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

What’s Your Definition of Simple?

Most of us yearn for a life that is less hectic than the one we currently live. A simple life. But what does a simple life look like? Each of us will have a different answer. Because we are in different stages of life. Because we have different priorities. Because…

Love: Bridging the Extrovert-Introvert Gap

We all need love. But we don’t all express it in the same way. Even people who share the same love language can find themselves misunderstood—because of temperament differences. An introvert’s need for solitude may be mistaken for a lack of caring. And extroverts need for connection may be mistaken…

A Simple Strategy for Staying Ahead of Clutter

Clutter happens. Because we accumulate stuff. Lots of it. Scarves, hobby supplies, paperclips, empty ice cream tubs, DVDs, holiday decorations… And if we don’t get rid of some along the way, it will eventually become a problem. In an ideal world, we would regularly take a day and go through…

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