It takes a village to get a book out into the world and I am very glad to have Julie Mayerson Brown in my village. I first met Julie when my writers group read an early draft of her second novel. Julie handled the tough topic of sexual abuse with a sensitive touch, as she tackled family dynamics … [Read More]
I’m Lisa Manterfield and I love to tell stories.
I’m a curious cat, fascinated by human behavior and what makes people tick. I love fish-out-of-water stories of ordinary people in extraordinary situations, especially if those situations delve into the unexplained.
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"Curiosity didn’t kill the cat; it gave her material for stories." - Lisa
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Sometimes people ask me if the characters I write are based on real people. For the most part, the answer is no, at least not directly. The truth is that most characters have elements of people I’ve met, or heard about, or they say or do things that I’ve witnessed in real life. It’s impossible not … [Read More]
I’m writing this post from the carriage of a train, gliding up the east coast of England. I’m on my way to meet my oldest and dearest friend, Jill. Jill and I like to tell people that we’ve known one another so long, we can’t remember not being friends. We were born three months apart, grew up … [Read More]