... I did ask that if a person was drawing a manga for the first time that they take time to better their skills and consider submitting for the 2003 manga,Message 1 of 348 , Feb 3, 2002View Source
>From: "eleloi" <eleloi@...>I did ask that if a person was drawing a manga for the first time that they
>It just seemed... you said something a few months ago about having an
>air of professionalism...
take time to better their skills and consider submitting for the 2003 manga,
And, if I may be so blunt - professionalism does actually include dealines,
so if you felt you couldn't make this one, then it's perfectly fine. But
every project, regardless of what it is, will *always* have deadline.
(Again, this isn't specifically aimed at you Lel, just in general.) If a
person wants to submit to a project, then the idea of a deadline has GOT to
be something they learn to live with - or nothing gets done.
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Oh good grief. I was thinking of sitting this one out, but you talked me into it, Erica. These clowns are over the line. I ll dash off an email in a bit.Message 348 of 348 , Apr 13, 2009View SourceOh good grief. I was thinking of sitting this one out, but you talked me into it, Erica. These clowns are over the line. I'll dash off an email in a bit.
--- In Yuricon@yahoogroups.com, Erica Friedman <alecto_fury@...> wrote:
> > To: Yuricon@yahoogroups.com
> > From: thirohk@...
> > Date: Mon, 13 Apr 2009 19:29:22 +0000
> > Subject: [Yuricon] Re: [OT] Amazon de-ranks "adult" and many LBGT books
> > At the risk of getting flayed alive, how much influence does Amazon's ranking system really have? Not that I don't agree with you about the inverted comma glitch inverted comma, but I do wonder just what the real effect of this ranking is. I mean, it's used in crowing, and that seems to be about it.
> It's not the rank that's the problem, its what being de-ranked does to a book.
> Once a book is taken off the ranking system, it virtually disappears from the *search engine*. You can look for a book by author name, topic or title and you will not be able to find it. Only if you search by ISBN or have a direct link to the book in question. Which is why the Yuricon Shop links all still work, even for Maka-Maka , which has been de-ranked.
> The books are still there...they have been made virtually invisible. The de-ranking also means that if a LGBT book makes the bestsellers list, no one who does not have a direct link will ever know.
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