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, September 25, 2014

Sep 2014 cataloguing

Here it is a third of the way through the month and not a single thing catalogued. That needs to be usual.
  • 1582500738 Meskil, Paul S. SIN PIT, Gryphon Crime Classic #1/Gryphon Crime Novel #12, 10/04, "This is a Gryphon First Book Edition!", (originally: Lion '54; long-lost crime-classic; Lovisi intro; afterword by author), new $30 [list price: $16]
  • Misha PRAYERS OF STEEL, Wordcraft Speculative Writers Series #1, '88, one of 500 copies, (author's first collection of enigmatic prose; pens by Ferret; 46 pages), staple-bound, new [list price: $12.50]
  • 1877655295 Misha RED SPIDER WHITE WEB, Wordcraft of Oregon ('99), Speculative Writers Series #20, 1st pb (& 1st US), (this edition adds a brief intro by John Shirley; Aldiss foreword; Blaylock afterword), tpb, new $20 [list price: $12]

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