Yesterday I had the privilege of being part of Kindle’s Daily Deal. It’s an opportunity that not everyone gets and a big thanks to my publisher, Crimson Romance, for getting me that slot for California Sunset.
As the numbers shot up, I felt like a I was at a horse race. My aunt and uncle used to take me to a track somewhere in Pennsylvania across from where they lived in Titusville, New Jersey. We’d sit there in the almost empty stands, eating the occasional bad hotdog and spending a little bit on a bet here and there. A cheap and pleasant way to spend a day with my retired aunt and uncle.
There was plenty of time to talk in the time before races. People in the stands would sit there, read, check the racing forms or chat. Then, imperceptibly, the movement would start to pick up and you’d know it was coming–the race. Adrenaline pumping, ticket stub clutched in my hand, I’d be gripped for the few minutes it took the thoroughbreds to run around the oval.
That’s how it was yesterday. Writing, quilting, doing taxes (ugh)…and waiting for Amazon to post new numbers. Thank you thank you thank you so much, readers, for making those numbers go up and up — not only for California Sunset, but for California Wine as well. More and more people liking my Facebook page.
Truly amazing and filling me with gratitude.
The best was this morning when I found out one of you, dear readers, had read BOTH my books yesterday and taken the time to write a quick review on Amazon. I got tears in my eyes.
You see, not only are reviews important for sales, there one of the ways that readers let us know if we’ve hit the mark, where we need to improve and give us some insight into your lives. I’m very grateful for the feedback.
I am truly blessed. Thank you.