Launch Counter

A few of you have asked me about the cute "Launch Countdown" on my personal blog. It looks like this:
And I found it here at While not essential, it's not an entirely useless little gimmick. Having a countdown clock lets blog viewers know that your book is coming, and when, in a way that's not terribly pushy or distracting. The only downside is that every time you look at your blog, you too will feel a little nauseous jolt. Just like mine.