I promised to reveal the cover for book 10 soon, and here it is! The book is now finally finished, and it is being edited at the moment, which is cutting it a bit fine to make the 1st July publishing date, but I promise I will not be letting you down! I finished writing it nine years and a day after I finished writing The Earth Angel Training Academy, and I will be publishing book 10 on the 7th Anniversary of the publishing of book 1. I like a bit of symmetry!
Book 10 is the last book in the Earth Angel Series for the foreseeable future. If the story for book 11 arrives, I will of course write it, but I feel that this book brings all the stories full circle, and as sad as I am to say goodbye to my characters, I have so many more book projects awaiting, I am excited to be able to expand the Visionary Collection and to finish writing my children’s series too.
I cannot wait to see what my readers think of book 10. I have been calling it the marmite of the series, because I think it will either be loved or hated… I really enjoyed writing it (despite the resulting RSI!) and I hope you agree it’s the perfect ending to rather a wild adventure we have been on for the last 7 years. (9 years for me!)
How do the covers make you feel? The US cover came from a design I originally considered for book 9, but I loved the circle of fire, and the feeling of completion it gives. Let me know your thoughts in the comments!
… but that’s still no excuse for the lack of blog posts, and I do apologise. I will warn you though, this might be a long update, so grab a cuppa!
So a few weeks ago, I was approached by a journalist from the Daily Mail, who was writing a piece about Earth Angels, and wanted me to take part. I said yes, because my entire purpose revolves around helping Earth Angels to Awaken and realise who they really are, and how best to do that than to be in a national newspaper? So along with three other fabulous Earth Angels (my soul sisters Sarah Rebecca Vine, Kelly Draper and Ruth Bradshaw) I was featured in a double page spread in the Femail section of the paper.
It was a very positive piece, and I was pleased with the result! Doing the photoshoot was a lot of fun, and it was great to see Kelly and Sarah and to meet Ruth. The team who did the shoot were really amazing and really looked after us. Here are some of the behind the scenes shots, and you can read the article online here.
Well, when the article came out, the response was quite amazing! It was discussed on TV and Radio that day, including on the Wright Stuff and Loose Women. The discussion on Loose Women was really positive and Gloria Hunniford tells the story below, and they did a poll, which said that 80% people who voted believed in Angels!
The discussion on the Wright Stuff was less favourable, but it sparked a phone in and got people talking! All in all, an amazing reaction to the piece. I admit, I didn’t read the comments on the Daily Mail site! I was asked to go on a couple of radio shows, and then the piece was also reprinted in South Africa:
Then by the end of the day that the paper came out, we got a call from This Morning – they wanted us to come on the show! Fast forward to last Wednesday, and myself, Sarah and Ruth appeared on This Morning, with Holly and Phil! It was really great fun, the whole team there were so amazing (all Earth Angels, I have no doubt!) and the interview went really well.
Here’s the YouTube clip of the interview:
Philip was actually loving the idea of being an Earth Angel, and he was really lovely! The piece was also covered by pretty much every newspaper online, which was unexpected! And even more unexpected was the positive tone the majority of the papers had! I have read some of the tweets and comments, most of the negative ones say we’re nuts and should be locked away, but there were some really sweet ones too. The whole show had an Earth Angel theme, as Kim Wilde was interviewed after us, and her new album was inspired by a UFO encounter! They also did a phone in and there were some amazing stories shared about angelic encounters. All in all, it was an amazing experience and we all really had so much fun. I also loved the wings!
Here’s some pics!
I think that’s everything! Oh, and I started the Fan Club again, it filled up quickly and I am enjoying creating the handmade goodies. And yes, I promise that Book 10 is still coming out on the 1st July, I will be focussing on getting it done in the next week. I already have the covers sorted – I will reveal those very soon! This summer I am doing a lot of Mind Body & Spirit shows and festivals, and I post about those on Facebook. I am also offering Unicorn Workshops, you can see the dates available for those here.
I will do my best to blog again soon, I’ve really missed it! It’s just been an epically busy year so far, but I am doing my best to make more time for the things I enjoy and to stay connected with your beautiful self!
Until next time…
Last Summer, I was honoured to be invited to be a part of an Angel documentary, that a Visionary called Crystal Dawne was creating. I got to watch it a few weeks ago, and I have to say, there were parts that gave me goosebumps, and at the end of it, I just felt so uplifted, and so blessed, it really is a beautiful film.
I’m really pleased that it is now available to stream, on Vimeo, (click here) and also now on Amazon (click here) and iTunes.
You can watch the trailer below, and I do hope that you rent it and watch it. It will be available to download and on DVD soon too, I will keep you updated. The website for the film is www.theilluminedones.com you can find information on all those in the film here.
I would love to know, what has your experience with Angels been? Write in the comments, let’s start talking about these amazing beings.
Hello Earth Angels! I’m so pleased to let you know that the beautiful 5 Year Anniversary Edition of The Earth Angel Training Academy is now available to purchase! You can buy it on Amazon.
The new cover is really beautiful and if you are a fan of the Earth Angel Series it would make an awesome addition to your collection.
I’m currently in Canada and will be travelling through the States, and am looking forward to meeting up with lots of Earth Angels! Have already connected with some of my readers here in Toronto and am looking forward to meeting more at the I Can Do It conference this weekend.
If you are in Toronto or will be at the conference and would like to connect, just let me know!
I have been so blessed recently to connect to many beautiful Earth Angels! I have had conversations over Skype and Facebook with these amazing souls who are all fulfilling their purpose on this planet in different ways. I want to introduce you to three of them today, please go to their websites and check out the work they are doing.
I connected with Robert Tremblay, the author of Twenty Seconds. His book is about his near-death experience (NDE) and his spiritual journey. What an amazing soul he is! Before the conversation I had been feeling quite overwhelmed and low and within seconds we were laughing and joking like we had known each other forever! He is doing some amazing work raising awareness of HIV, and I am so excited that this summer, I will get to meet him and do an event with him. (More info on that to come!)
A fabulous Earth Angel I was interviewed by for her radio show in Arizona is Kellie Fitzgerald. We had so much fun doing the interview that it was hard to stop talking! She read The Earth Angel Training Academy and really resonated with it, even dreaming of the characters afterwards! I also hope to meet up with her soon too. If you want to listen to the interview, it’s online here.
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