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ColleenMc
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Post by ColleenMc » November 19th, 2020, 9:08 am

Tom Swift and His Motorcycle by Victor Appleton ( - ).

This is the very first Tom Swift adventure. Tom Swift has a newly purchased motorcycle, which he is modifying with his own inventions. He volunteers to use his bike to carry his father's new turbine design plans to Albany, testing his motorcycle enhancements at the same time. Set upon by corporate spies out to steal his dad's plans, Tom must escape from them, recover the plans, and complete his trip! (Colleen McMahon)

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Post by knotyouraveragejo » November 19th, 2020, 2:03 pm

Hi Colleen,

I'll MC for you. MW will be along shortly. :)

I shortened the suggested filenames a little. You can change it back to the full title if you disagree.
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Post by ColleenMc » November 19th, 2020, 3:26 pm

Thanks, appreciate the help!

This has a verrrry outdated stereotypical black character complete with dialect, is there a standard advisory that we include in the descriptions? I've seen something like that on some of the other books, I was wondering if there was a copy/paste text out there that we are supposed to use.

Colleen

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Post by knotyouraveragejo » November 19th, 2020, 3:52 pm

Nothing official. You can copy one from another book summary or just add something yourself.
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Post by knotyouraveragejo » November 22nd, 2020, 2:02 pm

Hi Colleen. I'm moving this to Readers Wanted. You can post in Listeners Wanted for a DPL if no one volunteers before there are sections ready for PL. If you need it, the template is here:
https://wiki.librivox.org/index.php/ProofListening_Template
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Post by Kalamareader » November 22nd, 2020, 6:51 pm

Hi there Colleen,

I happened to come across your correspondence with Tricia and found this. Just to keep some people from feelin' kinda funny, I will offer to take Chapter VIII, Suspicious Actions. I will get to it fairly soon. It sounds like fun (oops, should I have said that? :shock: )

Wayne
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Post by MARIA8746 » November 22nd, 2020, 11:09 pm

Hello Colleen,

I would love to take Chapter 12, The Men in the Auto, but my question is do you prefer a male reader?
Yes, I'm new to LibriVox, and looking forward hearing you soon.

Best

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Post by Kalamareader » November 24th, 2020, 4:43 pm

Might I also claim chapters 10, 17, 20, 21 and 22?

Thanks,

Wayne
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Post by ColleenMc » Yesterday, 8:37 pm

MARIA8746 wrote:
November 22nd, 2020, 11:09 pm
Hello Colleen,

I would love to take Chapter 12, The Men in the Auto, but my question is do you prefer a male reader?
Yes, I'm new to LibriVox, and looking forward hearing you soon.

Best

Maria8746
You are welcome to take chapter 12, no preference on voices!

Thanks!

Colleen

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Post by ColleenMc » Yesterday, 8:39 pm

Kalamareader wrote:
November 24th, 2020, 4:43 pm
Might I also claim chapters 10, 17, 20, 21 and 22?

Thanks,

Wayne
Certainly!

Colleen

PS I will update magic window with claims in the morning when I’m on my laptop instead of my tablet...

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Post by Kalamareader » Today, 6:59 pm

Wayne
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