Roughly eight months ago, I tiptoed around a hedge and peaked at my first poetry reading in Second Life. I was still a newbie who knew nothing about HUDs that let avatars know who else is around, so I thought I was hiding pretty good. That is, until I heard a woman’s voice say, “Welcome, [...]
What writer’s toolbox does NOT include that basic implement we call the writing prompt? For many of us, a writing prompt is equivalent to the common hammer or screwdriver. It’s ubiquitous, useful for just about any construction or repair job, and often works better than a bucket-load of more sophisticated tools.
Entrance to the headquarters of [...]