Sometimes when your computer crashes just before you can save a response to some damn fool who is spouting off about things that he knows far less about than he thinks he does, it may just be a message from the Universe that you should stop wasting time and go get started working on your taxes instead.
I note that my computer has just been rebooted for cause and that my taxes are not yet complete...
One of the distressing things about doing the taxes for Dodeka is seeing:How many different titles we carry.
And how many of them appear to have sold one or fewer copies in 2015.
Some of these are the result of having bought out Juanita's inventory when she retired and having acquired various CDs that had been sitting in her inventory for too long. A few of them are the result of my own ordering errors.
The problem is that the boxes are large and heavy and the table is very full. But if you don't take the CDs out to the cons with you, you can't sell them...
Filk is an extremely regional business. And given that we're in the eighth-or-so year of a sucky economy, I certainly understand people's reluctance to take a flyer on something that they aren't familiar with.
Ah, well. Moving along now.