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July 5[edit]

07:40:17, 5 July 2014 review of submission by Arunima Dasgupta[edit]

Hello! My article was declined at Articles for Creation. I was wondering why my article has been declined. I would be glad if you could tell me my mistakes so that I can improve henceforth. Please help. Arunima Dasgupta (talk) 07:40, 5 July 2014 (UTC)

It was declined for failing to meet Wikipedia's minimum standard for inline citations; which is something of a misnomer, because the real problem is that the person you have chosen to try and write about just isn't important enough for Wikipedia. Sorry. Bellerophon talk to me 08:02, 5 July 2014 (UTC)

08:56:56, 5 July 2014 review of submission by Jjhammett[edit]


Hello, I work at a university and 1 of the professors down the hall from me asked me to make a wikipage about him. I used all of the information her gave me and I cited his website and his contributions but other than the website and his own words there is nothing else to cite yet every time i resubmit i need more citations. Any suggestions?

Jjhammett (talk) 08:56, 5 July 2014 (UTC)

Every time? I see only the one submission listed above. If you have created multiple copies under different titles, please consolidate them into one and blank the others. You can find any others by looking at the top of the screen and clicking "Contributions".
I have just declined the article, not yet for referencing. I find the prior review to be faulty, and the reviewer is aware that a number of recent reviews were imperfect. We are solving that problem, but there were many. I have declined it for the reasons I have given at the head which I hope are clear. I have not checked your referencing at this stage because I can;t quite determine which is referencing what. I will if you ask me to, once you have tidied the submission up a bit. Well, a lot.
Please may I advise you against a mutual wikipedia article circle. It can be tough when a well respected colleague asks you to create an article, and a refusal may be seen to be career limiting. So please do the best you can, something we will help you with by giving you the best reviewes we can (and we do, usually). But do not be tempted to repeat the prof's exercise in asking another to create an article on you.
WP:ACADEME is also of interest. Do read it. It shows you why Wikipedia is very different form Academe. Fiddle Faddle 09:14, 5 July 2014 (UTC)
I have now found Wikipedia talk:Articles for creation/Anthony DePalma. Please choose one or the other to be the one that goes forwards. Merge the relevant information into the one you choose and then, please, empty the one you do NOT wish to proceed with of all content, to signify that it may be deleted. You are allowed to do this to article which you have created and are the sole editor of. Fiddle Faddle 09:17, 5 July 2014 (UTC)

09:41:35, 5 July 2014 review of submission by Rowantree1850[edit]


I am a new user and trying to include my first article which was declined, as the subject, a music hall comedian and actor called Harry Braham (1850-1923)was Not notable and I had not included enough references, I contacted the reviewer for help but have yet to receive a reply so I thought I would contact. The subject acted in numerous plays in the 19th and 20th centuries and appeared in 4 films one of which was Birth of A Nation. His career is verifiable through newspaper articles in the UK, USA, Australia, New Zealand and Jamaica, He performed by special request before the last King of Hawaii, and with Georgie Drew Barrymore and Agnes Booth - a well known actress and sister In law of John Wilkes Booth and toured with and was a friend of The Father of Vaudeville Tony Pastor. I am unsure how to proceed and exactly what references are required, his obituary was included in a number of papers such as New York Times and Variety which also detailed his career, his name is already included in a Wikipedia article on the play The Senator in which he played alongside William Henry Crane for 5 years I hope you can help--Rowantree1850 (talk) 09:41, 5 July 2014 (UTC)

Rowantree1850 (talk) 09:41, 5 July 2014 (UTC)

Obits are a great source of reference material, assuming they are published in WP:RS. Playbills, not so much, though they do confirm that he was in the cast list. Reviews of his performances are good. Newspaper articles in print or online are excellent. Reading WP:42 may help you a great deal, as will WP:REFB and WP:CITE. Fiddle Faddle 10:51, 5 July 2014 (UTC)

15:38:03, 5 July 2014 review of submission by Piwowath[edit]

I received this response when I first attempted to create this page. I don't know now to proceed.

