So I Decided to Write a Cozy Mystery (Here’s Why!)

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.

Book Review: “The Star-Crossed Sisters of Tuscany” by Lori Nelson Spielman

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.

What I Wish I Knew About Freelance Writing a Year Ago

One of the main purposes of Paper Crow Blog is to help other writers on their own journeys, and in today’s post, I share some of the things I wish I would have known before starting to freelance. These tips would have saved me time, money, and possibly a few grey hairs.