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Discussion in 'Announcements' started by Brian Turner, Oct 11, 2004.

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    Brian Turner

    Brian Turner Brian G. Turner Staff Member

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    Rane Longfox

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    Incidentally, theres no "c" in Erikson...;)


    thanks Brian, shall check them out tomorrow:D
     
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    Seth God Of Chaos

    Seth God Of Chaos A God In My Own World

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    Brian Turner

    Brian Turner Brian G. Turner Staff Member

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    Thanks for the heads up - now corrected. :)
     
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    Princess Ivy

    Princess Ivy Damsel in this dress

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    Brian, how bout a board for non sci-fi authors. i mean, i read a lot, and not all of it is sci-fi fantasy.
     
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    malfunkshun

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    or how about letting people create the new author boards instead of being restricted to what is already there?
     
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    Brian Turner

    Brian Turner Brian G. Turner Staff Member

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    The creation of boards is more a response to if a particular author has a number of discussion threads running in the general book discussion area.

    So if there are a number of threads about a specific author, the author gets their own board.

    I guess it's akin to a library system, creating a heirarchical structure according to what information is actually present.

    By all means, everyone is encouraged to discuss whatever books and authors they like. :)

    As for general non-sf books - so far it's just been a case of posting them in the general book discussion. There are no hard and fast rules about where the content should go. If it's not sff then it doesn't matter. :)

    Something I should think upon, though...
     
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    Princess Ivy

    Princess Ivy Damsel in this dress

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    i've noticed the authors now have their own forum. great to see them no longer all squishied together.
     
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    Brian Turner

    Brian Turner Brian G. Turner Staff Member

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    Sorry, yes - I changed a couple of things but wasn't sure whether they required their own announcement. :)

    The first is that I no longer have subforums listed on the index page - it was making everything look very messy.

    I also had a request to make the Authors section top level, so that it would be much more visible, and I agreed that it was a good idea. :)
     
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    rune

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    Just need to clarify something :)

    In the Authors forums, there are individual forums named for specific authors :) (I've got that)

    However, do you post messages about other authors in that forum, do they appear as seperate threads with the named forums above it?

    OR

    Do you continue posting in the Books forum for any other authors?
     
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    Brian Turner

    Brian Turner Brian G. Turner Staff Member

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    Indeed, post in the "Books and Literature" forum for other authors. :)

    I really should make that much clearer, though.
     
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    rune

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    Great, just wanted to be sure :D
     
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    Maryjane

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    What happened to Pheonix child? just posted in it and (blink) the whole thread disapears. Abducted by aliens?
     
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    Brian Turner

    Brian Turner Brian G. Turner Staff Member

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    The Phoenix Child review was a false review set up by the author - who was Phoenix, one of the members here. Effectively, it was self-advertising, so I binned it with disgust.
     
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    Maryjane

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    Ok I see we were being infiltrated by alien metal munching cocroaches
     
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    The Master™

    The Master™ Science fiction fantasy

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    Nah, just people who take advantage to a kind admin, then turn around and thank him with a slap in the face... Good riddance!!! :D
     
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    Princess Ivy

    Princess Ivy Damsel in this dress

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    hope i'm not that bad if i ever do get published. which today seems a long way off.
     
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    The Master™

    The Master™ Science fiction fantasy

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    I expect you to get published and be so loved as an author, that you will be disgustingly rich, and you will forget all about us poor plebs!!! :(
     
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    Maryjane

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    I would settle for dicustingly rich

    But I'll remember my poor pleb friends. I don't realy know to many aristocratic friends so I guess that makes me just an avarage middle class country gal.:p
     
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    Brian Turner

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    Just added the "Art" board - at long last. :)

    Soon have it developed better. :)
     
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