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Post Posted:: March 12th, 2017, 6:21 pm 
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Kate Bonnet by Frank R. Stockton (1834 - 1902).
All audio files can be found on our catalog page: http://librivox.org/kate-bonnet-by-frank-r-stockton/


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"She carried a fishing rod and line, and her name was Kate Bonnet. She was a bright-faced, quick-moving young person, and apparently did not expect to catch many fish, for she had no basket in which to carry away her finny prizes." It was the first quarter of the seventeenth century in Barbados, and Mistress Kate was the pretty daughter of a notorious pirate with her eye on a young, handsome and prosperous farmer. This is an account of the fictional daughter of infamous crony of Blackbeard, Stede Bonnet (whose only real-life daughter was named Mary). ( Lynne Thompson)






    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.
    2. New to recording? Please read our Newbie Guide to Recording!
    3. Is there a deadline? We ask that you submit your recorded sections within 1-2 months of placing your claim. Please note that to be fair to the readers who have completed their sections in a timely way, if you haven't submitted your recording(s) after two months, your sections will automatically be re-opened for other readers to claim, unless you post in this thread to request an extension. Extensions will be granted at the discretion of the Book Coordinator. If you cannot do your section, for whatever reason, just let me know and it'll go back to the pool. There's no shame in this; we're all volunteers and things happen.Please do not sign up for more sections than you can complete within the two month deadline.
    4. Where do I find the text? Source text (please only read from this text!): http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/17053
    5. Please claim sections (the numbers in the first column below)! If this is your first recording, please let me know under which name or pseudonym you'd like to appear in the LibriVox catalogue. We can also link to a personal website/blog.

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    6. Link to author on Wikipedia (if available): (Frank R. Stockton) : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_R._Stockton
    7. Link to title on Wikipedia (if available):
    8. Number of sections (files) this project will have: 40
    9. Does the project have an introduction or preface [y/n]: No
    10. Original publication date (if known): 1901
    11. 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?:
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    Genres for the project: Romance

    Keywords that describe the book: romance, Barbados, pirates, Farmer, seventeenth century, daughter

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  • 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

  • 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:
    START of recording (Intro)
    • "Chapter [number] of Kate Bonnet. 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:
      "Kate Bonnet, by Frank R. Stockton. [Chapter]"

    END of recording
    • At the end of the section, say:
      "End of [Chapter]"
    • If you wish, say:
      "Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
    • At the end of the book, say (in addition):
      "End of Kate Bonnet, by Frank R. Stockton. "

    There should be about 5 seconds silence at the end of the recording.

    Please remember to check this thread frequently for updates!
  • AFTER recording
    Need noise-cleaning?
    Listen to your file through headphones. If you can hear some constant background noise (hiss/buzz), you may want to clean it up a bit. The new (free) version 1.3.3. of Audacity has much improved noise-cleaning. See this LibriVox wiki page for a complete guide.
    Save files as
    128 kbps MP3
    katebonnet_##_stockton_128kb.mp3 (all lower-case) where ## is the section number (e.g. katebonnet_01_stockton_128kb.mp3)

    Transfer of files (completed recordings) [b]Please always post in this forum thread when you've sent a file. Also, post the length of the recording (file duration: mm:ss) together with the link.

    • Upload your file with the LibriVox Uploader: https://librivox.org/login/uploader
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      (If you have trouble reading the image above, please message an admin)
    • You'll need to select the MC, which for this project is: lt - Lynnet
    • When your upload is complete, you will receive a link - please post it in this thread.
    • If this doesn't work, or you have questions, please check our How To Send Your Recording wiki page.


    Any questions?
    Please post below

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Post Posted:: March 15th, 2017, 5:22 pm 

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I am not pling any group projects and this is right up my ally, may I DPL? :mrgreen:

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Post Posted:: March 15th, 2017, 5:31 pm 
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fiddlesticks wrote:
I am not pling any group projects and this is right up my ally, may I DPL? :mrgreen:

Yes please :thumbs: Good to have the 'old team' back together 8-)

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Post Posted:: March 15th, 2017, 5:42 pm 

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It sure is! I have manged to keep up with LV through a few years of chaos by 'only' having 5-7 or so projects on the go, (I used to have 20+ most of the time) but now life it getting a new normal and I finally have a steady routine :roll: So I thought it was time to pick up some new projects since I know how much time I have to spend on LV now!

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Post Posted:: March 15th, 2017, 5:47 pm 
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fiddlesticks wrote:
It sure is! I have manged to keep up with LV through a few years of chaos by 'only' having 5-7 or so projects on the go, (I used to have 20+ most of the time) but now life it getting a new normal and I finally have a steady routine :roll: So I thought it was time to pick up some new projects since I know how much time I have to spend on LV now!

Loving your location, too... :9: PM me details

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Post Posted:: March 15th, 2017, 11:27 pm 

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May I claim chapter 1 please ?? It sounds a cheerful story !!


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Post Posted:: March 16th, 2017, 1:30 am 
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jenno wrote:
May I claim chapter 1 please ?? It sounds a cheerful story !!


Jennifer

All yours! Who can resist a good pirate story? :D

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Post Posted:: March 17th, 2017, 12:11 am 

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Here is Chapter 1

https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/katebonnet_01_stockton_128kb.mp3
duration 14.33.

I was a bit unsure as to the correct pronunciation of Bonnet but elected to put the emphasis on the last syllable. I do hope this is acceptable.

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Post Posted:: March 17th, 2017, 1:34 am 
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jenno wrote:
Here is Chapter 1

https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/katebonnet_01_stockton_128kb.mp3
duration 14.33.

I was a bit unsure as to the correct pronunciation of Bonnet but elected to put the emphasis on the last syllable. I do hope this is acceptable.

Cheers


Jennifer

Thank you. I'm not sure it matters but I would have emphasized the first syllable, like in a hat ("Bonn-it")

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Post Posted:: March 17th, 2017, 2:37 am 

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Would you like me to re- read and use your pronunciation ??
I thought that with the various foreign influences in the West Indies in the 17th and 18th centuries that a " french" sounding might be more authentic. I have no historical evidence on which to base this supposition.
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Post Posted:: March 17th, 2017, 3:14 am 
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jenno wrote:
Would you like me to re- read and use your pronunciation ??
I thought that with the various foreign influences in the West Indies in the 17th and 18th centuries that a " french" sounding might be more authentic. I have no historical evidence on which to base this supposition.
Jennifer

No, I wouldn't bother re-recording especially as we don't know for sure. You're right about the French influences but the real Stede Bonnet was English by birth...

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May I claim chapters 2 to 6 please ?

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Post Posted:: March 17th, 2017, 4:23 pm 
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jenno wrote:
May I claim chapters 2 to 6 please ?

Jennifer

You certainly may

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Section 1 is PL OK!

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Post Posted:: March 21st, 2017, 10:41 pm 

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Chapter 2

https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/katebonnet_02_stockton_128kb.mp3

duration 21.12

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