I've been meaning to write this story for months, but I think the reason I didn't was because it needed privacy, and time to progress, percolate, and permeate through me until it grew from one small stone into an incredible, inverted pyramid. It started out as a feeling, which then grew into a single thought. … Continue reading ASK LISA

The Ultimate Conference Packing List

(Just print the the packing list! HERE.) Packing for a conference is a BIG. DEAL. Less of a deal if you're a dude, I suspect. Still, if you're new and wondering what would be good to take along, or a seasoned vet who just needs a list so as to not forget something, maybe this post … Continue reading The Ultimate Conference Packing List


So, while most everyone was at the book signing the 2016 Storymakers Conference, I was sitting out in the foyer, enjoying the company of my friends, alongside Marisa Corvisiero, the founder of the Corvisiero Literary Agency and Senior Literary Agent. I had pitched a story to her and was the last author on her list for the day. … Continue reading AGENT ADVOCATE