Who am I kidding? That bit of news from my title is older than the hills themselves. Still every once in a while it is necessary to hear the obvious from fellow authors. While we all have visions of our books igniting the next big literary trend the reality of it happening is just below getting struck by lightening while riding a pony and yet still above winning the lottery. I have been a Kindle author for over a year now and can say without hesitation, platform building takes time. Here is another post on that very same topic from Novel Publicity.com. It is a worthy ready for all authors just wading into the independent pool, cannon balling into the deep end or thinking about putting on their swim trunks for the first time.