Lisa Scottoline

Novelist Lisa Scottoline and her daughter Francesca Serritella write a column, Chick Wit, for The Sunday Inquirer's Arts & Entertainment section.

Latest Stories

Manolo Blah Blah | Lisa Scottoline

I love purses, and like shoes, I like to think about which purse goes with which outfit. Especially for book signings, when I try to look nice.

Happy Thanksgiving, 2020

You get to stay home, celebrate Thanksgiving with the people in your household, and if you’re really missing somebody, make an effort to get them on a Zoom call.

There are so many ways women are being heroic | Lisa Scottoline

I know there are so many women doing something as heroic as getting themselves or their families through a global pandemic.

Providing a cushion

When I look at them, I remember what I was thinking when I was stitching, what was happening in my life, and even what was the country was going through.

Cookie rookie

You can say whatever you want, and I’ll love you anyway. Don’t get all Red State and Blue State. We’re all united in saturated fats.

Hail to the dogs

Plus when I pick them up, I can’t help but kiss them and sing them their theme songs .Wait, what? Doesn’t your dog have a theme song?

I’ve taken up gambling -- the gardening kind | Lisa Scottoline

I’m playing fig blackjack. I’m the player, and the tree is the dealer. Should I stay or hit? And if I hit, will I go bust?

The brave little pot | Lisa Scottoline

I kept using it, even though every meal smelled like smoke and I cut my finger on the metal edge. Plus, every time I poured out a pot of boiling spaghetti, holding only one handle, the pot would slip

The Age of Agita | Lisa Scottoline

My agita just turned into jet fuel. I want to vote harder than ever. As soon as I can. And absolutely effectively.

Yummy | Lisa Scottoline

If it makes you happy to fly around in an airplane, I say, good on you.