Three of the writer's have blogs: Ryan, Chris, and Paula. If you're a writer, you should check them out; they discuss a lot of interesting writerly stuff. ;o)
Krista is playing (working?) Alpha reader to the whole manuscript. I've had people read bits and pieces before, but never the whole thing. At 95,ooo words, I'd say my YA fantasy could lose some weight, but all of my readers have wanted me to add more information, not less. I guess I should be happy they didn't call me on info dumping, right?
So, my manuscript is finally getting out of the house. I'm excited to get feedback. Where are you with yours?