- Carter, Lin LOVECRAFT: A Look Behind the Cthulhu Mythos, Ballantine 02427, 2/72, (PBO; examines the myth and the man behind the myth), vg+ [list price: 95¢] $15
- Jones, Diana Wynne A SUDDEN WILD MAGIC, Gollancz Fantasy 60197, '03, (reprint; ©1992; brazen piracy is threatening Earth with total extinction), vg+ [list price: £6.99] $5
---shades of ISIS - or Koch/Halliburton?
- Miles, Barry ALLEN GINSBERG: a biography, Virgin '02, (reprint of thoroughly updated and revised 2000 edition; notes; index; 627 pages), tpb, ex-libr else vg [list price: $22.95] $3
- McCarthy, Cormac ALL THE PRETTY HORSES, Vintage International, 63rd printing, (Border Trilogy, vol. 1), ex-libr else vg+ [list price: $15] $2
- Simak, Clifford D. ETERNITY LOST: The Collected Stories of Clifford D. Simak, Volume 1, Darkside '04, #153 of 500 copies offered for sale, new in dj [list price: $45] $50
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.
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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