Playing at a Different Level

There are us little fish swimming along in a pond that barely has any water in it, and then there are those who are playing at a completely different level:

I was literally just watching the counter on this tick its way up close to 9 million: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/dragonsteel/surprise-four-secret-novels-by-brandon-sanderson?ref=bva2b9

(Note that this is basically self-publishing, but played at a completely different level than most will ever reach.)