Notes To New Authors

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Notes To New Authors

Postby Katawa » Mon Aug 05, 2013 9:15 pm

Just one so far:

1) Reserve the first few posts of any thread you make you intend to make multiple contributions to. Do this by hitting reply to your thread a few times when it goes up, and type something like "reserved for future use" each time. Then when you're ready to put in the next part, just edit one of the reserved posts.
What this does is keep all your items in one smooth flow and allows people to respond to your works without worry about breaking the flow. Further it keeps people from having to search for the next part if there is a lot of responses.
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Re: Notes To New Authors

Postby Katawa » Mon Aug 05, 2013 9:16 pm

Example: Reserved for future use.
Now replies can go after this, and I can use this spot at any time.
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Re: Notes To New Authors

Postby Grumblesaur » Mon Aug 05, 2013 10:30 pm

Or better yet, put a link at the top of your story to a thread where you'd like feedback to keep the story thread untainted.

Maybe we should add a sub-subforum for that. I'll talk to the mods about it.
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Re: Notes To New Authors

Postby Katawa » Mon Aug 05, 2013 10:39 pm

I don't know about 'better yet' that seems like unnecessary scatter, but everyone's free to to it how they like.
Also the last thing I'd like to see is more subforums.
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Re: Notes To New Authors

Postby Grumblesaur » Mon Aug 05, 2013 10:43 pm

It's a system I'm familiar with from other forums, and it worked rather well.
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Re: Notes To New Authors

Postby PeterD » Wed Aug 07, 2013 6:35 am

I was going to add a new thread for comments regarding my Infinite Loop thread along the lines of the idea suggested by Grumbles.

I'll wait to see what the mods decide is the best approach. :thumbup:
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Re: Notes To New Authors

Postby Grumblesaur » Wed Aug 07, 2013 11:34 am

It's being deliberated, but we need to get Josh or Andy to have a look at it first.
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Re: Notes To New Authors

Postby Katawa » Wed Aug 07, 2013 1:31 pm

PeterD wrote:I was going to add a new thread for comments regarding my Infinite Loop thread along the lines of the idea suggested by Grumbles.

I'll wait to see what the mods decide is the best approach. :thumbup:

Specifically that's why I made this thread, I didn't want to break up the posts in yours and decided to make the issue a public discussion.
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Re: Notes To New Authors

Postby DWMagus » Thu Aug 08, 2013 7:06 pm

That being said, if any author DOES want comments moved from their story to another thread, go ahead and make a new thread and let us know. We can move posts between topics easily.
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Re: Notes To New Authors

Postby Grumblesaur » Sun Aug 11, 2013 8:01 pm

I'm going to pin this until we can get an official word on a Feedback section.
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Re: Notes To New Authors

Postby rens282 » Sun Jan 19, 2014 5:29 pm

Cant we just edit the post
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Re: Notes To New Authors

Postby DWMagus » Mon Jan 20, 2014 2:07 pm

rens282 wrote:Cant we just edit the post


That works too, unless you run up against the post limit.
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Re: Notes To New Authors

Postby Gazz » Mon Mar 03, 2014 2:41 pm

Blocks of text like here look prettier when formatted as "justified" text.
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