December was utter chaos, but 2023 is looking good! I'll be editing my cozy mystery draft and looking for an agent this year.
Since starting Paper Crow Blog, I've discovered certain things about blogging along the way. These revelations include learning that this writing project helped both my career and my personal well-being.
Cozy mysteries are always set in a place where people know each other, the townspeople are charismatic, and the shop owners seem to be living their dreams selling coffee, flowers, and chocolates. Every once in a while, it's nice to read about a town that pays its workers a livable wage and doesn't crush employees' souls.
I would never have guessed that this was the author's first book. After making my way just a few pages into the story, I knew I'd stumbled onto something special.
My thoughts on the Rocketbook, the reusable notebook that's linked to cloud services.
I know everywhere in the world isn't so lucky right now, but I am grateful to just breathe a small sigh of relief, at least for a moment.
The sole survivor of a plane crash, 12-year-old Edward tries to find meaning in his new life.
A centuries-old family curse follows Emilia Fontana on her travels to Italy. Accompanied by her eccentric Aunt Poppy and disheartened cousin Lucy, Emilia experiences adventures she never thought possible.
Unless you plan on self-publishing, getting published means that you have to submit your writing to someone, somewhere.
I've learned to care less about people's opinions of my book choices and to expand my reading world.