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Post by knotyouraveragejo » January 17th, 2020, 11:21 am

It is entirely up to you, but you might want to add word counts for the chapters in the notes column. In some cases it can help attract readers if they know about how long the chapters are so they have a better idea of the time commitment. This isn't a requirement at all, but has become somewhat common practice with group projects when the text is not a scan. There are plug-ins for your browser that make this relatively simple. Look for one called word count or something similar.

Now that the team is all set, I will move the thread over to Readers Wanted. :)
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Post by stoogeswoman » January 17th, 2020, 4:39 pm

knotyouraveragejo wrote:
January 17th, 2020, 11:21 am
It is entirely up to you, but you might want to add word counts for the chapters in the notes column. In some cases it can help attract readers if they know about how long the chapters are so they have a better idea of the time commitment. This isn't a requirement at all, but has become somewhat common practice with group projects when the text is not a scan. There are plug-ins for your browser that make this relatively simple. Look for one called word count or something similar.

Now that the team is all set, I will move the thread over to Readers Wanted. :)
OK, I just did the word count (I know how to do this from online transcription stuff I do). And whew, some of these chapters are longer than I thought! Most are between 3,000-5,000, but there's one (chapter 3) that's 8,500!

Do you think I should break that one up and renumber the sections? Or is 8,500 words doable? Let me know your thoughts and I'll do the necessary work. Otherwise I'll leave them as is.

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Post by knotyouraveragejo » January 17th, 2020, 4:53 pm

Yes, I would probably split that one. It will be much easier to get readers.
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Post by stoogeswoman » January 17th, 2020, 5:33 pm

knotyouraveragejo wrote:
January 17th, 2020, 4:53 pm
Yes, I would probably split that one. It will be much easier to get readers.
OK, I've done so. Thanks! I'll also advise the two other readers to be aware of the new section numbers. 8-)

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Post by KevinS » January 17th, 2020, 5:42 pm

Seven is my lucky number. It was Mickey Mantle's number!

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Post by stoogeswoman » January 17th, 2020, 5:45 pm

KevinS wrote:
January 17th, 2020, 5:42 pm
Seven is my lucky number. It was Mickey Mantle's number!
Actual joke I just found online:

Q: Which baseball player loved fireplaces?
A: Mickey Mantle.

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Post by KevinS » January 17th, 2020, 5:52 pm

stoogeswoman wrote:
January 17th, 2020, 5:45 pm
KevinS wrote:
January 17th, 2020, 5:42 pm
Seven is my lucky number. It was Mickey Mantle's number!
Actual joke I just found online:

Q: Which baseball player loved fireplaces?
A: Mickey Mantle.
Hahah!

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Post by redshark » January 17th, 2020, 7:56 pm

I would like to record Chapter II Woodcraft.
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Post by stoogeswoman » January 17th, 2020, 9:03 pm

redshark wrote:
January 17th, 2020, 7:56 pm
I would like to record Chapter II Woodcraft.
Jan Roeder
Hi, Jan -- welcome! Have you passed your one-minute test yet? Once you've done that, we'll be happy to have you join us - thanks! :)

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Post by redshark » January 18th, 2020, 8:08 am

I did pass the one minute test but it has been many months ago. I will repeat it.

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Post by stoogeswoman » January 18th, 2020, 11:39 am

redshark wrote:
January 18th, 2020, 8:08 am
I did pass the one minute test but it has been many months ago. I will repeat it.
Oh, if you did pass it, you should be OK. What do the rest of you think?

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Post by ScientificMethodist » January 18th, 2020, 11:54 am

stoogeswoman wrote:
January 18th, 2020, 11:39 am
redshark wrote:
January 18th, 2020, 8:08 am
I did pass the one minute test but it has been many months ago. I will repeat it.
Oh, if you did pass it, you should be OK. What do the rest of you think?
Good to go!

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Post by knotyouraveragejo » January 18th, 2020, 3:08 pm

stoogeswoman wrote:
January 18th, 2020, 11:39 am
redshark wrote:
January 18th, 2020, 8:08 am
I did pass the one minute test but it has been many months ago. I will repeat it.
Oh, if you did pass it, you should be OK. What do the rest of you think?
As long as nothing has changed in your setup, no need for a second 1 min test.
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Post by redshark » January 18th, 2020, 3:12 pm

Thanks for the quick reply. I did submit a new test just to be sure.

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