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Post Posted:: May 25th, 2015, 9:17 pm 
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The Favor of Kings by Mary Hastings Bradley (1882 - 1976).

This project is now complete! All audio files can be found on our catalog page: https://librivox.org/the-favor-of-kings-by-mary-hastings-bradley/



Volunteers outside the USA: Mary Hastings Bradley died in 1976. The author's work is still protected by copyright in places, like Europe, where copyright is author's death plus 70 years, Australia (author's death plus 70 years for authors who died after 1955) or Canada (author's death plus 50 years).

This is an abandoned solo, brought back to life as a group project!

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"Never have bright romance and black scandal been more attached to the name of lovely woman," writes a quaint and susceptible chronicler, " than to that of fair Anne Boleyn." Certainly no girl ever flashed so meteor-like above the satellites of an English court, and no woman ever went to her doom under more awful accusations. Since fiction could not be half so amazing as the facts of Anne Boleyn's story, I have kept this novel of her fortunes true to those facts, and have gone, for their knowledge, not only to the histories written of this period, but in many cases to the sources of those histories. My endeavor has been to reveal the actual characters and the actual situations, and to use as much of the real incident and dialogue as possible." ( Summary from the Foreword)






    1. How to claim a part, and "how it all works" here To find a section to record, simply look at point 5. below at the sections. All the ones without names beside them are "up for grabs." Click "Post reply" at the top left of the screen and tell us which section you would like to read (include the section number from the left-most column in the reader list, please). Read points 6. to 8. below for what to do before, during and after your recording.
    2. New to recording? Please read our Newbie Guide to Recording!
    3. Is there a deadline? We ask that you submit your recorded sections within 1-2 months of placing your claim. Please note that to be fair to the readers who have completed their sections in a timely way, if you haven't submitted your recording(s) after two months, your sections will automatically be re-opened for other readers to claim, unless you post in this thread to request an extension. Extensions will be granted at the discretion of the Book Coordinator. If you cannot do your section, for whatever reason, just let me know and it'll go back to the pool. There's no shame in this; we're all volunteers and things happen.Please do not sign up for more sections than you can complete within the two month deadline.
    4. Where do I find the text? Source text (please only read from this text!): http://archive.org/details/favorkings01compgoog
    5. Please claim sections (the numbers in the first column below)! 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.

      Prospective Prooflisteners: Please read the Listeners Wanted FAQ before listening! Level of prooflistening requested: standard


      Please don't download or listen to files belonging to projects in process (unless you are the BC or PL). Our servers are not set up to handle the greater volume of traffic. Please wait until the project has been completed. Thanks!



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      BC Admin

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      This paragraph is temporary and will be replaced by the MC with the list of sections and reader (Magic Window) once this project is in the admin system.


      • Project Code: sgXbHbFg

      • Link to author on Wikipedia (if available): ( Mary Hastings Bradley) : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/_Mary_Hastings_Bradley
      • Link to title on Wikipedia (if available):
      • Number of sections (files) this project will have: 35
      • Does the project have an introduction or preface [y/n]: Yes
      • 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: Historical Fiction

      Keywords that describe the book: henry viii, anne boleyn

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    6. BEFORE recording: Please check the Recording Notes: http://librivox.org/forum/viewtopic.php?p=6427#6430

      Set your recording software to:
      Channels: 1 (Mono)
      Bit Rate: 128 kbps
      Sample Rate: 44.1 kHz

    7. DURING recording:
      No more than 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning of the recording!
      Make sure you add this to the beginning of your recording:
      START of recording (Intro)
      • "Chapter [number] of The Favor of Kings. This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information, or to volunteer, please visit: librivox DOT org"
      • If you wish, say: "Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
      • Say:
        "The Favor of Kings, by Mary Hastings Bradley. [Chapter]"

      END of recording
      • At the end of the section, say:
        "End of [Chapter]"
      • If you wish, say:
        "Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
      • At the end of the book, say (in addition):
        "End of The Favor of Kings, by Mary Hastings Bradley. "

      There should be 5 seconds silence at the end of the recording, or 10 seconds for files longer than 30 minutes.

