I was standing by the kitchen island, refreshing my CAGED sale site on Amazon when my husband blurts out over my shoulder…”Go back! You’re ranked in the top 100!”
I almost fell over, but sure enough, when I scrolled down the screen I saw CAGED in the #93 position – snuggled in right below Charlaine Harris. Yep, that Charlaine Harris, the creative source behind the Sookie Stackhouse novels and the inspiration for True Blood on HBO.
Hold. The. Phone.
When I started this little journey, I would be lying if I said I didn’t envision myself topping the charts, selling millions of books to adoring fans who were as much in love with my characters as I was. Did I really think it would happen…not so much. Granted, I’m FAR away from being the next Twilight, but to have just a taste of that, if only for a moment confirmed what I’ve long thought. If you can build it in your mind, you can build it in your life. Wise words from a woman who nearly s*!# her pants upon seeing her kindle ranking.
(I’ve pasted the picture of the screen so you, too, can enjoy my moment of delirious joy)
ha! Did you notice that you are “Caged” between Definitely Dead and Bite Me? Something kind of funny about that. 🙂
You kick major ass! Great job Amber!
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LOL! Way to go, Amber! We all knew it would do well!
By the way, just what IS IT with you and scatological references? Hmmm.