Saturday, April 28, 2012

Letter "Y" - You and Me

So readers, we are in the same position.  Abby and Basil are at a crossroads.  Father Quanon is in serious trouble.  Drakar looks to be the victor.

What will happen?  You don't know...and until I finish the first draft that I'm starting, I don't know.

Well, the answer to a lot of your questions will be answered - okay, so my hope, prayer, desire and goal is that they will be answered in Abby and Basil's NEVERLOVE.  This story has actually taken me by surprise.  YOU all have taken me by surprise.  Your interest, your reactions, your comments touched my heart.  I never told anyone, but a few times I actually just smiled and shed a few tears.  Although I haven't published this novel as of yet, I can truly see the soulful boon from putting out a story readers WANT to read.

Because of your interest and investment in these characters, I will keep you all posted on the step by step process with NEVERLOVE.  I've got a few stories I've considered self-publishing.  This story may actually need to be self-published.  It would allow me to put this story out to you faster, but...if I do this, please know that this won't be done lightly.  I will definitely look to a few eyes to beta read, an editor to help make sure I can put out a very good product and even looking to a cover designer to do something simple but eye-catching for this.  The cover and editing may be the most costly items but well worth it to get this story out the right way.

YOU - readers, lovers of words, and seeing the impossible made possible.  NEVERLOVE is for YOU :-)

41 comments:

  1. aw, Angela. This is so exciting!!!!!! I can't wait to read it :)

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    1. It is very exciting! I'm ready to get started.

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  2. That's so exciting Angela! I couldn't be happier, for you and us, you're fans. I look forward to buying and reading a copy. Let me know if you need a cover designer. ;)

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    1. Cover designer? Well, looks like this is heading in the right direction.

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  3. You sound so enthusiastic! Best of luck with Neverlove!

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    1. Yes, I am very excited about this project. Took me by surprise.

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  4. So sweet! Let me know if you would like a beta reader . . .and if you plan a blog tour, I would love to host you! Best wishes with your awesome story!

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    1. Why thank you, Tyrean. I'll have to take you up on your offers. :-)

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  5. Excellent! Because I do want to know what happens. And I'll promote it when the book is released.

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    1. *blush*
      Thanks, Tara. You guys have been so encouraging as well.

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  7. Woot :) You've got me on the edge of my seat wanting to know what happens. I'd love to beta for you when the time comes and you're more than welcome to stop by my blog when you're ready to start promoting this. I'm so excited for you Angela! Wishing you all the best as you continue to explore and write this story.

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    1. Raelyn, I have to thank you for the being the spark to really help me see that this little blog opera had potential to be more. So much blog love to you!! MUAH!!

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  8. I really did enjoy this, Angela, it was a fun to come by every day (nearly) to see what happened next. I will definitely buy your book to find out what happens:)

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    1. Why Lady Gwen, I'm so touched now.

      I think I need a tissue. You're all so awesome!!!

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  9. You've certainly kept us on the edge of our seats this month! It was fun seeing what you would come up with next :)

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    1. This has been so much more fun than I ever knew. So glad to have you all here with me for each new day, and each new moment of drama.

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  10. Y-you mean we're not going to find out what happens next--at least, not yet? :O Way to keep up us in suspense! But I have enjoyed these snippets of NEVERLOVE! Best of luck finishing it, so we can find out what happens!

    J.C. Martin
    A to Z Blogger

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    1. This has been a dramatic ride all around. lol!! I started the posts as exercises and for fun and it has grown into something hopeful. You've all, each commenter that's stopped by, been so wonderful. I just hope the full story doesn't disappoint.

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  11. There are a lot of wonderful You's on the internet, in blogger land.

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  12. Dibs on being part of the NEVERLOVE blog tour!

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    1. This just fills me with so much joy. You are so awesome!!!

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  13. I think Abby and Basil will lead the way in letting you know what will happen next, so you can put it all down on paper (or computer) for Neverlove. If you want a video trailer for it when it's done, holler my way.

    Cheers to you for keeping readers on the edge of their seeds as this story has progressed from the beginning of April 'til now!

    I can't believe we're nearing the end of yet another A to Z Challenge. It's been quite a ride :)

    ~Nicole
    Blog: The Madlab Post
    @MadlabPost on Twitter

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    1. It's been the best virtual roller coaster ride. I've loved it. And thank you for letting me know about your skill. Be on the look out!!!

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  14. Good luck finishing off that first draft!

    Happy writing ;)

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    1. Thank you, 1000th.monkey. Off to the manuscript!

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  15. It was great reading your posts this month. Good luck with this endeavor. :)

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    1. I'm so glad you enjoyed the posts, Medeia. Thank you for the good luck wish :-)

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  16. Aw man! You mean I gotta wait? I NEED to know what happens. Can't wait to read the rest. And I'd gladly beta read for you. :D

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    1. Thank you, Rae. Everyone...you're all just so awesome!!!

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  17. Your posts have been a fun read, like the way you kept us on the edge.

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    1. Thanks, Maria. Not having a whole story plotted out when I started the challenge kept me on my toes as well. Especially since things went a whole new direction as I followed the characters.

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  18. Can't wait! Consider me a stop on your bloghop if you need it :)

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    1. That is so much awesomesauce. I'll certainly reach out when i get to that point. Thank you!!!

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  19. Angela,
    I secretely hoped this would be the case. I had no idea how you could possible wrap up this story by the end of the challenge. I would definitely be a reader/buyer of your book. You should definitely self-publish. I absolutely love the Indie publishing journey!!
    I am here for any promotional things you need, too.

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  20. Keep it going, Angela. You're doing a fantastic job. And I want to read the rest of the story one of these days.

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