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.

Thursday, March 25, 2004

03/25/04 THU:
---Word from Tartarus Press:
Dear Chris,

I've just announced on the website that Written With My Left Hand by Nugent Barker is out of print. I do have a half dozen left, though, if they are of any use to you.

All the best


---My picks for the Elite Eight that are still alive: Kansas, Wake Forest, Oklahoma State, Illinois, Texas, UConn (Final Four: Kansas, Okla. State, Illinois, UConn; Finals: Okla. State vs. UConn; Winner: Okla. State).
---Brother Dave’s still-alive EE picks: Georgia Tech, Duke, Alabama (FF: Kentucky, Florida, Duke, NC State; Finals: Kentucky vs. Duke; Winner: Duke).
---Our Father’s still-alive EE picks: Georgia Tech, Pitt, Duke, UConn (FF: Ga. Tech, Pitt, Duke, UConn; Finals: Ga. Tech vs. UConn; Winner: Georgia Tech).
---Current score: Dave 73, Dad 70, Me 65. Today’s and tomorrow’s games count 4 points. Next round: 5, Final Four games: 6, Finals: 7.

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