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

Confessions of a Crotchety, Left-Brained Introvert

Photo Credit: Nguyen Vu Hung (vuhung) Flickr via Compfight cc   I recently acquired a book entitled Cat Confessions, which features cat photos along with purported confessions of their naughty deeds: stowing away in luggage, getting fur all over a dark suit, etc. After chuckling over the book, I was…

What Will You Learn This Year?

I hope that one of your resolutions this year is to learn something new. I hope that you never lose curiosity for the world around us, and that you intentionally seek opportunities to experience new things, attempt new skills, and visit new places (physically or virtually). In other words, I…

Sweat the Small Stuff: Five Ways Small Actions Matter

The beginning of a new year is usually a time to look ahead, dream big dreams, and make audacious goals. Social media encourages us to join this trend with sayings like: Set a goal so big that you can’t achieve it until you grow into the person who can. And…

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