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, November 10, 2005

11/10/05 THU:
---Here today from CD Publications:
CEMETERY DANCE #53, '05, (Michael Cadnum story, Stephen King excerpt, Robert McCammon & Melanie Tem interviews, etc.; 120 pages), new 5.00
---And from PS Publishing:
Erikson, Steven FISHIN' WITH GRANDMA MATCHIE, PS, 9/05, 1st edn (pb variant), one of 900 SIGNED copies, (Graham Joyce intro; 90 pages), {hc edn available @ $50}, new 18.00

Ford, Jeffrey THE COSMOLOGY OF THE WIDER WORLD, PS, 8/05, 1st edn (pb variant), one of 800 SIGNED copies, (Jeff VanderMeer intro; 173 pages), new $18

Nazarian, Vera THE CLOCK KING AND THE QUEEN OF THE HOURGLASS, PS, 10/05, 1st edn (pb variant), SIGNED, (Charles de Lint intro; 124 pages), new 18.00

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