Hello! Piwowath, I noticed your article was declined at Articles for Creation, and that can be disappointing. If you are wondering or curious about why your article submission was declined please post a question at the Articles for creation help desk. If you have any other questions about your editing experience, we'd love to help you at the Teahouse, a friendly space on Wikipedia where experienced editors lend a hand to help new editors like yourself! See you there! Roger (Dodger67)

Piwowath (talk) 15:38, 5 July 2014 (UTC)

@Piwowath: The message on your talk page doesn't explain why your draft was declined; we're working to correct that in the future. You have to go to the draft for the reason. In your case (just like everybody else's case) you don't have sufficient reliable and independent sources with which to make a claim of notability. If you could find discussion of this fire lookout tower in newspapers and published books, you could use those as sources. Chris Troutman (talk) 03:03, 7 July 2014 (UTC)

July 6[edit]

July 7[edit]

01:20:43, 7 July 2014 review of submission by Eliotevans[edit]

Hi can I please have some feedback as to why my article was not accepted and outline how I can change it to be Wikipedia approved? I need to create an article for Wikipedia about a local business person of note for an assessment piece. I have invested a lot of time into this process and would like to see it complete ASAP but am still figuring this out. Thank you for your time. Eliotevans (talk) 01:20, 7 July 2014 (UTC)

@Eliotevans: It sounds like you're operating as a paid editor, which is problematic. Just to address the issues with the article, you'll note large text on the draft indicating Footnote codes go next to the fact they support, not just floating here at the bottom. You should adress that. Please see WP:CITE. Also, any sources like PRWire or PRWeb are just that, self-serving public relations puff pieces. You can't use those for sources, especially not when you need to establish notability. Try using this book to source that he holds a Guinness World Record as well as this article in the Brisbane Times. You want to maximize your journalistic, published sources. Chris Troutman (talk) 02:42, 7 July 2014 (UTC)

01:49:58, 7 July 2014 review of submission by 73.51.89.234[edit]

I received a declined message, but there was no explanation. I would like to understand why the article was declined so I know where I can make the appropriate updates. Please let me know what additional information is needed for this article. 73.51.89.234 (talk) 01:49, 7 July 2014 (UTC)

@73.51.89.234: The explanation is on the draft. Please read that. I'll summarize for you: you don't have any reliable sources with which to make a claim of notability. Try using this, this, this, this, this, this, and this. You want to find every news article and published book that talks about the group and use those sources to write the article. You can't just write stuff you think sounds good and provide links to random websites. The sources I provided should be sufficient for you. Chris Troutman (talk) 02:54, 7 July 2014 (UTC)

04:53:08, 7 July 2014 review of submission by That Guy Corp[edit]

Why was the Gunwolf page rejected? Was it a formatting issue? There are already references to this project on other Wiki pages in regards to the soundtrack but there is no main page that discusses the comic and soundtrack itself, which has been widely covered by mainstream press. That Guy Corp (talk) 04:53, 7 July 2014 (UTC)

It was declined because it had only one referenced source, but you have already understood that and responded to it, so why are you asking us about something you have already dealt with, or is there something else we can help you with? Roger (Dodger67) (talk) 10:07, 7 July 2014 (UTC)

12:24:58, 7 July 2014 review of submission by Barmee[edit]

I'm not clear if I have now submitted my page for review or not. I know reviews will take time but can you tell me if it is now in the system please? Barmee (talk) 12:24, 7 July 2014 (UTC)

Definitely in, but it has errors. Do look at fixing those and adding more references while it awaits review. Fiddle Faddle 14:35, 7 July 2014 (UTC)

16:51:00, 7 July 2014 review of submission by Rcicorp[edit]

I am not sure what else we can do to submit this, this is our second attempt. We have what I would think are very valid citations. Any direction or help would be great. Thanks! Rcicorp (talk) 16:51, 7 July 2014 (UTC)

