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by Shepherd
May 20th, 2006, 4:43 am
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: COMPLETE: The King in Yellow, by Robert W. Chambers - AF/kl
Replies: 74
Views: 30165

Although the sound *is* an irritation, I'm afraid I'm going to leave it ... unless I get a cascade of complaints (say, another one): it's the thought of converting the new file to mp3 and the long upload that's off-putting. Oh, I wasn't imagining you'd re-do it... it's not that bad, honest. I was j...
by Shepherd
May 19th, 2006, 8:55 am
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: COMPLETE: The King in Yellow, by Robert W. Chambers - AF/kl
Replies: 74
Views: 30165

Damn, man, I love your voice and how you're reading this. Is that your natural accent? It gives me a bit of a disconnect with the New York setting, but there's a languid, unhurried quality to your reading that has this undercurrent of uncertainty when the narrator gets to the "crazy bits." It really...
by Shepherd
May 18th, 2006, 2:48 am
Forum: Need Help? Got Advice?
Topic: Making your reading sound Great
Replies: 188
Views: 103788

Another thing: 50% of verbal communication is actually visual. Facial expressions, body language, and hand gestures all "sell" what you're saying. So to emote in voice-only communications, you have to "over-sell" the read. The biggest challenge for me is hearing myself while I'm reading... I think I...
by Shepherd
May 17th, 2006, 6:40 am
Forum: Volunteers Wanted: Other LibriVox Projects
Topic: Help Wanted - Wikipedia Entries
Replies: 77
Views: 38509

I've been a Wikipedia volunteer for a long time ... not a super-dedicated one, but involved in the project for over six months now. While I think Mel is being a dick about this, there IS a good reason for not letting people affiliated with an external site propagate their material willy-nilly throug...
by Shepherd
May 17th, 2006, 2:08 am
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: COMPLETE: Spoon River Anthology by Edgar Lee Masters - PO/tc
Replies: 627
Views: 117073

Credit? Matthew Shepherd, www.shep.ca would be great! Thanks!
by Shepherd
May 16th, 2006, 3:45 pm
Forum: Need Help? Got Advice?
Topic: call 4 remote collaborators UlyssesCh15cPlayfulExperiment
Replies: 312
Views: 62333

This sounds way cool. If there's any way I can help, PM me or e-mail me. I've never read Ulysses, but that doesn't sound like it's necessarily a detriment. :)
by Shepherd
May 16th, 2006, 3:38 pm
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: COMPLETE: Spoon River Anthology by Edgar Lee Masters - PO/tc
Replies: 627
Views: 117073

Hey, that was fun! I used to work in radio and have been missing it -- this could become a habit. :)

http://shep.ca/audio/librivox/spoon_river_002_masters.mp3
http://shep.ca/audio/librivox/spoon_river_031_masters.mp3
http://shep.ca/audio/librivox/spoon_river_067_masters.mp3

Hope they're OK.
by Shepherd
May 16th, 2006, 8:44 am
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: COMPLETE: Spoon River Anthology by Edgar Lee Masters - PO/tc
Replies: 627
Views: 117073

I'm brand new, and for my first assignment I'd love to take some of this on. I'll volunteer for:

002 Hob Putt
031 Doc Hill
067 Sexsmith the Dentist

and we'll see how it goes from there.