[COMPLETE] The Art of Kissing by Will Rossiter - availle

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Post by Availle » September 26th, 2015, 8:15 am

The Art of Kissing by Will Rossiter ( - 0).

This project is now complete. All files can be found on the catalog page:
https://librivox.org/the-art-of-kissing-by-will-rossiter/


The Art of Kissing is both a history and a manual to the probably most widely practised enjoyment on the planet. ( Availle )
    1. How to claim a part, and "how it all works" here To find a section to record, simply look at point 5. below at the sections. All the ones without names beside them are "up for grabs." Click "Post reply" at the top left of the screen and tell us which section you would like to read (include the section number from the left-most column in the reader list, please). Read points 6. to 8. below for what to do before, during and after your recording.
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    4. Where do I find the text? Source text (please only read from this text!): http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/50045
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      BC Admin Keywords that describe the book: history, love, kiss, how-to, kissing
    6. BEFORE recording: Please check the Recording Notes: http://librivox.org/forum/viewtopic.php?p=6427#6430

      Set your recording software to:
      Channels: 1 (Mono)
      Bit Rate: 128 kbps
      Sample Rate: 44.1 kHz
    7. DURING recording:
      No more than 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning of the recording!
      Make sure you add this to the beginning of your recording:
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      • "Chapter [number] of The Art of Kissing. This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information, or to volunteer, please visit: librivox DOT org"
      • If you wish, say: "Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
      • Say:
        "The Art of Kissing, by Will Rossiter. [Chapter]"

      END of recording
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        "End of [Chapter]"
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      • At the end of the book, say (in addition):
        "End of The Art of Kissing, by Will Rossiter. "

      There should be 5 seconds silence at the end of the recording, or 10 seconds for files longer than 30 minutes.

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      Save files as
      128 kbps MP3
      artofkissing_#_rossiter_128kb.mp3 (all lower-case) where # is the section number (e.g. artofkissing_1_rossiter_128kb.mp3)
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      Not needed for this project.

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Post by MaryAnnSpiegel » September 26th, 2015, 8:19 am

Wonderful!

May I claim section 1?

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Post by Availle » September 26th, 2015, 8:21 am

Wow, that must be the fastest claim in all my LV career! :D All yours, enjoy!

The chapters are very short, maybe 2000 words each, the advertisement in the back is even shorter.
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Post by Elizabby » September 26th, 2015, 2:00 pm

How funny! I'll take Chapter 2 please.

EDIT: I've had a read of the text, and I think Chapter 2 would sound better in a male voice, as it is actually instructions for a man on how to kiss a pretty girl.

I'll take Chapter 7 instead please.

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Post by commonsparrow3 » September 26th, 2015, 3:03 pm

Oh, what fun! May I claim chapter 3 - The Significance of Kisses?

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Post by Availle » September 26th, 2015, 4:49 pm

All yours ladies, have fun!

And if you have questions as to whether the advice is correct, well, I guess you can have training sessions at home :wink:
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Post by silverquill » September 26th, 2015, 5:52 pm

Ha! I saw this one pop up on Gutenberg and read part of it. I thought it might be to male chauvinistic. It is pretty sexist after all. But if you ladies are game, I'll take Section 2.
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Post by Availle » September 26th, 2015, 5:56 pm

section 2 is yours, thank you Larry!
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Post by MaxineMarie » September 27th, 2015, 8:09 am

I'll DPL this if you like.
I'm rather curious to learn whether the author is sharing his extensive knowledge or trying to gather info to learn how.
Max :D

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Post by Availle » September 27th, 2015, 8:29 am

I think it's a bit of both. :lol:

Thanks for helping out with this Max - we're full then and can move to "Readers Wanted".
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Post by harpinthecloset » September 27th, 2015, 10:18 am

May I read the advertisement at the end, please? :-D
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Post by Availle » September 27th, 2015, 5:07 pm

Why of course, thank you Jael! 8-)
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Post by harpinthecloset » September 27th, 2015, 5:38 pm

Question: Since it's not a chapter, how would you like me to introduce the advertisement at the beginning of the recording? Shall I say "Section 9" or simply "Advertisement"?
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Post by Availle » September 27th, 2015, 5:43 pm

We need a number in the very beginning, it doesn't matter much if you say section or chapter 9. The second time, you can leave out the "chapter" and simply say "Advertisement" : "The Art of Kissing, by Will Rossiter. Advertisement. "

Finish with "End of Advertisement. End of The Art of Kissing by Will Rossiter"

Thank you! :D
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Post by harpinthecloset » September 27th, 2015, 5:48 pm

Great, will do that. :-)
Jael

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