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The Monthly Challenge for April contains 67 works. You can help by reading the guide and contributing to the current challenge.
This month:
  • Pages processed: 2744 (91.5% of target)
  • Avg. pages/day: 172
  • Yesterday: 170

Last month:
  • Pages processed: 4334 (144.5% of target)
  • Avg. pages/day: 140


The current Proofread of the Month is The Tower (1928) by William Butler Yeats.

Recent collaborations: Memoirs of the Lady Hester Stanhope, The Story of the Flute, The Art of Kissing, Frenzied Fiction, Napoleon, Doom of the Great City, The Ocean and its Wonders, The Playboy of the Western World, Kutenai Tales, A History of Japanese Colour-Prints

The current Maintenance of the Month task is Work licensing

Recent collaborations: Work index revision, Orphans, Proposed policies and guidelines, Author page connection with Wikidata items, Help page improvement, Undated works

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