I sent The Wolf Pact out to alpha readers on the 11th and the response has been amazing! I got some very good notes to help strengthen the story and LOTS of anecdotes that readers from 7 to 12 LOVE the book! It’s great to get feedback from peers on story structure, character development, and plot consistency but hearing that my target audience really likes the story of Nate and Jennifer makes my heart sing.
On top of that, the author of one of my favorite Middle Grade series ever has agreed to read the book for a potential blurb! Exciting times!
I am currently revising the book based on alpha feedback. Then I’ll start a head-down copyedit pass to fix up typos, grammatical errors, etc. Then it’s layout and proofing and then digital release!
I’ve decided to go ahead with a Kickstarter so folks who missed the book the first time around (or who just want the novel and not the RPG) can pick it up—though the focus of the Kickstarter will be funding the follow-up, Faery Tale Ending, which centers on Jennifer and her quest to [REDACTED].