I'm number one in the free download chart at the moment - Les Mis is number 4. Not that I'm bragging or anything, but we have to grab our pleasures where we can.
What's even more fabulous is my agent can now show those figures to publishers and editors and try to convince them there IS a market for this kind of story, and to offer me a book deal IMMEDIATELY.
Okay, she'll probably be a lot more polite than that, but I've started to feel cautiously excited all over again - which is probably unwise.
It did tickle my fancy to see someone in Japan had downloaded a copy - maybe they pressed the wrong button?!