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Post by Myth » June 27th, 2016, 9:03 am

The Mummy and Miss Nitocris: A Phantasy of the Fourth Dimension by George Chetwynd Griffith (1857 - 1906).
Certain it should be that, beyond and about this World of Length, and Breadth, and Thickness, there is another World, or State of Existence, consisting of these and another dimension of which only those beings who are privileged to enter or dwell in it can have any conception. Now, if this postulate be granted, it follows that a dweller in this State would be freed from those conditions of Time and Space which bind those beings who are confined within the limits of Tri-Dimensional Space, or Existence. For example, he would be able to make himself visible or invisible to us at will by entering into or withdrawing himself from this State, and returning into that of Four Dimensions, whither our eyes could not follow him—even though he might be close to us in our sense of nearness. Moreover, he could be in two or more places at once, and cause two bodies to occupy the same space—which to us is inconceivable. Stranger still, he might be both alive and dead at the same time—since Past, Present, and Future would be all one to him; the world without beginning or end ...—From the "Geometrical Possibilities," of Abd'el Kasir, of Cordoba, circa. 1050 A.D. ( from the Forward)
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Post by knotyouraveragejo » June 27th, 2016, 10:16 am

Hi Myth,

I'll MC this for you. Be back with more info shortly.
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Post by knotyouraveragejo » June 27th, 2016, 10:32 am

This project is now set up in the database. Since this will be your first project as soloist/book coordinator(BC), you will need to set up a password for access to the workflow system so you can enter the information into the section compiler which then appears in the "Magic Window" in the top post. Here are some links to detailed instructions for logging into the system and setting a password the first time, as well as for entering and editing information in the section compiler.

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A version of the above is also in the LibriVox wiki in case you can't access Google Docs for some reason.

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Please also note I have shortened the suggested into filenames and added the _128kb. For your next project, just enter the title in the title field on the project template. That keeps extra stuff from showing up everywhere the title goes in the template. :)

If you have any questions, let me know. I'll leave this thread here in the Launch Pad for a day or so longer before I move it to the Going Solo forum, to see if a DPL (Dedicated Prooflistener) volunteers. Looking forward to working with you.
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Post by Myth » June 27th, 2016, 11:58 am

Thank you so much Jo.

I look forward to working with you. Hopefully I won't have too many questions or mess it up to bad.

Wow, you been doing a, lot of reading. Amazing!
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Post by alg1001 » June 29th, 2016, 5:39 pm

Hello, Myth
This story is intriguing. I would be happy to proof listen if you still need a DPL.
-Amy
In the mind, or consciousness of the Earth this flower first lay latent as a dream. Perhaps, in her consciousness, it nested as that which in us corresponds to a little thought.--A.Blackwood

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Post by Myth » June 29th, 2016, 7:19 pm

Curious Jo. can I call you Jo?

Is there and easy way to get word count by chapter, I've filled in the chapter headings.
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Post by Myth » June 29th, 2016, 7:22 pm

That be great, hopefully my reading will not be intolerable.

Jo, Amy is there something I need to do, to make Amy and DPL?

And thank you again Amy..
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Post by knotyouraveragejo » June 29th, 2016, 7:35 pm

Yes, Jo is fine. I'll add Amy as DPL. That's an MC job. :)

You really don't need word counts for a solo. They are used in group projects to give prospective readers a rough idea of how long the sections are before claiming.

However, for future reference there are a couple of easy ways to do the word counts. I use an add-in for Firefox called Word Count and count words in whatever text you highlight. For Gutenberg texts, one of our members has written an online app that will do the entire book for you, as long as there are clearly labelled chapters. It's posted somewhere in the suggestions forum. I'll post a link if I can find it.

OK found it viewtopic.php?f=24&t=55795

And here is the Word Count tool for Firefox.
https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/word-count-tool/

It will tell you it isn't compatible with the latest versions of Firefox, but it still works. It's just not as easy to see the word count as it used to be without the status bar.
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Post by Myth » June 30th, 2016, 8:40 am

Thank you Jo!
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Post by Myth » July 10th, 2016, 8:30 am

Ok here we go, chapter one.

Critiques welcome, I find it hard to critique my own narration, I found chapter one passable. :) Though I told I'm too hard on myself.

https://librivox.org/uploads/knotyouraveragejo/mummyandmissnitocris_001_griffith_128kb.mp3 21:24
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Post by alg1001 » July 10th, 2016, 3:15 pm

Hi James,
Your voice is very easy to listen to. There are a few things that the file needs. It is best not to have extraneous noises in the recording. There are two spots where it sounds like clicks of the mouse at 5:31 and 21:08. These should be removed and replaced with silence. It needs five seconds of silence at the end of the recording. Lastly, it is on the quiet side. An amplification of 1.5 would bring it up to 89. The filename only needs two digits. Please update the file and submit it again when you have a chance.
I look forward to hearing what happens next.
Thanks,
Amy :)
In the mind, or consciousness of the Earth this flower first lay latent as a dream. Perhaps, in her consciousness, it nested as that which in us corresponds to a little thought.--A.Blackwood

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Post by Myth » July 14th, 2016, 3:17 pm

Thank you very much. Keep the feedback coming.

I used the leveler effect to increase volume, it was suggest elsewhere to avoid clipping. I didn't really hear clicks, but I removed some blips in the time line at those sections, so I hope I got them.

Here is my updated file
https://librivox.org/uploads/knotyouraveragejo/mummyandmissnitocris_01_griffith_128kb.mp3 21.29
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Post by alg1001 » July 15th, 2016, 4:37 am

It is PL OK now. :thumbs:
Thanks!
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Post by Myth » August 6th, 2016, 6:01 pm

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Post by Myth » August 7th, 2016, 5:58 am

I had some downtime this morning and was sucked in by the story.

https://librivox.org/uploads/knotyouraveragejo/mummyandmissnitocris_03_griffith_128kb.mp3 15:08
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