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.

Friday, June 29, 2007

---Email rec'd:

I publish Dreams and Nightmares, which is a magazine of science
fiction, fantasy, and horror poetry. The magazine has been in
publication since 1986 (77 issues so far) and is currently published
three times a year. Would you be interested in carrying the magazine?
If the answer is yes, please tell me what to do. If you want to see
a copy of a recent issue before making up your mind just let me know.

The relatively recent death of ProjectPulp and the impending end of
the Shocklines store have impelled me to look for other distributors
and I've heard good things about you.

Thank you,
-- David C. Kopaska-Merkel

Dreams and Nightmares magazine now at

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(The other five are up to you.)
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---Anyone want a standing order to this magazine through me?

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