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What if writing your book was easier than you think?

What keeps you from a satisfying writing practice?


What stops you from finishing your book?

What if all the ways you stop yourself were symptoms and clues, leading you to the most perfect conclusion?


What if everything is already in perfect order and timing?

Forget fighting against resistance. Stop forcing it. Don't be frustrated or panicked when you feel stuck.


Remember that first pulse of inspiration to write?


If you're called to do it, you have everything you need to accomplish it.



     "What you seek is seeking you." - Rumi



I had this book inside of me and I was working on it for six months. I had been taking writing courses, learning how to do it; I’d done a lot of background research, but I was stuck. When I met Diane all of a sudden it started to open up. She made me hear my voice and not everyone can do that. She has a real talent and now I have actually become a writer.” – Helene Rennervik, Stockholm, Sweden


If your goal is a beautifully written and designed book with the look and feel of a traditional publishing house, we can help.


Our professional team will lovingly guide you through the indie-publishing process with editing, cover design, interior layout and formatting. 

We offer copywriting services for your bio, book blurbs, web content, book description and marketing collateral. 

Our marketing package includes expert direction to build your author platform, create a following to build your readership and your business. You will have step-by-step guidance to find beta-readers, ask for reviews and launch your book toward best-seller lists.

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Maisha Pulliam is a first time author whose beautiful book is available in time for the New Year. Her goal is to help women look beautiful, but she knows all beauty starts within, by loving and accepting ourselves. Follow Maisha at 

"Just wanted to thank you again for your amazing Writing Workshop. The weekend flew by, and I was able to write more pages than I ever have before. Your variety of processes really helped me to open my mind and let the words flow out. I felt supported by you the entire time. With the work we did during the retreat my book is almost finished. Thank you, thank you, thank you!" Karen Card, Relationship Coach

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Hi, I'm Diane Riis

I have twenty-plus years working with people who want to grow, change, create and contribute. 

I am an author and developmental editor/creative development specialist who has helped dozens of people bring their dreams to life.


If you have a message to share through a book, I'd love to hear from you. Whether you are looking for help writing, designing or marketing your book, Earth and Soul can help.

If you are sincerely ready to get out of you own way, get unstuck and move on with your dreams, I highly recommend Diane as a writing coach. She is amazing: wise, intuitive, experienced and can take you to the next level. Contact Diane to move forward on the journey of your dreams - I dare you. - Nancy Jean, Damariscotta, ME

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"We tell ourselves some crazy shit, then we believe it as if it were gospel. We preserve it in memory, entrench it in our heads through journaling, and retell it over and over to other people."

"But, as a creator, you are never stuck with the old ways of telling your story. You are the author, and everything is re-write-able."

A smart, funny and down-to-earth life guide. Diane shows you the power to create your world! Diane is a straight shooting writer and teacher. So much practical advice and wisdom in this book.


- Giovanna Capozza, Relationship Coach, Writer, and host of SHE RISES Podcast

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