This week I’m very pleased to welcome Farah Oomerbhoy to the blog. Farah is celebrating the publication of the second book in The Avalonia Chronicles series. The Rise of the Dawnstar is out today. I chatted with her about family, inspiration, and writing heroic female characters. 1. Avalonia … [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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Recently on the blog…
Last week, I got to write a really fun piece for my dear friend Teri Case and her “Dear Me” series. “Dear Me” is a letter of advice I would send to my younger self, so—of course—I took on the topic of love. You can read “The Truth About Love” on Teri’s site. Teri kicked off her the series … [Read More]
I can’t believe it’s finally happening. Today is publication day for A Strange Companion. My book is finally out in the world. I know it’s real because a special delivery arrived on my doorstep last week. As you can see, Felicity was thrilled to receive two whole boxes of packing paper. I … [Read More]