Volunteers outside the USA: Carl Webster Pierce died in 1962. 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.
Prooflistening level: Special
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Stage Directions: LCaulkins(To be edited) How about a play with as many female leads as males? (Summary by Lynette Caulkins)
Parts PL: LCaulkins
Final DPL: to be found when we're ready to begin editing
Source text (please read only from this text!): https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=uiug.30112045783161&view=1up&seq=1&skin=2021
Act 1 starts p. 5; Act 2 p. 30; Act 3 p. 44
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- Project Code: e6UAVx3w
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- Number of sections (files) this project will have: 32
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Genres for the project: Plays/Comedy
Keywords that describe the book: drama, play, comédie
LibriVox recording settings: mono (1 channel), 44100 Hz sample rate, 128 kbps constant bit rate MP3. See the Tech Specs
For individual roles:
Submit one file per act. At the beginning of the first file, say:
Leave 3-5 seconds of space between your lines (room noise, not generated silence)."Character, read by your name."
For narration/stage directions:
Leave 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning.
At the end of each file say:"Act # of Breaking Winnie; A Comedy in Three Acts, by Carl Webster Pierce. This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information or to volunteer, please visit librivox.org."
At the end of the last act, add:"End of Act #."
Leave 5 seconds of silence at the end."End of Breaking Winnie; A Comedy in Three Acts, by Carl Webster Pierce."
For individual roles: breakingwinnie_role_#.mp3 where # is the act number. (e.g. breakingwinnie_margaret_1.mp3)
For final files: breakingwinnie_#_pierce_128kb.mp3 where # is the act number. (e.g. breakingwinnie_1_pierce_128kb.mp3)
Upload to the LibriVox Uploader: https://librivox.org/login/uploader
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MC to select: toddhw
Copy and paste the file link generated by the uploader into a new post in this thread along with the file duration (mm:ss). Watch this thread for prooflistening notes.
If you have any questions, don't hesitate to ask! Just post in this thread.