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Post by Lmnei » January 5th, 2020, 1:01 pm

The Homesteader by Oscar Micheaux (1884 - 1951).
This is the store of purchasing a relinquishment on a homestead in South Dakota at the age of twenty; five years later he had succeeded and owned considerable lands in the country wherein he had settled. (to be edited before book completion) ( Lynda Marie Neilson)
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Last edited by Lmnei on January 5th, 2020, 4:57 pm, edited 3 times in total.

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Post by Lmnei » January 5th, 2020, 2:21 pm

Either Helen or I will DPL this.

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Post by MaryAnnSpiegel » January 5th, 2020, 4:32 pm

Thanks for setting this up Lynda. I'd be happy to MC it for you. I'll add Helen to the MW and you can decide between you who will pl what.

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Post by MaryAnnSpiegel » January 5th, 2020, 4:41 pm

Lynda,
Since this book has 4 epochs, the chapter numbers and section numbers will not align. You will probably need to adjust the intros and outros so readers know how to handle that.
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Post by Lmnei » January 5th, 2020, 4:44 pm

Yup - got it.

I was just waiting for the MW to type the Chapters in and then adjust the intro/outro lines that are spoken. I am doing a similar book as a solo currently.

Thanks for taking this one on!

Lynda

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Post by MaryAnnSpiegel » January 5th, 2020, 4:46 pm

My pleasure!

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Post by Lmnei » January 5th, 2020, 4:59 pm

MaryAnn -

Can you please take a peek at the MW and intro/outro and ensure I have started setting it up as you think I should? This is how I have it set up for my other book.

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Post by MaryAnnSpiegel » January 5th, 2020, 6:52 pm

That will work. But what do you think if you started with Section number?

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Post by Lmnei » January 5th, 2020, 6:57 pm

MaryAnnSpiegel wrote:
January 5th, 2020, 6:52 pm
That will work. But what do you think if you started with Section number?

"Section [number] of The Homesteader. 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 Homesteader by Oscar Micheaux. Chapter [#], Epoch [#] [Chapter title].

That way, once you get into the second and third epoch, the listener can quickly determine that the sections are in order, without having to sort out the epochs.

MaryAnn
Very good point!

Thanks!

Lynda

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Post by geoffbl » January 11th, 2020, 6:37 am

Hi MaryAnn,
Please find the link to chapter one below.
Duration: 15:06

https://librivox.org/uploads/maryannspiegel/homesteader_01_micheaux_128kb.mp3

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Post by geoffbl » January 11th, 2020, 6:50 am

Hi MaryAnn,
I think I am saying the name of Nubbin Ridge wrong. Let me know if that is the case so I can fixe it up.

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Post by Lmnei » January 11th, 2020, 12:08 pm

Thanks Geoff -

I will probably get to it tomorrow as I have a pretty busy day today.

I am the Book Coordinator so all questions should be targetted to me. MaryAnn is the MC who is the admin who does the technical things with the book such as setting up the Magic Window and compiling the book at the end.

I really appreciate you pointing out this word as it is important we say things similarly!

Lynda

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Post by PhyllisV » January 12th, 2020, 8:54 am

I would like to claim sections 3, 4, 5.

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Post by Lmnei » January 13th, 2020, 11:13 am

PhyllisV wrote:
January 12th, 2020, 8:54 am
I would like to claim sections 3, 4, 5.
They are all yours Phyllis! Have fun!

Lynda

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Post by HZFerr » January 13th, 2020, 10:13 pm

DPL happily reporting in! :D

Hi Lynda & Geoff

sect 1
PL OK

Excellent reading! :clap:
"Ains a year say a prayer faur me
close yir een an remember me." Sgt. Joseph Kilna MacKenzie
POW/MIA we will remember them.

Helen

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