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Post by NurseBob » October 14th, 2018, 9:11 am

Hints to Pilgrims by Charles S. Brooks (1878 - 1934).
In this collection of 17 short essays, Charles S. Brooks (1878-1934), with the usual panache and wit, which he also displays in his comedies, describes funny incidents that can happen to people on holidays or in everyday life.
His two "frightful" comedies, "Wappin' Wharf" and "At the Sign of the Greedy Pig", are already in our catalogue as full-cast stage plays. (summary by Sonia)
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Post by Kitty » October 14th, 2018, 9:44 am

hi Bob :)

I see you are back from your holidays and ready to start. So are you sure you want to start out with a solo immediately ? Not getting your feet wet a bit and learning our ways in a group project or two ?

Well, it's your choice of course. I can MC this project. I have participated in Brooks' two "frightful comedies" and they were fabulous :9:

https://librivox.org/at-the-sign-of-the-greedy-pig-by-charles-s-brooks/
https://librivox.org/wappin-wharf-a-frightful-comedy-of-pirates-by-charles-s-brooks/

I will set up a Magic Window shortly, stay tuned.

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Post by NurseBob » October 14th, 2018, 10:07 am

Thank you, Sonia,

>So are you sure you want to start out with a solo immediately?
Though new to Librivox, I've a reasonable amount of experience with other solo audio/video efforts and have a pretty clear understanding of what I'm undertaking.

>I will set up a Magic Window shortly, stay tuned.
Will do. I have the first chapter recorded, edited and waiting to upload. :D
Looking forward to feedback/direction if needed.

Bob
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Post by Kitty » October 14th, 2018, 10:10 am

all right, here we go. The MW is set up. As soloist you are also the Book coordinator, so you need to fill in all the boxes with the chapter titles, put in the links you have recorded and uploaded, and possibly also the length of the files in the notes section, so the DPL will know how long a section is.

To enter the MW, click on BC/Admin right underneath the MW. It may be that you cannot log in immediately, then simply click on Forgot Password, and you'll get your new password for the MW.

If you need any further help, just holler. :)

Sonia

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Post by Kitty » October 14th, 2018, 10:12 am

oh and something else I forgot: here is your brand new personal reader page, where you will see all the projects in which you take part listed:

you see for the moment you have 1 project and 17 sections claimed :)

https://librivox.org/reader/12852

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Post by NurseBob » October 14th, 2018, 10:16 am

>To enter the MW, click on BC/Admin right underneath the MW. It may be that you cannot log in immediately
Noob question: Do I use the librivox userID that is auto-filled, or my nursebob ID?
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Post by Kitty » October 14th, 2018, 10:18 am

NurseBob wrote:
October 14th, 2018, 10:16 am
>To enter the MW, click on BC/Admin right underneath the MW. It may be that you cannot log in immediately
Noob question: Do I use the librivox userID that is auto-filled, or my nursebob ID?
no, you need to input your nursebob ID. You can also try with your password, but often people have to get a new one for the MW.

The MW is personal, so the "universal" LV ID would be taboo, or anyone could just enter your MW and change it ;)

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Post by NurseBob » October 14th, 2018, 10:22 am

>The MW is personal, so the "universal" LV ID would be taboo, or anyone could just enter your MW and change it
As a former software engineer, I completely understand. Sometimes these "labor saving" conveniences of our browsers get in the way of the tasks...

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Post by NurseBob » October 14th, 2018, 10:27 am

Got in to the MW. All is good. :clap:

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Post by Kitty » October 14th, 2018, 10:28 am

NurseBob wrote:
October 14th, 2018, 10:27 am
Got in to the MW. All is good. :clap:

Bob
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Post by NurseBob » October 14th, 2018, 10:34 am

One last (I hope) Noob question:
Chapters in Hints to Pilgrims are numbered and named. Looking at the instructions:
"Chapter [number] of Hints to Pilgrims. This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information, or to volunteer, please visit: librivox DOT org"
Say:
"Hints to Pilgrims, by Charles S. Brooks. [Chapter]"

Would it be correct as follows?
"Chapter One of Hints to Pilgrims. This is a LibriVox recording..."
Followed by:
"Hints to Pilgrims, by Charles S. Brooks. Chapter One, Hints to Pilgrims"

Bob
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Post by Kitty » October 14th, 2018, 10:37 am

NurseBob wrote:
October 14th, 2018, 10:34 am
Would it be correct as follows?
"Chapter One of Hints to Pilgrims. This is a LibriVox recording..."
Followed by:
"Hints to Pilgrims, by Charles S. Brooks. Chapter One, Hints to Pilgrims"
yes I agree, in this specific first chapter it might sound a bit silly. :lol: But yes, that's the way the intro should be done. From the second section onwards you can use a shorter intro, have you seen this in the instructions ?

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Post by NurseBob » October 14th, 2018, 10:38 am

>From the second section onwards you can use a shorter intro, have you seen this in the instructions ?
Yep. :D
Thanks for the guidance.

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Post by NurseBob » October 14th, 2018, 10:58 am

Sigh... One more "one last question." :?:
Is this thread where I post upload URLs? That is, is This the project thread mentioned in the upload instructions? :?:
I feel like I'm the new hire in the ICU... "Where is the med room?" :?

Bob
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Post by Kitty » October 14th, 2018, 11:03 am

NurseBob wrote:
October 14th, 2018, 10:58 am
Sigh... One more "one last question." :?:
Is this thread where I post upload URLs? That is, is This the project thread mentioned in the upload instructions? :?:
I feel like I'm the new hire in the ICU... "Where is the med room?" :?
:lol: questions are good. (see, that's why "getting your feet wet in group projects" would have been helpful ;) - we're not saying this for nothing)

But yes, this is your project thread, everything you do for this project will be posted in this project thread.

Usually you post something like: "Chapter 1 is ready for PL, recording time: 10:43 min." or something to that effect.
Then you enter the MW and put your link in the listen url section (oh I see you already did that :thumbs: )
finally you toggle the last column to Ready for PL, so the DPL sees this immediately.

That's it. :)

Sonia

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