Why is this person so important they should feature in an encyclopaedia? They seem to be a fairly run of the mill businessman. From your username, you also appear to work for them... Bellerophon talk to me 17:36, 7 July 2014 (UTC)

20:25:34, 7 July 2014 review of submission by Mdevlin54[edit]


I've added more sources to my page. I understand it not about quantity but about quality, It would very much appreciate it if someone could read my article and tell me which one of my sources are good to use and i should find more of and ones i shoudl stay away form. HAving an example of form the sources i have will help guide me in the right direction. Thank you! michelle devlin 20:25, 7 July 2014 (UTC) michelle devlin 20:25, 7 July 2014 (UTC)

Hi Michelle, it makes more sense to answer your questions here (though you've asked a similar question on my Talk page). I'm glad to hear you're keen to learn about Wikipedia and get things right.
As for Draft:Amazon Malaria Initiative, in my view the problems at the moment are (1) the reliance on sources by the lead organizations, leading to a slightly promotional tone (2) the tendency to talk about the general malaria problem and not about the specific goals and activities of AMI. I see you've tried to fix some of this, but the only source that might be okay and talks specifically about AMI (or the "AMI countries") seems to be source 2, the academic paper in the Malaria Journal.
Articles don't need to avoid using WP:PRIMARY sources altogether, but you'll need to convince us, at least, that AMI has been the subject of several meaty news sources/academic papers/journals. In general, try and avoid what AMI and it's lead organizations would like us to hear and, instead, write about what other independent sources have reported. Sionk (talk) 13:00, 8 July 2014 (UTC)

22:58:48, 7 July 2014 review of submission by Flawlessentrprs[edit]


I need to update he draft title to read Gustave Blache III. The a is missing in the first name on the current title. How can I make this correction?

Flawlessentrprs (talk) 22:58, 7 July 2014 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done Bellerophon talk to me 13:49, 8 July 2014 (UTC)

July 8[edit]

12:33:37, 8 July 2014 review of submission by PersistentSys[edit]


Hi There,

I would like to understand what changes shall I make to the content in the page to publish it. I deleted all References from the page as the given references did not qualify in the review. Shall I delete the links mentioned in the External Links area? Can I submit an article that does not have External Links and References? Thanks for your help! PersistentSys (talk) 12:33, 8 July 2014 (UTC)

PersistentSys (talk) 12:33, 8 July 2014 (UTC)

Is there any reason why this software meets the notability criteria at Wikipedia:Notability (software) or WP:GNG? If the answer is no, then it's not important enough to have its own Wikipedia article. To answer the second part of your question: reliable independent references are the key to demonstrating the notability of the subject; so no, the draft will not be accepted without reliable references. Bellerophon talk to me 13:57, 8 July 2014 (UTC)

13:53:20, 8 July 2014 review of submission by Jon talbot56[edit]


I previously submitted and revised in the light of advice so do not know what the problem is now. Please advise

Jon talbot56 (talk) 13:53, 8 July 2014 (UTC)

You seem to have created three separate, but related drafts: User:Jon talbot56, Wikipedia talk:Articles for creation/Work based learning (in higher education), and User:Jon talbot56/Negotiable Work based learning. Which one are we supposed to be reviewing? Also, none of them are currently submitted for review. If you let me know which one you want to keep, I'll help you resubmit it for review. Bellerophon talk to me 14:10, 8 July 2014 (UTC)

17:14:50, 8 July 2014 request for review by Blair Cromwell[edit]

Are newspaper articles considered credible sources for citing a submission?

