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Literary Fiction with a Twist of Magical Realism

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Check out my pandemic essays in TMI Project’s “Alone Together” series. They featured TWO of mine!!! Here’s the link (My essays are together on same page. Reinforcing their concept of alone together? 🙂 )

Books

The Siren Dialogues When Libby, a young ghostwriter haunted by a painful choice from her past, takes a job on an idyllic island, she finds that what her employer really wants is help finding the lost love of his life—who he claims is a mermaid.

Other Writing

Sample my other work: short stories, essays, readings and interviews, plus awards.

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Lisa Melts Her Pen explores the links between writing, the sub-conscious, and life as we know it.

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Happy Spring! Or, Writing and Riding into 2021! Or, Lisa’s 30-day Yoga Challenge in only 54 Days!

As the ball dropped on the despicable 2020, and 2021 hoisted itself up to its new, exalted place, I resolved to say YES to new opportunities that presented themselves. So, I leaned in and signed up for multiple classes, communities, and new ventures that spanned the first quarter of the year. Did I kind ofContinue reading “Happy Spring! Or, Writing and Riding into 2021! Or, Lisa’s 30-day Yoga Challenge in only 54 Days!”


The last of the fragile daylight was precious and belonged to them alone, empty of voices as it drew a curtain over the water route to the mainland.

The Siren Dialogues

One could say the plot of land was unloved. But Earth prefers other forms of love, like fire and rain and roots, like worms tunneling earth through their elastic bodies. And fences mean nothing to the worms as they go about their silent and unseen business.

Year of the Rabbit