Though I’ve had many o’ “awe!” moments in the past months of having my first book out there, I had one special night just recently on a usual morning of answering/sending emails on Goodreads. It was the first email I opened and it was from a fan (good gods, it’s weird to use that word in regards to ANYTHING related to my work) saying he loves my book so much he has his manager at the bookstore he works at special order The Iron-Jawed Boy so he could sell them to the kids when they come in. CRAZINESS, RIGHT?!?!? Hashtag Mindblown.
Another recent “awe! SO SQUISHY!” moment was the other day when I saw a mom had posted in a forum on Amazon about how she’s anticipating the 2nd book because she read the first one to her 8 year old son and he was in LOVE with it. It’s like…YOU LIKE ME! YOU REALLY LIKE ME!!!
I’m hoping to see more and more of these moments in the near future. Most especially with indie awards season coming up in the summer 🙂