Contributions wanted for LibriVox 9th Anniversary podcast

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Post by RuthieG » June 10th, 2014, 5:34 am

It's that time of year again... and the anniversary of LibriVox approaches.

I'd like it to be a veritable pot pourri of "LibriVox People". Suggestions for your contributions include:
  • Tell us about your last nine years!
  • How do you introduce LibriVox when you talk about it with people in real life?
  • Which LibriVox books do you recommend to new listeners, and why?
  • How do you decide what to record? Where do you look?
  • What do you plan to do at LibriVox in the next 9 years?
Pick one, because you are limited to TWO MINUTES! It's amazing what you can say in two minutes ;).

Please name your file 9podcast_[yourinitials].mp3 and upload to my (RuthieG) folder by August 3rd, please!

There is still the possibility of an anniversary song to be included in the podcast... watch this space!

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Post by RuthieG » July 18th, 2014, 2:42 am

This is looking a little barren. I have only one (very good) contribution so far and I can't waffle on for half an hour myself :? .

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Post by commonsparrow3 » July 18th, 2014, 4:35 am

OK, if you're that desperate, then even my not-exactly-riveting wafflings might be some relief -- see what I can come up with in a day or two --

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Post by RuthieG » July 18th, 2014, 4:54 am

I am fairly desperate, I assure you. Although, of course, there may be dozens of people who intend to contribute but just haven't got 'a round twit' yet.

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Post by Piotrek81 » July 18th, 2014, 5:28 am

I didn't realize Aug 3 is so close :shock: I promised you a podcast contribution and I'll deliver it. I guess it will be something about "How do you decide what to record? Where do you look?".
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Post by DACSoft » July 18th, 2014, 6:16 am

Hi Ruth,

I've never recorded a podcast before, but I'll give this a try. Are there any differences (technical, LV disclaimer, etc.) from recording a section (except that it's my own words :)).

Thanks,
Don
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Post by RuthieG » July 18th, 2014, 7:03 am

Go for it, Don! No technical difference. Really no need for a disclaimer, either :).

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Post by lubee930 » July 19th, 2014, 1:23 pm

Hi, Ruth--I've uploaded a submission for the podcast to your folder. Please edit as you like, use only a sentence or whatever bit that you want. Or don't use it at all if not what you were looking for (it kind of morphed into a sales pitch :shock: )--no problem. I've not contributed to a podcast before, so not entirely sure about it.

Thanks for putting this together! :)
Kind regards,
Lucretia

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Post by RuthieG » July 19th, 2014, 2:09 pm

Thanks, Lucretia. It's always good to have some new voices on the podcast. Don't worry about inexperience in podcasts - I'm hosting the thing and am still utterly clueless :lol:.

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Post by commonsparrow3 » July 19th, 2014, 9:28 pm

Well, for whatever it's worth, here's a bit on "Where do I find items to record?"
(It's a tad over the 2-minute limit, as I was rambling without a written script. You may freely cut out any or all of it.)
[link deleted by rg so as not to spoil the fun]

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Post by RuthieG » July 19th, 2014, 10:16 pm

Super, thank you, Maria!

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Post by MaryAnnSpiegel » July 21st, 2014, 7:50 pm

Ruth,

If you would like to try something different, maybe we could chat? See if you think anything in the attached file is workable . . . at some point you need to ask me how I find projects to read, and then you need to throw in a bit here and there to make it dialog-y

I can do it again on any subject you would like . . . or respond to your dialog . . .

Or if it doesn't work or isn't worth the time, then I'll just record my 2 minutes on whatever subject you need something on in order to make the podcast flow . . . just let me know . . .

MaryAnn
[link deleted by rg so as not to spoil the fun]

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Post by RuthieG » July 22nd, 2014, 6:15 am

Hehehehe, this is immense fun. I can almost hear myself speaking, but I have no idea what I am saying :lol:. I particularly like "Your question is?" I spilled my tea. :lol:

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Post by Breeze » July 22nd, 2014, 4:24 pm

I just saw this. If I find time I might do something. I have no idea what though.
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Post by DACSoft » July 25th, 2014, 10:14 am

Hi Ruth,

So I took the plunge and just submitted an entry for the podcast. :)

I hope it's what you're looking for and that you can use it.

It was fun! Thanks,
Don
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Baseball Joe in the Central League; Left to Themselves
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Baseball Joe in the Big League; Whispering Tongues; Baseball Joe on the Giants

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