SOLON failed to reach its funding goal.
This Kickstarter was started after being turned down by 20 publishers of all sizes. In a way, it was the last chance for Carolyn to come to life in an illustrated book.
The novel part of "hybrid graphic novel" is 55,000 words long, which is unlikely to get much attention from publishers as a standalone novel (most fantasy novels are 80k plus).
Instead, I have published the prose as a free download on my website. Perhaps someday it will garner enough interest to try for illustrations again.
I've learned a lot about marketing from this project, some of which might come in handy for my next project, which is a collection of short stories involving folk heroes.
A big thank you to everyone who pledged. Thanks for your support of an unconventional writing project. May it rise from the ashes one day like the phoenix.