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

Life Is Too Short To…

Life is short; don’t waste it! By the time you get to the empty nest stage of life, you realize that life is short. The days can zoom past awfully quickly, and those moments can never be regained. All those passing years have taught me to appreciate each day as…

Do the Olympics Make You Feel Old?

Photo credit: iocyoungreporters via Foter.com / CC BY-NC-SA I am not normally a big sports fan, but when the Olympics rolls around I join the rest of the viewing public in watching the best athletes in the world compete. Do you know what I’ve noticed? The best athletes in the…

Are You an Ordinary Superhero?

The kitten who has taken over our household has an official name: Nike. (The goddess of victory, in case you are not up on your ancient Greek mythology. Oh, and she also has four white shoes and runs fast.) But the kids inform me that little Nike also has a…

 
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