Lisa Manterfield grew up in the north of England, but now lives in sunny Southern California. She is the author of the memoir I’m Taking My Eggs and Going Home: How One Woman Dared to Say No to Motherhood, and her work has appeared in Los Angeles Times, Romantic Homes, Bicycle Times, and GRIT. Despite the lure of the beach, she can usually be found hunched over her laptop working on her first novel. You can visit her at

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