SOLO THE ANSWER by Emil Petaja

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TyjDoherty
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Post by TyjDoherty » June 15th, 2021, 9:22 pm

THE ANSWER, by Petaja Emil (1915 - 2000)

Volunteers outside the USA: Petaja Emil died in 2000. This person's work may still be protected by copyright in countries where copyright duration is determined by the author's death date. In Europe this is 70 years; in Canada it is 50 years; and in Australia it is 70 years for authors who died after 1955.
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Source text (please read only from this text!): https://www.gutenberg.org/files/65220/65220-h/65220-h.htm

Target completion date: 2021-09-01

Prooflistening level: Standard
Prospective PLs, please see the Guide for Proof-listeners.

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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: vbONPRKr
  • Link to author on Wikipedia (if available): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emil_Petaja (Petaja Emil )
  • Link to title on Wikipedia (if available):
  • Number of sections (files) this project will have: 6
  • Does the project have an introduction or preface: No
  • Original publication date (if known):
  • If you are a new volunteer, how would you like your name (or pseudonym) credited in the catalog? Tyler J Doherty
  • Do you have a URL you would like associated with your name?:
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Genres for the project: General Fiction/Published 1800 -1900; Literary Fiction

Keywords that describe the book:

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LibriVox recording settings: mono (1 channel), 44100 Hz sample rate, 128 kbps constant bit rate MP3. See the Tech Specs

Intro to recording:
Leave 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning.

For the first section, say:
"Section (or Chapter) # of THE ANSWER. This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information or to volunteer, please visit librivox.org." [Optional: "Read by your name."] "THE ANSWER, by Petaja Emil . Section Title."
For the second and subsequent sections, you may use the shortened intro if you wish:
"Section (or Chapter) # of THE ANSWER, by Petaja Emil . This LibriVox recording is in the public domain." [Optional: "Read by your name."] "Section Title."
End of recording:
Say:
"End of section (or chapter) #." [Optional, and if not stated in the intro: "Read by your name, city, date."]
If you are recording the final section of the book, add:
"End of THE ANSWER, by Petaja Emil ."
Leave 5 seconds of silence at the end.

Filename: theanswer_##_emil_128kb.mp3 where ## is the section number. (e.g. theanswer_01_emil_128kb.mp3)

Upload to the LibriVox Uploader: https://librivox.org/login/uploader

MC to select: xxxx

Copy and paste the file link generated by the uploader into the relevant Listen URL field in the Section Compiler, enter the duration in the Notes field, and post in this thread to let your PL and MC know that you have uploaded a file. You may also post the file link in the thread.
Last edited by TyjDoherty on June 18th, 2021, 9:48 pm, edited 1 time in total.

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Post by Matulism » June 16th, 2021, 11:57 am

Hi !
Are there any takers on this project yet ?
I find the subject interesting and would like to have a go at it
-Mark

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Post by TriciaG » June 16th, 2021, 5:47 pm

Matulism wrote:
June 16th, 2021, 11:57 am
Hi !
Are there any takers on this project yet ?
I find the subject interesting and would like to have a go at it
-Mark
The person that posted it is taking it.
Pulp crime fiction: The Yellow Claw
Boring works 30-70 minutes long: Insomnia Collection 5

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Post by TriciaG » June 16th, 2021, 5:48 pm

Matulism wrote:
June 16th, 2021, 11:57 am
Hi !
Are there any takers on this project yet ?
I find the subject interesting and would like to have a go at it
-Mark
The person that posted it is taking it. :)

TyjDoherty - welcome!
Please, PLEASE, before embarking on a solo, do two things:

(1) We do STRONGLY encourage a one-minute test (LINK) to check your technical settings. It's not an audition, but to make sure you're exporting at the correct bit rate, have your recording in mono, etc. It would be a shame to record a whole section, only to have to scrap it and redo it because of some simple setting that is incorrect.

(2) Claim, record, and get OK'd at least one section in a group project. This is to make sure you know what you're getting into. Recording a whole book isn't as easy as it seems. It isn't simply sitting down and recording. There's editing to do - and that often can take up to 5 times as long as recording does. In my experience, a ballpark estimate of 95% of brand new readers who start with a solo end up quitting before finishing. Please test the waters first before jumping in. :) Not only that, you're basically alone in a solo: you are the coordinator, and unless you have a very friendly DPL, you won't get much encouragement while doing your solo.
Pulp crime fiction: The Yellow Claw
Boring works 30-70 minutes long: Insomnia Collection 5

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Post by Matulism » June 17th, 2021, 7:46 am

Righto... Thanks
M.

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Post by Availle » June 18th, 2021, 10:08 pm

HI Ty?

I see you have changed your first post to a completely new project. Please don't edit your posts once you have received answers, it's confusing at best and rather rude at worst.


In any case, your new project will be less than 30 minutes once it's completed. That means it will fit perfectly into one of our collections where everything is set up and you can simply record and submit. Right now, the following are open (I guess it's not a kids story):

Short Sci-fi: viewtopic.php?f=19&t=87787
Mystery and Suspense: viewtopic.php?f=19&t=87652
Short Story Collection: viewtopic.php?f=28&t=87872

Please pick the one the story fits best, read the first post of these projects carefully so you know the right intro/outro and other procedures, and then post your recording there. (Once you get an [OK] on your test, of course.) Thank you.
Cheers, Ava.
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Post by TriciaG » June 19th, 2021, 5:02 am

Moved to Book Suggestions, to keep the Launch Pad tidy.
Pulp crime fiction: The Yellow Claw
Boring works 30-70 minutes long: Insomnia Collection 5

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