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.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

It's nice that people are still interested in my now-going-on thirty-year-old R.A. Lafferty publications. I've just had to email a list of what I still have available (in various stages of readiness to actually send). I had an order for MAN WHO MADE MODELS recently (through Amazon)—I hope they didn't think they were getting the recent Centipede Press collection with the same title. Anyway, here's the list, in one handy place:
Lafferty, R.A. GRASSHOPPERS & WILD HONEY (1928-1942): Chapters 1 & 2, Drumm Booklet #39, ('92), (begins 2nd novel in the In A Green Tree tetralogy; the rest remains unpublished), 4x7" booklet, new 3.50
---HEART OF STONE, DEAR & Other Stories, Drumm Booklet #12, '83, 1st, as new 3.00
---IT'S DOWN THE SLIPPERY CELLAR STAIRS, Drumm Booklet #14, ('84), 1st, (essays, book reviews, fanzine columns, a speech, plus the title piece), as new 4.00
---LAUGHING KELLY & Other Verses, Drumm, nd, photocopy reprint, (15 pages), small booklet, as new $2
---THE MAN WHO MADE MODELS and Other Stories, Drumm Booklet #18, 9/84, 1st, (original stories; all are vintage Lafferty), as new 3.50
---MY HEART LEAPS UP, Drumm Booklets #24, 26, 28, 29 & 35, 11/86-9/90, 1sts (except #24 - photocopy reprint), (In a Green Tree #1), as new each, 3.50
---the preceding, all five booklets, as a set 18.00
---SLIPPERY & OTHER STORIES, Drumm Booklet #19, 2/85, 1st, (never-before-published; 39 tiny-print pages but readable), 4x7" stapled booklet, as new 5.00
---SNAKE IN HIS BOSOM & OTHER STORIES, Drumm Booklet #13, '83, 1st, as new $3

(---) Knight, Dan (compiler) AN R.A. LAFFERTY CHECKLIST (New Edition), Drumm Booklet #38, ('92), (improvement on out-of-date predecessor; although, by now, this one is mighty out-of-date too; but it does add UMP publications), new 3.50

Also, I believe I have photocopy reprints of FOUR STORIES I can still send ($3).

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