      Please remember to check this thread frequently for updates!
    8. AFTER recording
      Need noise-cleaning?
      Listen to your file through headphones. If you can hear some constant background noise (hiss/buzz), you may want to clean it up a bit. The new (free) version 1.3.3. of Audacity has much improved noise-cleaning. See this LibriVox wiki page for a complete guide.
      Save files as
      128 kbps MP3
      favorofkings_##_bradley_128kb.mp3 (all lower-case) where ## is the section number (e.g. favorofkings_01_bradley_128kb.mp3)
    9. [b]Example ID3 V2 tags
      (To find out more about ID3 tags, go to our wiki: http://wiki.librivox.org/index.php/What_is_ID3)
      Add the following tags to your .mp3 file (how you do this depends on which software you use – if you are unsure about ID3 tags, send me a message). Please mind upper and lower case!
      No Tags Required For This Project

      Please ignore tags for Genre and Track Number - these will be filled in automatically at the cataloguing stage.
      Transfer of files (completed recordings) Please always post in this forum thread when you've sent a file. Also, post the length of the recording (file duration: mm:ss) together with the link.
      • Upload your file with the LibriVox Uploader: https://librivox.org/login/uploader
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        (If you have trouble reading the image above, please message an admin)
      • You'll need to select the MC, which for this project is: icequeen
      • When your upload is complete, you will receive a link - please post it in this thread.
      • If this doesn't work, or you have questions, please check our How To Send Your Recording wiki page.


      Any questions?
      Please post below

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Post Posted:: May 25th, 2015, 9:22 pm 
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We are open for business! This is an abandoned solo project that I was the DPL on, so I will continue as DPL

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Post Posted:: May 27th, 2015, 8:24 pm 
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Moving on to Readers Wanted!

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Post Posted:: July 2nd, 2015, 2:39 pm 
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May I read section 6?
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Post Posted:: July 2nd, 2015, 8:21 pm 
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Lynnet wrote:
May I read section 6?
Lynne


Absolutely, Lynne! Thank you!

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Post Posted:: July 3rd, 2015, 7:38 am 
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Here is chapter 6:

https://librivox.org/uploads/icequeen/favorofkings_06_bradley_128kb.mp3

14:07
Lynne

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Post Posted:: July 3rd, 2015, 11:18 am 
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Lynnet wrote:


Thanks Lynne!

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Post Posted:: July 3rd, 2015, 8:59 pm 
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Chapter 6 is PL OK!

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Post Posted:: October 25th, 2015, 5:50 am 

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Can I put my name down for section 7 please?

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Post Posted:: October 25th, 2015, 2:46 pm 
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GNOMESB wrote:
Can I put my name down for section 7 please?


Yes, absolutely! Thanks Naomi!

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Post Posted:: October 30th, 2015, 7:33 pm 

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Section 7 uploaded. Recording length: 29:39

[url]
https://librivox.org/uploads/icequeen/favourofkings_07_bradley_128kb.mp3[/url]

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Post Posted:: October 30th, 2015, 8:18 pm 
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GNOMESB wrote:
Section 7 uploaded. Recording length: 29:39

[url]
https://librivox.org/uploads/icequeen/favourofkings_07_bradley_128kb.mp3[/url]



Thanks Naomi!

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Post Posted:: October 30th, 2015, 11:04 pm 

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icequeen wrote:
GNOMESB wrote:
Section 7 uploaded. Recording length: 29:39

[url]
https://librivox.org/uploads/icequeen/favourofkings_07_bradley_128kb.mp3[/url]



Thanks Naomi!


Sorry - I realised I spelt the file name incorrectly. Here is corrected file

https://librivox.org/uploads/icequeen/favorofkings_07_bradley_128kb.mp3

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Post Posted:: October 31st, 2015, 12:25 pm 
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GNOMESB wrote:
icequeen wrote:
GNOMESB wrote:
Section 7 uploaded. Recording length: 29:39

[url]
https://librivox.org/uploads/icequeen/favourofkings_07_bradley_128kb.mp3[/url]



Thanks Naomi!


Sorry - I realised I spelt the file name incorrectly. Here is corrected file

https://librivox.org/uploads/icequeen/favorofkings_07_bradley_128kb.mp3


Not a problem! Thank you!

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Post Posted:: October 31st, 2015, 8:59 pm 

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Can I put my name down for sections 11, 14 and 18 please?

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