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, December 23, 2004

12/23/04 THU:
---Finally getting around to dispatching an order off to Wheatland Press for their:
Polyphony, Volume 4
Twenty Questions / Oltion
American Sorrows / Lake
Knuckle Sandwiches / Smario
Thirteen Ways to Water / Bruce Holland Rogers
All Star Zeppelin Adventure Stories (pre-order)
Weapons of Mass Seduction (pre-order) / Shepard
Paradise Passed (pre-order) / Oltion
---Could it be that all this has come out since my last order? Indeed, all I see listed in my catalog now is Greetings from Lake Wu and Polyphony 1-3.

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