Yeah, one or two I reckon. I’d rather think of them as friends if they’ve been in contact and we’ve spoken more than a couple of times. That’s one of the great things about people enjoying your writing. You make like-minded friends! I do get what GR is saying (in his blog post below) about struggling with compliments. It’s harder than it sounds. We’re appreciative, but still, it causes the old cheeks to redden just a little.
Check out his blog post on the subject, here: