Centenary: Selected Essays on Prohibition - tg

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Post by annise » July 23rd, 2019, 4:13 pm

Your heading "essays on prohibition" sounds better to me , but it's not me you are appealing to , I'm not likely to read one or listen to them, it's not a topic that appeals to me.
And no - you can't change the whole concept of projects as you go. You need to think it out first BEFORE posting it .

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Post by KevinS » July 23rd, 2019, 4:15 pm

annise wrote:
July 23rd, 2019, 4:13 pm
Your heading "essays on prohibition" sounds better to me , but it's not me you are appealing to , I'm not likely to read one or listen to them, it's not a topic that appeals to me.
And no - you can't change the whole concept of projects as you go. You need to think it out first BEFORE posting it .

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Oh, I'm happy with just ten essays. I was thinking of other contributors. But they can suggest we do another set, I suppose.
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Post by msfry » July 23rd, 2019, 4:43 pm

KevinS wrote:
July 23rd, 2019, 4:15 pm
Oh, I'm happy with just ten essays. I was thinking of other contributors. But they can suggest we do another set, I suppose.
You are right. I don't think this topic is broad enough to put up as an ongoing collection, but as a project its a great idea! Let's see, I read something one time on prohibition, actually on how prohibition just created a thriving black market and boat loads of crime. I'll see if I can recollect that title.
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Post by msfry » July 23rd, 2019, 4:49 pm

annise wrote:
July 23rd, 2019, 4:13 pm

And no - you can't change the whole concept of projects as you go. You need to think it out first BEFORE posting it .

Anne
I could be wrong, but isn't that what the Launch Pad is for? You post a project in "protected mode" and tinker with it until you are satisfied, and people get to give you feedback? Actually, I don't think anyone should go uploading files and posting them to a project until it is launched, because the BC may decide to change the parameters, file names, etc.
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Post by annise » July 23rd, 2019, 7:27 pm

For small changes yes, but if you haven't decided if you are wanting a "read these texts" or "you can add something interesting if you find it" or perhaps "This is a group project" or "maybe I'll read them all myself" that is a major change to how it is set up. There are places available, like the non fiction collections for people wanting to read them, so this is something special that he thinks important , so it needs to be attractive to the other volunteers he needs .

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Post by KevinS » July 23rd, 2019, 7:41 pm

annise wrote:
July 23rd, 2019, 7:27 pm
For small changes yes, but if you haven't decided if you are wanting a "read these texts" or "you can add something interesting if you find it" or perhaps "This is a group project" or "maybe I'll read them all myself" that is a major change to how it is set up. There are places available, like the non fiction collections for people wanting to read them, so this is something special that he thinks important , so it needs to be attractive to the other volunteers he needs .

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His name is Kevin.
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Post by silverquill » July 23rd, 2019, 9:49 pm

KevinS wrote:
July 23rd, 2019, 4:10 pm
In the unlikely event someone wants to add an essay---if that's allowed---maybe I just go with "Selected Essays on Prohibition."
Sounds good to me.
I think I may have one for the collection, but I'm too tired to check my list against yours. Neat idea, though.

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Post by KevinS » July 24th, 2019, 2:29 am

silverquill wrote:
July 23rd, 2019, 9:49 pm
KevinS wrote:
July 23rd, 2019, 4:10 pm
In the unlikely event someone wants to add an essay---if that's allowed---maybe I just go with "Selected Essays on Prohibition."
Sounds good to me.
I think I may have one for the collection, but I'm too tired to check my list against yours. Neat idea, though.
Thanks! Not my idea, though. (I steal everything!)
E agora, José?

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Post by ColleenMc » July 24th, 2019, 12:22 pm

You could also make a reference to the Centenary as I think there was with the various WWI collections.

Thanks for running with this -- I had the idea and tossed it out in Suggestions, and started looking for essays but got kind of overwhelmed and wandered off, so I'm glad someone picked it up!

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Post by KevinS » July 24th, 2019, 12:30 pm

ColleenMc wrote:
July 24th, 2019, 12:22 pm
You could also make a reference to the Centenary as I think there was with the various WWI collections.

Thanks for running with this -- I had the idea and tossed it out in Suggestions, and started looking for essays but got kind of overwhelmed and wandered off, so I'm glad someone picked it up!

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There are one or two short ones you might like to try. (Whenever we find our MC.)
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Post by TriciaG » July 26th, 2019, 5:48 am

This is set up.

I've fiddled with your intros/outros and file name a little bit.

Please be sure to put the text source links in the metadata; I think you've done that on other projects. And it's a good idea to also put a link to each section's text source in the Notes field of the section, so that the reader knows which link is for which section.
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Post by KevinS » July 26th, 2019, 6:35 am

TriciaG wrote:
July 26th, 2019, 5:48 am
This is set up.

I've fiddled with your intros/outros and file name a little bit.

Please be sure to put the text source links in the metadata; I think you've done that on other projects. And it's a good idea to also put a link to each section's text source in the Notes field of the section, so that the reader knows which link is for which section.
Thank you! Will do!

P.S. I encourage fiddling!
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Post by KevinS » July 26th, 2019, 7:05 am

I'm really excited by this collection. The essays and whatnot are balanced, as a whole, and brief. There's something here for everyone.
E agora, José?

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Post by KevinS » July 26th, 2019, 7:47 am

E agora, José?

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Post by TriciaG » July 26th, 2019, 7:49 am

Moving to Readers Wanted.

Reminder that I'll need at least a listing of the authors; better if you put them in the metadata yourself, but if they're not in the system, get me the info so I can add them. I'll need this before cataloging. :)
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