The Genesis of the Nerdy Girl Phenomenon

I am an overworked attorney by day and an aspiring writer by night (and any other time I can find a spare minute).  I’ve written several books in a murder mystery series featuring a law student turned detective named Liz Howe. The first book is Murderers and Nerdy Girls Work Late.

I woke up one day about two years ago with Liz’s voice in my head, and I haven’t been able to get rid of her.  It’s like schizophrenia with a good prognosis.  So instead of seeking medical attention, I decided to write a novel.  However, I had no time.  Anyone who tries to work as a lawyer and a mother to small children will understand this point.  So I did what all creative people do, I faked it.  I constructed a story that used random knowledge I’d acquired over the years and much of my own experience.  All writing, no research.

Someone who starts out as a voice in your head tends to get her way eventually, so I couldn’t stop with just one novel.  Currently, I have four that are far enough along to have a title: Bombers and Nerdy Girls Do Brunch, Kidnappers and Nerdy Girls Tie the Knot, and Villains and Nerdy Girls Tangle with Deception.  Both Murderers and Bombers are complete and edited.  I am working to edit Kidnappers.  Villains and a fifth novel are in draft form, and I have almost completed the sixth.

 

 

 

 

 

 

3 Comments

  1. Can’t wait for the books to be available. They sound awesome!

  2. ¡Bien por ti Lisa! Estoy ansiosa por leer tus siguientes novelas. Una abrazo y adelante….

  3. Lorraine Gregoire

    October 29, 2013 at 4:59 pm

    Read the first book & enjoyed it tremendously. Can’t wait for the second book.