Blair Cromwell (talk) 17:14, 8 July 2014 (UTC)

@Blair Cromwell: Yes. Please read our guidance on reliable sources and our instructions on how to cite sources. Be advised, copying text wholesale from this article comes very close to violating our policy on copyright violation. Furthermore, since you are the "communications director at the Bentonville Convention and Visitors Bureau" (as quoted in that article), you have a conflict of interest. Please be careful to maintain neutrality. Chris Troutman (talk) 18:46, 8 July 2014 (UTC)

17:42:44, 8 July 2014 review of submission by 14.96.0.82[edit]

I have written this article in the name of the company what I have created. Every single word of this article is clearly true and genuine. I have already submitted the URL of the official site as reference. But, I don't know why the article was declined. Could you please help me in making this workout. 14.96.0.82 (talk) 17:42, 8 July 2014 (UTC)

User:Mescue/sandbox is a very simple, very short advert. We require references from significant coverage about the entity, and independent of it, and in WP:RS please. See WP:42. We also require a very flat, neutral, formal tone. Whiel we want new articles we need them to be about notable organisations and topics. You have work to do finsing references for your draft. Please enoy finding them. Fiddle Faddle 22:58, 8 July 2014 (UTC)

19:52:11, 8 July 2014 review of submission by 71.172.9.12[edit]


71.172.9.12 (talk) 19:52, 8 July 2014 (UTC)

== 19:56:17, 8 July 2014 review of submission by 71.172.9.12 ==


71.172.9.12 (talk) 19:56, 8 July 2014 (UTC) −

19:56:47, 8 July 2014 review of submission by 71.172.9.12[edit]


71.172.9.12 (talk) 19:56, 8 July 2014 (UTC)

20:16:05, 8 July 2014 review of submission by Sawanr[edit]

I am sorry, I am new to editing wikipedia, all I wanted to do is create a page for Live Presence Robot which is a new invention and patent filing is in process.

Sawanr (talk) 20:16, 8 July 2014 (UTC)

You have nothing to apologise for. Simply turn the text into "Dull biut worthy" (WP:NPOV), find references and that will be fine. We require references from significant coverage about the entity, and independent of it, and in WP:RS please. See WP:42 Fiddle Faddle 22:53, 8 July 2014 (UTC)

22:35:20, 8 July 2014 review of submission by Janvermont[edit]


When I log in and go to my sandbox, I get the following message.

This sandbox is in the Draft namespace. Either move this page into your userspace, or remove the This sandbox is in the Wikipedia namespace. Either move this page into your userspace, or remove the {{User sandbox}} template. template.

What happens if I follow either suggestion? I need access to the bottom of the page to learn the results of my submission. Thank you


Janvermont (talk) 22:35, 8 July 2014 (UTC)

This is a foible of the process, one I have now cleaned up. Please proceed with the draft article as it stands. Fiddle Faddle 22:50, 8 July 2014 (UTC)


July 9[edit]

00:43:46, 9 July 2014 review of submission by Aron barbey[edit]


Aron barbey (talk) 00:43, 9 July 2014 (UTC)

Please let me know how I can improve this submission. Thank you. Aron

Oh dear, you seem to be writing an autobiography. I have reviewed it, and it is written as an advert for you. Seriously, I suggest you leave it to someone else to wrote about you. If you simply cannot resist be prepared to do a lot of work to pare it down to simple facts. Fiddle Faddle 09:18, 9 July 2014 (UTC)

Draft:Injectrom[edit]

www.injectrom.com injectrom is combined three characters, injection, atomized and angstrom. injectrom was founded by Mr. Abouzar Abbasi, from Iran. injectrom is a first international grade and intelligent fuel-injection test bench in Iran and middle east. the associate website will be deplyed until next month. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Aaaabbasi (talkcontribs) 08:45, 9 July 2014 (UTC)

Symbol declined.svg Declined as non notable. It is also an advert. Fiddle Faddle 09:10, 9 July 2014 (UTC)

09:26:43, 9 July 2014 review of submission by Byblos Bank[edit]


Can you please explain why cant we post our article? What is wrong with it? They first submission was saying clearly that this is an advertisement, but I have changed the text and linked it. What is still wrong?

Thank you

Byblos Bank (talk) 09:26, 9 July 2014 (UTC)

Do you mean Draft:Byblos Bank? The answer is pretty clear when you read what the reviewer has said. I have added some thoughts there, too
You need to be aware that your username is not appropriate, and that you will need to change it to one of an individual, not the corporation. Fiddle Faddle 09:41, 9 July 2014 (UTC)

10:05:57, 9 July 2014 review of submission by Bwinterbotham[edit]


Bwinterbotham (talk) 10:05, 9 July 2014 (UTC)

In general it is traditional to ask a question at a help desk. Might you consider asking yours? Fiddle Faddle 19:13, 9 July 2014 (UTC)

14:17:01, 9 July 2014 review of submission by Simone Hancox[edit]

Jeremy Houghton

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Simone Hancox (talk) 14:17, 9 July 2014 (UTC)

I would like to add a photo to my RICHARD FRANCE article. It is one of Mr. France and his beloved wife and partner, Dr. Elisabeth Frischauf. How do I do that? — Preceding unsigned comment added by Filmian (talkcontribs) 16:45, 9 July 2014 (UTC)

You cannot upload media files to Wikipedia yet as your account is not yet autoconfirmed. If the image you want upload is a free image then upload it to Wikimedia Commons. Bellerophon talk to me 00:15, 10 July 2014 (UTC)

19:36:45, 9 July 2014 review of submission by Betchplus[edit]


The Scaled agile framework site had been taken down because of a copyright listed on the site. I had fixed the copyright along with making some additions to the article, so it would serve the public in a more concise fashion. The Scaled Agile Framework of SAFe is a globally adopted project management framework and tool that should be accessible to the public. Can we please move this article back to the Wiki Product site from my User site? Thank you!

Betchplus (talk) 19:36, 9 July 2014 (UTC)

19:59:36, 9 July 2014 request for review by 204.56.102.2

Yes check.svg Done Submitted for review at your request. Fiddle Faddle 20:58, 9 July 2014 (UTC)

19:59:36, 9 July 2014 review of submission by 204.56.102.2[edit]


204.56.102.2 (talk) 19:59, 9 July 2014 (UTC)

Symbol declined.svg Declined as the product of great PR and having zero notability. Fiddle Faddle 20:43, 9 July 2014 (UTC)


July 10[edit]

00:43:55, 10 July 2014 request for review by Lolita26[edit]

I NEED HELP PLEASE. I HAVE THESE ARTICLE READY MOST OF THE INFORMATION WAS ACQUIRED THROUGH NEWSPAPERS MAGAZINES AND OTHER PEOPLE WHO KNEW THIS CHARACTER. I ALSO ACQUIRED INFORMATION BY ME BY INTERVIEWING THE MEDIA CHARACTER I AM WRITING ABOUT. THIS ARTICLE CONTINUES NOT TO BE ACCEPTED. WHY? WHAT AND HOW DO I NEED TO CHANGE IT.

THANK YOU.

Lolita26 (talk) 00:43, 10 July 2014 (UTC)

OK, So I am submitting an article about an important figure in the Hispanic media. He has a large trajectory in this business. The article has been declined several times. I have made a few changes but I do not know exactly what to do in order for this article to be approved. I listed the references and acquired information mostly from magazines, newspapers, and people that know the character.

Please help me solve this. It has been over three months that I have been trying to upload this article. Lolita26 (talk) 00:59, 10 July 2014 (UTC)

I assume you mean Wikipedia talk:Articles for creation/Gerardo Lorenz, whcih is not currently submitted for review. If this is the one please simply resubmit it. Before you do, though, please inspect it and make sure it is ready for submission. Looking at it just now it did not appear to be. If you mean User:Lolita26/sandbox that is most assuredly not ready.
If you are simply having difficulty with Wikipedia I recommend to check out WP:Mentoring for the very best assistance you will ever receive. Fiddle Faddle 09:04, 10 July 2014 (UTC)
I have left you some comments at the more complete draft, Wikipedia talk:Articles for creation/Gerardo Lorenz. There is much work to be done. Go to it with a will. Fiddle Faddle 09:13, 10 July 2014 (UTC)

01:28:34, 10 July 2014 review of draft by Futuronyc[edit]


Futuronyc (talk) 01:28, 10 July 2014 (UTC)

How do I link a name or place with it's own wiki page on a wiki page I am created, so it shows in blue and people can click on it?

