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The Outreach Department of the Novels WikiProject is a centralized workarea for project recruitment and member interaction efforts. The major programs currently active are a monthly project newsletter and a welcoming message for new members of the project; additional ideas are always welcome, of course!

NB: All credit for the idea and some of the code should go to the WP:MILHIST WikiProject team.

Newsletter[edit]

The Newsletter is currently active. However help is needed, so if any editor would like to help in producing it again, feel free to sign your name below, and leave a message at WT:NOVELS and WT:NVCOORD so that we can assist you.

Newsletter Editors[edit]

Newsletter editor Alan16
Newsletter Distributions editor
Vacancy
Available bot TinucherianBot
Peer Reviews and Assessments News editor
Vacancy
Task Force News & Project Announcements editor Pmlinediter

Previous editors[edit]

Kevinalewis — Founding editor 
(active - but at lower level)
Eagle — Auto List editor 
(apparently resigned)
Grafikm_fr (and his Bot Grafikbot) — Newsletter Distributions editor 
(resigned)
Feydey — Newsletter and Project Announcements editor 
(inactive)
Boylo — Newsletter editor 
(resigned)

Current issue[edit]

Newsletter tip line[edit]

Any suggestions for Novels related things in Wikipedia to be noted in the Novels Newsletter can be given in the Newsletter tip line.

Archives[edit]

Delivery options[edit]

Note: The following delivery options are under review. We now only deliver the newsletter in the one format. If you wish to subscribe or unsubscribe to the newsletter add or remove your name from the list of subscribers located here.

By default, we will provide a link to the current issue of the newsletter on your talk page when it comes out. If you would prefer, you may choose to have the contents delivered to you directly (in other words, to have the full newsletter added to your talk page), or to not receive the newsletter in any form.

If you are not a member of the project but would like a copy of the newsletter, for whatever reason, you may add your name here as well.

Full contents[edit]

Non-members

No delivery[edit]

Link Only[edit]

Non Member

Instructions[edit]

Link-only delivery
{{subst:Wikipedia:WikiProject Novels/Outreach/Newsletter link|{{subst:CURRENTMONTHNAME}} {{subst:CURRENTYEAR}}}} ~~~~
Full content delivery
{{subst:Wikipedia:WikiProject Novels/Outreach/Newsletter {{subst:CURRENTMONTHNAME}} {{subst:CURRENTYEAR}}}} ~~~~

[edit]

A project advert exists, the template for which is {{wikipedia ads|ad=87}}

If anyone is more able in the animated gifs area please discuss this on the Outreach talk page and we can improve on this first attempt.

Invite editors to become new members[edit]

Generated by {{subst:Wikipedia:WikiProject Novels/Outreach/Invite|signed=~~~~}}

Detailed syntax - with further options.

{{subst:Wikipedia:WikiProject Novels/Outreach/Invite
|interest= 
|19thC= 
|australian=
|crime= 
|fantasy= 
|lemony-snicket= 
|narnia= 
|percy-jackson=
|sf= 
|shannara= 
|short-story= 
|sot= 
|twilight= 
|signed= 
}}

General parameters:

  • interest – name of the article the editor has shown an interest in or article that typifies their interest.
  • 19thC – "yes" to raise the subject of the "19th century task force".
  • australian – "yes" to raise the subject of the "Australian task force".
  • crime – "yes" to raise the subject of the "Crime task force".
  • fantasy – "yes" to raise the subject of the "Fantasy task force".
  • lemony-snicket – "yes" to raise the subject of the "Lemony Snicket task force".
  • narnia – "yes" to raise the subject of the "Chronicles of Narnia task force".
  • percy-jackson – "yes" to raise the subject of the "Percy Jackson task force".
  • sf – "yes" to raise the subject of the "Science fiction task force".
  • shannara – "yes" to raise the subject of the "Shannara task force".
  • short-story – "yes" to raise the subject of the "Short Story task force".
  • sot – "yes" to raise the subject of the "Sword of Truth task force".
  • twilight – "yes" to raise the subject of the "Twilight task force".
  • signed – "~~~~" to include the identity of the user making the invitation.


