(urth) OT: R.A. Lafferty estate sale
danielottojackpetersen at gmail.com
Mon Mar 7 14:40:26 PST 2011
Somebody alert Neil Gaiman! I bet he'd buy this up and do something great
with it. He's a huge Lafferty fan. He's definitely Laff's highest profile
popularizer right now.
(Or maybe the mighty Wolfe would do it? He's a big fan too.)
On Mon, Mar 7, 2011 at 9:54 PM, Adam Thornton <adam at io.com> wrote:
> On Mar 7, 2011, at 3:50 PM, Dan'l Danehy-Oakes wrote:
> > I dunno. With the right management, Lafferty could be the next Phil
> > Dick. A lot of his stories -- I'm talking more about the short stories
> > than the novels, now -- would make great movies.
> For $70,000, it seems likely that you could publish 99-cent ebook editions
> and probably make it back over a few years, even if you sold zero of the
> movie rights.
> I mean, there are certainly several of the books I'd pay a buck for to read
> on my mobile-device-of-choice. Spend a little on marketing to make sure
> that blogs that people read, like, say, BoingBoing, knew about it...I bet if
> you had buck-a-book ebooks, and got someone to announce it on BoingBoing,
> you'd get halfway to making your money back on the first day.
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