Meet Award-Winning Author, Peter Difatta

Here’s a recent interview by Berneta. L. Haynes with Peter Difatta, author of Finding Pluck, on the website Waking Writer.

I reviewed Finding Pluck–click HERE to read my review–and found it to be an incredibly enjoyable and fascinating novel.

Waking Writer

International award-winning author, Peter Difatta, recently sat down to discuss his current novel and his writing process.

What is the most important thing that people DON’T know about your subject/genre that they need to know?

My current book, Finding Pluck, does not easily fall in any particular genre. This makes it more difficult to market. This cross-genre categorization is best explained by a blogger, Connie Flanagan, in her blog Everything Indie: “Despite addressing homosexuality, “Finding Pluck” isn’t gay fiction; it explores the subject of morality, but it’s not a morality tale; although including a witch and ghosts, it’s not a paranormal novel; while love is found in relationships, it isn’t a romance; and the unexplained disappearance of Damien, aka “Pluck,” fails to render it merely a mystery or a crime novel. I would also hesitate to classify it as “new adult” because, although Finding Pluck includes themes such…

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New #BookReview–“Finding Pluck,” Award-Winning Novel

Smaller cover image of Finding PluckCongratulations to author Peter Difatta on Winning the 2014 William Faulkner Literary Award.

Finding Pluck is an amazing coming-of-age novel that transcends genres. Whether you enjoy literature, history, humour, serious themes, romance, mystery, or the supernatural, Finding Pluck will appeal. Yet, it’s so much more than any of these. Finding Pluck will make you laugh, get angry, cry, and ask questions. What it won’t do is leave you indifferent.

Please take the time to read my full review and find out why I gave it five stars and made it a Connie’s Pick.

Read a preview or more reviews of Finding Pluck at or on the author’s Website.

Finding Pluck addresses global issues of discriTwitterLogo_#55aceemination, integrity, and how genuine empathy promotes prosocial behavior