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Writers of the Month 2002- 2010

ionicus
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A regular and popular feature of the 'old' UKA  was Writer of the Month.  The recipient of that accolade would be interviewed by an editor who would ask relevant questions and the result would be posted on the website enabling those members to be introduced to the rest of the membership and promote interaction. I have found a link to a list covering the years from 2002 to 2010 and thought old members might like to refresh their memory. I believe it would be nice to resurrect this feature. Unfortunately, the interviews were missing. Anyway, here is the link
https://writers.fandom.com/wiki/Previous_Writers_of_The_Month

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Topic starter Posted : June 6, 2021 11:01 am
ukadmin
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Yep. Good idea.

But who gets to pick/choose the writer of the month?

What are the criteria?

How to set it up?

The interview would be easy. Just need a way to choose the monthly recipient.

 

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Posted : June 6, 2021 12:04 pm
ionicus
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@ukadmin

I suppose that an independent moderator should be appointed for that task. How was it dealt with in the olden days? I have a suspicion that Sunken (also known as Uncle Munky) might have been involved but I may be mistaken.

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Topic starter Posted : June 6, 2021 4:17 pm
ukadmin
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Could be a group (forum moderator) decision/vote?

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Posted : June 7, 2021 12:32 am
ionicus
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@ukadmin

it is an idea but a lot more moderators have to be appointed and able to communicate among themselves. Smile  

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Topic starter Posted : June 7, 2021 6:49 pm
ukadmin
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I could set up a WOTM forum that can be set to private and viewable only by moderators, so only moderators can view and use it?

Then they can post threads and replies to discuss their suggestions/reasons/choices etc for WOTM?

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Posted : June 8, 2021 10:46 am
ionicus
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why not? let's try. Smile  

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Topic starter Posted : June 8, 2021 11:00 am
ukadmin
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Okay.

I've created a new forum for UKA WOTM. It's only viewable and useable by forum moderators.

I've created a thread for WOTM JUNE 2021 so mods can begin deliberations!

thanks.

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Posted : June 8, 2021 1:08 pm
ionicus
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@ukadmin Cheers.

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Topic starter Posted : June 8, 2021 3:12 pm
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