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

I Like My Box

We all live in a virtual box, built of personality, preferences, and life experiences. Inside our box, life is familiar, comfortable, and predictable. Outside our box, … yikes. Leaving our box would mean change, something we humans are not fond of. For the most part, I am open to change on an…

Pizza to Go

Why would a starry-eyed girl on her honeymoon be crossing abandoned train tracks in rural Wyoming? A Summer Vacation Story… “It may sound crazy, but I could go for a pizza.” Lizbeth dragged her eyes from the towering mountains to stare at Jared. Had the man who insisted they honeymoon…

Lessons from Kittenhood

We have a new member of the family. An adorable kitten (name still under consideration). Needless to say, it has been quite difficult to concentrate on work of any kind with this little furry ball of energy in the house. This is not necessarily a bad thing. Because I am…

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