Book Fair April 25-27

25 Apr

This weekend is the annual Book Island/Publishers Island Book Fair. Activities begin Friday evening and run through Sunday. Simeon Beresford will be hosting his weekly trivia game at Book Island on Sunday at 11 a.m. The complete events calendar is included below.

Friday 25th

  • 2pm Opening Ceremony (Cartland Court)
  • 3pm Marylmagner Munz reading from The Big Secret by Mary Magner (Beach Area)
  • 3pm Threik Wilkinson reading from The Courage of Intimacy by Keith Ainsworth (Open Books)
  • 3pm Kabbalah Today – live Kabbalah concert and Q&A session (Publishing Island stage)
  • 4pm tbc.
  • 5pm Madddyyy Schnook – Building for Beginners (Slguides Virtual Learning Centre)
  • 5pm-7pm – DJs Shannah Halberd and Rat Halberd from Simkast (Cartland Court)
  • 7pm Poetry and prose readings from INKsters and ANON magazine (Publishing Island stage)

Saturday 26th

  • 6am Discussion: Death Penalty, Right or Wrong? Selina Greene (Beach Area)
  • 7am tbc
  • 8am Nebbisk Oh – ‘Fictionary’ game where you make up definitions to fool your opponents. (Beach Area)
  • 9am Madddyyy Schnook – Marketing and Sales in virtual worlds (Book Island stage)
  • 10am Babu Writer – Amazon and POD – what’s going on? (Publishing Island stage)
  • 10am Selina Greene – the RL Book publishing process – talk and Q&A (Book Island stage)
  • 11am Cricket Gears – How Art and Music Can Change the World (Cartland Court stage)
  • 12pm Trinity Dechou, Voodoo Buwan – Rez Magazine debate on inworld Publishing (Cartland Court stage)
  • 1pm Noble Charron – Characterization – the Soul of the Story – Lecture and Q&A by bestselling author, Michael A Stackpole (Beach Area)
  • 2pm Elan Neruda – Paying the Bills While Paying Your Dues: a partially practical guide to writing genre fiction for a living (Publishing Island stage)
  • 2pm-4pm Miriam Antonelli DJ (Cartland Court)
  • 3pm Madddyyy Schnook – Building for Beginners (SLGuides)
  • 4pm Diana Allandale – Promoting Yourself, from and Author’s POV, workshop with author Diana Hunter (Beach Area)
  • 5pm Wilbur Rich – reading

Sunday 27th

  • 6am Discussion: What’s SLove got to do with it? RL/SL relationship pleasures and pitfalls. Selina Greene (Beach Area)
  • 7am DJ Doubledown Tandino spins his signature blend of nujazz and house in a live turntable mix (Cartland Court)
  • 8am Discussion – What makes a book a cult book, rather than just a good book? Selina Greene (Beach Area)
  • 9am Jilly Kidd hosts readings from writers in the Written Word group (beach area)
  • 10am Sean Voss – Author Sean Percival, The Second Life In-World Travel Guide talk, Q&A (Book Island stage)
  • 10am Madddyyy Schbook – Building for Beginners (SLGuides)
  • 11am Simeon Beresford – Literary quiz (Book Island stage)
  • 12pm Poetry and prose readings from INKsters and ANON magazine (Publishing Island stage)
  • 1pm Kitumscheid Writer – the publishing process for illustrated books, based on experiences from her book, Pirate’s Alphabet (Publishing Island stage)
  • 1pm-3pm – DJ Ravishal Bentham from Kona Radio (Cartland Court)
  • 3pm – Diana Allandale – The Ins and Outs of Writing Erotica workshop with author, Diana Hunter (Beach Area)
  • 4pm Arton Tripsa – The Writing Life: The Creation Of A Novel, a talk/Q&A with Jane Watson, author of the Hindustan Contessa (Book Island stage)
  • 5pm Closing ceremony and after party (Cartland Court)


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