Monday, June 10, 2013

Elizabeth Esguerra Castillo, author of Season of Emotions

Author Bio:
Elizabeth Esguerra Castillo was the eldest among 3 children born to Elisa E. Castillo and the late Roberto N. Castillo from the tropical paradise, Philippines in Asia. A graduate of Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, major in Management at the Philippine School of Business Administration, Philippines and another course in Computer Programming at Systems Technology Institute, Philippines.

Her poems were first published in Blue Collar Magazine by the Don Bosco Technical Institute during the 1990s. By the year 2005, at a local community newspaper Antipolo Star, she was given an opportunity to exhibit her writing ability as a news reporter and was also hired as a Feature Writer at the former Meralco Management and Leadership Development Center (MMLDC), now First Pacific Leadership Academy’s (FLPA) quarterly corporate magazine.

The first international anthology where her dark poetry was featured was in The Art of Darkness by Steven Michael Pape published by Blurb, UK last 2011. After which, one international anthology after another anthology came pouring in giving her more opportunities to share her creativity to her readers.

First International Poetry book "Seasons of Emotions" published January 7, 2013, Destiny to Write Publications, UK

List of International Anthologies Her Poems Were Featured In:

1. SOS Sahel by Plum Tree Books - Amazon, UK
2. World Trade 9/11 Tribute by Barry Mowles -Destiny To Write Publications - Lulu UK
3. I Want My Poetry Volume 1 by Inner Child - Amazon USA
4. Hiding In The Shadows by Barry Mowles - Destiny To Write Publications - Lulu UK
5. Hot Summer Nights by Inner Child - Inner Child Press USA
6. Amazed By Gentle Winds by Frances Ayers - Booktrix USA
7. Little Petals In The Wind by Frances Ayers - Booktrix USA
8. Breaking Silence by James Robert Myers - Amazon Africa
9. The Sun Shines So Brightly by Frances Ayers - Booktrix USA
10. The Art of Darkness by Steven Michael Pape - Blurb UK
11. Live Life: The Daydreamer's Journal by Sir Ricky McGentleman – Amazon USA (Guiness Book of World Record Holder For Most Artists Contributing To An Anthology)
12. Christmas 2012 by Barry Mowles - Destiny to Write Publications– Lulu UK
13. Healing Through Words - Inner Child Press USA
14. I Want My Poetry Volume 2 - Inner Child Press USA
15. Best of 2012 by Barry Mowles - Destiny To Write Publications - Lulu UK
16. In Praise, In Memory, In Ink by Brian Wrixon – Blurb Canada
17. Winter Songs and Holiday Expressions by Frances Ayers - Bookrix USA
18. Angels Cried by Stephen Wilson - Amazon/Barnes and Noble/Smashwords USA
19. Acerbic Anthology by Muse For Women- Createspace/Amazon, Africa
20. Valentines Day 2013 by Inner Child- Inner Child Press, USA
21. Battered Shadows - CreateSpace, USA
22. Circle of Poetry- Under The Dreaming Tree- Amazon, USA
23. In Our Own Words by Brian Wrixon- Blurb Canada
24. All The Lonely People – Plum Tree Books, UK

Articles and poems have appeared in international online magazines.

Contributing Editor, Inner Child the Magazine, USA (All About The Love section)

Columnist, Winning Strategies Magazine, USA (Winning Relationship column)

Another upcoming book of mine 2013, “Inner Reflections of the Muse”a collection of prose, stories and articles.

My poems were also featured in my own poetry ezine, Poetic Lizzy.

Title: Seasons of Emotions
Author: Elizabeth E. Castillo
ISBN: 9781291277326
Page count: 69 pages
Genre: Poetry
Price: $8.59

Tell us about your book:
My poetry book is a collection of my compositions which will take readers to varying degrees of changing emotions depicting the different seasons of the muses’ life. You will find that the table of contents are divided into the different seasons which have corresponding poetry associated with them including some poetry compositions of my late Dad, to whom my book was dedicated as well as shorter poems and dedications for Emily Dickinson, one of my favorite poets.

How long did it take to write the book?
It took me about a month to organize my collection of poetry to be included in the contents of my book.

What inspired you to write the book?
It was actually a book dedicated to my late Father and was a prize from an international competition I have joined late 2012. The prize being a free book publication paving the way for my first international poetry book “Seasons of Emotions’ to be conceived and this was a dream come true for me.

Talk about the writing process. Did you have a writing routine? Did you do any research, and if so, what did that involve?
Composing poetry is actually just a hobby for me during times I just let my creativity and imagination flow.

What do you hope your readers come away with after reading your book?
I hope to bring to my readers different emotions as experienced by the muse just like changing seasons. My poetry book contains a roller coaster ride of various feelings.

Excerpt from book:

Where can we go to buy your book?
You can purchase copies of my poetry book online at

Any other links or info you'd like to share?
These are my social network links where you could find me and be updated about my works :

My Blogsite Looking For Your Half-Orange?

Twitter :  snowy19ph

Facebook Fan Page :  Snowy’s Secret World

1 comment:

  1. thank you for the feature and more power to Indie and Debut Authors :)