Joan Diehl
           



Age:
(That's a Secret.)
Sex:
Female
Location:
Madison, Alabama
Occupation:
Reader, Writer
Literary Goals:
To inform and also entertain readers.
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About Me

The seed for my love of writing was planted long ago in a high school journalism class in Topeka, Kansas. For many years, I was a military wife and mother of five. When the children grew up, I started working for a weekly newspaper in Madison, Alabama, and eventually became its editor. After retiring from the paper, I wrote "Once Upon a War-The Diary of a Waiting Wife," a Vietnam memoir. Over time, I became interested in the plight of threatened species and wrote "Little Hal: A Pygmy Hippo in Danger" and "KANTU: Unsafe in Africa." Both are targeted to ages 7-12, as well as adults who are concerned about wildlife preservation.








Additional Information

I am affiliated with Zeta Tau Alpha national sorority, the Topeka High School Historical Society, LinkedIn, and the WAE network for Writers, Agents and Editors. I am the grandmother of 20 and great-grandmother of two.

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