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01 June 2012 @ 04:18 pm
*clears throat*  

Happy BIRTHDAY to US!
Happy BIRTHDAY to US!
Happy BIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIRTHDAY dear Esmerel, Silkblade, Fahri, Novella, Morgan Freeman, Marilyn Monroe, Superman and MEEEEEEEEEE!
Happy BIRTHDAY TO US!

THE OLD RACES: ORIGINS For my birthday, I offer you the opportunity to go buy THE OLD RACES: ORIGINS short story collection! (I know, I’m so thoughtful. :))

at Amazon
at Barnes & Noble
At Smashwords
at cemurphy.net (PDF only)

Why PDF only at cemurphy.net, you ask? After all, don’t I get basically ALL the money if you buy it direct? Well, yes, I do. But if you buy it through any of the other retailers, it raises the collection’s profile, making it more likely for *other* people to find it and buy it. I think probably in the long run that’s worth more than the extra dollar I get through a direct sale.

So: if you have an e-reader and really want to give me a birthday present, go ahead and go buy the collection. Write a review of it and give it four or five stars if you like it.

ORSSP patrons: this is a GREAT TIME for you to go write a review and star it heavily! You’ve already read all these stories! Go make it look good! *big hopeful eyes* :)

(Seriously, though, Amazon and B&N need to adjust their system so that a user can upload the book, go through the whole “publishing” process, and set a time/date for it to actually go live for sale, because all week I’ve been like YAY FRIDAY and instead of books going up on time I get “Your book will be available for sale in 12-72 hours.” Argh.)

(x-posted from the essential kit)

 
 
 
Alix (Tersa): Vinnie (tersa)tersa on June 1st, 2012 03:20 pm (UTC)
Also my friend leici! :)
kitmizkit on June 1st, 2012 03:32 pm (UTC)
So! Many! June 1! Babies! :)
Alix (Tersa): Vinnie (tersa)tersa on June 1st, 2012 03:40 pm (UTC)
It is definitely the most concentrated birth day -I- know of. :)

Although at one point, I knew people with birthdays in a straight almost two week run of April 20th-May 2nd (with a couple overlaps :)
The Angel of Vengeanceesmerel on June 4th, 2012 04:31 pm (UTC)
In jr high/high school, a significant portion (12 or so) of my friends had birthdays in the first two weeks of october, so.. yeay :)
Lillian Wheelerllwheeler on June 1st, 2012 03:44 pm (UTC)
Happy birthday! :)
R. Stuartwood_dragon on June 1st, 2012 03:51 pm (UTC)
Happy birthday!!!
Herefoxherefox on June 1st, 2012 03:55 pm (UTC)
Happy birthday!
martianmooncrabmartianmooncrab on June 1st, 2012 05:04 pm (UTC)
a wonderful way to start celebrating ones birthday! With Frosting! oh wait.. frosting comes separtely.

Catherine: gingerbreadsharpwords on June 1st, 2012 06:02 pm (UTC)
Happy birthday, hope you get cake!

(Origins not in UK Amazon store yet. *gives it a hard stare*)
?elsceetaria on June 1st, 2012 06:29 pm (UTC)
Happy Birthday!
anthony_lionanthony_lion on June 1st, 2012 06:33 pm (UTC)
Winging its way to my Kindle right now :-)

Wonder when I'll have the time to read it...
A large duck: wagonburger_eater on June 1st, 2012 08:41 pm (UTC)
Happy birthday!
Brienze: you win cupcakebrienze on June 1st, 2012 09:42 pm (UTC)
Happy birthday!
Michellesilkblade on June 2nd, 2012 12:04 am (UTC)
Yay! Happy birthday to us!
Kristine: birthday (02-21-08cup2a_eyesthatslay)fezabel on June 2nd, 2012 02:28 am (UTC)
Happy birthday!
Nathaliespacedlaw on June 3rd, 2012 09:36 am (UTC)
Got it! Don't have a Kindle but have downloaded Kindle for PC about a month ago, which gives me access to this. I still hope it will make its way to paper one day. Soon.