I’m finally settling in to work on a new book. I’m about a third of the way into a messy first draft, which is usually where things start getting wooly and a book can go off-track. I’m about ready to get the story “up on my wall.” I’m a visual person and I need to “see” the story. That’s really … [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.
Get a behind-the-scenes peek at the writing life on my blog (and yes, I wear slippers to work every day).
And if you’re still curious, you’ll find (almost) everything you wanted to know about me at Meet Lisa.
"Curiosity didn’t kill the cat; it gave her material for stories." - Lisa
Stay curious, my friends,
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