You use double square brackets, but it looks like you've already figured that out. Bellerophon talk to me 08:52, 10 July 2014 (UTC)

06:21:52, 10 July 2014 review of submission by Waterhare[edit]


I have been waiting several weeks for approval of this article and would like an update or feedback if possible please? Waterhare (talk) 06:21, 10 July 2014 (UTC)

Just looking for an update on when this article will be published please? Waterhare (talk) 06:24, 10 July 2014 (UTC)

I'm looking at it, result within 48 hrs. Bellerophon talk to me 08:48, 10 July 2014 (UTC)
Accepted. Bellerophon talk to me 01:18, 12 July 2014 (UTC)

16:32:45, 10 July 2014 review of draft by Barneywilby[edit]


Hi. I have a vessel information box on the top right of the page detailing vessel length etc... However, some of the fields are not showing on the draft preview i.e. length of vessel. Can anyone help me get the fields I have filled showing in the box?

Many thanks,

Barney

Barneywilby (talk) 16:32, 10 July 2014 (UTC)

I've asked a ships expert to come and help. It's probably something simple. Fiddle Faddle 21:23, 10 July 2014 (UTC)
No such parameter as |Ship length overall=. See Template:Infobox_ship_begin/Usage_guide.
Trappist the monk (talk) 21:32, 10 July 2014 (UTC)
  • Barneywilby, after the numerical value add [[length overall|loa]] which displays as loa. Similarly, [[length between perpendicularslpp]] and [[waterline length|lwl]] render as lpp and lwl respectively. There is no one rule for format of abbreviations. Kablammo (talk) 01:51, 11 July 2014 (UTC)
I've made a few tweaks to the infobox. I notice that many of the fields in {{infobox ship begin}} are missing. I've added back a few of them. These really should be kept as they can then easily be filled in as the information becomes available. The Ship identification field can be used for such things as Official Numbers, Code Letters, radio call signs etc. When the article is moved to mainspace, it should be moved to  Will (Thames barge). Good luck! Mjroots (talk) 08:09, 11 July 2014 (UTC)
@Barneywilby: - the PDF files linked from here may be of use in expanding the article. Mjroots (talk) 17:50, 11 July 2014 (UTC)

16:39:34, 10 July 2014 request for review by Smdcoffice[edit]


In general one asks a question at a help desk. User:Smdcoffice/Seychelles Medical and Dental Council is an unreferenced article and will not proceed without them. I have left a comment on it. To have a review you need to submit it. Fiddle Faddle 21:14, 10 July 2014 (UTC)

18:11:21, 10 July 2014 review of draft by 41.228.40.173[edit]


41.228.40.173 (talk) 18:11, 10 July 2014 (UTC)

I'm afraid your draft is empty. What can we do for you? Fiddle Faddle 21:17, 10 July 2014 (UTC)
@41.228.40.173: This has been brought up before. If you're not an English-speaker, consider editing at the Bengali-language Wikipedia, or whatever your native language is. Chris Troutman (talk) 18:19, 11 July 2014 (UTC)

19:55:30, 10 July 2014 review of draft by 86.99.36.209[edit]


86.99.36.209 (talk) 19:55, 10 July 2014 (UTC)

In general it is traditional to ask a question at a help desk. Might you consider asking yours? Fiddle Faddle 21:19, 10 July 2014 (UTC)

Syria Deeply has a lot of notability in the Middle East and new media space -- is the standard simple stub created sufficient or should more research be completed? — Preceding unsigned comment added by 86.99.36.209 (talk) 14:31, 11 July 2014 (UTC)

You can never do too much research. Any improvements you make will be to the article's benefit when the reviewer assesses it Fiddle Faddle 16:26, 11 July 2014 (UTC)

July 11[edit]

06:42:13, 11 July 2014 review of draft by 39.55.62.30[edit]


39.55.62.30 (talk) 06:42, 11 July 2014 (UTC)

Symbol declined.svg Declined, lack of references, though some notability may be present. Worth more research. Fiddle Faddle 10:21, 11 July 2014 (UTC)

10:00:29, 11 July 2014 review of submission by Simone Hancox[edit]


Please can you help me to comply with your expectations so that we can get this submission accepted.

