All Things Creative with Linda Riesenberg Fisler
All Things Creative: Chat with Author Mary CastilloMay 10, 2018 Linda Riesenberg Fisler
Linda interviews Mary Castillo, author of romantic comedy and paranormal mystery/romance novels. This delightful chat includes conversations on Mary's journey, Star Wars, Game of Thrones and other exciting topics. Here's Mary's Bio: It is no wonder that Mary Castillo is a paranormal mystery and romance author. She grew up in a haunted house. Her mom once found her in the closet talking to the nicest lady who had a daughter and two sons. Mary was the only person in the closet and the more questions her mom asked, the plainer it was that her then three-year-old child described the previous (and deceased) resident of their house! Mary grew up in the same town as the psychic detective of her paranormal mystery series, Dori Orihuela. She even “gave” Dori her dream home, a three-story white Edwardian mansion based on a real historic property. (And no, there are no bootleggers buried in their backyard!) Also, Mary made Dori a tough, smart robbery detective because Mary has discovered from practical experience as a former reporter that is not cop material. She likes to think that Dori is a psychic version of Wonder Woman! With her degree in history, Mary also loves to find and share untold histories such as bootlegging women and no-nonsense World War II era nurses. Mary’s background is in marketing, public relations, and journalism, proving that yes, you can make a living as a writer! Combining her love of the paranormal with historical, Gothic fiction is a dream come true. Mary now writes the books she loves to read—chilling, psychic suspense novels with sexy heroes and courageous heroines. However, her current home in Orange County, California is not haunted.