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M. Elizabeth Lee is a novelist, actress and screenwriter based in New York City. She studied Literature and Theater at New College in Sarasota, Florida. Liz has appeared in numerous independent film and web productions helmed by directors from all over the globe. She has also written numerous screenplays in connection with Cold Hands Productions, two of which, the horror-comedy Eat Me! and the psychological thriller, Off Season, have been produced and are enjoying nationwide distribution. Love Her Madly is her first novel.

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M. Elizabeth Lee I came to New York City to pursue acting. After a couple of years of having the same uninspiring girlfriend roles roll into my inbox, I began to explo…moreI came to New York City to pursue acting. After a couple of years of having the same uninspiring girlfriend roles roll into my inbox, I began to explore screenwriting as a way of creating more complex and challenging characters for myself and other actresses. I was surprised by how natural the process felt, and how much I really loved writing. Then a few years ago, I was away from the city traveling for about a year and I needed a project to moor me creatively. I decided to work on a long form story. The inciting spark of the tale that became "Love Her Madly" came when I was backpacking in Costa Rica with my husband. We had a rough day where everything went wrong, leading to sixteen hours of bumpy bus rides and sweltering waiting rooms that provided ample time to daydream. Somewhere between the second ferry trip and the hour long slog uphill to our hostel, the idea of a romantic rivalry, where one friend goes missing and the other is left to explain, had taken root. I handwrote most of the novel in a water-warped composition book as we trekked across India, Sri Lanka and Southeast Asia. Working on the book gave me an anchor at a time in life when I was far from home and facing challenges. (less)
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Love Her Madly releases in less than a week and I'm jittery with excitement. I've been hard at work on the next two novels which I'm anxious to share soon, and doing a little work on my website. For the latest news and event updates on my work, please go to

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