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.
Tuesday, October 7, 2003
---It looks like maybe my computer scare yesterday was caused by a loose connection. One always hopes that things going wrong might not be as serious as feared. Unfortunately the worst is often what occurs. Machines are not made of protoplasm, which can often heal naturally. So far the unplugging and replugging the connections seems to have done the trick, but any minute I know I could find out different.
---Books from Mythos:
CRYPT OF CTHULHU #107, Eastertide/2001, (Tales of the Derleth Mythos), new 4.50
Sargent, Stanley C. THE TAINT OF LOVECRAFT, Mythos '02, 1st edn, (R.M. Price [ed]), new 20.00
---Back in stock:
Berglund, Edward P. SHARDS OF DARKNESS, Mythos '00, 1st edn, new 14.95
Ligotti, Thomas MY WORK IS NOT YET DONE: Three Tales of Corporate Horror, Mythos, 2nd, SIGNED bookplate laid in, (Harry O. Morris art), new in dj 30.00
---From Golden Gryphon, their 29th title:
Watson, Ian MOCKYMEN, Golden Gryphon '03, 1st edn, (novel), new in dj 26.95
Barker, Clive ABARAT, Joanna Cotler/HarperTrophy, 3rd, (children's), new 11.99
Pollack, Neal NEVER MIND THE POLLACKS: A Rock and Roll Novel, HarperCollins '03, 1st edn, (Elvis, Dylan, Iggy, Springsteen, Pollack; protean yawp), new in dj 23.95
Pratchett, Terry THE BROMELIAD TRILOGY, HarperCollins '03, 1st US, new / dj 17.99
---MONSTROUS REGIMENT, HarperCollins '03, 1st edn, (Discworld), new in dj 24.95
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