Launching the LibriVox OCTOBER OFFENSIVE

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Post by RuthieG » September 30th, 2010, 4:27 am

THIS POST WILL NO LONGER BE UPDATED NOW THAT OCTOBER IS OVER.

It's that time again when we look at books that need a final push to get them into the catalogue. All these projects need you. Let's see how many books we can catalogue in October! Please sign up in the project threads.
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    It's October and RuthieG's feeling quite pensive
    At old projects sitting there still uncompleted.
    So it's time for the massive
    October Offensive
    To get them all finished. Let's not be defeated!

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Readers: please make sure you have no old outstanding claims (click on your name in the Magic Window of a project you have volunteered for) and also try to help with recording any sections in the list below.

BCs: please see this special post just for you! ;)


Admins: Feel free to add to or amend this post! :)
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ENGLISH FICTION:

[FICTION] John Halifax, Gentleman by Dinah Craik 8 sections available
[DRAMA] Faust by Goethe - Editors wanted for 2 more scenes. More readers wanted. See top post and linked Googledoc for details.
[DRAMA] The Three Sisters by Anton Chekhov 2 parts available (both male)
[EROTICA] The Complete Memoirs of Jacques Casanova - Vol 2 ALL CLAIMED
[FICTION] Aurora Floyd by Mary Elizabeth Braddon ALL CLAIMED
[FICTION] Tartarin de Tarascon by Alphonse Daudet ALL CLAIMED
[FICTION] Waverley, Volume 1 by Sir Walter Scott ALL CLAIMED
[MYSTERY] The Black Robe by Wilkie Collins ALL CLAIMED
[ROMANCE] Les Miserables last volume (English version)by Victor Hugo ALL CLAIMED
[EPIC POETRY] The Ramayana by Valmiki ALL CLAIMED
[CHILDREN] The Green Fairy Book by Andrew Lang ALL CLAIMED
[FICTION] Abandoned by William Clark Russell ALL CLAIMED
[SATIRE/FICTION] The Flying Inn by G.K. Chesterton - ALL CLAIMED

ENGLISH NON-FICTION:
[HISTORY] Atlantis: The Antediluvian World by Ignatius Loyola Donnelly 3 sections available
[MED] The Anatomy of Melancholy volume 2 by Robert Burton 5 sections available
[MEMOIRS] Eighty Years and More; Reminiscences 1815-1897 by Elizabeth Cady Stanton 14 sections available
[HISTORY] Zorra Boys at Home and Abroad by William Alexander MacKay 15 sections available

Image SLOW MOVERS
[FICTION] Belinda 5/39 completed
[FICTION] The Eye of Dread 12/40 completed.
[FICTION] Deerbrook by Harriet Martineau 8/55 completed
[FICTION] Hypatia 26/52 completed - 4 more claimed
[FICTION] East Lynne 2 years old! 40/60 completed
[FICTION] Marcella 7/47 completed
[FICTION] Camilla 32/109 completed
[KNIGHT-ERRANTRY] Amadis of Gaul 13/62 complete

BOOKS THAT HAVE NOT GOT OFF THE GROUND Help to give them a flying start! Image
[MYSTERY] Monsieur Lecoq, Part1, by Émile Gaboriau 4/43 completed
[FICTION] Toilers of the Sea by Victor Hugo, trans. Thomas 0/23 completed
[FICTION] Lord of the World by Robert Hugh Benson 3/59 completed

PL HELP NEEDED:
[NATURE]Elements of Geology (not PD in Death+70 countries) new DPL found
Adventures of Baron Munchausen

OTHER LANGUAGES:
[SPANISH] Relatos y Cuentos v. 2 - 2 sections available
[SPANISH] La Condenada y Otros Cuentos - 5 sections available
[FRENCH] Contes Cruels de Villiers de l'Isle Adam 6 sections available
[GERMAN] Waldheimat. Erzählungen aus der Jugendzeit von Peter Rosegger 4 sections available
[FRENCH] Confidences d'un joueur de clarinette 2 small roles available (1 claimed) ALL CLAIMED


:clap:
NOW CATALOGUED
[FICTION] Autumn Leaves, Original Pieces in Prose and Verse by Various Edited by Anna Wales Abbot COMPLETE
[DRAMA] The Jew of Malta by Christopher Marlowe (started Apr 2007) COMPLETE
[DRAMA] Five O'Clock Tea by W.D. Howells COMPLETE
[PHILOSOPHY] The Ethics by Spinoza COMPLETE
[SATIRE/FICTION] The Gilded Age by Mark Twain - COMPLETE
[DRAMA] Salome by Oscar Wilde COMPLETE
[HISTORY] The Journal of Lewis and Clarke by M. Lewis and W. Clarke COMPLETE
[FRENCH]20000 lieues sous les mers par Jules VerneCOMPLETE
[NATURE]Elements of Geology (not PD in Death+70 countries) COMPLETE
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Post by RuthieG » September 30th, 2010, 4:28 am

Important note to all BCs: Your projects are eagerly awaited by listeners, many of whom sign up to be emailed when the project is catalogued. For that reason, and also because there is limited space on the Librivox server, we do want to make sure that all projects move steadily towards completion.

Please look through your projects for uncompleted sections that were claimed by readers more than 2 months ago.

Post a reply in your project thread saying:
"To be fair to the readers who have completed their sections in a timely way, all unrecorded sections that were claimed more than 2 months ago will be orphaned on October 7th unless the claimants post in this thread before then to reclaim the section."

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[color=red]"To be fair to the readers who have completed their sections in a timely way, all unrecorded sections that were claimed more than [b]2 months ago[/b] will be orphaned on [b]October 7th[/b] unless the claimants post in this thread before then to reclaim the section."[/color]
Please also edit your first post to include this info.

We want to help you complete your projects. All orphaned sections will then be added to the October Offensive. Many thanks for your help in this! :)
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Post by Starlite » September 30th, 2010, 4:52 am

We could us some PL help with Elements of Geology. With only 3 chapters to be submitted, we are close to completion. I am DPL on this and can't listen to my own recordings and those of azn whose I edited. (also any others that still need PL)

We have had a request in listeners wanted for a few days now.

Esther :)

EDIT: New category PL Needed and this request added to top post - rg
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Post by Chrisczech » September 30th, 2010, 6:30 am

Aaaaarrrrrgggghh!!!!!!

October is the Playoffs! Can't you wait until after the World Series?
[url=http://librivox.org/idle_thoughts_of_an_idle_fellow_by_jerome_k_jerome/]Idle Thoughts Of An Idle Fellow[/url] / [url=http://librivox.org/the-triumphs-of-eugene-valmont-by-robert-barr]The Triumphs Of Eugene Valmont[/url]

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Post by Leni » September 30th, 2010, 6:41 am

I added "Relatos y Cuentos", so that the "other languages" section wasn't so empty... ;)
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Post by Gesine » September 30th, 2010, 10:06 am

Are we doing plays as well? If so, I'd love some help with Faust, which (mostly through my own fault) has been around forever but is now well on the way: http://librivox.org/forum/viewtopic.php?t=5256 (first post has it all, and Magic Window/Google doc all up to date).

We need some more readers, and also editors for scenes already completed (I've posted in Editors Wanted).

EDIT: Added to top post - rg
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Post by neckertb » September 30th, 2010, 11:38 pm

One section of Tartarin orphaned, added to the first post.
Nadine

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Post by neckertb » October 1st, 2010, 4:45 am

Not sure if this one qualifies: Contes Cruels de Villiers de l'Isle Adam (French). 19 sections complete, 2 claimed (likely to be orphaned soon) and 10 to go.
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Post by gloriana » October 1st, 2010, 8:19 am

I'd like to mention Ozma of Oz, even though it's not one of mine - it's been languishing for a while -

http://librivox.org/forum/viewtopic.php?t=19705

And the project is over a year old. I'm not sure where the BC is, or what needs to be done with it... ?

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Post by gloriana » October 1st, 2010, 8:29 am

I've added Deerbrook by Harriet Martineau to the list above...

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Post by DSayers » October 1st, 2010, 9:52 am

Baron Munchausen is finally completed with six sections needing PL for quite a while.

http://librivox.org/forum/viewtopic.php?t=20372

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Post by RuthieG » October 1st, 2010, 11:50 am

Have you posted in Listeners Wanted, Denny? And put a ~ at the beginning of the subject line? That indicates that you don't have a DPL and people with time on their hands may do a chapter or two. :)
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Post by m8b1 » October 1st, 2010, 6:12 pm

I think one of my BC projects may qualify for "Books that Have Not Gotten off the Ground". Lord of the World - http://librivox.org/forum/viewtopic.php?t=27502

If not, feel free to ignore. :lol: :lol: :lol:

Adding to first post - Gesine

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Post by Gesine » October 2nd, 2010, 12:26 am

Found reader for one of the Casanova sections; first post updated. :)
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Post by Gesine » October 2nd, 2010, 8:33 am

I've had to do some last minute orphaning for Les Miserables - 2 sections left to do, this is very close to being ready to catalogue. I've added it to the first post.
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