Simone Hancox (talk) 10:00, 11 July 2014 (UTC)

There is potential for notability here with the Highgrove Artist in Residence element. You need to read WP:REFB and get started on the referencing. Here we offer advice. Sometimes, though very rarely, you will get assistance.
Once you have worked on it please resubmit it for review, look at any comments you receive and take action on them, and work that way with us. Fiddle Faddle 10:17, 11 July 2014 (UTC)
Assistance rendered. Bellerophon talk to me 19:37, 12 July 2014 (UTC)

12:43:38, 11 July 2014 review of submission by Gunterberghaus[edit]


Gunterberghaus (talk) 12:43, 11 July 2014 (UTC) 91.0.95.161. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Gunterberghaus/sandbox#Category:German_scholars

I submitted a draft for a biographical entry. It was rejected and no reason given, except that the entry is about myself and does not meet Wikipedia's requirements.

I am a scholar and a leading expert in my field, author of over 20 books published by major publishing houses. The proposed entry contains biographical information about my career which can only be provided by myself. According to Wikipedia criteria, the requirements WP:NACADEMICS (Academics/professors meeting any one of the following conditions, as substantiated through reliable sources, are notable) are met: "1. The person's research has made significant impact in their scholarly discipline, broadly construed, as demonstrated by independent reliable sources." Google scholar lists 404 citations in which my books are discussed. http://scholar.google.com/citations?user=ee2cPKIAAAAJ I have received 72 reviews of my books published in scholarly journals, and 30 of these are available on the internet through JSTOR, MUSE, EBSCO and similar databases. Some of these could be linked to the entry in the References or External links sections.

"8. The person is or has been head or chief editor of a major well-established academic journal in their subject area." I am editor of International Yearbook of Futurism Studies, currently the only periodical dedicated to Futurism Studies. This is a scholarly periodical of some 550-650 pages per annum published by De Gruyter, a leading science publisher. See http://www.degruyter.com/view/j/futur?rskey=S064VT&result=5&q=futurism

The text I submitted is, as it states clearly, a draft, to which citations, footnotes, and external linking are to be added. I was going to leave this to a later date after receiving feedback on the draft of the main section. However, no further response to the above commentary was received. 11.07.2014. User 91.0.95.161

I see Draft:Günter Berghaus, a draft which I reviewed, making no mention of any autobiography or conflict of interest. There is a perfectly reasonable reason that I did not accept this wall of unreferenced text.It is a wall of unreferenced text. My question for you is "What do you think is meant to happen next?"
Do go and look at the draft. It has my full reason as a comment. The note on your talk page could, perhaps, be better, but it says "Please read the comments left by the reviewer on your submission." It appears that you have failed to do so. Please do that now.
My answer, as the reviewer who declined it, is that you work on it and resubmit it. THat is the way write - submit - review - rewrote - resubmit works. It's an iterative process, and you are meant to participate in the iterations. THat you want to wait to put references on it later is entirely up to you, but it will always be declined as unreferenced before any other critique is given to you.
I did leave a message on your talk page about the writing of autobiographies. It looks like you are finding out one of the reasons. You should also read WP:ACADEME.
Please never, ever use the "Do you know who I am?" message when asking for help. That is how I read your opening salvo. It has a negative effect on people here. We don't care who you are. We care about the quality of your writing here. I happen to care about your attitude, too.
Now, you have done no work on the article since you received your first review. Perhaps now is the time to do so? Fiddle Faddle 13:38, 11 July 2014 (UTC)

13:57:00, 11 July 2014 review of draft by Driftofhours[edit]


Driftofhours (talk) 13:57, 11 July 2014 (UTC) Hi, I submitted an article 'Susan Michie' last week. It's now saying thast it hasn't been submitted, HELP! Where am I going wrong!

