(Yeah the anthology got an ISBN finally — just got done redesigning the copyright page on the thing, so I will be loading up on the ISBN versions and start bugging the shit out of the brick and mortar book stores in the area.
Driving bookstore owners and managers up a wall is always a good way to get your books carried.
I am looking to do Screamfest next year, just working on the details of getting a table hell even Flashback in Chicago sounds tempting right now. I just need to find out how much is it for a table for the event and how many books I will need to load up on.
How much money is he looking to lose? Not one of these events has been profitable for Mr. Pacione.
I had to turn down the event that is going on at the Abby the weekend after Christmas, but I will be looking around to do a couple book signings in the area . . .
He makes it sound as if the event organizers were begging him to attend. More likely is that he can’t afford to attend.
Maybe I might be able to do plan a few signings in Tampa, Florida, next year. Would give me an excuse to go visit my family down there.
Here’s a suggestion: set up a card table at the end of granny’s driveway. It’s cheaper, and I don’t think his step-father wants him around.
If you guys want information about starting your own Goth or horror mag, I can give you a few tips how to get it started.
Did Pacione suddenly become successful when I wasn’t paying attention? He’s the last person I’d ask for advice.