COMPLETE Short Stories for Short People by Aspinwall -ck

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Post by Carolin » March 23rd, 2015, 5:52 am

Short Stories for Short People by Alicia Stuart Aspinwall (? - ?).

This project is now complete! All audio files can be found on the catalog page for this project: http://librivox.org/short-stories-for-short-people-by-alicia-stuart-aspinwall/
This is a collection of short stories by Alicia Aspinwall. ( Carolin)
    1. How to claim a part, and "how it all works" here To find a section to record, simply look at point 5. below at the sections. All the ones without names beside them are "up for grabs." Click "Post reply" at the top left of the screen and tell us which section you would like to read (include the section number from the left-most column in the reader list, please). Read points 6. to 8. below for what to do before, during and after your recording.
    2. New to recording? Please read our Newbie Guide to Recording!
    3. Is there a deadline? We ask that you submit your recorded sections within 1-2 months of placing your claim. Please note that to be fair to the readers who have completed their sections in a timely way, if you haven't submitted your recording(s) after two months, your sections will automatically be re-opened for other readers to claim, unless you post in this thread to request an extension. Extensions will be granted at the discretion of the Book Coordinator. If you cannot do your section, for whatever reason, just let me know and it'll go back to the pool. There's no shame in this; we're all volunteers and things happen.Please do not sign up for more sections than you can complete within the two month deadline.
    4. Where do I find the text? Source text (please only read from this text!): https://archive.org/details/shortstoriesforsx00aspi
    5. Please claim sections (the numbers in the first column below)! If this is your first recording, please let me know under which name or pseudonym you'd like to appear in the LibriVox catalogue. We can also link to a personal website/blog.

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    6. BEFORE recording: Please check the Recording Notes: http://librivox.org/forum/viewtopic.php?p=6427#6430

      Set your recording software to:
      Channels: 1 (Mono)
      Bit Rate: 128 kbps
      Sample Rate: 44.1 kHz
    7. DURING recording:
      No more than 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning of the recording!
      Make sure you add this to the beginning of your recording:
      START of recording (Intro)
      • "Chapter [number] of Short Stories for Short People. This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information, or to volunteer, please visit: librivox DOT org"
      • If you wish, say: "Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
      • Say:
        "Short Stories for Short People, by Alicia Stuart Aspinwall. [Chapter]"

      END of recording
      • At the end of the section, say:
        "End of [Chapter]"
      • If you wish, say:
        "Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
      • At the end of the book, say (in addition):
        "End of Short Stories for Short People, by Alicia Stuart Aspinwall. "

      There should be 5 seconds silence at the end of the recording, or 10 seconds for files longer than 30 minutes.

      Please remember to check this thread frequently for updates!
    8. AFTER recording
      Need noise-cleaning?
      Listen to your file through headphones. If you can hear some constant background noise (hiss/buzz), you may want to clean it up a bit. The new (free) version 1.3.3. of Audacity has much improved noise-cleaning. See this LibriVox wiki page for a complete guide.
      Save files as
      128 kbps MP3
      shortstoriesforshortpeople_##_aspinwall_128kb.mp3 (all lower-case) where ## is the section number (e.g. shortstoriesforshortpeople_01_aspinwall_128kb.mp3)
    9. Example ID3 V2 tags
      (To find out more about ID3 tags, go to our wiki: http://wiki.librivox.org/index.php/What_is_ID3)
      Add the following tags to your .mp3 file (how you do this depends on which software you use – if you are unsure about ID3 tags, send me a message). Please mind upper and lower case!
      Artist: Alicia Stuart Aspinwall
      Title: ## - [Section title]
      Album: Short Stories for Short People

      Please ignore tags for Genre and Track Number - these will be filled in automatically at the cataloguing stage.
      Transfer of files (completed recordings) Please always post in this forum thread when you've sent a file. Also, post the length of the recording (file duration: mm:ss) together with the link.
      • Upload your file with the LibriVox Uploader: https://librivox.org/login/uploader
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      • You'll need to select the MC, which for this project is: Carolin
      • When your upload is complete, you will receive a link - please post it in this thread.
      • If this doesn't work, or you have questions, please check our How To Send Your Recording wiki page.


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      Please post below
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Post by Carolin » March 23rd, 2015, 6:05 am

we are open for claims and a dpl is wanted :)

the stories are very cute, and have really nice illustrations as well that you might want to check out. all stories will come in at between 5-10 minutes max.

also, note to self - the birth year in the catalog is at the moment still 1887, but ms aspinwall had a child before this book was published in 1896.
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Post by Kristingj » March 23rd, 2015, 7:19 am

well, let's start the claiming:P I'll take sections 7, 10 and 24
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Post by Carolin » March 23rd, 2015, 11:09 am

thank you kristin!
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Post by Carolin » March 24th, 2015, 11:22 am

off into readers wanted!
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Post by marcgrr » March 28th, 2015, 6:02 pm

Could I have 23 - The Bold Bad Bicycle?

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Post by Carolin » March 29th, 2015, 5:08 am

sure, marc, thank you!
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Post by baileyspring » April 1st, 2015, 3:17 am

I'm happy to DPL for you if that's OK.


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Post by Carolin » April 1st, 2015, 4:16 am

thats great, tom, welcome to this project! :thumbs:
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Post by AprilWalters » April 5th, 2015, 6:13 pm

I'd like to be some inanimate objects:
12 The Light-House Lamp
25 How the Andirons Took a Walk

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Post by Carolin » April 6th, 2015, 3:52 am

thank you marc and april!

marc, how long is the recording (mm:ss)?
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Post by marcgrr » April 6th, 2015, 10:12 am

Ooops I forgot about the length :oops:. My recording for section 23 is 10:27.

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Post by ProseandProdigyManly » April 6th, 2015, 5:17 pm

Hallo!!!
Gunning for MY FLANNEL ROOSTER section 16. Thanks.

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Post by Carolin » April 7th, 2015, 1:17 am

thank you both!
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