Talk:The Masks of Time

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My reasons for declaring this article {{In-universe}}[edit]

I know I'm not the most experienced or anything, but here goes:


The Plot summary is written from a perspective too much in universe. This will not be in accordance to WP:INUNIVERSE. An article for wikipedia should be from as realworld of a perspective as you can make it. (look who's calling the kettle black...)

Characters are Fine. I'd put in more details though. What were their roles in the book, not just their jobs. For an example see Artemis Fowl (series): Characters.

The theme of a book is the unifying subject or idea of a story that the author writes into the settings of the story. What you have there should go into a category labeled reception (or criticism), or something.

Awards are fine.

External Links are fine. Add in references; for a good ref cite the book itself. Put quotations in their own sections with other miscellaneous information from the book or websites (like the reception or critisms)

 Cdmajavatalk  21:08, 16 September 2008 (UTC)

I believe that the key work in the {{In-universe}} tag is the word primarily, the article provides cited out of universe info such as publication history, critical reviews and award info, it is not primarily based on in-universe info. A look through Category:Articles that need to differentiate between fact and fiction will provide some good examples of articles that are primarily based on in-universe info. Such as Characters in the Inheritance cycle, Fury (Star Trek: Voyager), List of characters in Artemis Fowl.......--Captain-tucker (talk) 00:51, 17 September 2008 (UTC)
The plot summary is still too much in universe. I got in trouble for having one like that.  Cdmajavatalk  01:06, 17 September 2008 (UTC)
Can you be more specific, which article? The tag is in reference to the article being primarily in-universe. Usually this tag is used if the entire article is plot summary with no out of universe supporting info. --Captain-tucker (talk) 01:27, 17 September 2008 (UTC)
Notice the first line of this section...

The plot summary section for ''The Masks Of Time'' while containing many links to out of universe subjects, is still written from the viewpoint of someone in the story.  Cdmajavatalk  02:02, 17 September 2008 (UTC)