July 2009

Meet Author Marjorie Liu Aug. 4 in SL

by Joan Kremer on July 31, 2009 · 0 comments

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AUTHOR MARJORIE LIU TO MAKE UNIQUE APPEARANCE: Novelist Marjorie M Liu will discuss her latest latest Dirk & Steele novel, the paranormal romance The Fire King on Tuesday, Aug. 4, at 11 a.m. SLT (Pacific time zone) on Athena Isle in Second Life. Readers are being invited to submit [...]

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UPDATE: Time has been changed to 12:30 p.m. SLT!! MEET BESTSELLING AUTHOR SUNDAY JULY 26 IN SL: Carleen Brice, whose second novel, Children of the Waters, has just been released  as A One World Trade Paperback Original by Ballantine, will  discuss her new novel and talk about her writing at an appearance 3:30 [...]

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How Writers Are Using Second Life to Find Audiences & Readers

July 24, 2009

Imagine this scenario: You’re an unpublished, unknown playwright and you’ve just written a play that you believe needs to be staged. Your income is commensurate with most writers’ – i.e., not a lot. And you don’t have rich friends or family who might fork over the tens of thousands of dollars needed to [...]

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Poet Produces Original Play in Second Life

July 17, 2009

DON’T MISS PERFORMANCE OF PLAY WRITTEN FOR PRODUCTION IN SECOND LIFE: Tonight (Friday, July 17) is the second performance of the original play Hypatia of Alexandria, written by poet Skylar Smythe specifically for production in Second Life.  It starts at 7 p.m. SLT (Pacific time) at the stage built specifically for this play.  The [...]

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‘The Rabbicorn’: Another Way Second Life Enhances the Storyteller’s Art

July 17, 2009

It’s sort of a cross between an illustrated storybook and Disneyworld without the crowds, noise, and vendors.  It’s a story you can literally immerse yourself in.  And it’s something you’ll find only in a virtual world like Second Life. I love discovering ways in which writers use the 3D elements of Second Life to create […]

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Want Help Writing a ‘Fib’?* Talented Poets in Second Life Have You Covered

July 9, 2009

* Or another short poem I do not consider myself a poet.  Oh, I’ve written poetry – some of it’s even been published or won (minor) awards.  But I can go for years without writing a single line. Nevertheless, I studied a lot of poetry in college, and thought I at least knew the primary […]

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