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WikiProject Literature (Rated Project-class)
WikiProject icon This page is within the scope of WikiProject Literature, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of Literature on Wikipedia. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks.
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Request for photographs and images[edit]

To help address the many requests for photographs People-photo-bot has moved article talk pages from Category:Wikipedia requested photographs of people to Category:Wikipedia requested photographs of writers if it contains the template(s) {{WPBooks}}, {{WikiProject Books}}, {{WPJournals}}, {{NovelsWikiProject}}, {{WikiProject Novels}}, {{WPPoetry}}. Members of this project are invited to address the requests for images listed. Please note that some articles may now have an appropriate photograph and that the need-image flag has simply not been removed, this can also be checked using the Image Existence Checker link on the category page. If a page has been incorrectly moved please inform me on my talk page.

Improving User:Zigzig20s/My Policeman[edit]

Hello. I have created User:Zigzig20s/My Policeman, and I was wondering if you thought it could be moved to a proper article as a stub, and/or how it could be expanded/improved. I could add a section with a listof characters. I could also flesh out the plot summary a little bit. There have been other reviews in The Times and other publications, but I don't have access to them. Are any of you able to find them? Thank you.Zigzig20s (talk) 22:31, 15 October 2014 (UTC)

Launch of WikiProject Wikidata for research[edit]

Hi, this is to let you know that we've launched WikiProject Wikidata for research in order to stimulate a closer interaction between Wikidata and research, both on a technical and a community level. As a first activity, we are drafting a research proposal on the matter (cf. blog post). Your thoughts on and contributions to that would be most welcome! Thanks, -- Daniel Mietchen (talk) 02:16, 9 December 2014 (UTC)

RFC: List of literary awards[edit]

RFC notification: Should these four external links be included in the article List of literary awards? -- GreenC 19:17, 17 December 2014 (UTC)

Guinness RM[edit]

You are invited to comment on a requested move at Talk:Guinness#Requested_move_24_December_2014. -- Calidum 06:39, 24 December 2014 (UTC)

Writer Templates[edit]

How come the "influences" don't show up on the infoboxes for writers?

Go to Tom Clancy or Shakespeare for example. They have "influences" in the info boxes, but it doesn't display. I just tried to use the infobox template for someone else.

Also see Gary Gygax. Same thing. There is info in the template for "influences" but it just plain doesn't display. Why?

96.51.16.28 (talk) 01:41, 14 January 2015 (UTC)

I was hoping someone could answer this. Is this a bug that needs to be reported? If so, how would I do that?96.51.16.28 (talk) 16:33, 18 January 2015 (UTC)
In the absence of the courtesy of a response, I've reported it as a bug. Apparently it has been discussed before: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Template_talk:Infobox_writer/Archive_8 I guess the question is why it still shows up in the template. 96.51.16.28 (talk) 17:27, 18 January 2015 (UTC)

WikiProject X is live![edit]

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Hello everyone!

You may have received a message from me earlier asking you to comment on my WikiProject X proposal. The good news is that WikiProject X is now live! In our first phase, we are focusing on research. At this time, we are looking for people to share their experiences with WikiProjects: good, bad, or neutral. We are also looking for WikiProjects that may be interested in trying out new tools and layouts that will make participating easier and projects easier to maintain. If you or your WikiProject are interested, check us out! Note that this is an opt-in program; no WikiProject will be required to change anything against its wishes. Please let me know if you have any questions. Thank you!

Note: To receive additional notifications about WikiProject X on this talk page, please add this page to Wikipedia:WikiProject X/Newsletter. Otherwise, this will be the last notification sent about WikiProject X.

Harej (talk) 16:57, 14 January 2015 (UTC)

What experts say about prevalent slants in entries on literary works[edit]

I am seeking information about what experts say might be considered the prevalent theoretical slant in descriptions of literary works in Wikipedia entries. In case you know of any studies, please refer to the section at the Humanities Desk, thank you, --C.Koltzenburg (talk) 11:14, 18 January 2015 (UTC)

One of your project's articles has been featured[edit]

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Hello,
Please note that Prose, which is within this project's scope, has been selected as one of Today's articles for improvement. The article was scheduled to appear on Wikipedia's Community portal in the "Today's articles for improvement" section for one week, beginning today. Everyone is encouraged to collaborate to improve the article. Thanks, and happy editing!
Delivered by Theo's Little Bot at 01:00, 19 January 2015 (UTC) on behalf of the TAFI team