Will @firstuserhere author a bestselling book by the end of 2027? (10000 Mana subsidy)
closes 2027

From Wikipedia:

Well-known bestseller lists in the U.S. are published by Publishers Weekly, USA Today, The New York Times and The Washington Post. Most of these lists track book sales from national and independent bookstores, as well as sales from major internet retailers such as Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble

If the book I author appears in Publishers weekly, NYT, Washington Post or USA today as a bestselling book, before the close date, then this market resolves yes.

If all of these lists cease to exist, then resolves N/A. if any of them still operate, then they count.

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Michael Wheatley

where does co-authoring fall?

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firstuserherepredicts YES

@MichaelWheatley If the co-authoring is a significant enough thing to make it so that both authors share the authorship, then it counts. Assistance to another for writing their book doesn't. Something like Good Omens counts:

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Michael Wheatley

@firstuserhere Thanks. I was afraid of another AI Letter situation so I'm trying ot work out all the angles.

jskfbought Ṁ1,000 ofNO
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If I lose this bet I will pirate your book to recoup my losses.

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firstuserherebought Ṁ50 of YES

@jskf I will upload the EPUB to wherever libgen points to, myself xD

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jskfpredicts NO

your publisher might not like that!

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firstuserherebought Ṁ0 of YES

I've never authored a book before.

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firstuserherepredicts YES

@firstuserhere the longest thing I've ever written was 8 years ago, a 15k word long story centred around death and regret.

(Excluding any theses written)