The publishing business isn't an easy one, and I'm always anxious in the days around a books release. Will it fall into oblivion? Will people notice it exists? I have no illusions about my place in the "fantasy genre." I consider myself a scrappy up-and-comer, who just might make it one day (if I keep working really hard). Still, from time to time I do break into an area I never expected to be...like sandwiched between George R.R. Martin and J.R.R. Tolkien on the Amazon Bestseller List for Epic fantasy books.
I've been there before...even made the number one spot on occasion (but that was due to a daily deal, and so it doesn't feel nearly as satisfying). The Death of Dulgath is hitting it without deep discounting, which is very rewarding. Yes, as my daughter was so quick to point out it's shiny and new, and the other books are better because they are always at the top of the charts. Thanks, Sarah, you can always keep your ole dad grounded. Still, I'll take it. After all, you have to appreciate any success as it comes.
A hearty thank you to all the people who are giving the book a try. I hope you enjoy the read!