Talk:LDS fiction

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Notable authors[edit]

The biographies under the "notable authors" heading have a very unprofessional tone and many were likely written by the authors themselves. I think the whole section needs a rewrite. --Steven.Harris (T | C) 06:20, 27 May 2007 (UTC)

As with similar articles (like List of essayists, for example), the list should be only those that meet notability requirements, such as a Wikipedia articles or references to sources that meet WP:RS. Flowanda | Talk 21:20, 17 October 2007 (UTC)
I hope I'm not stepping on anyone's toes by doing this, but given Steven Harris' comment above, I've removed the following authors because they don't meet the notability requirements. It seems to me that merely being a published author doesn't make the author notable. I'd prefer to see at least a couple newspaper, or other periodical articles about the author to justify including them as a notable author. -- Kslarsen (talk) 22:09, 16 August 2008 (UTC)
Author's removed: Liz Adair, C. B. Andersen, Michele Ashman Bell, Jerry Borrowman, Cheri J. Crane, Betsy Brannon Green, Clair M. Poulson, Sharon Downing Jarvis, Tamra Norton, Chris Stewart, Robison Wells, David Wooley
I've never seen so many red links and vanity edits in a single article before. Does anyone care enough about this topic to clean it up? GreenGlass(talk) 01:02, 15 August 2013 (UTC)
I'd say be bold about removing links, although it wold be helpful to know where those links came from. We have some Jerry Borrowman papers here at BYU and might try to write a page on him, but if you remove his name we can always add it back in after we establish notability.Rachel Helps (BYU) (talk) 19:39, 20 April 2016 (UTC)

Links to LDS Bookstores[edit]

Is it just me, or is the link to basically self promoting. Its not like this is the LDS or anything!! It seems to me that either a serious attempt should be made to list many LDS bookstores, or these links should be left out.

I also question including Dialogue in the list of LDS Publishers. The list should probably make the distinction between book publishers (the others) and magazine and journal publishers -- the latter should also include Sunstone, Irreantum and probably also Segullah.

Kslarsen (talk) 02:13, 9 June 2008 (UTC)

These both seem reasonable to me. Let's hear from some other editors before we make these changes. — Val42 (talk) 05:22, 10 June 2008 (UTC)
Lacking any further discussion over more than 2 months, I've gone ahead and removed
Perhaps in its place wikipedia should link to the lists of LDS publishers and LDS bookstores that others have prepared? Kslarsen (talk) 21:58, 16 August 2008 (UTC)

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Original research?[edit]

When I removed from the article as an improper source per WP:ELNO, I was concerned that it might have been used broadly for the structure and content of this article. I don't have time to look back in the history to confirm atm, but I wanted to at least note the possibility of an WP:OR problem.

Additionally, the link has references. Maybe some can be used as sources for the article if they aren't yet. --Ronz (talk) 21:19, 14 October 2008 (UTC)

I think you meant plagiarism, not OR. However, the article doesn't really parallel scholar and editor Morris's piece, in any case.--Hodgson-Burnett's Secret Garden (talk) 10:05, 9 March 2011 (UTC)

Notable authors who aren't listed?[edit]

I was just noticing that Anne Perry isn't listed under notable authors. I would have just added her, but her page doesn't mention anything about her religion. Might be a lead someone else could pursue (or me when I'm not at work).Rachel Helps (BYU) (talk) 19:39, 20 April 2016 (UTC)