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Post by Lozzadesu » May 20th, 2020, 8:03 pm

Hi everyone,

Call me Loz. I've been lurking around this website for years, I've always been interested in recording audio books, and I've finally decided to take the plunge. I got my account activated a while ago, but life got in the way and now I am ready to start and my microphone came in the mail today. I am currently trying to figure out how to use audacity and maybe do some minor things before I jump in also get a feel for recording on this microphone. I'm hoping to upload a test and get feedback really soon and then to start volunteering for projects. I am bilingual and a native speaker in both English and German so I'm hoping to maybe do projects in those two languages.

A little bit about me:
I'm in my 30s, a non-traditional college student (Global Studies and Anthropology), and a mom. I'm hoping to use this as my outlet in my free time as I don't really have any hobbies. This pandemic is also not giving me many excuses to not do this. I have a few personal reasons for doing this. I'm hoping to broaden my general knowledge and volunteering for books I may not have read otherwise and possibly learning new things that way. I look forward to getting involved in this community and working on projects with others.



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Post by barbara2 » May 21st, 2020, 1:30 am

Hi Loz, and welcome.

Those sound like excellent reasons for contributing to the Librivox project.

You will find some helpful tutorial videos about Audacity and recording in the Help forum.



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Post by philchenevert » May 21st, 2020, 5:39 am

Welcome Loz. Your bilingual abilities will definitely help here. This is a video on basic Audacity editing. Ask lots of questions!! :thumbs:
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Post by Lozzadesu » May 23rd, 2020, 7:50 am

Thank you for the warm welcome and the resources!!! :D

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