Dianne Butts

Dianne Butts

Email:  dbwrites@hotmail.com







Dianne E. Butts has been writing professionally since 1989, with her first publication in The Lookout in 1991. Since then, she has written for national and international print publications, including the Salvation Army’s international magazine War Cry!Focus on the Family magazine, The Plain Truth, On Mission, Live, StandardEvangelEnrichment, Light and Life, and Encounter. Her articles have been published in Great Britain, Bulgaria, Poland, Canada, and Korea. She has also written for online sites such as CBN.com, Crosswalk.com, and AWSA’s AriseDailyDevos.com (https://arisedailydevos.wordpress.com/2018/02/05/into-the-storm/).

Dianne has also contributed to more than 20 books, including Chicken Soup for the Soul’s Christian Soul 2Stories for Tough Times, and 101 Best Stories of Faith, as well as A Cup of Comfort for Mothers and Women, and Zondervan’s New Women’s Devotional Bible.

Also an author of her own books, Dianne authored the 3-book nonfiction series Prophecies Fulfilled in the Birth of JesusProphecies Fulfilled in the Death & Resurrection of Jesus, and Prophecies Fulfilled in the Life of Jesus.

Dianne’s book, Deliver Me, a collection of more than 50 true stories of unplanned pregnancy and the sometimes inspiring, sometimes devasting aftermath, was awarded Nonfiction Book of the Year in 2012 by Christian Small Publisher’s Association in the Family/Relationships category and was a finalist for AWSA’s Golden Scroll Nonfiction Book of the Year.

Her co-authored book, Grandparenting Through Obstacles, won the same CSPA category award in 2013, GRAND magazine’s Best Grandparenting Books in 2012, and Nonfiction Book of the Year at The Book Club Network.

Dianne has published numerous Kindle e-books for writers and on Biblical topics.

She writes fiction under a pen name. Learn more on her website.


Also a screenwriter, separate screenplays Dianne wrote placed as a semi-finalist and a finalist in Movieguide’s Kairos Prize for Spiritually Uplifting Screenplays. She has written, produced, and directed award-winning short films, one co-written with a team of AWSA screenwriters.

Dianne attended Act One Program’s Writing for Hollywood in 2010 and their Producing & Entertainment Executive Program in 2020.

Dianne leads AWSA’s Hollywood Masterminds group for active and aspiring screenwriters.

Learn more on her film website and IMDb page.


Dianne speaks to and teaches writers and has taught at the Colorado Christian Writers Conference, the Greater Philadelphia Christian Writers Conference, and local writers’ events.

Other speaking topics include faith-building subjects such as the prophecies Jesus fulfilled in his birth, death and resurrection, and life.


She has been a member of the board of directors of AWSA’s parent organization, Right to the Heart Ministries, for many years.

Dianne lives in southern Colorado with her husband, Hal, a retired Colorado State Patrol Major. When she isn’t writing, she enjoys riding her motorcycle with Hal, gardening, and photography. They are members of the Christian Motorcyclists Association.