[GRP] Short Story Collection 075 - lt

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Post by Lynnet » October 15th, 2018, 2:45 pm

Short Story Collection Vol 075 by Various ( - ).

All audio files can be found on our catalog page: https://librivox.org/short-story-collection-vol-075-by-various/
A diverse collection of short stories selected and read in English by Librivox readers. This time, we delve into the works of Carolyn Wells, Egerton Castle, Lucy Maud Montgomery and Stephen Leacock and others to bring you tales of mystery, poignant romance, the quirky and the amusing. So sit back and enjoy the 75th Librivox Short Story Collection! ( )
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  • There is no need to state your intention to record a story.
    Just choose a Public Domain short story (under 60 minutes) in English and when you have recorded it, post it here. [/b]
    This collection will remain open until we have 20 submissions.
    New to recording? Please read our Newbie Guide to Recording!
    Where do I find the text? You can select any public domain short story. A good place to start is http://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Category:Bookshelf


    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.[/b]

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  • Link to author on Wikipedia (if available): ( Various) : n/a
  • Link to title on Wikipedia (if available):
  • Number of sections (files) this project will have: 20
  • Does the project have an introduction or preface [y/n]: No
  • Original publication date (if known):
  • If you are a new volunteer, how would you like your name (or pseudonym) credited in the catalog? Do you have a URL you would like associated with your name?:
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Genres for the project: Short Stories

Keywords that describe the book:

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[*]BEFORE recording: Please check the Recording Notes: viewtopic.php?p=6430#p6430

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"Title of Work], by [Author Name]. - This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information, or to volunteer, please visit: librivox DOT org"
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ss075_[shorttitleinoneword]_[readersinitials]_128kb.mp3 (all lower-case) (e.g. ss075_scarletletter_ge_128kb.mp3)

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When your upload is complete, you will receive a link - please post it in this thread, together with the following information:

Name of your story
Author (birth year - death year)
Translator if applicable (birth year - death year)
Source from which you read (e.g. Gutenberg etext url)
Length in mm:ss

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Please post below
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Post by msfry » October 15th, 2018, 5:45 pm

Here is my first contribution:

A humorous little essay entitled Living Alone, by Gelett Burgess
1886-1951
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/49285
https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/ss075_livingalone_mtf_128kb.mp3 8:44

Glad you're back. Hope all is well with you and yours.
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Post by Lynnet » October 15th, 2018, 6:03 pm

msfry wrote:
October 15th, 2018, 5:45 pm
Here is my first contribution:

A humorous little essay entitled Living Alone, by Gelett Burgess
1886-1951
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/49285
https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/ss075_livingalone_mtf_128kb.mp3 8:44

Glad you're back. Hope all is well with you and yours.
Off and running.
Thank you, yes. Scary for a while, but seems to be OK now :thumbs:
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Post by Grothmann » October 15th, 2018, 10:54 pm

Hi:

That was fast. New one--


Uncle Bentley And The Roosters
By Hayden Carruth

Read by Dale Grothmann
Time 7:25

Text file --
http://www.gutenberg.org/files/24434/24434-h/24434-h.htm

LV file
https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/ss075_unclebently_dg_128kb.mp3


Thanks
(And thank you for Checker. I wish I'd had it a year ago.)
Dale

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Post by Lynnet » October 16th, 2018, 4:50 am

Grothmann wrote:
October 15th, 2018, 10:54 pm
Hi:

That was fast. New one--


Uncle Bentley And The Roosters
By Hayden Carruth

Read by Dale Grothmann
Time 7:25

Text file --
http://www.gutenberg.org/files/24434/24434-h/24434-h.htm

LV file
https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/ss075_unclebently_dg_128kb.mp3


Thanks
(And thank you for Checker. I wish I'd had it a year ago.)
Dale
Thank you.
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Post by LikeManyWaters » October 16th, 2018, 9:54 am

I have a thanksgiving related short story i'd like to read. Is this the best place to put it?
(I didn't think there was usually a thanksgiving-specific short story collection, but just wanted to check to be sure)
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Post by Lynnet » October 16th, 2018, 11:08 am

LikeManyWaters wrote:
October 16th, 2018, 9:54 am
I have a thanksgiving related short story i'd like to read. Is this the best place to put it?
(I didn't think there was usually a thanksgiving-specific short story collection, but just wanted to check to be sure)
There isn't usually a Thanksgiving collection but sometimes there is a Holiday collection... you might want to check, although I'm not aware of one. Otherwise, by all means, submit it here.
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Post by Grothmann » October 16th, 2018, 2:33 pm

Hi again.

My Lost Opportunities
By Stephen Leacock
Read by Dale Grothmann
Time 6:30
Text
http://www.gutenberg.org/files/23449/23449-h/23449-h.htm
LV file
https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/ss075_lostyopportunity_dg_128kb.mp3

Thanks
Dale

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Post by cherylstewart » October 16th, 2018, 2:41 pm

Section 2 "Uncle Bentley and the Roosters" PL Note. One short repeat Dale, or double beginning, at about :33 seconds, starting with "The Burden of Uncle Bentley...of a business. The burden of ..." :)
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Post by cherylstewart » October 16th, 2018, 2:44 pm

Section 2 "Uncle Bentley and the Roosters" PL Note. One short repeat Dale, or double beginning, at about :33 seconds, starting with "The Burden of Uncle Bentley...of a business. The burden of ..." :)
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Post by cherylstewart » October 16th, 2018, 2:46 pm

Section 1 Living Alone, PL OK
Nice start to collection 75

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Post by Grothmann » October 16th, 2018, 2:55 pm

Sorry

Reloaded Uncle Bently corrections

https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/ss075_unclebently_dg_128kb.mp3

(Swear word not permitted when talking to ladies.)

Thanks for catching that.
Dale

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Post by Lynnet » October 16th, 2018, 3:21 pm

Grothmann wrote:
October 16th, 2018, 2:33 pm
Hi again.

My Lost Opportunities
By Stephen Leacock
Read by Dale Grothmann
Time 6:30
Text
http://www.gutenberg.org/files/23449/23449-h/23449-h.htm
LV file
https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/ss075_lostyopportunity_dg_128kb.mp3

Thanks
Dale
Thank you
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Post by Lynnet » October 16th, 2018, 5:04 pm

I have uploaded The Baron's Quarry
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Post by LikeManyWaters » October 17th, 2018, 1:47 pm

"Three Thanksgiving Kisses"
Edward P. Roe (1838-1888)

From this collection:
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/5320

https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/ss075_threethanksgivingkisses_lmw_128kb.mp3
35:34
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