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(See above)--Higgs Raccoon 17:57, 23 May 2013 (EDT)
Sorry about that - kept using Save because i always have a tremendous fear of my PC crashing and thus losing all my work. However I see what you mean, and when i looked at the page history i could see how complex it becomes, so i'm trying to be more sparing now with my 'Saves'...
- We have a pretty simple edit box . . . I find that Firefox tends to save what I'm doing in my session, though it doesn't always work out that way. --GreenReaper(talk) 19:32, 25 May 2013 (EDT)
Ambiguity, notability of creative works
It is not necessary to use a qualifier such as "(series)" if there is no ambiguity. That said, I don't disagree with the use in this particular case, because it clarifies that it is a series of works.
Bear in mind that editors may choose to merge articles about creative works back into the article about their creator if there is no evidence that they have a significant following of their own (e.g. through publication). Not saying this will happen, just don't be surprised if you see it. --GreenReaper(talk) 18:24, 25 May 2013 (EDT)
- I created 'Boo and Kye' without (series) but reckoned that in the future it was likely there could be ambiguity over 'Frodo' as somebody may create another character of that name; or, equally, a 'Frodo' page might one day cover my fictional character whereas the (series) one would cover the series. So I kinda hovered between using (series) and not using it.
- You're right my stories don't have a large following - is it better for me to try and fold them back now? although i'm not totally sure of the formatting for that. I'm more than happy to have a go. I did wonder about this point. I guess that i thought / hoped the number of stories, and that they are a series (with the cast of characters) would lend them some credibility. Also, they're at least of reasonable quality in terms of grammar and spelling etc because that's an interest of mine, having proof-read a novel for a friend. But i'm new to wikifur so happy to follow the guidelines. MrFoxyPaws
- I'd say leave it as it is if you're comfortable with it now; if anyone feels the need to merge them later, hopefully they'll deal with it without removing any useful information. We most often do this when there is a true "stub" article that will never be of a significant size, just a few lines, but consistency can be a factor as well. Incidentally, you can sign and date your name in discussions with ~~~~. --GreenReaper(talk) 18:56, 25 May 2013 (EDT)