An Invite to join Novels WikiProject[edit]

Book collection.jpg

Hi, you are cordially invited to join the Novels WikiProject! As you may have guessed, we're a group of editors working to improve Wikipedia's coverage of topics related to fiction books often referred to as "Novels". We make no length distinction so all narrative prose fiction is of interest. This includes Novels, novellas, novelettes and short stories. Articles about the works themselves and the forms and genres.

We look forward to welcoming you to the project!


Welcoming new members[edit]

Generated by {{subst:Wikipedia:WikiProject Novels/Outreach/Welcome|signed=~~~~}}

Detailed syntax.

{{subst:Wikipedia:WikiProject Novels/Outreach/Welcome
|signed= 
}}

Welcome to the Novels WikiProject[edit]

Book collection.jpg

Hello and welcome to the Novels WikiProject! As you may have guessed, we're a group of editors working to improve Wikipedia's coverage of topics related to fiction books, often referred to as "novels".

A few features that you might find helpful:

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask one of the coordinators or an experienced member of the project; we will be happy to assist in any way we can. Again, welcome, and we look forward to seeing you around!

User banners and userboxes[edit]

Code Result
{{Wikipedia:WikiProject Novels/Outreach/User WikiProject Novels}}
WikiProject Novels This user is a member of the Novels WikiProject, which aims to improve Wikipedia's coverage of narrative fiction known as Novels, novellas, novelettes and short stories. If you would like to participate, you can visit the project page, where you can join the project and see a list of open tasks.
{{Wikipedia:WikiProject Novels/Outreach/User WPNOVELS}}
a collection of books This user is a member of the Novels WikiProject.
{{Wikipedia:WikiProject Novels/Outreach/User Australian task force}}
{{Wikipedia:WikiProject Novels/Outreach/User Chronicles of Narnia task force}}
Narnia Lamp.jpg This user is a member of the
Chronicles of Narnia task force
of the Novels WikiProject.
{{Wikipedia:WikiProject Novels/Outreach/User Crime task force}}
Magnifying glass 01.svg This user is a member of the Crime task force of the Novel WikiProject.
{{Wikipedia:WikiProject Novels/Outreach/User Fantasy task force}}
Masked man.svg This user is a member of the Fantasy task force of the Novel WikiProject.
{{Wikipedia:WikiProject Novels/Outreach/User Lemony Snicket task force}}
Eyes lumen design.svg This user is a member of the
Lemony snicket task force
of the Novels WikiProject.
{{Wikipedia:WikiProject Novels/Outreach/User 19th century task force}}
Feather.svg This user is a member of the
19th century task force
of the Novels WikiProject.
{{Wikipedia:WikiProject Novels/Outreach/User Science fiction task force}}
{{Wikipedia:WikiProject Novels/Outreach/User Shannara task force}}
Musee-de-lArmee-IMG 1091.jpg This user is a member of the
Shannara task force
of the Novels WikiProject.
{{Wikipedia:WikiProject Novels/Outreach/User Short story task force}}
Nuvola apps kwrite.png This user is a member of the Short story task force of the Novel WikiProject.
{{Wikipedia:WikiProject Novels/Outreach/User Sword of Truth task force}}
Sword 01.svg This user is a member of the Sword of Truth task force.
{{Wikipedia:WikiProject Novels/Outreach/User Twilight task force}}
Single apple.png This user is a member of the Twilight task force of the Novel WikiProject.
{{Wikipedia:WikiProject Novels/Outreach/User Percy Jackson task force}}
Trident logo.svg This user is a member of the Percy Jackson task force.

Literary related Barnstars[edit]

Code Result
{{subst:The Literary Barnstar|message ~~~~}}
Book barnstar2.png The Literary Barnstar
Sample message which can be any wikipedia style verbage :: Kevinalewis : (Talk Page)/(Desk) 16:19, 23 October 2008 (UTC)