The PDF versions have been sent to the kickstarter backers. I am, strictly speaking, making these versions available publicly to anyone who works their way through the internet puzzle.
The eBooks are waiting on a second round of formatting, but after seeing round one, I can say toten creative is a magnificent service. Affordable, fast, excellent work, and he’ll even compliment your book cover if it’s as awesome as mine.
The print versions will go to the printer early next week. Briefly, I have to finalize the size and margins and give them a page count. From that page count, they calculate exactly how large the spine on the cover will be, and then I tweak my cover design according to the measurements. As I’m sure you can imagine, it’s an exercise in stroke-inducing neurosis.
And if you’re curious, the puzzle starts with this: