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by lurcherlover
June 20th, 2021, 8:51 am
Forum: Readers Wanted: Short Works (Poetry & Prose)
Topic: Short Story Collection 98 - lt
Replies: 23
Views: 229

Re: Short Story Collection 98 - lt

https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/ss098_suicides_pt_128kb.mp3

Suicides by Guy de Maupassant (1850-1893)

Duration: 12:38

Source: https://www.gutenberg.org/files/3090/3090-h/3090-h.htm#2H_4_0171

Sorry, more Maupassant! This one is a cheery one though.

Peter
by lurcherlover
June 19th, 2021, 12:49 am
Forum: Need Help? Got Advice?
Topic: How To Be A Librivox Proof-Listener?
Replies: 5
Views: 141

Re: How To Be A Librivox Proof-Listener?

Not many or even none of us like the sound of our own voices much. But as you get really experienced at it you get to tolerate it a bit more.
by lurcherlover
June 19th, 2021, 12:41 am
Forum: Readers Wanted: Short Works (Poetry & Prose)
Topic: Short Story Collection 98 - lt
Replies: 23
Views: 229

Re: Short Story Collection 98 - lt

Sorry about that! I missed a proper lunch yesterday as my wife was at the Tate Modern Art gallery, so Bonnie my Lurcher, and I had only a few scraps ... but it was also a very wet day so not much of a walk either. You win some and lose some. Even the tennis from Queens was mostly washed out too. So ...
by lurcherlover
June 18th, 2021, 12:51 pm
Forum: Readers Wanted: Short Works (Poetry & Prose)
Topic: Short Story Collection 98 - lt
Replies: 23
Views: 229

Re: Short Story Collection 98 - lt

https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/ss098_fathermilon_pt_128kb.mp3

Father Milon by Guy de Maupassant (1850-1893)

Duration: 14:03
Source: http://www.gutenberg.org/files/3090/3090-h/3090-h.htm#2H_4_0008

That's the lot for the moment ...

Peter
by lurcherlover
June 14th, 2021, 9:03 am
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: (Complete) Short Story Collection 096 - lt
Replies: 76
Views: 2621

Re: (Complete) Short Story Collection 096 - lt

It was OK for me too!

Peter
by lurcherlover
June 6th, 2021, 6:41 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Watch A Voice Over Session Implode
Replies: 10
Views: 741

Re: Watch A Voice Over Session Implode

This is a normal everyday session for me. I even think he underplayed it a bit ... Seriously? I'm bettnig you have some great stories to tell! Not really. Things can get very frustrating like today having to abandon a book I had recorded nearly six chapters of, because there were so many mistakes i...
by lurcherlover
June 6th, 2021, 5:45 am
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: (Complete) Short Story Collection 097 - lt
Replies: 76
Views: 2171

Re: Short Story Collection 097 - lt

https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/ss097_sauvage_pt_128kb.mp3 Mother Sauvage by Guy de Maupassant (1850-1893) Duration: 17:37 Source: http://www.gutenberg.org/files/3090/3090-h/3090-h.htm#2H_4_0018 I thought I would get things moving again after having to abandon a book I thought of doing! I have t...
by lurcherlover
June 3rd, 2021, 2:52 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Watch A Voice Over Session Implode
Replies: 10
Views: 741

Re: Watch A Voice Over Session Implode

This is a normal everyday session for me. I even think he underplayed it a bit ...
by lurcherlover
May 28th, 2021, 1:49 pm
Forum: Need Help? Got Advice?
Topic: How do you keep up 150 WPM without slowing down?
Replies: 23
Views: 513

Re: How do you keep up 150 WPM without slowing down?

I'm with Phil and Don with this one. Speed of reading depends on the content, and I myself speed up and slow down depending on the context. I consciously try not to speak too fast as I then find it hard to make sense of the text. If I think (or it says) a character is hesitating, I will hesitate. Th...
by lurcherlover
May 25th, 2021, 12:42 pm
Forum: New Here? Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Greetings!
Replies: 1
Views: 135

Re: Greetings!

Wellcome, and it's great that you are here at Librivox. As a singer you may well find that you get into the swing of reading audiobooks fairly quickly. Once you get used to the system you will get recordings made fairly easily. Why not start with a short story? That can be anything from 5 minutes up...