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Dee Wolfe, New to Librivox

Posted: August 3rd, 2021, 7:51 pm
by dwolfe
Greetings, Everyone!

New to Librivox and am interested in recording readings. Grateful for the volunteer opportunity to give back in any way I can and in such an affirming way.

I am in the DMV area, near Annapolis, MD, and have a passion for books, reading, imagination. I'm a leadership training executive and love the curious nature of how people, in general, use their particular brand of genius to create wondrous realities. Most of the time, I believe.

Looking forward to getting to know you LibriVoxers (is this a term used?). Happy to be part of the magic you obviously create for so many.

Dee

Re: Dee Wolfe, New to Librivox

Posted: August 4th, 2021, 7:03 am
by ColleenMc
Welcome, Dee!

The best place to start is the wiki guide for Listeners and Volunteers: https://wiki.librivox.org/index.php?title=Main_Page . This will give you an idea of what you need and the steps to getting started. I recommend poking around the Librivox site for a bit as well as these boards to get a feel for how the whole process works, if you haven't previously been familiar with Librivox or used it as a listener.

You will want to do your 1-minute test to make sure your technical specs are good to go and once that has been okay'd, then a good way to get your feet wet is to do a chapter in a group project, or read a short work or a poem for one of the collections that are always going on in the Readers Wanted: Short Works board.

If you have any questions, just ask. Enjoy!

Colleen