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Put Showmen In Stockings For Christmas!
Another Showmen, Sell It Hot! crossroad is lately reached, the book available at Amazon with copies shipping now. Several have e-mailed to say theirs arrived. Many claim books don't exist till they're on Amazon, and with that I concur. People like the service, speed of delivery, and perks like Amazon Prime, not to mention discounts. Showmen, Sell It Hot! sells there for $33.28, while other dealers list it for less, or more (one would-be seller is looking for $87.69 --- good luck!). Amazon's policy is to stock according to demand, and it's for that reason they'll often say "Only One Left" or "More Coming September the Whatever." I won't pretend to understand how publishing or retail works, it being enough of a miracle the book even got finished, any follow-up to be determined by how long it takes us moving these. As to that, I'll just say, please tell a friend about Showmen, Sell It Hot!, and consider the book for Christmas giving (also don't be shy about putting up a customer review at Amazon if you're so inclined --- this Showman needs all the help he can get). Being the obscure writer I am, there's no mass media touting Showmen, Sell It Hot!, so until I'm invited to radio/TV/book stores for mass-market promotion (like when pigs fly), it'll fall largely with Greenbriar readership to spread word. Paraphrasing Sam Goldwyn, I don't care if Showmen, Sell It Hot! sells a single copy, so long as every man, woman, and child in
With regards new Greenbriar logos at the left, credit graphic artist extraordinaire Stewart McKissick, who designed these and more that will be appearing on future GPS banners. Stewart has a website well worth time and perusal. He's been a lifelong film fan/collector in addition to purveyor of great art/design, and a regular Cinevent attendee, for which he writes program notes and coordinates their annual animation program.