Nick Cole’s post has certainly struck a chord. To add to the list of those commenting on it (after Vox Day, and others) is now Brian Niemeier, author of the Soul Cycle trilogy.

I’ve certainly taken Nick’s platform-building advice to heart. Let’s test it by seeing how many copies of my book this post sells.

Oh, yeah, if you haven’t [started the series yet](, get it on the top of your must-read list. I can’t claim to have done more than finish the first, and start the second, but it’s been one heluva ride.