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Death by Society: A YA Novel About Suicide and Bullying

A project in New York, NY by Sierra Elmore

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MEAN GIRLS meets Laurie Halse Anderson: Two girls' worlds collide when one attempts suicide to avoid toxic popularity.
Backers: 105
Average Pledge Per Backer: $33

Funded: $3,514 of $2,400
Dates: May 26th -> Jun 25th (30 days)
Project By: Sierra Elmore
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Latest News

WE DID IT!!!!!!!!

June 25th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Editing Updates + Some Other Kickstarters!

June 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey y'all! I wanted to pop in and say that edits for Death by Society are complete! From line edits to copyedits to proofreading, it was all completed yesterday, which was also cover reveal day. I've also formatted the book for print and ebook... (Read More)

Audiobook Update

June 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Yes, yes, another update. BUT this one is a really good one - I've contracted an amazing audiobook narrator! Her name is Tiana Hanson (check her other work out at the link), and the second I listened to her sample, I knew she was the perfect person... (Read More)

Backer-Only Cover Reveal!

June 10th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Slight Change of Budget

June 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Two updates in two days - sorry about that! But I want to be super transparent throughout this entire process. I've already paid for some things out of my personal funds, like an ISBN number for the paperback (I got the hardback one for free, thanks... (Read More)

An Audiobook?!

June 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey y'all!  WOW, has everyone shown up for this project. From sharing to pledging to telling your friends, I truly appreciate every gesture of support made to support Death by Society. A few minor updates before the big one: I got my cover comps... (Read More)

New Publication Date!

June 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Excellent news! As long as this Kickstarter is funded, my new publication date will be on September 13, 2022!  This boils down to several factors:  My editor and cover designer being fantastic and delivering work way faster than I ever expected.... (Read More)

Editing Update

May 31st - via: kickstarter.com
Hey there! I want to give an update on where some of the money is going, since that's now changed. My wonderful friend has offered to edit the book at a reduced price (she actually said for free, but I was like lol no way am I letting you do that),... (Read More)

The First Few Days

May 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey, y'all! First, I want to thank my very first backers for helping make this dream come true. It means a lot to me that you believe in this book and are interested in reading it. I wanted to give some updates on where I am with this project and how... (Read More)

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