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, August 12, 2004

08/12/04 THU:
---A few things came in while I was away for a couple weeks:

---From Tartarus:
Machen, Arthur RITUAL & Other Stories, Tartarus, 3rd edn('04), (collects author’s more elusive short fiction; new intro by R.B. Russell), new in dj 65.00

---Back in stock from SPACE AND TIME:
Ford, Jeffrey VANITAS, Space & Time, 2/88, 1st, (author's first novel), new 7.95

Holmes, John Eric THE MAZE OF PERIL, Space & Time, 11/86, 1st, (inspired by Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game), new 6.95

Mayhar, Ardath THE WALL, Space & Time, 6/87, 1st, (mystery-horror; 124 pages), new 6.95

---From Midnight House:
Muddock, J.E. THE SHINING HAND and Other Tales of Terror, Midnight House '04, (horror fiction; unavailable since 1889; Pelan [ed & scholarly essay]), new in dj 40.00

---From Talebones:
TALEBONES #28, sum/04, (Paul Menko; Kay Kenyon interview; more), new 6.00

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