Lisa Betz

About me

I am a freelance writer, blogger and playwright with a particular interest in ancient Rome. I recently finished the draft of a historical suspense novel set in first-century Antioch, and I’m now in the early stages of developing a mystery set in mid-first century Ephesus.
When not writing, I am reading historical fiction, directing a drama or taking a hike in the woods.

From my website

A Virtual Interview: Fun Facts About Me

Yes, another blog award, but don’t worry! This one is pure fun. The Versatile Blogger Award simply requires that I share seven facts about myself. The seriousness or significance of said facts was not specified. So I decided to opt for silliness. But first, the rules: Show the award on…

Why Read Christian Fiction?

Is Christian fiction relevant? Is there such a thing as well-written Christian fiction? Does it have value? I’ve been reading comments on a Christian writers’ forum wrestling with such questions. In response, here are my thoughts on some advantages and disadvantages of Christian fiction. (FYI: I am planning an upcoming…


Photo Credit: Jürgen Stemper // Bloemche via Compfight cc Sometimes we find ourselves zipping along in the wrong direction… Have you ever been driving in an unfamiliar city and suddenly realize the highway has branched and you’re in the wrong lane? And the next thing you know, you’re on a…

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