Readers are responsible for finding their own Public Domain text.We are back with the 14th Librivox Short Mystery and Suspense Collection! Readers are invited to select and submit mystery or suspense stories of less than about 60 minutes. The collection will be closed when we have 15 submissions. Please ask if you have concerns about Public Domain status. (Summary by )
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[*]Link to author on Wikipedia (if available):
[*]Link to title on Wikipedia (if available):
[*]Number of sections (files) this project will have: 15
[*]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?
[*]Do you have a URL you would like associated with your name?:
Genres for the project: Short Stories/Anthologies
Keywords that describe the book:
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.
End of recording:"Short Mystery and Suspense Collection 14. Name of story by author name. 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."] "Story Title[/i]."
"End of story title #." [Optional, and if not stated in the intro: "Read by your name, city, date."]
Leave 5 seconds of silence at the end.
Filename: sms014_shorttitleinoneword_yourinitials_128kb.mp3 (e.g. sms014_mysteriousstory_lt_128kb.mp3) (all lower case)
Upload to the LibriVox Uploader: https://librivox.org/login/uploader
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MC to select: Lynnet
Copy and paste the file link generated by the uploader into a new post in this thread along with the file duration (mm:ss).
Please include the name of the author, with birth and death dates if available
Title of story
Length of file
Link to text
Watch this thread for prooflistening notes.
If you have any questions, don't hesitate to ask! Just post in this thread.