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Guilie Castillo
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#BoTB Results: 'Storms'
Sorry for posting these results so late, guys. (Where did the week go???) Suspense notwithstanding, no surprise ending for this Battle. You all have spoken, loud and clear: Best Coast: 3 Lee Michele Jeffrey Matt Sweeney & Bonnie 'Prince' Billy: 14 Cathy Dix...
Sorry for posting these results so late, guys. (Where did the week go???) Suspense notwithstanding, no surprise ending for this Battle. You all have spoken, loud and clear: Best Coast: 3 Lee Michele Jeffrey Matt Swee...
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Love-love-love this blog. LOVE it. +Ann Bennett, congratulations on finishing the #AtoZChallenge  !!! 
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The Story of Little Leo (and How He Adopted Us) — Guest Post by Susan Brody @unpubYA
It all started when cancer took our beloved Murphy from us in February. He wasn't quite 11 years old. Murphy & me We'd had three months of warning that this was coming. In November, he had collapsed. I was the only one home. I scooped him up and drove like ...
It all started when cancer took our beloved Murphy from us in February. He wasn't quite 11 years old. Murphy & me We'd had three months of warning that this was coming. In November, he had collapsed. I was the only one home. ...
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#AtoZChallenge Reflections on the #Dog Rescue Series
It’s been 12 days since the last A2Z post went up, and I’m still in full-out PTA2Z (aka post-traumatic A2Z disorder ). Even the sporadic like on FB feels like lifting a bag of cement. Twelve days and the house is still a mess. The dogs still need baths. We ...
It’s been 12 days since the last A2Z post went up, and I’m still in full-out PTA2Z (aka post-traumatic A2Z disorder). Even the sporadic like on FB feels like lifting a bag of cement. Twelve days and the house is still a mess...
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A-Z of #Dog Rescue: Youth vs Age — #AtoZChallenge
What are the pros and cons of rescuing older vs. younger dogs? Is it really easier to rescue a puppy than a senior?  Puppies can be easier. They tend to follow Mom’s example, and if Mom is approachable, chances are the puppies will be, too. Even if she isn’...
What are the pros and cons of rescuing older vs. younger dogs? Is it really easier to rescue a puppy than a senior? Puppies can be easier. They tend to follow Mom’s example, and if Mom is approachable, chances are the pup...
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A-Z of #Dog Rescue: Who Rescues Who? — #AtoZChallenge
BELLA By Michele Truhlik at Angels Bark There is something known as the “potato chip syndrome” to those of us in the greyhound communities. The famous Lay’s Potato Chips line, You can’t have just one , applies also to greyhounds: you simply can’t have just ...
BELLA By Michele Truhlik at Angels Bark There is something known as the “potato chip syndrome” to those of us in the greyhound communities. The famous Lay’s Potato Chips line, You can’t have just one, applies also to g...
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The Divide Between Animals & Humankind (or: Where Myth Meets Truth) — Guest Post by Ann Bennett
Ann Bennett  is out to give science a good (and fun!) name at  Science Ladybug . A t  So Much To Choose From , s he blogs about writing, her thoughts & experiences, and so much more. Welcome, Ann! Sometimes, late in the evening, I can hear my father’s voice...
Ann Bennett is out to give science a good (and fun!) name at Science Ladybug. A</i><i>t So Much To Choose From, s</i><i>he blogs about writing, her thoughts & experiences, and so much more. Welcome, Ann! Sometimes, late ...
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#BoTB (I'm back!): Fleetwood Mac's 'Storms'
A bit late, yes, but back nonetheless—and very, very happy about it. I apologize for abandoning this blog during April; the A2Z really took its toll this year. (Mainly because I, again, did not prewrite my posts . Why do I do that to myself? Why, why, why ?...
A bit late, yes, but back nonetheless—and very, very happy about it. I apologize for abandoning this blog during April; the A2Z really took its toll this year. (Mainly because I, again, did not prewrite my posts. Why do I do ...
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It all started when cancer took our beloved Murphy from us in February. He wasn't quite 11 years old. Murphy & me We'd had three months of warning that this was coming. In November, he had collapsed. I was the only one home. I scooped him up and drove like ...
It all started when cancer took our beloved Murphy from us in February. He wasn't quite 11 years old. Murphy & me We'd had three months of warning that this was coming. In November, he had collapsed. I was the only one home. ...
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A-Z of #Dog Rescue: Zealot — #AtoZChallenge
As defined by the wise folk of Merriam-Webster Animal rescue, like anything that involves intense emotional involvement—religion, politics, vaccines—has its share of zealots. I am the sole possessor of Truth. Righteousness is mine. (You know the drill.) Loo...
As defined by the wise folk of Merriam-Webster Animal rescue, like anything that involves intense emotional involvement—religion, politics, vaccines—has its share of zealots. I am the sole possessor of Truth. Righteousness i...
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A-Z of #Dog Rescue: The X-Factor — #AtoZChallenge
So what is it, once all is said and done, that makes the difference between a successful rescue and a failed one? All month we’ve been talking about what to do and how to do it, but—really, does this all add up to a fail-safe recipe for success in dog rescu...
So what is it, once all is said and done, that makes the difference between a successful rescue and a failed one? All month we’ve been talking about what to do and how to do it, but—really, does this all add up to a fail-safe...
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A-Z of #Dog Rescue: Vets, Unsung Heroes — #AtoZChallenge
So you think rescuers have it bad? Putting their lives on the line with strange, scared dogs capable of anything? Yeah, it’s a rough life. But you know who else does that? Every day?  Vets. In fact, vets may well be the most undervalued of animal welfare he...
So you think rescuers have it bad? Putting their lives on the line with strange, scared dogs capable of anything? Yeah, it’s a rough life. But you know who else does that? Every day? Vets. In fact, vets may well be the ...
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    International Tax Planning, 2008 - 2011
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Traded tax planning for writing. Yep. Went off the deep end.
Introduction
Je ne cherche pas; je trouve. 
~ Pablo Picasso

