Template:Did you know nominations/Carman Barnes

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The result was: promoted by Carabinieri (talk) 04:26, 22 February 2013 (UTC).

Carman Barnes[edit]

  • ... that author Carman Barnes' scandalous novel Schoolgirl, published when she was only sixteen, got her kicked out of school?

Moved to mainspace by Gamaliel (talk). Self nom at 19:01, 18 February 2013 (UTC).

  • New article, mainspaced today. Gamaliel (talk) 19:01, 18 February 2013 (UTC)
  • Symbol possible vote.svg Article is long enough and new enough. Hook is interesting; I've not yet looked up the source on highbeam to verify the sourcing of it. Unfortunately, I find too-close paraphrasing of content from this source. That needs to be resolved. Also, the hook could be made even more interesting by rewording:
  • ALT1 ... that author Carman Barnes published her first novel when she was only sixteen, and was kicked out of school because of it? --Orlady (talk) 21:56, 21 February 2013 (UTC)
Ack, that's embarrassing, but thank you for catching it. Hopefully, I've removed all of it now. Gamaliel (talk) 22:25, 21 February 2013 (UTC)
Symbol confirmed.svg Much better. The article is adequately footnoted and the hook fact is verified with the source that was accessible to me on HighBeam. All is good! --Orlady (talk) 02:48, 22 February 2013 (UTC)