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Date: Fri, 04 Jul 1997 17:49:17 -0500
From: Tim Hays thays@erols.com
To: locus@locusmag.com
Subject: Great Job

Thanks very much for implementing the WWW version of LOCUS! This is a wonderful site and an excellent supplement for long-term LOCUS subscribers. Keep up the good work!!

Tim Hays


Date: Mon, 23 Jun 1997 14:15:54 -0400 (EDT)
From: "John O'Neill" editor@sfsite.com
To: Mark Kelly mrkelly@compuserve.com
Subject: coverage of Locus at SF Site

Just a quick note to let you know that the Locus website was selected by our editors to be our "FEATURED SITE" for June. It's been highlighted on our front page since we went live with our new format, at:


I hope you have a chance to stop by and have a look.


Date: Sun, 8 Jun 1997 17:11:50 -0400 (EDT)
From: LadyKuk@aol.com
To: locus@locusmag.com
Subject: Kudos

What an efficient and fast-loading website!

I'm especially excited about the page for Breaking News; that could become a very important asset to writers, the publishing industry being as changeable as it is...

Plus, I'll be able to renew via e-mail from now on!

Good effort and a good design. Mark Kelly gets two thumbs up.


LadyKuk@aol.com (Sally Kohonoski)


Date: Tue, 13 May 1997 20:45:18 -0700
From: "CHRONBKS" CHRONBKS@concentric.net
To: locus@locusmag.com
Subject: Your Web Page


Just got a chance to view your new site. Looks great!! I especially like the database of "Titles published since..." Great resource. Our readers will love it! We'll add a link from our page to yours. We'd appreciate a link back our page (on-line book stores).


Chronicles Bookshop


Date: Tue, 13 May 1997 19:14:25 -0700
From: "Ron Steele" da5id@intergate.bc.ca
To: locus@locusmag.com
Subject: Finally, a web site!

I've been reading your mag for years now(far and above THE best sci fi mag on the planet).It's nice to see this fantastic site, I'ved searched for it scince day one on the net(2yrs).Keep up the good work.


Date: Tue, 13 May 1997 15:16:37 -0700
From: "terry boren" tboren@mosquitonet.com
To: locus@locusmag.com
Subject: Magazine

Dear Locus,

The page looks great! Thanks for your hard work.



Date: Thu, 8 May 1997 02:20:16 -0400
From: "John O'Neill" editor@sfsite.com
Subject: Locus website
Cc: locus@locusmag.com


I wanted to write and thank you personally for featuring the SF Site so prominently on the "Links" page on your website. It was a real boost to our staff to be listed first, especially since you included so many other fine resources on the list. We've been striving hard to become the premier site for true SF fans/book lovers on the Web, and it's gratifying to be recognized by the flagship publication of the industry.

Having said that, I have to tip my hat to the rest of your website as well. We've been patiently listing Locus' site in our own SF Resources section ever since you first started mentioning it in the indicia on page 3, but I admit to wondering if it would ever really appear. I also expected a fairly rudimentary first effort, something akin to the larger index sites: plenty of content, very little oxygen on the page. Imagine my surprise when I discovered the striking layout and design of your site. You obviously have a professional background in web design, and you've taken the time to craft a clean and very original look. The content, as expected, is up to Locus' usual standards. All in all, you've vaulted to the top of our hotlist. Kudos all around.

Our Links editor has already placed a link to your page off of our homepage (www.sfsite.com). Some 70,000 people visit the SF Site every month, so I hope this will help get the word out. If there's anything else we can do, please be sure to let me know.

Welcome to the Web!

Best regards,

John O'Neill
Managing Editor
SF Site


Date: Thu, 01 May 1997 12:26:32 -0700
To: mrkelly@compuserve.com
Subject: locusmag

Wow, this thing came up _fast_! Very impressive work, especially on the front page, which feels like a huge graphic but isn't.

I'm going to set you guys up as an Editor's Pick of the Month over on the Speculations site; thanks for the link you've already put in to us. (Um, if you have a second, I'd love it if you could fix our title; we're Speculations, not Speculations Newsletter. But that's nitpicking.)

--Kent Brewster, publisher, Speculations


Date: Sat, 19 Apr 1997 09:48:02 -0700
Sender: charles_barrett@compuserve.com
To: mrkelly@compuserve.com
Subject: Locus Magazine Web Site

Very nice!!!
You've done a splendid job of giving all of the pages a consistent, unified style that hangs together beautifully. The graphic elements really contribute without being distracting or causing slow loading.

Excellent job!

Charles B.