Wednesday, February 04, 2009

BOM: The Writing


I am sitting in the Tampa airport at 5:30 a.m. Surely there is something twisted about this picture.  :-/  The sun's not even up yet, so why am I? Oh, that's right.  I'm speaking at a school in West Palm Beach this morning--the King's Academy. 

Interesting news!  Waterbrook has decided to re-release and freshen the Heirs of Cahira O'Connor series, and they'll now be available in value-priced (translation: inexpensive) editions.  I love the new cover of the first book (see photo).  So if you haven't read these tales of the red-haired, white-streaked women who dared to break the mold, here's your chance!  The first one, The Silver Sword, is now available for pre-order at Amazon.com. 

I don't remember too much about the writing of Brothers, except that I was conscious of adding a bit more romance.  This is because historical romance was "hot" at the time, and I was trying to make my book fit in with the pack, so to speak.  So BROTHERS is the story of Joseph, true, but it is also a love story between an angry man and a wounded woman.  

Tomorrow: the editing 

BTW, speaking of editing, have you heard that Britain has just decided to drop all apostrophes from highway signs?  How can they do that?  I predict a stealthy group of apostrophe replacers, people armed with thin paint brushes who go throughout the United Kingdom, correcting the King's English. Then again, maybe not. 

~~Angie 

10 comments:

Terri L. Gillespie said...

Woo-hoo, Angie! I have two of the Heirs of Chaira O'Connor. Now, I'll be able to finish the series.

And I liked the first cover--she looks like you!

Smilingsal said...

How exciting! Are you speaking at PBA? My son went there!

Mocha with Linda said...

Loved the Heirs of Chaira O'Connor series. Exciting news.

I was surprised and appalled at the dropping of apostrophes. But maybe it will get people to quit using them on "plural's"!!

Leslie said...

Yeah! I haven't read that series yet, so I'll have to pre-order the first one :)

Leslie said...

Sorry to leave two comments, but I can't find that edition at Amazon for pre-order. Do you have a link from where you got the copy of the image?

Anonymous said...

Wa-Hoo, another series coming back. After receiving "The Note" as a gift, I started looking for your books, and they were the next four books of yours that I read. LOVED them! Congratulations. Clyde

Angela said...

Yes, Leslie, there's a link to that pre-order on my website under "books>coming soon." Or try this one: http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0307458091/booksbyangelae0d

Brittanie said...

I have read the Heirs of Chaira O'Connor series too. I loved them. This makes me want to reread them this year.
I have read The Canopy several times. :)

AFTON (da cooliest) said...

Hey Angie, I attend The King's Academy and we're so excited for your arrival! Just wanted to let you know that a secretive group of apostrophe replacers is already organizing and we leave for Britain soon to correct this wrongdoing that will be taking place there. oh and BTW i'm lovin that Egyptian photo! very nice.

Ashley said...

Hey Angela,
I also attend The King's Academy and cannot wait to meet you. I'll be in your writing workshop tomorrow during the day and cannot wait to hear you speak. You're an absolute genius and it'll be such an honor to finally meet you. I loved The Note and just ordered another book on Amazon. I think I'll be your number one fan!