- Rice, Jane THE IDOL OF THE FLIES and Other Stories, Midnight House '03, one of 500 numbered copies, (weird-fiction stories; Stefan R. Dziemianowicz & Jim Rockhill [eds & intro/afterword]), new in dj $200 [list price: $40]
- Bova, Ben MOVING MARS, Tor, 11/93, 1st edn, 1st printing, (brings together all the things that make science-fiction wonderful), new in dj $10 [list price: $23.95]
- Dickson, Gordon R. THE ALIEN WAY, New Bantam edn(7/73), fr-g $1 [list price: 95¢]
- Elwood, Roger (ed) INVASION OF THE ROBOTS, Paperback Library 52-519, 4/65, (PBO; how Earth will meet the fantastic challenge of...; Elwood intro), vg $6 [list: 50¢]
- Selby, Curt (=Doris Piserchia) BLOOD COUNTY, DAW 436, 6/81, (PBO; Horror was their heritage, for they were the people that the census dared not count!), vg+ [list price: $2.25]
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, February 8, 2016
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