PL Notes Section 14 Mining
Tech specs are OK, but there are lots of problems with this file.
:20 background engine noise
:38 loud crack
1:14 stutter neverthele- us, it is all
1:40 repeat: her supre, her supremacy, delete the first instance
1:57 repeat: perfect, perfect climate
2:18 as if in persuance of the law, you say per-si-nence (not a word), it should be per-sue-ance, and edit out where you are trying to figure out how to pronounce it.
2:33 repeat: and helpful to agree, to a degree
I'm sorry but when spot checking showed similar errors throughout this file, I stopped proof listening. Please go back and listen carefully to your file, and edit out the errors. Also, though it is common to hesitate or pause between words mid-phrase when recording, these pauses should be edited out so the reading flows smoothly in the final product.
Also, you sound like you are struggling to stay awake, i.e., your voice trails off at the end of the phrase, you drop vowel sounds, and sometimes mumble.
Volume leaps up 5 db at around 5.30
There is a 25 second gap beginning at 44:30
There is no Outro (see instruction in the First Post)
My personal opinion is that it would be easier to re-record this chapter than for you to try and fix it. Don't be too discouraged. There is a learning curve we all have to go through. My advice is to be sure to record when you are wide awake, take deep breaths, and narrate as though you are reading to a person sitting in front of you, whom you are trying to keep vitally interested in what you are saying. Some people stand up while recording and wave their hands around.
Another piece of advice I give to new readers is to choose shorter files. 5000+ words is a huge file (even for me). 1500 words or less is much more manageable for beginners. There are plenty of shorter files to choose from. Just look at the magic window on any open project for word count.
Please let me know your plans.
Michele Fry, CC
"There is no frigate like a book to take us lands away, Nor any coursers like a page of prancing poetry."
~ Emily Dickinson
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