Author Glynn Stewart didn’t expect to set the internet ablaze when he and his partner posted a photo of him trying to balance a towering stack of books on Reddit — thinking it would only get “a little bit of traction.”
But the picture quickly went viral on the social network, garnering about 150,000 “upvotes” and thousands of comments from users — and even knocking his website off-line.
“We were trying to field and answer comments all night,” he said, chuckling.
The sci-fi and fantasy writer — who recently moved to Milton — has authored 60 novels and six novellas that have sold more than two million copies in total, which he has trouble believing sometimes.
“It doesn’t compute. The numbers don’t feel real,” he said.