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.

Saturday, January 8, 2005

01/08/05 SAT:
---Here today from Ash-Tree:
Roden, Barbara & Christopher Roden (eds) ACQUAINTED WITH THE NIGHT, Ash-Tree '04, 1st, (new tales of the weird and supernatural; their third volume of original supernatural fiction; by 27 modern writers who are entirely acquainted with the night; 376 pages), new in dj 48.50
---There is also a trade paperback edition for $26 which I was too lazy to tell them to send with my standing order (when they queried), partly because I knew I had a few titles I needed to try to restock I thought would go well with an order for the trade paperback. They still would--so anyone wanting the lower-cost edition I should be getting it in here eventually.

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