Meet the author

Lisa Medved

Lisa Medved is the author of The Engraver, a novel with a dual timeline set in modern-day and seventeenth-century Antwerp. Seven years in the making, The Engraver is a story about family secrets and father-daughter relationships, the consequences of betrayal and prejudice, and the difficulties of learning to trust and forgive. She is currently working on her second novel, which begins in London 1932, about a young woman searching for her place to belong in the world. Before writing fiction, Lisa wrote for magazines and corporate publications.

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Books

A Journey begins…

Fiction writers create new worlds and breathe life into characters and creatures, limited only by their imaginations. Inspiration comes from dark corners of everyday life to magnificent vistas of the natural world, from commonplace objects that bring comfort to masterpieces that lift our souls.

This world is but a canvas to our imagination.’
Henry David Thoreau

MUSINGS

Thoughts on writing, reading and life…

Embracing Failure

Embracing Failure

Writer Samuel Beckett coined the phrase “Fail again. Fail better” in his penultimate novella...

Dual Narratives

Dual Narratives

Dual narratives have always fascinated me: transitioning from one character or time period to...

Nothing Wasted

Nothing Wasted

When I completed the first draft of The Engraver, I honestly believed it was pretty good. My...

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