So that’s the end of my postings for Sky Islands. Chapter 10, just under halfway through the first draft, was uploaded three days ago. It seems like not many people have been following it, but those who have seem to have enjoyed it. Anyway, it feels good to have it out there.
However, the story’s journey is far from done. Not only do I have an idea in mind for a follow up story, as well as a shorter prequel about how the people moved up to the islands, but I still have a lot of work to do on this first draft. Which brings me to my request:
I need alpha readers!
I need people who are willing to read the entire first draft of the novel and point out plot holes and inconsistencies in the story. This is a huge help as I have a tendency to fill in the information that I know needs to be there. I may have mentioned this before, but I know of one major hole already, as well as a few missed opportunities. Also, I think the ending kind of sucks. I need to know what promises are being made in the beginning so they can be fulfilled in the ending.
I already have an old friend who has had the entire first draft sent to him and, I believe, has begun to read it. But one person is not enough. He knows me better than a lot of people, so he will know when I mean one thing, even though the text may not be saying it.
If you would like to help out in this endeavor, please reply in the comments and I will get in touch with you.
I thank all of you who reply in advance.