How does that old saying go? Nobody said it would be easy. And if they did, they lied! Anyway, with over 300,000 or so books published every year, it is a mantra most authors are all too familiar with. My recent disappointment to thus far getting no takers for a free kindle copy of my book in exchange for a review was replaced the other day by the elation of being notified that my book was among the prizes selected by the winner of Readers’ Favorite monthly book giveaway. The struggle to get our works noticed in the vast sea of new and existing literature is never ending. While riding the rising and falling tides of acknowledgment and rejection perseverance is the key to success.