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Post Posted:: May 31st, 2016, 8:26 am 

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Elsie's New Relations by Martha Finley (1828 - 1909).


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In this ninth book in the classic Elsie Dinsmore series, the family finishes their summer at the seaside and returns to Ion. The narrative turns from Elsie to Violet's family, particularly her step-children Max and Lulu as they adjust to life in their new family. Edward and Zoe have a few rough patches in their marriage. ( GabrielleC)






    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/etext/14909
    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


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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: YS0MduK4

      • Link to author on Wikipedia (if available): (Martha Finley) : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martha_Finley
      • Link to title on Wikipedia (if available):
      • Number of sections (files) this project will have: 25
      • Does the project have an introduction or preface [y/n]: No
      • Original publication date (if known): 1883
      • 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: Children's Fiction/Religion; Children's Fiction/Family; Children's Fiction/Historical; General Fiction/Published 1800 -1900; Historical Fiction; Religious Fiction/Christian Fiction

      Keywords that describe the book:

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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 Elsie's New Relations. 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:
        "Elsie's New Relations, by Martha Finley. [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 Elsie's New Relations, by Martha Finley. "

      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
      elsiesnewrelations_##_finley_128kb.mp3 (all lower-case) where ## is the section number (e.g. elsiesnewrelations_01_finley_128kb.mp3)
    9. [b]Example ID3 V2 tags - You do not need to add ID3 tags - they are added automatically when I put it in the catalogue :)


      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: kathrinee
      • 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 31st, 2016, 8:27 am 

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Here we go with the next book in the series!

I believe Rachel (SweetPea) wanted to be the DPL again for this project.

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Post Posted:: May 31st, 2016, 1:42 pm 

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Reporting for duty!

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Post Posted:: May 31st, 2016, 2:32 pm 

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SweetPea wrote:
Reporting for duty!

:D :D :thumbs: :mrgreen: :clap: :mrgreen: :thumbs: :D :D

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Post Posted:: May 31st, 2016, 3:51 pm 
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I can set this up for you :) I'll be back in a bit with a MW

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All set :)

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Post Posted:: May 31st, 2016, 7:55 pm 

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Thank you, Kathrine! :D

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Post Posted:: June 2nd, 2016, 12:49 pm 
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Let's fly over to Readers Wanted: Books :D

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Post Posted:: June 3rd, 2016, 4:49 pm 

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I'm taking chapter 25. (Yes, I want the really short chapter. Don't judge. :wink: )

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Post Posted:: June 3rd, 2016, 5:14 pm 

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Andddd....here is chapter 25! :D

https://librivox.org/uploads/kathrinee/elsiesnewrelations_25_finley_128kb.mp3 - 3:19

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Post Posted:: June 11th, 2016, 4:30 pm 

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I love the Elsie Books! I believe I've even listened to both Gabrielle and Sweet Pea narrating them--you are both fantastic readers.

Anyhow, may I claim chapter 1 (and possibly more later)?

Thank you!

-Lily Marie

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Post Posted:: June 11th, 2016, 8:36 pm 

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Chapter 25 is PL OK! :D I won't judge you. I like to claim the short chapters too :oops:

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Post Posted:: June 11th, 2016, 8:43 pm 

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Lilymarie wrote:
I love the Elsie Books! I believe I've even listened to both Gabrielle and Sweet Pea narrating them--you are both fantastic readers.

Anyhow, may I claim chapter 1 (and possibly more later)?

Thank you!

-Lily Marie


Sure! Chapter 1 is all yours! :D

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Post Posted:: June 12th, 2016, 12:02 pm 

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Thank you!

Here it is! Haha, any tips for doing men's voices? I'm trying to find a good technique...

Elsie's New Relations chapter 1
11:41

https://librivox.org/uploads/kathrinee/elsiesnewrelations_01_finley_128kb.mp3

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Post Posted:: June 15th, 2016, 6:28 am 

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Lilymarie wrote:
Thank you!

Here it is! Haha, any tips for doing men's voices? I'm trying to find a good technique...

Elsie's New Relations chapter 1
11:41

https://librivox.org/uploads/kathrinee/elsiesnewrelations_01_finley_128kb.mp3


Thanks for the section!

I don't intentionally do "voices", though I have been told that I actually do them, I just try to make each character distinct because each one will have a different personality and a different way of speaking a phrase. I don't put a lot of effort into it though, I just sit down, read the chapter, and don't worry too much about it.

Maybe Rachel (SweetPea) has some tips?

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Post Posted:: June 15th, 2016, 6:38 am 

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Thank you! That's a good idea to have distinct voices! I need to make sure I separate my narrator from the character.

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