Elizabeth Caulfield Felt
I love to read — all genres and all time periods.
I write historical fiction, primarily nineteenth century.
My first novel, “Syncopation,” is the fictional memoir of Adele Hugo, daughter of French playwright Victor Hugo. It was published in 2012 by Cornerstone Press.
“Wilde Wagers” features a charade wherein a Victorian actress pretends to be an aristocrat, while the aristocrat pretends to be the actress. Oscar Wilde guest stars. (seeking publication)
“Charlotte’s Inheritance” is the coming of age story of a young woman in 1840s England. After a childhood in a convent surrounded by religious women, Charlotte is brought to her family’s estate, a gathering place of male scientists. (seeking publication)
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Within the last two weeks, I read two books about Christian missionaries traveling to alien worlds. I recommend them both. Both are works of fantasy, yet both are grounded in reality, providing wonderful character studies and handling deep philosophical questions. In The Book of Strange New Things by Michel Faber,…
The Writer’s Voice/Pitch Wars competition featured many talented writers with intriguing concepts. I did not make a team, but I wish good luck to those who did and to their coaches. You can follow the competition at Brenda Drake’s blog. Many conversations about the contest were on twitter, and I…
QUERY: Dear Krista, Brenda, Mónica, and Elizabeth, Ever wonder why Cinderella’s stepsisters were so mean? They’ve been misunderstood. THE STEPSISTERS is a young adult, steampunk Cinderella told in alternating first person by the stepsisters. It is complete at 55,000 words. Drusilla “Dru” is a mildly autistic, scientifically-minded teen who doesn’t…