About Lisa

I’m currently writing a novel, “Me Dear Love,” based on the true story of a man who sails the historic Sherman Zwicker schooner to Newfoundland where he finds his biological mother, a woman who was forced by the Catholic church to give him up because she was unwed.  He was six months old when a nun took him away, telling the young mother to “pretend he died” to make it easier on her.

This is their story.

I’ve been writing since I was a pre-teen and created a magazine called “The Weekly Weirdo” which I sold to my best friend for a dollar.  I really wish I still had a copy, but that was a long time ago. I think I was 8 years old when I sent my first query to a publisher.  It was printed in pencil and promptly returned!  My first rejection of many

My writing has been published in Commerce Magazine, Canadian Gardening, What’s Up Kids Family Magazine, Lifestyle Nova Scotia, 12Gauge.com, and the Southern Cross Review.