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.

Sunday, April 10, 2005

04/10/05 SUN:
---Word from Ash-Tree:
We will be reprinting H. R. Wakefield's 1928 collection They Return at Evening in early May; we first published the collection in 1995, in an edition of 300 copies, and this hardback reprint (limited to 400 copies) has the same contents as the first edition, plus a new preface by Barbara Roden, and has been completely re-set. If you could let us know how many copies of the reprint you would like it would be greatly appreciated.

At the same time, we will be publishing a paperback edition of Harry Ludlam's difficult-to-find 1962 novel The Coming of Jonathan Smith, about an ancient evil haunting a Midlands town which could be connected with the witch trials and purges of several centuries before. Please let us know how many copies of this title you would like shipped; we anticipate being able to send them at the same time as the Wakefield title.

We look forward to hearing from you; thanks for your support!

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