Thanks

It's a silly foible of the system, and we're working on unfoibling it. The article is and was submitted perfectly. Fiddle Faddle 14:17, 11 July 2014 (UTC)

18:01:27, 11 July 2014 review of submission by ELLENZUFALL[edit]


How may I attach a picture (of the individual being profiled) to the article? ELLENZUFALL (talk) 18:01, 11 July 2014 (UTC)

@ELLENZUFALL: Symbol declined.svg Declined If you want to upload a picture, use the file upload wizard. That said, your submission is citing other Wikipedia articles, which is prohibited per WP:CIRCULAR. Regardless, there's no evidence those articles bear out what you claim. You need reliable and independent sources like newspaper articles and the like to prove notability. You also appear to have a conflict of interest. Chris Troutman (talk) 18:30, 11 July 2014 (UTC)


July 12[edit]

04:51:33, 12 July 2014 review of submission by 14.98.237.105[edit]


14.98.237.105 (talk) 04:51, 12 July 2014 (UTC)

Symbol declined.svg Declined as an advert. Fiddle Faddle 07:55, 12 July 2014 (UTC)

06:43:28, 12 July 2014 review of submission by 122.176.45.8[edit]

My article is rejected, Why? 122.176.45.8 (talk) 06:43, 12 July 2014 (UTC)

We need to know what the article is before anyone can give you an additional explanation. There is no draft article associated with your IP address. Fiddle Faddle 07:53, 12 July 2014 (UTC)

12:15:24, 12 July 2014 review of submission by Relativityman[edit]


I am not requesting a re-review. I need help in re-writing my scientific article from the point of view of an inquisitive reader looking up the subject in an encyclopedia. Possibly the services of a 'ghost writer' much more familiar with that type of presentation may be the best solution. Can you help? Relativityman (talk) 12:15, 12 July 2014 (UTC)

Relativityman (talk) 12:15, 12 July 2014 (UTC)

I do not think this draft can be turned into a valid Wikipedia article. It is original research, something Wikipedia explicitly is not the place for, it contains factual errors such as the G/g issue I pointed out here, it contains claims that contradict current scientific knowledge. I'd suggest you publish your results in a peer-reviewed scholarly journal instead of Wikipedia. Huon (talk) 13:26, 12 July 2014 (UTC)

20:19:46, 12 July 2014 review of submission by Frosty Rime[edit]


Hello Wikipedia Editors,

I was surprised to have your response this quick to my article "The Bachelor or Salamanca" as I was expecting to get it in a few weeks. I just want to know why my article has been declined. My article may not be perfect but it has been written so true to its content and my understanding of the book. If it has been short of something, I had expected it to be improved by you. And plus no one every wrote about the book in Wikipedia and so I thought my article surely should be helpful to other people.

I will appreciate if you provide me with reasons.

Best regards,— Preceding unsigned comment added by Frosty Rime (talkcontribs)

@Frosty Rime: I'm glad we were able to review your submission faster than you expected. The reviewer left comment on the draft and I assume you didn't read it. Reviewers (volunteers, like all Wikipedians) don't typically improve unsatisfactory drafts.
Your submission is very essay-like in that it reads like a book report, not an encyclopedic article about the book. The plot and characters are actually the least important part of articles like these, as the article should talk about the development, publication, and reception of the novel. These elements are discussed in our manual of style about novels. You'll need to provide independent and reliable sources about the book in order to assert notability. Wikipedia doesn't have an article about Le Bachelier de Salamanque in either English or French, so I wish you luck. You may want to reach out to WikiProject Novels for help. Chris Troutman (talk) 20:42, 12 July 2014 (UTC)

July 13[edit]

05:21:24, 13 July 2014 review of submission by Claygi[edit]


Why was it rejected?

claygi (talk) 05:21, 13 July 2014 (UTC)