Interview with Racquel Sarah A. Castro

What motivated you to become an indie author?
I have been motivated by my fellow persons with disabilities. I want to help spread awareness that we, physically challenged individuals, can make a difference in a way that I can convey their life long struggles through my works. I may not get it from print publishers but with self publishing technology, it may be possible.
What is your writing process?
my writing process.... First, I think of a good title. Then search if it exists. If not, I will now conceptualize the story. Then the character and their back stories. then i start writing chapters. when i got a good story line, i tried to make certain changes based on the actual life circumstances and research on places to feature, food to include, and twists to consider...
How do you approach cover design?
i tried to finish the story and based the cover design on the climax of the story or i select parts of the story and try to relate it to objects. :)
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
The first story i've ever read, was the creation story... i've realized that God really loved us because He doesn't create us without every need that we may encounter...
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Yes. it was my project back in High School. :)
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
I watch TV, play games in my tablet, conceptualize a story, and eat!
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
Recommendation of family and friends :)
Published 2015-01-02.
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Books by This Author

A Triumphant Detour
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,950. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational
See the incredible journey of a woman with cerebral palsy who wishes to inspire people and give hope to those who are trying their best to live according to God’s will.
Styling Serendipity
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,520. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
But what happens when it seems the jinx is strong and the ghosts of their painful pasts start coming back and making themselves felt? Will these ghosts threaten their very new and very fragile relationship? Or will Jake’s love for Olivia break the October 1st curse?
Books and Letters
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,650. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Two stories about books and letters. Includes Encyclopedia Mystique and Stockholm Syndrome. Encyclopedia Mystique: Amelia admires Jay Diaz. Take a glimpse on where their relationship would go. What Have You Done Now:When Ara turned 16, she realized she is falling in love for her best buddy, Chris. Is there a possibility that they will be more than friends?
Chasing an ATM Schemer
Series: The Fraud Hunter. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,790. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Gabe Jacinto is assigned to capture a lady ATM Schemer, Teri Francisco. When Teri heard that he was dating the beautiful Carrie Rios, she plots on using her to trap the fraud hunter. Will Gabe risk his life and money to save Carrie even though he knows her true identity?
When Fate Speaks Big Time
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,490. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Christian » Romance
It is the world of Information Technology and Software Testing that Reese Sophia Castillo, a witty geek with mild cerebral palsy, is into. Observe her relationship with God help her survive the daily judgments of the people around her. She waited for the small box man for almost 9 years. The man will be engaged and they were invited. See how she handled the news.