Welcome to the Blog

Follow along on my Storyventure for all the good times!

It was never in doubt, but this is the most creative and talented group on the planet. You’ll never convince me otherwise. I’ve read through the story showcase submissions, and I’m absolutely over the moon with your entries. Talk about page-turners and plot twists. 🤩 There’s only one con—picking winners. I knew it had to […]

Livestreams, Writing

November 10, 2022

Writing Showcase Winner Announcement!

It’s here! My first short story writing contest, where you get to finish the story. There are lots of things to help motivate you like cash, writer candles, stickers, and your story being read live. But the main motivation should be for the simple joys that come with creating. I’m convinced that creativity is the […]


August 24, 2022

Enter My Writing Showcase!

What’s your star sign, and do you connect with its characteristics? I’m a Gemini (bring on the twin personalities). 👯‍♀️ Jules from my Bakeshop Mysteries is a creative and ethereal Pisces. 🐟 Sloan from my Sloan Krause Mysteries is a Cancer who cares deeply about putting down roots and maintaining traditions. 🦀 Are you looking […]


April 9, 2021

Writing Tips: Using Horoscopes to Develop Your Characters

Writing Tips - Using Horoscopes for Character Development

It’s the start of Labor Day weekend and there is no greater labor than writing and pitching a mystery novel to the agent of your dreams and landing a book deal. At long last my Mystery Series Masterclass is here! 🥳 If you’ve dreamed of starting a writing career this is the course for you. I’m […]


September 5, 2020

The Mystery Series Masterclass is live!