Short DRs

Comments about LibriVox? Suggestions to improve things? News?
Post Reply
Peter Why
Posts: 4967
Joined: November 24th, 2005, 3:54 am
Location: Chigwell (North-East London, U.K.)

Post by Peter Why » December 8th, 2020, 11:36 am

Do we have somewhere to put dramatic readings of short stories? I was thinking of something like the one-act-play collections, but with short stories instead.

So, if someone fancied BCing/editing a DR of a single Sherlock Holmes story or a Saki story, for example, these could be brought together, just like our poetry, short story, non-fiction, and insomnia collections.

Peter
"I think, therefore I am, I think." Solomon Cohen, in Terry Pratchett's Dodger

KevinS
Posts: 10647
Joined: April 7th, 2019, 8:32 am
Contact:

Post by KevinS » December 8th, 2020, 11:48 am

I assume it could stand alone, but that would be up to a admin to say.

Considering the work involved, I think it might take a long, long time to gather enough DR short stories to make a collection.
Not feeling well. I'll get back to work as soon as possible. My LibriVox: https://librivox.org/sections/readers/13278

philchenevert
LibriVox Admin Team
Posts: 20160
Joined: October 17th, 2010, 9:23 pm
Location: Basking by the Bayou
Contact:

Post by philchenevert » December 8th, 2020, 11:59 am

I think they could stand alone. Of course if you are interested in a collection of them that would be fine too.
What has two butts and kills people? An assassin. You're welcome

Need Help? Check out these little videos: https://wiki.librivox.org/index.php/Instructional_Videos

TriciaG
LibriVox Admin Team
Posts: 49898
Joined: June 15th, 2008, 10:30 pm
Location: Toronto, ON (but Minnesotan to age 32)

Post by TriciaG » December 8th, 2020, 12:10 pm

There have been two such collection projects in the past:
https://librivox.org/search?q=scene%20and%20story&search_form=advanced

The last one wrapped up in May of this year.
We're MARCHing to the finish line! Join our project cleanup month initiative. Details HERE

Peter Why
Posts: 4967
Joined: November 24th, 2005, 3:54 am
Location: Chigwell (North-East London, U.K.)

Post by Peter Why » December 8th, 2020, 1:59 pm

Thanks, Tricia; I'd forgotten about them. I actually read in some of the DRs myself.

Peter
"I think, therefore I am, I think." Solomon Cohen, in Terry Pratchett's Dodger

ToddHW
LibriVox Admin Team
Posts: 13667
Joined: August 14th, 2011, 4:24 am
Contact:

Post by ToddHW » January 5th, 2021, 7:21 pm

I have not had any requests to start a third collection.

Thanks, Todd

Post Reply