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Just joined! I'd like to start helping. I was curious about the Imaskarcana, but the article was deleted- for good reasons, I'll add. I came across the books that tell of the Imaskarcana, so I thought, I might as well drop in and try to write it- then realized, might as well check for style guides. I wouldn't want my stuff to clash and add extra work for another editor putting it right-side up. Oh, greetings, by the way! I'm usually Stabs, but that name is taken in Fandom, so here's Stabbier.
Stabbier (talk) 20:26, 19 May 2021‎ (UTC)

Greetings, and welcome to the wiki! Thank you for offering to write the Imaskarcana article. We have a guide for using the item template and its sections here. Just copy in the infobox (at the top of the page) and the standardized sections (at the bottom). It might be a good idea to look at a decent article about a similar item type, say orb of dragonkind. A style guide to creating articles can be found here. You should also use past-tense and write the content in your own words.
Possessed Priest (talk) 20:47, 19 May 2021 (UTC)

Hi! Welcome to the wiki and thanks for asking. The Manual of Style is a perennial something-I-should-get-back-to, I'm afraid.

Until then, Possessed Priest has the right approach for you. I have edited your Imaskarcana page to fix a number of things up; take a look at the page's revision history. In particular, that should show you how to call citation templates (using {{Cite book/...|?}}) and make footnote references (<ref name="RefName"></ref>).

Furthermore, if you want to go further with this, I recommend making separate pages for each of the Imaskarcana, as they are different descriptions, powers, and histories, so they would be more easily handled separately. Then the Imaskarcana can serve as a summary or overview.
BadCatMan (talk) 01:38, 20 May 2021 (UTC)

Well, thank you for the warm welcome. This format... is a challenge. I think it may take some time for me to brush up on the system, I will try to at least help in the meantime.
Stabbier (talk) I have no idea what time it is.

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