Publication: “Leaving the Farm” (Failed Novel Redux)

Picking the Bones I have written two failed novels. The first one I didn't finish; the second one I did. Three years ago, I wrote a blog post about it: "Failed Novel, Anyone?" As I noted in that post, the whole of the novel was less than the sum of its parts, the parts being … Continue reading Publication: “Leaving the Farm” (Failed Novel Redux)

Blog Tour: Liars & Thieves by D. Wallace Peach

I am very pleased to host my first-ever blog tour post for a fellow author's book launch! If you're a fan of finely-crafted fantasy novels with intriguing characters, richly-drawn settings, and compelling storylines, I encourage you to check out D. Wallace Peach's Liars and Thieves, the first book in her new Unraveling the Veil series. … Continue reading Blog Tour: Liars & Thieves by D. Wallace Peach

Interview: Women’s Fiction Writers Association

I am very pleased to share that I was recently interviewed by Maggie Smith of the Women's Fiction Writers Association for the podcast "Hear Us Roar." I roar to Maggie about my debut novel Telling Sonny: what the book is about, the process of researching and writing it, and the road to publication. https://www.womensfictionwriters.org/debut-author-podcast--elizabeth-gauffreau And … Continue reading Interview: Women’s Fiction Writers Association

#BookReview: The Sons and Daughters of Toussaint

My Review Prior to picking up Keith Madsen’s debut novel, The Sons and Daughters of Toussaint, my view of the country of Haiti had been through the stereotypical lens of the news media. Haiti is typically portrayed as a third-world country in the Caribbean whose people live in grinding poverty, beset by periodic hurricanes, earthquakes, … Continue reading #BookReview: The Sons and Daughters of Toussaint