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.

Wednesday, October 19, 2005

10/19/05 WED:
---Here today from Ash-Tree:
Buchan, John THE WATCHER BY THE THRESHOLD, Ash-Tree '05, 1st, (collects together all of author’s weird and supernatural tales), new in dj 49.00

Grabinski, Stefan THE MOTION DEMON, Ash-Tree '05, 1st in English thus, (stories by “The Polish Poe”; first complete translation of work published in Polish in 1919; inaugurates series of Grabinski volumes that twill duplicate the content of the original Polish editions and also assemble short stories which never saw book publication; translated by Miroslaw Wipinski), new in dj 47.50

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