Writer, dog rescuer, citizen of the world. It's about the journey. And the books. Oh, the books. 
Bragging rights
Convinced my boyfriend that his pet allergies were inconsequential compared to rescuing homeless animals. We now have seven dogs, and we've found homes for nine other rescues. B/f now loves animals, worries about their food and water, makes sure they're indoors when it rains... Yes, I'm damn proud of that.
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I make up lies and put them on paper. Ok, on the computer screen. If the publisher likes them, he puts them on paper.
Employment
  • Self Employed
    Writer, 2011 - present
    THE MIRACLE OF SMALL THINGS, my first solo book, is now available via Lulu.com (print only; other online retailers and e-book to follow before the end of the year).
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Curacao, Netherlands Antilles
Previously
Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico - Montclair, NJ - Cancun, Mexico
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The Miracle of Small Things – A novel in stories about silver linings in...
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WILLEMSTAD - Mexican author Guilie Castillo Oriard’s The Miracle of Small Things (Truth Serum Press, August 2015) will be launched in Curaça

The Miracle of Small Things by Guilie Castillo-Oriard — Reviews, Discuss...
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International tax lawyer Luis Villalobos is lured to the tiny island of Curaçao by the promise of a fast track to the cusp of an already ...

When in Belgium, Drink the Beer
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Tweet There is much that makes a visit to Belgium an incredible experience. In addition to the role Brussels plays hosting the headquarters

PITFALLS &amp; OPPORTUNITIES
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I am thrilled to have Guilie Castillo Oriard here today to discuss: PUBLISHING: NAVIGATING THE PITFALLS (AND OPPORTUNITIES) The landscape of

a review of The Miracle of Small Things
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Castillo-Oriard's protagonist in The Miracle of Small Things is the fellow you can't help but root for, as he stumbles through life trying t

IWSG October: DON'T WATCH WITH ME
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October IWSG: and my birthday month. Know what my birthday present this year is? Know what, know what? Ok, I'll tell you. New season The Wal

a review of The Miracle of Small Things
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I enjoyed this. The novel-in-stories format and Castillo-Oriard's writing style made it easy to progress through the book. The blurbs about

a review of The Miracle of Small Things
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"The Miracle of Small Things"The Miracle of Small ThingsGuilie Castillo-Oriard is an ode to Curaçao and the stark contrasts and subtle beaut

Book Marketing Through Radio Interviews
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Silvia Villalobos, a native of Romania who lives immersed in the laid-back vibe of Southern California, is a writer of mystery novels and sh

M for Monolithic temple - Masroor
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This post is written for A to Z Challenge . M for Monolithic Temple - Masroor. Masroor is 32 km from Kangra on Nagrota Surian link road and

a review of Tell the Wolves I'm Home
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I hadn't cried with a book like I did with this one in many, many years. The characters crackle with electricity, the story sweeps you up an

Could Mexico’s Missing Students Spark a Revolution?
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The country seems to be trembling at the edge of a terrible cataclysm—or, for the hopeful, an inspiring transformation.