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Re: For Sale
« Reply #30 on: April 26, 2005, 02:50:41 PM »
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Yes, because tha man is all about Red Leafs.

The man is in Canada?

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Re: For Sale
« Reply #31 on: April 26, 2005, 03:02:50 PM »
Thanks for the tip, Fish, I'm on the phone with them right now :). He says that he's had a lot of calls, and thinks his last is on hold already. Good job guys!

Man, this is taking a long time....

And the verdict is: the computer swears there are more somewhere, but he can't find them. He's going to call me back.

<edit>: They just called back, and they do have some more. I've got one on hold.
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Re: For Sale
« Reply #32 on: April 26, 2005, 03:29:48 PM »
I canceled my amazon order and redid it through the link on brandon's site...
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Re: For Sale
« Reply #33 on: April 26, 2005, 06:40:50 PM »
In answer to the question:  Yes, I do get the same royalty through Amazon that I get through a B&N sale.  Technically, buying it in the store will probably help me a little more, since that will encourage them to re-order and stock more on the shelves, which in turn helps sell more books.  However, if Amazon is significantly cheaper, then I don't see why you shouldn't buy it there.  (Though, with shipping, and considering B&N's new-hardback discount, I'd think the price might be very similar.)

Either way, I really appreciate this, guys.   I realize it's expensive to buy in hardback, and I certainly don't expect everyone to always buy my books right when they come out.  (Unless, of course, you want nice, shiny hardbacks.  :)  )  However, having early good sales on your first book can mean a lot for an author's career, so you're really helping me along.

8k is the goal.  If we can hit that, then I will be very pleased.
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Re: For Sale
« Reply #34 on: April 26, 2005, 08:19:51 PM »
I just bought the last shelf copy at B&N by the Mall.
Screw it, I'm buying crayons and paper. I can imagineer my own adventures! Wheeee!

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Re: For Sale
« Reply #35 on: April 26, 2005, 09:04:02 PM »
Right now on Amazon Elantris is #4,317 in Books and only about 800 away from being in the top 100 Sci-fi/fantasy best sellers.
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Re: For Sale
« Reply #36 on: April 26, 2005, 09:19:27 PM »
Does that mean it's now the 900th top-selling SF?

Heh heh...  ;)
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Re: For Sale
« Reply #37 on: April 26, 2005, 09:23:03 PM »
no not really, probaly in the top 125 since #100 is now 3,300ish in the total book sales.
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Re: For Sale
« Reply #38 on: April 26, 2005, 09:37:31 PM »
Why did they release it "early," by the way - do we know?
Not that I'm complaining, mind you.
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Re: For Sale
« Reply #39 on: April 26, 2005, 10:15:10 PM »
actually, EUOL, I currently plan on buying all your books in hardback. For the time being anyway.

Note: I have every book my friend Pam has published since I met her, everything HoM has published, and everything EUOL has published (well, I don't have EUOL's in my hands yet, it has to get to his house, get signed, and make it back to the post office still). I've got a growing collection of friends' stuff.

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Re: For Sale
« Reply #40 on: April 26, 2005, 10:31:29 PM »
I do that, too. When it's available in hardcover, I buy it in hardcover. Well, come to think of it, EUOL is the first good friend who's had a book published in hardcover (I've met plenty of authors, but it's different with a friend). But that's the plan, hardcover and signed.
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Re: For Sale
« Reply #41 on: April 27, 2005, 12:23:40 AM »
Well, we've got three copies coming our way through Amazon (one for us, one for Chris's dad, and one for my parents). When they get here, we need you to sign them all for us, Brandon. :)

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Re: For Sale
« Reply #42 on: April 27, 2005, 12:44:42 AM »
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In answer to the question:  Yes, I do get the same royalty through Amazon that I get through a B&N sale.  Technically, buying it in the store will probably help me a little more, since that will encourage them to re-order and stock more on the shelves, which in turn helps sell more books.  However, if Amazon is significantly cheaper, then I don't see why you shouldn't buy it there.  (Though, with shipping, and considering B&N's new-hardback discount, I'd think the price might be very similar.)


Thank you!  I'll be buying another copy later this week as a gift.

I finished reading tonight, just a couple of hours ago.  Wow.  Thank you for writing this.  I'm not quite fully back to myself yet...
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Re: For Sale
« Reply #43 on: April 27, 2005, 01:11:44 AM »
Screw it, I'm buying crayons and paper. I can imagineer my own adventures! Wheeee!

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Re: For Sale
« Reply #44 on: April 27, 2005, 11:34:31 AM »
Just got a copy held at B&N yesterday. Going back today to pick it up, since it's payday! Hurrah. But do let me know when you'll be getting that foreign texted one I would so surly enjoy. Thanks Brandon.

Oh... well then, blue leafs! Take them out, underdog! Also I believe the B&N Here only has about 4 books, 3 now. So they may reorder some more.

PPPPPPSSSSSS! Here's to your first sale in NY, eh?
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