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Amazon Thang (26Lies)

Twenty-Six Lies/One Truth now has an Amazon page.

I don't know why, but I totally dig seeing the books I'm in on Amazon, so I'm providing the link. It also lists Anna and Andy (andrewmacrae) as illustrators, which is super cool, too. If you're going to buy the book, I still reckon doing so from Wheatland Press is the way, because it'll be quicker (and you still might get the I Hate Ben Peek badge). But, I'm providing the link so that should any of you read and the book, like it, and want to say so, here's a place to go; you can also blog about it, write to your local politician about it, and leave random notes in coffee shops pointing people to it. The book is only going to get out there and into people through word of mouth, because my publishing and publicity empire is, you know, indisposed at the moment. Indisposed meaning, of course, that I don't have an empire. It would be impolite to ask what happened to them, but it involves hypnosis, a chicken, and two thousand screen doors.

So if you like it, talk about it.

I go off now to figure ways to pimp it wildly but in moderately priced ways. You got a website and you want to interview or review, let me know.


(Yeah, I know Amazon (of all countries) is telling people that Black Sheep is shipping. It's a lie. I don't think the book'll be round till early next year.)

Comments

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speshal_k
Nov. 9th, 2006 11:10 pm (UTC)
Amazon.co.uk gave up today and sent me an email saying they were shipping the *other* book I bought with Black Sheep today.

:-)
benpeek
Nov. 10th, 2006 12:01 am (UTC)
well, at least you'll get your cookbook :)
ex_chrisbil
Nov. 9th, 2006 11:38 pm (UTC)
My I Hate Ben Peek badge got some action today!
benpeek
Nov. 10th, 2006 12:00 am (UTC)
did you pick up?
ex_chrisbil
Nov. 10th, 2006 09:58 am (UTC)
Nah, I just meant I was wearing it and it fell off and rolled down the street. Sadly. I chased it like a loser, now I'm wearing it with pride again.

I just showed my boss the chapter on Cunt.
benpeek
Nov. 10th, 2006 01:50 pm (UTC)
how'd that go down?
ex_chrisbil
Nov. 10th, 2006 02:14 pm (UTC)
He loves it! Seriously, he is obsessed with the word, hence my office sounds like a tourettes tea-party
benpeek
Nov. 11th, 2006 04:00 am (UTC)
gifts for the office! xmas is near!

heh.

anyhow, that's cool. everyone notices the cunt chapter first off from the back of the book.
danjite
Nov. 9th, 2006 11:58 pm (UTC)
There are more reasons to have people buy it direct.

Amazon demands small publishers sell to them at a 55% discount off cover.

Bastards.
benpeek
Nov. 10th, 2006 12:02 am (UTC)
yeah, it's not the best deal. but complete strangers outside the scene are not really going to stumble across the publisher site. plus, i know people who are a bit dicey over buying off such things. so i'm pleased for it to be there anyhow.
danjite
Nov. 10th, 2006 12:08 am (UTC)
Not the best? It is the worst.

Have 'em go to AbeBooks:
http://www.abebooks.com/servlet/SearchResults?sts=t&an=ben+peek&y=15&x=33

Access to 10,000 or so booksellers who ship direct and make more than manufacturing cost.
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benpeek
Nov. 10th, 2006 01:03 am (UTC)
yeah, i didn't want to bring it up... but both you an anna are like the army of god people ;)
bodhichitta0
Nov. 10th, 2006 04:09 am (UTC)
When does it ship from Wheatland? It's November already. *whines* :-)
benpeek
Nov. 10th, 2006 01:51 pm (UTC)
soon. soon. next week, i imagine.
claredudman
Nov. 10th, 2006 05:46 pm (UTC)
Interview
Would you do me the honour of an interview on my blog, Mr Peek? I can give you 7 general questions now, and shall no doubt think of more when I get the book.
benpeek
Nov. 11th, 2006 03:57 am (UTC)
Re: Interview
totally!

for the q's just email them to benpeek at livejournal.com. it goes straight to my main account, and i'll reply from there.

thanks for the support clare :)
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