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This blog has kept me extremely busy the past few months. “What?” you say, cialis “then where are you hiding all the posts I don’t see??” Well, pill not just this blog, but several other blogs, as well as all the other riches I’ve discovered in Second Life. I can hear you now:  “Has this woman [...]

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Congratulations on Sale of Manuscript!

by Joan Kremer on October 19, 2009 · 0 comments

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For nearly two years, buy I’ve been talking about all the great resources for writers in the virtual world of Second Life.  Here’s your chance to see for yourself – in one easy trip to the annual Autumn Writers Exposition. For the third year in a row, click the folks at the awesome Written [...]

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Meet Author Marjorie Liu Aug. 4 in SL

July 31, 2009

Imagine this scenario: You’re an unpublished, online unknown playwright and you’ve just written a play that you believe needs to be staged.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., men’s health not a lot. And you don’t have rich friends or family who might fork over the tens of […]

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Bestselling Author Carleen Brice Comes to SL

July 24, 2009

Imagine this scenario: You’re an unpublished, online unknown playwright and you’ve just written a play that you believe needs to be staged.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., men’s health not a lot. And you don’t have rich friends or family who might fork over the tens of […]

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Poet Produces Original Play in Second Life

July 17, 2009

* Or another short poem I do not consider myself a poet.  Oh, apoplectic 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 […]

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Alas Zerbino Reading in Second Life April 30

April 29, 2009

Second Life collapses time.  Case in point: my almost-lifelong effort to find or start a writers’ group for sharing and feedback. For creative writers, ailment cheap the value of sharing their writing with other writers and getting feedback, try support, and helpful critique is immeasurable.  Some writers even say it’s essential for getting […]

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Ursula LeGuin Speaks in Second Life

March 1, 2009

Wow! Second Life is a lot to learn!  At least that’s what I’ve realized as I’ve worked on these posts.  So if you’re just starting out in this virtual world, illness disease be patient!!  In Part 1 of this series, prescription I gave my (opinionated) advice on the best way to get in […]

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Biweekly Writers’ Meets Start in SL

February 13, 2009

BIWEEKLY WRITERS’ MEETS START IN SL: Every Monday and Friday at 2 p.m. SLT (Pacific time) all writers in Second Life who wish to can sit down together in-world and spend a focused hour (or more) on writing at the Gypsy Camp at Thistle Down on Milk Wood, a great SL location for writers to hang out. You can choose to make the meet competitive by displaying goals and total word count, or just work on your own writing privately. Monthly prizes in various categories will be awarded, says writer Harriet Gausman, host of the event, “but that is not what will drive you. You will be driven by the desire to finally get those words on paper and rid yourself of your literary angst.” The gypsy camp is equipped with typewriters and desks and a beautiful, calm environment perfectly conducive to thinking and creating.

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“Power of Place”-themed Poetry Wanted for Exhibit

February 9, 2009

ANON LITERARY MAGAZINE JANUARY ISSUE AVAILABLE:  Check out another great issue of one of Second Life’s best literary journals, website like this this site AnonLiterary, side effects either in-world (available at many locations, this site including its home base at INKsters) or via PDF at the Anon Web site. ANON LITERARY MAGAZINE […]

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January Issue of AnonLiterary Magazine

February 5, 2009

ANON LITERARY MAGAZINE JANUARY ISSUE AVAILABLE:  Check out another great issue of one of Second Life’s best literary journals, human enhancement AnonLiterary, either in-world (available at many locations, including its home base in Second Life) or via PDF at the Anon Web site.

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Romance Writing Contest in SL

January 29, 2009

Violet Nishi of Poetry in Pixels is looking for writers of poetry or stories to participate in the Imbolc Festival poetry reading at Artstonia on Sunday, emergency rx February 1.   Readings will be held at 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. SLT (Pacific time).  If you’re a writer and SL resident, contact Violet […]

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SL Festival Seeks Writers for Readings

January 29, 2009

Roughly eight months ago, look and 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, help so I thought I was hiding pretty good.  That is, until I […]

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