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The motto of the AIW is Conservata veritate, which translates to "With the preserved truth".
This motto reflects the inclusionist desire to change Wikipedia only when no knowledge would be lost as a result.

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Concerning recent developments concerning Paid editing (policy) of June 2014.

I have elected to use the Talk page method for paid-editing disclosure on articles that I create and any edits to other articles (Wiki - markup etc.) are disclosed in the edit summary and I provide a link to the talk page containing the disclosure template.

In addition to voluntary editing, I do take paid-editing assignments, but more often than not, I decline these assignments when the subject's notability or motives come into question. I have also discovered unflattering press during the research phase, advised the (otherwise notable) subject of the possible consequences and the decision(s) has been made to discontinue the project(s). On the articles I do accept, my monetary involvement begins and ends with the creation of an article that describes the subject in neutral-terms and in a flat technical writing format to avoid any injection of favoritism. Still, the perception from many Wikipedia editors on what "appears" to be advertising can be subjective, so I am faced with defending some articles (unpaid) long after my relationship with the subject has concluded.

A request has been made that I also disclose my paid editing assignments on this page. I am resistant to this request because an earlier version of such a disclosure has resulted in tendentious editors stalking those articles from the list. Generally, the reasons for these attacks can be found in the following: WP:LACK, WP:DLS and WP:DLC.

If you and I are engaged in an article's talk page discussion. Please understand that I am not trying to be disruptive and that my paid relationship with the subject has concluded. But this dry writing style, faithfully paraphrasing, along with other Wikipedia policy limitations may result in long communications in Talk pages, concerning form and/or content. I apologize, but there seems to be no way around this when an article is challenged.

About me[edit]

I am a freelance writer, with a background in IT and databases, I write when I want and about the topics that interest me. Generally, I write about the Entertainment Industry: artists, musicians, composers, producers, directors etc. In almost every case, I do not personally know these individuals and I may or may not contact these subjects for clarification(s).

In most cases I write about a topic because:

  1. I enjoy the work, or contribution of the creative individual.
  2. They have interesting story concerning their rise to notability, either in old media, new media or both.
  3. One of these creative personalities experiences a milestone, film/album, or other career advancement.
  4. The subject is an integral and notable part of a story that is likely to become a Wikipedia Book.

Other personal interests and areas of expertise:


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