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Post by jrob1385 » February 24th, 2006, 9:52 pm

Hey everyone,

My name is Jeff; I found this site through a listserv and I'm psyched about volunteering. I'm a broadcast journalism major at the University of Southern California right now, though I'm graduating in December. I recently recorded someone's audiobook, called Saragosa by Bill Wilbur (www.billwilbur.com), which took tons of effort! So I'm looking forward to only volunteering for one chapter at a time, because I definitely want to stay involved with audiobook recording.

I'm originally from Northern Virginia (Fairfax County) and return there every summer.

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Post by Cori » February 25th, 2006, 2:17 am

Heya Jeff!

Yes, the chapter-at-a-time wins my heart too ... I love recording and loathe editing, so the thought of managing a whole book (unless it was a chapter-length book) -- eeek!

Looking forward to hearing your accent - sounds like it might be an interesting one :D Have fun!
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Post by raynr » February 26th, 2006, 5:42 pm

Hello Jeff,

welcome to Librivox. It is always good to hear new voices here. But be warned: you can't just record a chapter here and there: you will quickly get addicted to LibriVox and won't stop recording :wink:

But seriously, the concept of recording single chapters was made especially because it is clear that recording a whole book alone is very ambitious and a huge effort.
Feel free to claim any chapter you want. If you have any questions, just ask. Here is very friendly folk around, who will help you with any problems.


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Post by kayray » February 26th, 2006, 6:01 pm

Hey Jeff, we're practically neighbors -- I'm in north San Diego county. Welcome to librivox! Make yourself at home here and have fun :)

Happy reading!
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Post by hugh » February 26th, 2006, 9:03 pm

hey jeff jump right in!

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