National Novel Writing Month in Second Life

31 Oct

(Inter)National Novel Writing Month kicks of November 1, and Second LIfe is providing some terrific support for for participants. Things kick of October 31, from 6-9 pm PDT/SLT, at Milk Wood.

Graphic by June Faramore (SL: June Stormcrow)

Please join the NaNoWriMo SL group in-world to get all the latest updates.



  • 6AM-7AM: Dash and Word Wars Milk Wood
  • 9:30AM-10:30AM: Write-in(word wars and plot doctoring) Milk Wood
  • 6PM-7PM: Dash and Word Warring (at Bookstacks on Thursdays) Milk Wood


  • 12PM-1PM: Write-in (word wars and plot doctoring) Milk Wood



  • Nov. 10, 6:30PM: Workshop with Arlene Radasky (SL: Imarad Breen) on reading their work aloud, recording it, and listening back for a more complete editing process
  • Nov 13, 8:00AM: Building a character slam book with Emerain Rich (SL: Emz Mazie).
  • Nov. 17, 10:00AM: Workshop by author Cassandra Curtis (SL: Cassandra Sharktooth)
    Author of the Midnight Effect and Shifting Tides trilogy.
    In this mini-workshop, Ms. Curtis shows how a writer can deepen the characterization of an existing protagonist, antagonist, or develop a secondary character by using a few simple diagrams, an interview sheet, character check list, traits, and even an exercise she invented called the Writers Duel, which creates multi-player participation in a game setting. Developing your character look in SL will be briefly discussed as well.
  • Nov. 20, 8:00PM: Workshop by author Cora Zane (SL: Cora Waverider)
    Are you struggling with your NaNoWriMo story? Erotic romance author Cora Zane will be covering ways to kickstart a story that has stalled, and get you back on track to reaching your 50k NaNoWriMo project goal.

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Posted by on October 31, 2011 in Bookstacks News, events


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