Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Down in the Dumps

Sounds depressing, doesn't it?


In this case, it's not. The unfortunate term publishers, distributors and booksellers use for a floor display to showcase a novel is...a dump. Seriously.  Here are a couple of the dumps Berkley did for my novels:








So if you're a book, a dump is indeed a very nice place to be.  And here are some other nice places for a book to be:






More good places to be seen...if you're a book....













15 comments:

  1. That rates as the first time I've heard of a dump being a good thing!

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  2. Well, I learned something new! Thanks for sharing this term. And congratulations on being in the dumps!

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  3. Well, at least it doesn't smell and have a bunch of flies and maggots around it...so, for being a dump, I'd say it was a VERY good thing!!
    LOL

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  4. The first time I heard it referred to as a dump, I thought, "Why on earth would they call it that?"

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  5. Congratulations on those...er..dumps!

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  6. What a strange, bizarre and yet wonderful book term all rolled into one.
    I love these book post you have been doing lately !

    cheers, parsnip

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  7. Congratulations about being in the dumps!

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  8. I gotta get me one of those displays. It will look great in the den.

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  9. They are impressive, Norma. I sense for you the best is yet to come.

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  10. Norma! That's FANTASTIC - massive congrats! Yay for the dumps. :)

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  11. That's some mighty fun dumps ya got there, missy.

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  12. I think if I ever saw anything I wrote at the front of a bookstore I'd probably take a dump from sheer surprise.

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