Diane Tibert is a writer, editor, book coach and publisher based in mainland Nova Scotia. She’s written on many topics over the years, including genealogy, writing, publishing, gardening and history. Since 1997, a few thousand articles have appeared in dozens of publications, including Saltscapes Magazine, Plant and Garden Magazine, alive Magazine, East Coast Gardener and Canadian Gardening.
If you’re looking for an editor or someone to walk you through the steps of self-publishing your book, ask Diane. She can can help: firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you found the information on this website helpful, please, buy me a cup of tea (price $1.50 Canadian).
Diane Tibert owns and operates Quarter Castle Publishing. QCP celebrated it fifth anniversary in October 2015. Since its conception, it has published 7 books and 7 short stories and 2 anthologies. There are several books scheduled to be released in the coming months, including Twistmas – The Season for Love by Diane. It is her second romance novel. Look for the second book in her Castle Keepers Series, Scattered Stones in the spring of 2016.
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 writes fiction using the pen name, Diane Lynn McGyver. Her books include Shadows in the Stone, Pockets of Wildflowers, Twistmas – The Season for Love and Fowl Summer Nights. 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 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 also appeared for several years in The Western Star (Corner Brook, NL), The Lunenburg Progress Enterprise, Bridgewater Bulletin (Lunenburg County, NS), The Kings County Record (Sussex, NB), Bedford Magazine (Bedford, NS) and the Southender (Halifax, NS). It is currently published in Times & Transcript (Moncton, NB), The Citizen (Amherst, NS) and Lunenburg County Progress Bulletin (Lunenburg County, NS).
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.
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Last Updated: December 30, 2016