Project Templates for Poetry

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Please copy everything between the lines below and paste into the first post of a new thread in the Launch Pad. Then edit all in the relevant information (the ALLCAPS parts ... but don't use all-caps yourself, just put everything in the normal case).


[b][size=150][color=indigo]TITLE[/color][/size][/b]
by [i][b]AUTHOR[/b][/i]

Each week a poem is chosen to be recorded by as many LibriVox volunteers as possible!

This week's poem can be found [url=INSERT LINK HERE][u]here[/u].[/url]

[b]Please be sure that your recording software is set to the following technical specifications:[/b]
Channels: 1 (Mono)
Bit Rate: 128 kbps
Sample Rate: 44100 kHz

[b]Have questions on "how"?[/b]
Check LV's Recording Notes thread before recording: http://librivox.org/forum/viewtopic.php?p=6427#6430
If this is your first recording, you'll also find this useful: http://wiki.librivox.org/index.php/Newbie_Guide_to_Recording

[b]Begin your reading with the abbreviated LibriVox disclaimer:[/b]
(Please leave no more than 0.5-1 second of silence at the beginning of your recording!)

[quote]TITLE by AUTHOR, read for LibriVox.org by [your name].
[Add, if you wish, date, your location, and/or your personal url.][/quote]

[b]Then read the poem:[/b]

[quote]
INSERT POEM TEXT HERE
[/quote]

[b]At the end of your reading, leave a space and then say:[/b]

[quote]End of poem. This recording is in the public domain.[/quote]
Please leave 5 seconds of silence at the end of your recording.

Save your recording as an [b]mp3[/b] file using the following filename and ID3 tag format:

[b]File name[/b] - all in lowercase: [b][color=indigo]TITLE_AUTHORLASTNAME_your initials.mp3[/color][/b] (eg. [color=red]TITLE_AUTHORLASTNAME_klh.mp3[/color])

[b]ID3 tags (Version 2):[/b]
Artist Name: AUTHOR
Track Title: TITLE - Read by YOUR INITIALS (eg. [color=red]TITLE - Read by KLH[/color])
Album Title: LibriVox Weekly Poetry
Comments: (optional) Recorded by [your name]

[b]Transfer of files (completed recordings)[/b]
[color=blue][i][b]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.[/i][/b][/color]
[list][*]Upload your file with the LibriVox Uploader:
http://upload.librivox.org
[img]http://kayray.org/audiobooks/librivox/login.jpg[/img]
(If you have trouble reading the image above, please message an admin)
[*][color=blue]You'll need to select the MC, which for this project is: yy - yyyyy[/color]
[*][color=red][b]When your upload is complete, you will receive a link - please post it in this thread[/b][/color]
[*]If this doesn't work, or you have questions, please check our [u][url=http://wiki.librivox.org/index.php/How_to_Send_Your_Recording]How To Send Your Recording wiki page[/url][/u].[/list][/list]

When you post your link, please include your name as you would like it credited on the catalogue page and any URL by which you would like it accompanied. (Note: This is only necessary if you have not done so for another project.)

[color=red]If you wish to contribute, please have your readings submitted by 0600 GMT Sunday, INSERT DATE (12:00AM CDT) [/color][/b]

(And remember, anyone can suggest a poem for a certain week and/or coordinate an upcoming weekly poem! If you'd like to suggest a poem or coordinate a future Weekly Poetry project, please visit [url=http://librivox.org/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1114][u][b][color=blue]this thread[/color][/b][/u][/url].)


Fortnightly Poetry

Please copy everything between the lines below and paste into the first post of a new thread in the Launch Pad. Then edit all in the relevant information (the ALLCAPS parts ... but don't use all-caps yourself, just put everything in the normal case).


[color=violet][size=150][b]TITLE[/b][/size][/color]
by [i][b]AUTHOR[/b][/i]

[notify]xxxx[/notify]

Each fortnight a poem is chosen to be recorded by as many LibriVox volunteers as possible!

This fortnight’s poem can be found [url=INSERT LINK HERE][u]here[/u][/url].

Please be sure that your recording software is set to the following technical specifications:
Channels: 1 (Mono)
Bit Rate: 128 kbps
Sample Rate: 44100 kHz

[b]Have questions on "how"?[/b]
Check LV's [b]Recording Notes[/b] thread before recording: http://librivox.org/forum/viewtopic.php?p=6427#6430
If this is your first recording, you'll also find this useful: http://wiki.librivox.org/index.php/How_to_Send_Your_Recording

[b]Begin your reading with the abbreviated LibriVox disclaimer: [/b]
(Please leave no more than 0.5-1 second of silence at the beginning of your recording!)

[quote] TITLE by AUTHOR, read for LibriVox.org by [your name].
[Add, if you wish, date, your location, and/or your personal url.] [/quote]

[b]Then read the poem: [/b]

[quote]
INSERT POEM TEXT HERE
[/quote]

[b]At the end of your reading, leave a space and then say:[/b]

[quote]End of poem. This recording is in the public domain.[/quote]

Please leave 5 seconds of silence at the end of your recording.

Save your recording as an [b]mp3[/b] file using the following filename and ID3 tag format:

[b]File name[/b] - all in lowercase:[b]TITLE_AUTHORLASTNAME_[your initials in lowercase].mp3[/b] (eg. [color=blue]TITLE_AUTHORLASTNAME_klh.mp3[/color])

[b]ID3 tags (Version 2): [/b]
Artist: AUTHOR
Title: TITLE - Read by [YOUR INITIALS] (eg. [color=blue] TITLE - Read by KLH[/color])
Album: LibriVox Fortnightly Poetry
Comments: (optional) Recorded by [your name]

[b]Transfer of files (completed recordings)[/b]
[color=blue][i][b]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.[/i][/b][/color]
[list][*]Upload your file with the LibriVox Uploader:
http://upload.librivox.org
[img]http://kayray.org/audiobooks/librivox/login.jpg[/img]
(If you have trouble reading the image above, please message an admin)
[*][color=blue]You'll need to select the MC, which for this project is: yy - yyyyy[/color]
[*][color=red][b]When your upload is complete, you will receive a link - please post it in this thread[/b][/color]
[*]If this doesn't work, or you have questions, please check our [u][url=http://wiki.librivox.org/index.php/How_to_Send_Your_Recording]How To Send Your Recording wiki page[/url][/u].[/list][/list]

[b]When you post your link, please include your name as you would like it credited on the catalogue page and any URL by which you would like it accompanied.[/b] (Note: This is only necessary if you have not done so for another project.)

[color=red][b]If you wish to contribute, please have your readings submitted by 0600 GMT Sunday, INSERT DATE HERE (12:00am CDT)[/b] [/color]

(And remember, anyone can suggest a poem for a certain week and/or coordinate an upcoming fortnightly poem! If you'd like to suggest a poem or coordinate a future Poetry project, please visit [url=http://librivox.org/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1114][u][b][color=blue]this thread[/color][/b][/u][/url].)