The Red Knight author, Miles Cameron, wanted to know. So, dressed in medieval garb and using medieval arrows and shooting technique, he shot an arrow through his new hard cover epic fantasy novel.
You can see the results here:
Also, if you haven't seen this yet (I saw it posted by a few people/publishers on facebook) then check it out. It's a post of author reactions to seeing their book in print for the first time. The reactions vary, so it's an interesting read.