November Open Mic

NO I did not forget! I’ve just been busy. yeah, that’s it. Busy. With a Capital B. Because I’m so Important with a Capital I.

Officially, I welcome you to the November Open Mic. Have something you feel thankful for? Record yourself. Need to vent? Record. Have a heartbeat?

You know…

The Skinny:

  1. Record yourself reading one of your own works.
  2. Post it on your site.
  3. Include a link to this site in your post.
    OR Comment on that month’s call for entries
    OR send me a message using the contact form.
  4. I will post a link with your name and poem title RIGHT HERE.
  5. It’s an open mic invitation. NOT a challenge.

Some tips:

  • Go simple.
    I record using my iPhone, then email/share the file with myself. I very rarely edit it, unless I really waited too long to start talking.
  • Want better quality?
    You can get a relatively inexpensive mic on Amazon that you can hook up to your computer. Some of there come with editing software. If I do edit, I use Audacity on the Mac. It’s free and pretty easy to use. There’s a version for Windows, too.
  • Hosting.
    If you pay WordPress to host your site, you can add your audio by clicking on the Add Media button in the post editor. Have the free WordPress? You have options.All of the sites below will let you upload audio. Some will host for free up to a certain amount of storage. (I think with Youtube, you’ll have to upload a movie, but you use a still image and add your poem.)

  • Questions?
    Ask below or contact me using the contact form (up above). I’ll try to help you out!
  • And if you have any tips, feel free to share them!

November 2016

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Voeko
This is Ground Control

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Pleasant Street
We Two

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Poet Rummager/Rose
Five Haiku Poetry: Mime Frog

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Pleasant Street
My hot button

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Pleasant Street
Convenance

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Crow
long enough (words)

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