Too Many Emails?|
Too many Internet Writing Workshop emails in your inbox? This page is
here to help.
Emails--SUBs, CRITS, and discussion posts, are our
workshop's blood. We have nine critiquing lists and four discussion lists, each
sending emails in this electronic school where we all teach each other.
1) Receive in DIGEST format where
each list's daily emails come stacked in one or more large emails. See
instructions for setting your address to "digest" at
2) MAILBOXES (or FOLDERS) and FILTERS.
Mailboxes are usually found in a column on the left
edge your email program's screen.
All modern email programs let you create your own new
Start by creating a mailbox
for each of the lists you've subscribed to.
(I'll tell you how in a minute.)
For example, assume you've joined Poetry-W,
Practice-W and the Writing list. You would create mailboxes
(You're not limited to these. Use your imagination.)
Next, you would tell your email program to automatically sort incoming
mail, whether individual emails or digests, into the proper mailboxes. You can
also move emails manually from your inbox to named mailboxes.
WEB SITES THAT TELL YOU HOW TO CREATE
EMAIL BOXES AND SORTING RULES:
I found the following using Google. Do your own search, and
you can find others.
You can also use the words Email Filter
Outlook Express and Windows Mail (Vista):
Microsoft Outlook 2000: