She got a five-figure advance for her first novel and now has a future 2-book deal with the publisher. Go to the Carpentry of Writing School for more Student Success […]

A little wonder goes a long way.

I wrote this tagline for PBS KIDS.

Name in the Spotlight: GRACO SafeSeat ™

New York Design Studio Re-Branding

New York Design Studio provides state-of-the-art web design with a difference: courteous personal service. Diana wrote their new website and tagline: Technical edge, personal pledge.

Skip Hop

Skip-Hop is a trendsetter in kids’ gear.  Diana is the branding guru for their new tagline and positioning, now featured at Babies R Us in Union Square, Manhattan.