[FANTASY FIC] Unprofessional Tales by Norman Douglas - tg

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Post by cowguy02 » July 28th, 2019, 12:57 pm

Unprofessional Tales by Norman Douglas (d. 1952).

A collection of stories, one of which is a delusional fantasy about an enigmatic femme fatale. ( Luke Castle)
Volunteers outside the USA: Norman Douglas died in 1952. His/Her work is still protected by copyright in places, like Europe, where copyright is author's death plus 70 years.
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Post by cowguy02 » July 28th, 2019, 12:57 pm

DPL And MC needed.
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Post by maxgal » July 28th, 2019, 1:15 pm

Hello!
Once the Magic Window is alive, I'd like to claim "Elfwater" please.
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Post by KevinS » July 28th, 2019, 1:20 pm

maxgal wrote:
July 28th, 2019, 1:15 pm
Hello!
Once the Magic Window is alive, I'd like to claim "Elfwater" please.
Thank you!
...LJB
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You devil! You beat me to it! Hahaha!

Just for that, I'd like 'The Sentence,' please.
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Post by maxgal » July 28th, 2019, 1:28 pm

KevinS wrote:
July 28th, 2019, 1:20 pm
maxgal wrote:
July 28th, 2019, 1:15 pm
Hello!
Once the Magic Window is alive, I'd like to claim "Elfwater" please.
Thank you!
...LJB
(Louise)
(aka "maxgal")
You devil! You beat me to it! Hahaha!

Just for that, I'd like 'The Sentence,' please.
O!
I read a few others in the collection & they did nothing for me.
But I liked "Elfwater" & so chose that.
Did you want that one in particular?
Didn't mean to swipe it.
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Post by KevinS » July 28th, 2019, 1:29 pm

maxgal wrote:
July 28th, 2019, 1:28 pm
KevinS wrote:
July 28th, 2019, 1:20 pm
maxgal wrote:
July 28th, 2019, 1:15 pm
Hello!
Once the Magic Window is alive, I'd like to claim "Elfwater" please.
Thank you!
...LJB
(Louise)
(aka "maxgal")
You devil! You beat me to it! Hahaha!

Just for that, I'd like 'The Sentence,' please.
O!
I read a few others in the collection & they did nothing for me.
But I liked "Elfwater" & so chose that.
Did you want that one in particular?
Didn't mean to swipe it.
...LJB
No, please take it! I won't find time for anything but 'The Sentence' for at least two weeks. Go for it!
E agora, José?

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Post by maxgal » July 28th, 2019, 1:31 pm

KevinS wrote:
July 28th, 2019, 1:29 pm
maxgal wrote:
July 28th, 2019, 1:28 pm
KevinS wrote:
July 28th, 2019, 1:20 pm


You devil! You beat me to it! Hahaha!

Just for that, I'd like 'The Sentence,' please.
O!
I read a few others in the collection & they did nothing for me.
But I liked "Elfwater" & so chose that.
Did you want that one in particular?
Didn't mean to swipe it.
...LJB
No, please take it! I won't find time for anything but 'The Sentence' for at least two weeks. Go for it!
8-)
Louise
"every little breeze..."

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Post by TriciaG » July 28th, 2019, 2:29 pm

I can't MC this right now, but please note:

(1) You have the wrong author in your first post. All the intros are wrong as a consequence. It should be Douglas Norman, death year 1952 (so not PD-EU).

(2) Nerida will need to be divided, so I think you need (at least) 17 sections.
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Post by cowguy02 » July 28th, 2019, 2:43 pm

TriciaG wrote:
July 28th, 2019, 2:29 pm
I can't MC this right now, but please note:

(1) You have the wrong author in your first post. All the intros are wrong as a consequence. It should be Douglas Norman, death year 1952 (so not PD-EU).

(2) Nerida will need to be divided, so I think you need (at least) 17 sections.
Whoopsie. Thanks for catching that
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Post by maxgal » July 28th, 2019, 4:39 pm

...and, um, it's "Unprofessional"... :wink:
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Post by annise » July 28th, 2019, 7:29 pm

as the author is wrong , the wiki link to the author is also wrong so you will need to make sure the MC knows - the database entries are based on the template you filled in, not what you change in the first post. And for group projects you really need something in the summary to attract others to help

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Post by TriciaG » July 31st, 2019, 6:42 am

I'll MC this for you if you'll redo the first post using the correct author.

I've put Norman Douglas into the author database. He wasn't in there before, which may be why you had trouble with the template. [Edit to add: Or it was because you were trying to put him in as Douglas Norman, rather than Norman Douglas.]

If you cannot edit your first post to replace the information, then post it in the thread, and I'll edit the first post with it.
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Post by cowguy02 » July 31st, 2019, 10:19 am

TriciaG wrote:
July 31st, 2019, 6:42 am
I'll MC this for you if you'll redo the first post using the correct author.

I've put Norman Douglas into the author database. He wasn't in there before, which may be why you had trouble with the template. [Edit to add: Or it was because you were trying to put him in as Douglas Norman, rather than Norman Douglas.]

If you cannot edit your first post to replace the information, then post it in the thread, and I'll edit the first post with it.
First post updated. Thank you for your help!
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Post by TriciaG » July 31st, 2019, 1:13 pm

This is set up.
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Post by maxgal » July 31st, 2019, 1:32 pm

I'd like to claim #2, "Elfwater."
Thank you...LJB
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