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.

Monday, October 8, 2007

word from centipede

PostMortem #6
October 2007

Remember that there is a full color, printable PDF file
attached to this email.

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The Shadow of the Torturer
is at the bindery. The leather edition of 12 copies for
sale and the cloth edition of 100 copies for sale is in the
works. We expect this done by mid to late November, and
apologize for the delays in getting this title to you.

The Other
This book is nearly finished with pre-production. We will
commence printing in mid October and have copies to the
bindery in November. Expect this title around Christmas.

The Cadaver of Gideon Wyck
is being printed as we speak. We expect this title to be
complete in December or January. With an introduction by
William Hjortsberg, and a bonus essay by Alexander Laing,
this is the definitive edition of this long forgotten

The Search for Joseph Tully
is now in stock in mass quantities. With a great
introduction by T.M. Wright, an afterword by William H.
Hallahan, and a cover painting by Kay Sage, this is a great
new edition of this classic horror novel.

The Nightwalker
is also readily available. We apologize for being out of
stock on this title for so long.

Deliver Me from Eva
is also readily available. 300 copies.

The Auctioneer by Joan Samson
is at the bindery and will be done in a few weeks.
Introduction by Ed Gorman, 300 copies.

The Autopsy and Other Tales by Michael Shea
will be proofread soon, by the author. We are looking at a
March 2008 publication date. We will unveil the book at the
World Horror Convention in Salt Lake.

H.P. Lovecraft : Masters of the Weird Tale
We have a handful of stories still in proofreading. We are
also include a set of around a dozen J.K. Potter
photographs of Lovecraft¹s Providence, none of which have
ever been published. Plus we have several photographs of
H.P. Lovecraft, printed attractively. These photographs
will be bound in their own volume, all of the books
enclosed in a single slipcase.

Artists Inspired by H.P. Lovecraft
introduction by Harlan Ellison; preface by Stuart Gordon;
afterword by Thomas Ligotti; essays by Stefan Dziemianowicz
We just received our traycase dummy and book from Hong
Kong. It is hard to believe just how heavy this book is, so
needless to say the introductory offer of 150 numbered
copies with the traycase and extra prints will not be
available at $395 for much longer. The price will be $495
after January 1, and the price on the leather edition will
be $2495 ‹ if you have already reserved a title, you are
fine on the old prices, so no worries about that. And of
course the slipcased edition will be available for $395
until it is sold out.

Jerad Walters
Centipede Press
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