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Post by KevinS » July 23rd, 2019, 12:13 pm

Selected Essays on Prohibition by Various ( - 0).

A collection of essays regarding the prohibition of alcoholic beverages, principally in the United States. ( KevinS)
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Post by KevinS » July 23rd, 2019, 12:16 pm

In response to ColleenMc's suggestion: viewtopic.php?f=1&t=72694
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Post by KevinS » July 23rd, 2019, 12:18 pm

I will provide more specific detail as to the readings (specific pages, etc.) should this project be accepted.
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Post by TriciaG » July 23rd, 2019, 1:26 pm

should this project be accepted
It's in the Launch Pad, which implies you're moving forward with this. Are you looking for confirmation that this is OK (in which case, putting in Book Suggestions is better), or are you actually launching this project and going to coordinate it?
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Post by KevinS » July 23rd, 2019, 1:55 pm

TriciaG wrote:
July 23rd, 2019, 1:26 pm
should this project be accepted
It's in the Launch Pad, which implies you're moving forward with this. Are you looking for confirmation that this is OK (in which case, putting in Book Suggestions is better), or are you actually launching this project and going to coordinate it?
Yes, I'd like to move ahead with it. I will BC and can guarantee that all the sections will be read, by me if need be. This is meant to be a group project, however.

By accepted, I mean secures an MC.
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Post by TriciaG » July 23rd, 2019, 1:58 pm

Okay. :)

For the record - every project secures an MC, albeit it may take a few days. The only exceptions I've seen are projects where the BC/soloist withdrew the project before an MC set it up. :) So it's not an "if" but a "when".
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Post by KevinS » July 23rd, 2019, 2:17 pm

TriciaG wrote:
July 23rd, 2019, 1:58 pm
Okay. :)

For the record - every project secures an MC, albeit it may take a few days. The only exceptions I've seen are projects where the BC/soloist withdrew the project before an MC set it up. :) So it's not an "if" but a "when".
I had no idea. Wow.
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Post by msfry » July 23rd, 2019, 2:23 pm

Before you take this off the launch pad, Kevin, I encourage you to consult the other collections regarding file name protocol.
What you have set up on your Travel Collection is not like what is used elsewhere, and will actually not be as easy for you to manage.
Draw from the experts who have all the kinks worked out.
Take a look at the current short story collection's opening post, here, which is on its 82'd collection now:

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Post by TriciaG » July 23rd, 2019, 2:30 pm

Except Kevin is choosing the texts in this project, so the files can be named by project name and section number. What you say is true for reader-chosen text projects (although I'd get rid of reader initials and use author surname, if it were up to me), but this one isn't a reader-chosen project. :)
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Post by msfry » July 23rd, 2019, 2:44 pm

TriciaG wrote:
July 23rd, 2019, 2:30 pm
Except Kevin is choosing the texts in this project, so the files can be named by project name and section number. What you say is true for reader-chosen text projects (although I'd get rid of reader initials and use author surname, if it were up to me), but this one isn't a reader-chosen project. :)
Oh I thought he said above he meant it to be a group project, but would read them all if need be. I was going off of that.

Now wait for it. Inspired by Kevin's enthusiasm, I am about to launch my Love Stories. :lol: :lol: :lol:

And I do like the authors name as much as the reader's initials, too. Why not both?
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Post by KevinS » July 23rd, 2019, 2:54 pm

msfry wrote:
July 23rd, 2019, 2:44 pm
TriciaG wrote:
July 23rd, 2019, 2:30 pm
Except Kevin is choosing the texts in this project, so the files can be named by project name and section number. What you say is true for reader-chosen text projects (although I'd get rid of reader initials and use author surname, if it were up to me), but this one isn't a reader-chosen project. :)
Oh I thought he said above he meant it to be a group project, but would read them all if need be. I was going off of that.

Now wait for it. Inspired by Kevin's enthusiasm, I am about to launch my Love Stories. :lol: :lol: :lol:

And I do like the authors name as much as the reader's initials, too. Why not both?
I shall look for a love story. Must they all end happily?
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Post by msfry » July 23rd, 2019, 3:13 pm

KevinS wrote:
July 23rd, 2019, 2:54 pm
I shall look for a love story. Must they all end happily?
What, no drama, no pain and suffering? Hopefully some stories will end happily, but I fear that criteria would make the project too hard to fill. :shock:
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Post by annise » July 23rd, 2019, 3:40 pm

Can I suggest that you change the title to avoid confusion ? Collection around here tends to imply a reader chosen text project .
Something lilke "10 essays on prohibition" or even "Prohibition - a collection of essays" or something more inspired

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Post by KevinS » July 23rd, 2019, 4:02 pm

annise wrote:
July 23rd, 2019, 3:40 pm
Can I suggest that you change the title to avoid confusion ? Collection around here tends to imply a reader chosen text project .
Something lilke "10 essays on prohibition" or even "Prohibition - a collection of essays" or something more inspired
Good point! I'll think of something new.

EDIT: Ten Essays on Prohibition is pretty good. Do you think Ten Selections Regarding Prohibition sounds too ... stiff? Old-fashioned?
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Post by KevinS » 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."
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