After quite a while resting on my more or less laurels (past listings) it's time to get a move on and put up some more listings. My goal is five books every day from now on. This should be achievable, but not according to my past performance.

These books get listed in three places: on Amazon, Biblio, and Half. Books without ISBNs (older books) generally will not be listed on half. My prices might vary between these three places. Amazon and Half tell me competing prices, so I peg mine on them. Thus, if the lowest price for Deadly Percheron is $98 on Amazon, I might peg mine at $95. If it weren't my only copy maybe I'd be more reasonable. In fact, I think my Biblio listing is more reasonable.

Going forward (and possibly backward), links to titles of books will send you to the main Amazon listing. My listing will be somewhere amidst the other maybe 237 listings. This is where my photo of the book can be seen, which will probably be a better one than the one Amazon features. Half doesn't let me attach my own photo—at least I don't think it does. Photos are also at biblio. Lots of older listings still don't have photos. Nor updated prices.

I've been lousy at selling direct via email. Sorry about that, if you've tried me. Listing through the major portals keeps me honest—also prompt and reliable.

Friday, September 5, 2003

09/03/03 WED:
---Catalogued today:
Gaiman, Neil AMERICAN GODS, Perennial ‘03, (winner of the Hugo, Nebula, Locus, and Bram Stoker Awards), {hc in dj still avail. @ $26}, new 14.95

Haldeman, Joe THE FOREVER WAR, Eos '03, 1st thus, (author's preferred edn), new 13.95

Henderson, C.J. THE OCCULT DETECTIVES OF…, Marietta ('03), 1st, new 15.99

Priest, Cherie FOUR AND TWENTY BLACKBIRDS, Marietta ('03), 1st, (novel plus bonus short story: "Horror at Snodgrass Hill"; author's first), new 13.99

Tepper, Sheri S. THE COMPANIONS, Eos '03, 1st edn, new in dj 25.95

Webb, Wendy LAST RESORT: A Beluga Stein Mystery, Marietta ('03), 1st, new 13.99

---Back in stock:
DARK DIXIE ANTHOLOGY III, Marietta ('97), 1st, (Tales of SF & Horror), new 5.00

Gehweiler, Bruce R. (ed) FRONTIERS OF TERROR, Marietta '02, 1st edn, (ride along on cutting edge of dark fantasy with today's most exciting authors), new 17.99
---(ed) NEW MYTHOS LEGENDS, Marietta ('02), {hc in dj available @ $25}, new 17.99

Price, Robert M. (ed) LIN CARTER'S ANTON ZARNAK: Supernatural Sleuth, Marietta ('02), 1st, (all of Carter's Zarnak stories plus all of those tales written by others), new 19.99

---Just received a well-deserved chew-out call from someone I need to send some books to, but first I need to catalogue a consignment-box of books he sent way too long ago. This kind of secondary-to-cash transaction continually gets sent to the back seat. There is always a full load in the passenger seat, so I never seem to get around to it. Certainly I could do it if I would watch fewer DVDs or read fewer magazines or spent less time in otherwise foolish pursuits.

---Disc Log:
- François-Joseph Gossec SYMPHONIES
- COLOMBIA (Xgau: A Minus)
- Rodney Crowell THE HOUSTON KID (Xgau: A Minus)

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