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

Don’t Make this Holiday Mistake

Visions of sugarplums. Candy canes. Eggnog. Trays of Christmas cookies. Steaming cups of cocoa topped by clouds of whipped cream. ‘Tis the season to indulge… But that shouldn’t mean an excuse to throw all your healthy habits out the window. In fact, with all the temptations plus all the extra…

Intentional Blessings

  During this hectic Christmas season, it’s all so easy to focus on your own agenda. To charge ahead, eager to cross the next thing off your towering To Do List. Finish the decorating, the shopping, the baking, and everything else you need to do this busy time of year.…

24 Days of Encouragment

December is a hectic month. It’s all to easy to get stressed out. Weary. Discouraged. Frustrated. Not what we want to feel like, is it? Maybe a daily dose of encouragement will help? To help my readers stay sane this Christmas season, I have created brief daily posts that share…

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