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 the Story–Part Two

In the beginning of November I came across this unusual photo: In Part One of this post I wondered what story this photo might be telling, and I came up with three possibilities.  As promised, here is the rest of the winning story: Bradley and the Box-Creature Bradley the hermit…

My Blanket and Me

This is one of my prized possessions. Not the sofa, the purple thing on the sofa. Not because it compliments my décor. Not because it is worth millions. Not because I think it will impress visitors. I prize it for the memories it holds. A brief history of the purple…

Bloom Where You Are Planted

Photo Credit: holgalicious via Compfight cc Sometimes we know we are in the right place, that we are exactly where we are meant to be. Sometimes we are pretty sure we’d rather be someplace else. Perhaps we long for the place we were before, the place of happy memories. Perhaps…

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