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Post Posted:: November 9th, 2015, 7:58 pm 
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"Boy" The Wandering Dog by Marshall Saunders (1861 - 1947).

This project is complete and all audio files can be found in the catalogue: https://librivox.org/boy-the-wandering-dog-by-marshall-saunders/

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Another 'dog's-eye view' book for children by this early activist for the American Humane Society. In this tale, we follow the travels and adventures of Boy, a loveable and loyal wire-haired fox-terrier in city and country. ( Lynne Thompson)


    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://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/50394
    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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      Genres for the project: Children's Fiction/Animals & Nature
      Keywords that describe the book: adventure, dogs, Friendship, loyalty
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      Magic Window:



      BC Admin
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      Readers, please note: no extensions will be granted thru July 2016. If you are unable to complete your section(s) it will be reassigned

    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 "Boy" The Wandering Dog. 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:
        ""Boy" The Wandering Dog, by Marshall Saunders. [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 "Boy" The Wandering Dog, by Marshall Saunders. "

      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
      boythewanderingdog_##_saunders_128kb.mp3 (all lower-case) where ## is the section number (e.g. boythewanderingdog_01_saunders_128kb.mp3)

    9. 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: Rapunzelina
      • 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:: November 10th, 2015, 12:00 pm 
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Hello Lynne! Let me MC this one! I'll go set it up!


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Post Posted:: November 10th, 2015, 12:07 pm 
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MW is in place and you should have access!


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Post Posted:: November 10th, 2015, 12:57 pm 

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I'd like to read Chapter 4 - My New Master
Thanks
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Post Posted:: November 10th, 2015, 1:22 pm 
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And we are open for readers.

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Post Posted:: November 10th, 2015, 1:22 pm 
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BettyB wrote:
I'd like to read Chapter 4 - My New Master
Thanks
BettyB

You've got it, Betty.

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Post Posted:: November 11th, 2015, 4:31 am 
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And we are now in Readers Wanted!


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Post Posted:: November 14th, 2015, 8:24 pm 

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https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/boythewanderingdog_04_saunders_128kb.mp3

Time is 15:33

Thanks.
BettyB

Fun read!


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Post Posted:: November 15th, 2015, 7:20 am 
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BettyB wrote:
https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/boythewanderingdog_04_saunders_128kb.mp3

Time is 15:33

Thanks.
BettyB

Fun read!

Thank you. Plenty more to choose from :mrgreen:

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Post Posted:: November 17th, 2015, 9:07 pm 

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Hi there! I'm interested in section 7. I'm a complete newbie to the site and this would be my first volunteer project, so if you have any helpful advice for me that would be awesome! :)

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Post Posted:: November 18th, 2015, 11:20 am 
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scarabimi wrote:
Hi there! I'm interested in section 7. I'm a complete newbie to the site and this would be my first volunteer project, so if you have any helpful advice for me that would be awesome! :)

Hi and welcome to Librivox!
This is a cute story for a first reading, but there are a few things to do before you get started.
You will need to complete a one minute test - this is to check your specs are up to Librivox standards, and if not, you'll be given hints on how to remedy that. http://wiki.librivox.org/index.php/1-Minute_Test
Please post your test in the Listeners Wanted forum (see the dropdown at the bottom of the page) for the speediest response. Waiting for the OK may seem tedious, but can save time in the long run.
You will also need to be added to the catalog of readers. I can do that for you, but I will need to know hoe you wish to appear. Most of us use our real names but a pseudonym or your forum name are acceptable. We can also link to a personal blog or website.
Be sure to read the first post - all the info you need is there, but if anything doesn't make sense, just ask. The wiki (see the top of the page) has bundles of info too.
Lynne

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Post Posted:: November 20th, 2015, 4:10 am 

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Hi,
Some of my projects just finished so if you're looking for a DPL I would be happy to help.
Valentine


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Post Posted:: November 20th, 2015, 7:26 am 
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valentine wrote:
Hi,
Some of my projects just finished so if you're looking for a DPL I would be happy to help.
Valentine

Thank you. That would be great.

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Post Posted:: November 20th, 2015, 7:30 am 
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Welcome to the project, valentine!


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Post Posted:: November 22nd, 2015, 8:15 am 
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Chapter 17 is ready for PL.
https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/boythewanderingdog_17_saunders_128kb.mp3

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