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Quick Update on Christmas Shipping!!

I got the following message from the Poisoned Pen late this afternoon (the 13th): “We’ve looked at the influx of new orders and even with working in double shifts I see no way we can accept any more orders for Christmas delivery. I’d rather be up front than make your fans angry by creating an expectation we can’t meet. If you agree, then would you change your website to make the cutoff date midnight tonight for Christmas, but assure them they can continue to order any of your books for delivery soon after the holidays. Will will note this information on the auto response the system generates to those placing orders, so they will get it from us as well as on your site. We’ve got over 500 to process with more coming in by the hour and realistically we can’t ship more than 100 a day, regardless of when the shipping systems shut down. We’re going to end up shipping some on Monday and eating the extra priority expense […]