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Post Posted:: June 1st, 2013, 7:09 pm 

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The Christmas Hirelings by Mary Elizabeth Braddon (1835 - 1915) .

This has been opened up as a Group Project to finish it up.

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It is the Christmas season once again and things are, well, boring for the adults at Penlyon Castle. "...if somehow or other I had a pack of children belonging to me, I would keep Christmas with the best — keep it as it ought to be kept." says Sir John. His good friend Mr. Danby has the perfect solution - to hire some children to spend Christmas! Thus, the arrival of Lassie, Laddie, and little Moppet - Christmas and Sir John may never be the same again. (Summary by ppcunningham)

  • Target completion date: 2013-Dec-25
  • Text source (only read from this text!): http://archive.org/details/christmashirelin00bradrich
  • Type of proof-listening required (Note: please read the PL FAQ): standard

    IMPORTANT - soloist, please note: in order to limit the amount of languishing projects (and hence the amount of files on our hard-pressed server), we ask that you post an update at least once a month in your project thread, even if you haven't managed to record anything. If we don't hear from you for three months, your project may be opened up to a group project if a Book Coordinator is found. Files you have completed will be used in this project. If you haven't recorded anything yet, your project will be removed from the forum (contact any admin to see if it can be re-instated).

    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.

    • Link to author on Wikipedia (if available): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Elizabeth_Braddon
    • Link to title on Wikipedia (if available):
    • Number of sections (files) this project will have: 15
    • Does the project have an introduction or preface [y/n]: yes
    • Original publication date (if known): 1894
    • 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:
    fiction, holiday, humor

    Keywords that describe the book:
    Christmas; children; castle; family
  • The reader will record the following at the beginning and end of each file:
    No more than 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning of the recording!

    Start of recording (Intro)
    • "Chapter [number] of The Christmas Hirelings . - 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]"
    • Say:
      " The Christmas Hirelings , by Mary Elizabeth Braddon . [Chapter]"

    For the second and all subsequent sections, you may optionally use the shortened form of this intro disclaimer:
    • "Chapter [number] of The Christmas Hirelings by Mary Elizabeth Braddon . This LibriVox recording is in the Public Domain."
    • If you wish, say:
      "Recording by [your name]"
    • Only if applicable, say:
      "[Chapter 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]"
    • At the end of the book, say (in addition):
      "End of The Christmas Hirelings , by Mary Elizabeth Braddon . "
    There should be 5 seconds silence at the end of the recording, or 10 seconds for files longer than 30 minutes.
  • Example filename
    christmashirelings_##_braddon_128kb.mp3 (all lower-case) where ## is your section number. (e.g. christmashirelings_01_braddon_128kb.mp3) (* note the new filename requirement)
  • [b]Example ID3 V2 tags
    Title: ## - [Section title]
    Artist: Mary Elizabeth Braddon
    Album: The Christmas Hirelings

    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.

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    • You'll need to select the MC, which for this project is: aradlaw - 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.

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Post Posted:: June 1st, 2013, 7:20 pm 
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I can set this up for you Patti, back soon.

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Post Posted:: June 1st, 2013, 7:23 pm 

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Pretty much looks like the best book ever, would you like a DPL?

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Post Posted:: June 1st, 2013, 8:11 pm 

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Gee, that was fast!
Thanks, David.

I'd love a DPL, hallejk - thanks for offering.
I think it's the best book ever, too.
How can you go wrong with Christmas, a curmudgeon, a feisty best friend, and an adorable little girl?
Now if I can only get it done by the holidays....


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Post Posted:: June 2nd, 2013, 6:38 pm 

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http://upload.librivox.org/share/uploads/dl/christmashirelings_03_braddon.mp3

28:20

chapter 3

I discovered this book when I signed up for the section on Mary Elizabeth Braddon in The Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, vol 5. Along with an article on the author, the section included an excerpt of this book, which turned out to be most of chapter 3 - so I've started there, killing two birds with one stone, so to speak.

I will now go back to the beginning, and record the rest in chapter order. Feel free to delay PL until I catch up.

Patti

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Post Posted:: June 3rd, 2013, 11:21 am 

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I think I will wait to start at chapter one, if you really don't mind :)
P.S. The tilde(~) is still in the title :)

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Post Posted:: June 6th, 2013, 3:56 pm 
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Oh, I'd better move us over to Going Solo, see you there. :D

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Post Posted:: June 16th, 2013, 6:10 pm 

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Posted a section -
But never mind - decided to do it over....

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Post Posted:: June 17th, 2013, 5:11 pm 

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The preface/prologue is PL OK! It was magical! I love love loved the story and the voice in the reading and just everything about it!

If you want to redo it no problem, I love it so much I'd be happy to listen again!

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Post Posted:: June 18th, 2013, 10:46 am 

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Well then, I guess I'll leave it the way it is.

It was a lot of work - and I wasn't sure if I could maintain it over an entire book (especially Sir John's voice). But I sat and read the rest of the book this morning, and it's mostly narrative, so I feel a little better about the whole thing.

Thanks for listening -

P.

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Post Posted:: August 3rd, 2013, 3:00 pm 

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http://upload.librivox.org/share/uploads/dl/christmashirelings_01_braddon.mp3

21:21

01 - Chapter I

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Post Posted:: August 3rd, 2013, 6:32 pm 

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ppcunningham wrote:
http://upload.librivox.org/share/uploads/dl/christmashirelings_01_braddon.mp3

21:21

01 - Chapter I

Yeah! I've been waiting! PL tonight!

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Post Posted:: August 4th, 2013, 12:06 pm 

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i re-edited chapter 1 - it was too slow in bits.
It is uploaded now.

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http://dev.librivox.org/uploads/aradlaw/christmashirelings_02_braddon.mp3

28:38


chapter 2

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Post Posted:: September 7th, 2013, 11:37 am 

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Oh man! I am so sorry! Totally forgot about this little book. But now I remember how much I love it! Chapters 1-3 are PL OK.

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