Jacqui Castle is a professional freelance writer and novelist. She lives and writes in the Blue Ridge Mountains near Asheville, North Carolina.
Castle has been published in a variety of publications, both regional and national, including Mountain Xpress, WNC Woman, Asheville Grit, and Explore Asheville. The Seclusion, her first novel, is a Foreword Indies Book of the Year Award Winner in Science Fiction, and the winner of the adult fiction category for the 2019 North Carolina Author Project. The sequel to The Seclusion is currently in production, and is expected to hit shelves next year.
Jacqui was chosen as the 2020 Indie Author of the Year out of the 27 winners of the 2019 regional Indie Author Project contests by a judging committee comprised of: