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Post Posted:: August 25th, 2017, 1:17 am 

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The Well at the World's End: Book 4: The Road Home by William Morris (1834 - 1896).

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In The Well at the World's End, Ralph of Upmeads, youngest son of the King of Upmeads, leaves home (where nothing exciting ever happens) without permission and sets out looking for adventure. When he hears rumors of a well that exudes water with magical properties, he is intrigued and begins his quest. Along the way, he travels through various towns and wildernesses and meets -- and is sometimes led astray by -- a host of interesting people including a mysterious knight, a beautiful woman who may be a goddess, a treacherous servant, a brave tavern wench, a barbarian warrior, a solitary sage, and a sadistic king. Book 4 finishes his adventure. ( Kristingj)


    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/169
    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.

      Prospective Prooflisteners: Please read the Listeners Wanted FAQ before listening! Level of prooflistening requested: standard


      Please don't download or listen to files belonging to projects in process (unless you are the BC or PL). Our servers are not set up to handle the greater volume of traffic. Please wait until the project has been completed. Thanks!

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      BC Admin

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      This paragraph is temporary and will be replaced by the MC with the list of sections and reader (Magic Window) once this project is in the admin system.


      • Project Code: wz4ZvVgO

      • Link to author on Wikipedia (if available): (William Morris) : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Morris
      • Link to title on Wikipedia (if available):
      • Number of sections (files) this project will have: 32
      • Does the project have an introduction or preface [y/n]: No
      • Original publication date (if known):
      • 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: Action & Adventure Fiction; Fantastic Fiction/Fantasy Fiction

      Keywords that describe the book:

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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] of The Well at the World's End: Book 4. 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 Well at the World's End: Book 4, by William Morris. [Chapter title]"

      END of recording
      • At the end of the section, say:
        "End of Chapter [number]"
      • 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 The Well at the World's End: Book 4: The Road Home, by William Morris. "

      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 2.1.3 of Audacity has much improved noise-cleaning. See this LibriVox wiki page for a complete guide.
      Save files as
      128 kbps MP3
      wellworldsendbook4_##_morris_128kb.mp3 (all lower-case) where ## is the section number (e.g. wellworldsendbook4_01_morris_128kb.mp3)
    9. [b]Example ID3 V2 tags
      (To find out more about ID3 tags, go to our wiki: http://wiki.librivox.org/index.php/What_is_ID3)
      Add the following tags to your .mp3 file (how you do this depends on which software you use – if you are unsure about ID3 tags, send me a message). Please mind upper and lower case!
      Artist: William Morris
      Title: ## - [Section title]
      Album: The Well at the World's End: Book 4: The Road Home

      Please ignore tags for Genre and Track Number - these will be filled in automatically at the cataloguing stage.
      Transfer of files (completed recordings) 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: aradlaw
      • 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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Kristin


Marion de Lorme (Play) - Only 3 small parts left, help us finish!
The Count of Monte Cristo (DR)
The Parson's wedding - an all female play!


Books:
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Post Posted:: August 25th, 2017, 1:04 pm 
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There's your MW Kristin, we'll wait around for a DPL. :D

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Post Posted:: August 29th, 2017, 9:58 am 

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aradlaw wrote:
There's your MW Kristin, we'll wait around for a DPL. :D


Thank you! MW is done and ready:)

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Kristin


Marion de Lorme (Play) - Only 3 small parts left, help us finish!
The Count of Monte Cristo (DR)
The Parson's wedding - an all female play!


Books:
The Well at the World's End: Book 4


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Post Posted:: August 29th, 2017, 2:06 pm 
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Please put me down for section 1.

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Post Posted:: August 30th, 2017, 9:08 pm 

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This looks interesting. May I DPL for you?

Philip

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Post Posted:: August 31st, 2017, 2:52 am 

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aradlaw wrote:
Please put me down for section 1.


:thumbs:

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Kristin


Marion de Lorme (Play) - Only 3 small parts left, help us finish!
The Count of Monte Cristo (DR)
The Parson's wedding - an all female play!


Books:
The Well at the World's End: Book 4


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Post Posted:: August 31st, 2017, 2:52 am 

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DrPGould wrote:
This looks interesting. May I DPL for you?

Philip


That would be great, thanks!
Then I guess we're ready to move:)

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Kristin


Marion de Lorme (Play) - Only 3 small parts left, help us finish!
The Count of Monte Cristo (DR)
The Parson's wedding - an all female play!


Books:
The Well at the World's End: Book 4


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Post Posted:: August 31st, 2017, 11:50 am 
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Welcome Philip, you now have access to the MW. Over to Short Works we go -->>

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Post Posted:: August 31st, 2017, 12:48 pm 

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Thank you, David and Kristin. I look forward to listening......

Philip

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Post Posted:: August 31st, 2017, 8:52 pm 

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aradlaw wrote:
Welcome Philip, you now have access to the MW. Over to Short Works we go -->>


Uhm... why is this short work? Is it because of the length of the chapters? Because it's actually a novel

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Marion de Lorme (Play) - Only 3 small parts left, help us finish!
The Count of Monte Cristo (DR)
The Parson's wedding - an all female play!


Books:
The Well at the World's End: Book 4


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Post Posted:: September 1st, 2017, 4:23 am 
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Ooops :oops: you're right, so used to putting stuff in Short Works, I'll try this again. :roll:

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Post Posted:: September 2nd, 2017, 6:51 pm 

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I'll claim 30, 31 and 32 to start with!

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Post Posted:: September 4th, 2017, 12:50 am 

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aradlaw wrote:
Ooops :oops: you're right, so used to putting stuff in Short Works, I'll try this again. :roll:


:thumbs:

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Marion de Lorme (Play) - Only 3 small parts left, help us finish!
The Count of Monte Cristo (DR)
The Parson's wedding - an all female play!


Books:
The Well at the World's End: Book 4


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Post Posted:: September 4th, 2017, 12:51 am 

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plaidsicle wrote:
I'll claim 30, 31 and 32 to start with!


Great:)

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Marion de Lorme (Play) - Only 3 small parts left, help us finish!
The Count of Monte Cristo (DR)
The Parson's wedding - an all female play!


Books:
The Well at the World's End: Book 4


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Post Posted:: September 4th, 2017, 2:10 am 

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Hi Kristin,

I'm new to librivox reading. But I'd like to claim section 2. You can use my real name: Fritz van Deventer and my personal website: http://fritzvd.com

Cheers,

Fritz


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