Every writer needs a village to help raise her books. I feel very fortunate that my “village” includes Brian Peyton Joyner. I met Brian in an online creative mastermind group last year, when he was preparing to publish his debut novel, The Wisdom of Stones. Aside from offering writerly expertise … [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).
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"Curiosity didn’t kill the cat; it gave her material for stories." - Lisa
Stay curious, my friends,
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Recently on the blog…
Last year I attended the wedding of one of my dearest friends. She’s one of the first friends I made when I moved to California, and 23 years later, even though I don’t see her as often as I’d like, she remains an important person in my life. After the ceremony, I chatted with a group of guests, … [Read More]
A couple of weeks ago, I sent out an offer to my newsletter subscribers. “Ask me anything,” I told them. Fortunately, no one asked anything too awkward or personal, and mostly they wanted to talk about writing, which happens to be my favorite topic. So, to close out my recent blog tour, here … [Read More]