User talk:Paulcoyne1969

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Hello, Paulcoyne1969 and Welcome to Wikipedia! Thank you for your contributions to this free encyclopedia. If you decide that you need help, check out Getting Help below, ask me on my talk page, or place {{helpme}} on your talk page and ask your question there. Please remember to sign your name on talk pages by using four tildes (~~~~) or by clicking Insert-signature.png if shown; this will automatically produce your username and the date. Also, please do your best to always fill in the edit summary field with your edits. Below are some useful links to facilitate your involvement. Happy editing! Cloveapple (talk) 13:51, 4 August 2011 (UTC)
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New name[edit]

You previously edited as Qscience Journals (talk · contribs). — RHaworth (talk · contribs) 15:29, 3 August 2011 (UTC)

Suggestions on article writing[edit]

I saw your questions about your article draft. I agree with RHaworth's suggestion about how to submit the article, but I wanted to add some other suggestions.

I wouldn't use wording like "has experienced dynamic growth" or "visionary lecture." That tends to stray into promotional language and puffery. (Definitely read the puffery link.) If there is independent praise that you can quote and attribute or concrete statistics on growth that you can cite then it might be ok. You might also want to take a look at WP:REFSTART and WP:RELY. WP:RELY spells out the policy on reliable references in more detail but here's some basic ideas on how Wikipedia judges a source: Sources should be independent from the article's subject. Newspapers, magazines, and books tend to be good sources because they have fact checking in place. Blogs are sometimes good sources, but usually are not. For example a blog that is run like a magazine complete with editors could be fine. A blog by a proven expert in the field might be fine. Hope that helps. Cloveapple (talk) 15:11, 4 August 2011 (UTC)