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

For Every YES, There Must be a NO

One of the keys to a good life is balance. We all know, maintaining a balanced life isn’t easy, but certain strategies can make it easier. Do you remember good old Newton and his laws? (Stay with me here, this is not a nerdy science post. I promise.) One of…

Staying Sane During Busy Seasons

Spring is a busy time for many families, with a long list of end-of-school-year activities on top of yard work, gardening, and spring cleaning, plus all the rest of daily life stuff. Even though my kids are beyond the busy high school phase, this spring is filled with important family…

Do You Need a Mini-Conference?

Last weekend I attended a conference. As usual, I came away both exhausted and energized. Exhausted by the swirling thoughts of all I learned, plus the toll any large gathering takes on my introvert psyche. Energized by the encouragement that comes from sharing triumphs and trials with others who understand…

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