Denise DiFulco

About me

I currently am writing my first novel, the story of a German Jew who departs for South America at the dawn of the Third Reich only to find he is unable to escape his identity and history.

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Dinners with Darth (or The Dark Side of Novel Writing)

For Christmas my son received a 1,000-piece Star Wars puzzle. Being a total Star Wars geek, I enthusiastically volunteered to help him put it together. We began in hyperdrive, assembling the border and Darth Vader’s white-hot light saber in just a few hours. Darth’s helmet and armor emerged during the…

How Much History is Too Much?

There probably are few things as important to a novelist as his or her beta readers. Those are some of the first people to whom we entrust our precious words and fragile egos. They are the ones who hold our hands as we emerge from the deep caverns of the…

The Stop I Almost Missed

Twenty years ago this month I boarded a plane for Paris to embark on a timeworn rite of passage. With a small, rolling suitcase in tow and the typical, myopic worldview of an American youth, I spent the next several weeks touring eight European cities in five countries. It was,…

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