Today I got my very own copy of my first fantasy book in the mail. That pen name on the cover: mine. The words, the characters, the story–all that creativity: mine. It’s a surreal thrill. I’m the magician behind the cover. It’s… I’m feeling very thankful today for all the support I’ve gotten to reach this point.
Still, I can’t just sit here and brag/gloat/whatever; I have to market myself. Working with independent publishers, the bulk of the marketing is left up to me. My book will just fall through the cracks if I don’t spread the word that I and my book exist. So, let the next phase of hard work begin!
By the way, Shield of the Gods is the story of a teenage girl whom a god has charged with protecting the mortal realm. Here are the links to amazon.com and B&N: