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Post Posted:: April 10th, 2017, 1:59 pm 

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The Night-Side of Nature; Or, Ghosts and Ghost-Seers by Catherine Crowe (1803 - 1876).


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The stories in Volume 1 centre on dreams, psychic presentiments, traces, wraiths, doppelgängers, apparitions, and imaginings of the after-life. Crowe's vivid tales, written with great energy and imagination, are classic examples of nineteenth-century spiritualist writing and strongly influenced other authors as well as providing inspiration for later adherents of ghost-seeing and psychic culture. ( Cambridge University Press)






    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!): https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/54532
    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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      Genres for the project: Fantastic Fiction/Horror & Supernatural Fiction; Fantastic Fiction/Myths, Legends & Fairy Tales

      Keywords that describe the book: ghosts, hauntings, Will, apparitions, psychic, seers, spririts, wraiths, allegoricals

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    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:
      START of recording (Intro)
      • "Chapter [number] (or Preface) of The Night-Side of Nature; Or, Ghosts and Ghost-Seers. 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 Night-Side of Nature; Or, Ghosts and Ghost-Seers, by Catherine Crowe. [Chapter Number and Title]"


      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]"
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        "End of The Night-Side of Nature; Or, Ghosts and Ghost-Seers, by Catherine Crowe. "

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

      Please remember to check this thread frequently for updates!
    8. 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.
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      nightsideofnature_##_crowe_128kb.mp3 (all lower-case) where ## is the section number (e.g. nightsideofnature_01_crowe_128kb.mp3)
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      Please ignore ID3 V2 tags. They will be filled in automatically at the cataloguing stage.
      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: alg1001
      • 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.


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      Please post below
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Post Posted:: April 10th, 2017, 4:26 pm 
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Hi Anthony,
I will MC this for you. It looks like fun. I tweaked the opening post to suit the book. This is a collaborative project, correct? I didn't see the ~ so I put you down as prooflistener. I will update any of this, if it is wrong.
Thanks,
Amy

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Post Posted:: April 11th, 2017, 5:14 am 

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Thanks Amy! I will be proof listening, and thanks for updating the post!

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Post Posted:: April 11th, 2017, 5:37 am 
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Hi Anthony,
I will move you to Readers Wanted.
Cheers!
Amy :)

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Post Posted:: April 11th, 2017, 6:21 am 

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mw updated.

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Post Posted:: April 21st, 2017, 8:26 pm 
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Hi Anthony,
Could I have Section 3 -Waking and Sleeping?
Cheers!
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Post Posted:: April 24th, 2017, 6:07 am 

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Yes, of course. Thanks so much for helping me out to get this project going!

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Post Posted:: April 24th, 2017, 10:28 am 

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Hi there, I would like to claim section 2 - The Dweller in the Temple


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Post Posted:: April 24th, 2017, 10:46 am 

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Garremania wrote:
Hi there, I would like to claim section 2 - The Dweller in the Temple


It has been assigned. Thanks so much!

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Post Posted:: April 25th, 2017, 9:00 pm 

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I would like to claim sections 13 and 14, please.


Last edited by realisticspeakers on April 26th, 2017, 3:49 pm, edited 2 times in total.

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Post Posted:: April 25th, 2017, 9:01 pm 

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Finished! 21:22
https://librivox.org/uploads/alg1001/nightsideofnature_02_crowe_128kb.mp3


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Post Posted:: April 26th, 2017, 8:50 am 

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Garremania wrote:


Thanks!

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Post Posted:: April 27th, 2017, 8:46 am 

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PL NOTES:

SECTION 02 - Chapter 2 - The Dweller in the Temple

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Post Posted:: April 27th, 2017, 10:40 am 

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I would like to claim sections 13 and 14, please.


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Post Posted:: April 27th, 2017, 10:47 pm 

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Hi, I'd like to claim section 1 (Chapter 1 - Introduction) and section 27 (Chapter 18 - Conclusion) if I could?
Thx :)
-Gary


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