Last night on TPS, someone asked about the PLA audio book. I'm hoping to have readers of PLA contribute audio for individual chapters, then I'll put them all up on the website for everyone to download for free. I'll accept multiple versions of chapters so people can choose which one they want to read to them. Eventually I can string the best of them together in a single mp3 file for people to download. Or string together multiple versions of the book.
RTF said he would send me audio of his foreword. Evie said she'd do the cactus chapter. murd0c promises to do one. I'm sure I'll pick one or two at random for myself. I think having the PLA book read to you by PLA people would be awesome. So to make this happen, pick your favorite chapter of PLA, record yourself reading it and email it to me at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Record at 128kbps. Or at least 64kbps mono. Do whatever you can do reduce background noise and white noise.
- Don't call my voicemail and read a chapter to me using your Cricket wireless phone with its 5kbps audio. I won't accept submissions this way. I WON'T!
- I'll probably add any audio chapter sent to me as long as you've put effort into it and aren't just being insane at me.
- While it's not necessary, feel free to add sound effects and royalty-free music or backgrounds to enhance your story. Act it out with several people if you want. Just don't stray too far from the original text.
If the entire audiobook gets finished this way and the audio sounds good enough, maybe I can put it up on Amazon or other audiobook sites for people to download. I promise not to profit from it though. I'll make it available for free or the minimum price they allow.