This page sounds like an advert!
This page simply seems like an advert.
Don't get me wrong - I have the book. Bought it years ago. It's OK.
However, the book is non-notable. My reasons are:
- There are certainly millions of ISBN numbers allocated .. not all of them should get a page in Wikipedia
- There are probably millions of 'how to write' books .. so clearly simply being yet another book on how to write a book isn't notable.
- Simply reaching one of the many 'best' lists for a brief moment on Amazon isn't notable either ...
(eg: http://www.weberbooks.com/plug/Plug-Your-Book-32.html & http://www.weberbooks.com/plug/Plug-Your-Book-34.html ) Remember that the graphs on the 2nd link appear upside down because a low rank is good .. a high is very bad.)
- If we DO consider that Amazon sales results are a metric of notability, then just look at the Amazon data.
It currently has a rank of #318,507 That is an incredibly poor rank. As a comparison point,'Learn To Play Fingerstyle Solos for Ukulele' (which is probably a good book but also incredibly non-notable) has a Amazon rank of about 38,000.
In other words, if you listed books by Amazon popularity there are almost a quarter of a million books that are less popular than that riveting title about the Ukulele ... but each of those quarter of a million books would still be more popular than the subject of this Wikipedia article !
Clearly the book is non-notable.
What about counter-arguments?
Is there an element that makes it notable? Perhaps. Inside the book it points out that it was written by someone who had never written a book before. ie: It is a book on 'how to write a book' written by someone who had never written a book!
I have a few 'how to write' books and that is the first time I've seen that.
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