I was created by my authors, Chris & Michelle Miller and my illustrator, Nessa Dee. I started out in their imaginations, and then came to life on paper.
Nessa got me right on her first try! Well, she gave the authors two choices and they picked the less wild hairstyle. I also originally had a halo, but I let them know Angel Guardians don't actually have halos, so that was removed on future versions.
This is one of the original sketches for me - with my very curly hair. As you may know by now, I prefer to wear it in a bun. It's so much easier to see everything, especially when I'm flying.
Nessa is such a great illustrator that the authors didn't make many changes to her original sketches. But one request they did make was to the age of the little girl in The Angel Guardian.
This was the original girl Nessa created:
This is my updated friend - a little more grown up and a lot more fashionable:
That's your sneak peek for the day! I can't wait to share my entire story with you...