Happy New Year from Gilian and Jade

The smell of pine and snow is in the air in my hometown. I love the New Year season–the anticipation of what is to come. A lot of people spring clean, but I like the Eastern philosophy of cleaning right before the New Year. It is symbolic–a way to clear out the old energy from […]

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Tis The Season to Get Cozy

Some people don’t like winter. But I find it cozy and invigorating! It’s one of my favorite times of the year. And I live in a place that gets tons of snow (yes, we get snow in Arizona. Flagstaff is 7,000 feet in elevation in the San Francisco Peaks.) There’s nothing more beautiful than snow-covered […]

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7 Features Cozy Mystery Fans Demand

Cozy mystery fansĀ are extraordinary people with refined taste. They have certain high expectations in a good cozy. I’m one of them, one of you. The cozy mystery is my favorite genre to read, as well as to write. But even though I’ve read thousands of them, and my favorites more than once (okay, twice), I […]

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The Story Unfolds

I’m Gilian Baker, cozy mystery writer. Ooooo…it gives me tingles all over to be able to say that! I’ve wanted to be a weaver of storiesĀ since elementary school, even before I knew I could write. I discovered my aptitude and love of writing in college, many moons ago. Before I knew it, I had changed […]

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