Summer Spotlight: Luanne Castle

Jill Weatherholt interviewed me for her Summer Spotlight series. I had a blast answering her great questions. Each one made me think of a story I would love to write ;)!

Jill Weatherholt

Luanne CastleLuanne Castle has been a grad student, college instructor, businesswoman, wife, mom, crazy cat lady, and more. Woven throughout those other identities has been writer, but more often than not writing has had to come second to everything else.

After years of dreaming of retiring and sitting in a pretty office writing her first book, Luanne seized the day when she partially retired. Now she works from home for the family business and writes—blogs, poetry, and memoir. Her office is beautifully decorated with her creative colors of ivory, coral, and black. Instead, she sits at the kitchen laptop, alternating between writing and handling the business demands by phone and email. She finally learned that it’s better to write “some” than “none.”

Recently, Luanne completed Doll God, a poetry manuscript. She is sending it out to publishers and contests. She also sifts through her memories and the family story, arranging it…

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14 responses to “Summer Spotlight: Luanne Castle

  1. Thank you so much for participating, Luanne! You did a great job…exactly what I was looking for with the summer spotlight series. I so enjoyed reading your answers to my questions. You can learn a lot about someone when a few questions are asked.
    Thanks again! xo

    • Jill, those were great questions. They really made me think about things that are in the back of my mind but I don’t necessarily think about them that often (except the animals). Thank you so much for the invitation!

  2. I love that profile photo of you, Luanne. Very posh, but natural.

  3. This was a great interview, with interesting questions and even more interesting answers. I love learning more about the bloggers I follow. 🙂
    You photo reminds me of the girl next door. Very lovely. 🙂

  4. Great interview Luanne! I had no idea you were a ‘crazy cat lady’, lol. And Doll God is a great title 🙂

  5. Nice interview, Luanne. 🙂

  6. I was very enthralled to see the beautiful photograph of you! You should use this as your gravitar! I also enjoyed the great description of your life, written by Jill. She must have asked great questions, since the biography sounds just like you and more details that I was very interested in knowing about you! Good luck on the book and continued progress on your memoir, too! Smiles, Robin

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