The Unintentional Sadness of Google Alerts

At this point, my Google alerts are all just pointing me to illegal torrents of the Trent novels, not reviews or mentions. It’s kind of depressing. Had those novels sold better, there would have been a third volume. Instead, the series is essentially dead in the water. I can’t blame illegal downloads for the poor sales, I can’t blame anything other than the fact that the story just didn’t resonate with enough readers, but it still stings a little.

Not that there won’t be a third Trent book someday, likely self-published — the trilogy needs to be finished — but it’s not my immediate priority. My immediate priority is to get more novels out there. New novels.

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