Photograph of A. G. Riddle courtesy of the author.
If you’re a first-time novelist hoping to get noticed in the sea of books on Amazon, I feel your pain.
Thirteen weeks ago, I uploaded my debut novel to Amazon. At first, nothing happened—sales were slow and reviews were rare. Fast-forward a few months, and The Atlantis Gene has been in the top 100 for weeks now; review No. 684 just rolled in.
I want to be upfront: I don’t know exactly how my novel got so much traction. I ...