Journalist, Reviewer, Screenwriter, Novelist, Artist.


Greeting cards, stationary, invitations, & more! Mixed media used -- ink, watercolor, gouache, markers, crayons, colored pencils, oil pastels, charcoal,  and decorative papercraft.

Screenplays, Plays & Fiction

Television screenplays, and plays are inspired or based on true events. Fiction stories are for adults & young adults within the fantasy, historical and mystery genres.

Magazine Articles

Arts & culture - museums, art exhibits, local attractions, historical sites, science centers, restaurants, shopping districts, interviews, and more.

Book Blog

Book reviews - Adult, Middle Grade and Young Adult - SFF, mystery, romance, historical & contemporary genres.

Julie Carlson

Freelance Writer and Illustrator

Based in the Los Angeles area, Julie has over 13 years experience writing for magazines and newspapers. Her articles have been published in a variety of publications in Arizona, California and online. Currently, Julie is an Arts & Culture contributor for North Valley Magazine, Alta Journal and Pasadena Magazine and Southern California Life Magazine. In her spare time, she enjoys writing screenplays, plays, fiction, drawing and painting.

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