Diane Tibert is a writer based in mainland Nova Scotia. She’s written on many topics over the years, including genealogy, writing, publishing, gardening and history. Since 1998, a few thousand articles have appeared in more than three dozen publications, including Saltscapes Magazine, Plant and Garden Magazine, alive Magazine, East Coast Gardener and Canadian Gardening
Diane appears in Moira Allen’s book, The Writer’s Guide to Queries, Pitches & Proposals, second edition. Published by Allworth Press in the fall of 2010.
Diane appears in Vernon Oickle’s book, Red Sky at Night – Superstitions and Wives’ Tales. Published by MacIntyre Purcell Publishing Inc fall of 2011.
Diane writes fiction using the pen name, Diane Lynn McGyver. Her books include Shadows in the Stone and Pockets of Wildflowers. Her first short stories collection Nova Scotia – Life Near Water was released October 2013. To learn more about Diane Lynn McGyver, visit her website.
In March of 2000, Diane became the gardening columnist for the Weekly Press serving Hants County, Nova Scotia. Her Garden Tales column provided a unique look at gardening with children and contained handy gardening information. In March 2001, The Guysborough Journal began publishing Diana’s Garden Tales column, and continued for three years. The Dartmouth Laker, The Bedford Magazine and The Southender began publishing the column in April of 2001. In March of 2006, Garden Tales celebrated its sixth anniversary in print, appearing in four Nova Scotia newspapers. Due to other projects Diana wanted to explore, Garden Tales ended its long run in September 2006. Many thanks to her dedicated readers who kept the column popular.
In October 2005, Diane began a genealogy column, Roots to the Past. The column enjoyed an 18-month run in The Halifax Daily News (Halifax, NS), a few years in The Guysborough Journal (Guysborough County, NS) and up until spring 2012, in The Journal-Pioneer (Summerside, PEI). It is currently published in The Western Star (Corner Brook, NL), The Citizen (Amherst, NS), The Lunenburg County Progress Bulletin (Lunenburg County, NS), The Kings County Record (Sussex, NB), Times & Transcript (Moncton, NB), Bedford Magazine (Bedford, NS) and the Southender (Halifax, NS).
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