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tfallon09
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Joined: April 17th, 2006, 1:22 pm

Post by tfallon09 » April 17th, 2006, 1:41 pm

New to the site, and looking forward to helping out. Please feel free to send any helpful hints or advice from old pros!
Tessa

ceastman
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Post by ceastman » April 17th, 2006, 2:50 pm

Welcome welcome! We're delighted you're here. :)

One of the areas we could really use some help with right now is proof-listening. There are several projects, most notably King Solomon's Mines (http://librivox.org/forum/viewtopic.php?t=2057&highlight=) that need people to listen through chapter files for long pauses, repeated phrases, etc. It's a great way to help, especially if you're waiting for new equipment (like a microphone for doing recordings!) to ship to you. :)

Once you're ready to try recording, hop on over to Weekly Poetry or Aesop's Fables (both in Readers Wanted: Short Works, http://librivox.org/forum/viewforum.php?f=19). Very short pieces are a great way to get used to your recording equipment and software before embarking on a longer piece of writing.

Enjoy yourself, and let us know if you'd like any help!

vee
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Post by vee » April 17th, 2006, 5:14 pm

Great to have you here. Really the best advice we have is to find books you're interested in and enjoy the process. Relax and take your time, and get a good microphone.

Chris
Chris Vee
"You never truly understand something until you can explain it to your grandmother." - Albert Einstein

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