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NaNoWriMo Workshop: Who Will Tell Your Story? With Sharon Clare
Published on Friday, October 25, 2013 by PLEASE NOTE: WORKSHOP SERIES POSTPONED UNTIL THE NEW YEAR We want to write memorable characters, charismatic characters, inspirational characters, characters who evoke emotion in the reader. Unforgettable protagonists are larger than life with secrets, values and fears. They should struggle, adapt, backpedal, change and grow. Characters need clear goals, motivat...
NaNoWriMo: Workshops, Write-ins & Word Wars
Published on Thursday, October 24, 2013 by [caption id="attachment_7665" align="aligncenter" width="562" caption="Cartoon used with the permission of Debbie Ridpath Ohi at Inkygirl.com"][/caption] November is just around the corner and that can only mean one thing – that crazy literary marathon known as National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), where the sane lose their minds and attempt to pen a novel i...
Brand New Event on Twitter: Wordscrim Wednesday
Published on Tuesday, October 8, 2013 by What is a #wordscrim? A #wordscrim (word scrimmage) is an event in which participants write or type as fast as they can for a set time, with the aim of  increasing the word count on their current novel or work in progress. The participant who has written the most at the end of the scrimmage is declared the winner. The event is held regularly on Twitter unde...
March Poetry Fest 2013
Published on Friday, March 29, 2013 by Milk Wood's 4th Annual MARCH POETRY FEST We have much pleasure in announcing that this year's poetry fest will take place at Milk Wood Writers' Colony and Showcase from Friday 29th March - Sunday 31st March, 2013. The poetry fest will embody the edginess and energy that is springing up across the Second Life® poetry scene. It provides a 3-day opportunity for so...
Winter Dash Contest Winner: Martina Meinster
Published on Monday, March 4, 2013 by We have much pleasure in announcing that Martina Meinster is the winner of our Winter Dash Contest. Martina Meinster's piece is rich both in imagery and vocabulary and is a fine example of seasonal poetry. Martina will receive a choice of either L$5,000 (Second Life® currency) or a $20 Amazon gift voucher. There will also be an opportunity for her to perform her po...
Get the Most from the NaNoWriMo Experience
Published on Thursday, November 1, 2012 by We have some wonderful events planned for this year's National Novel Writing Month. We'll be partnering with the venerable Bookstacks to add twice the fun to this crazy literary marathon. We have a delectable calendar of delights to tempt you - daily word scrimmages, write-ins, as well as inspirational workshops and talks from successful authors. Our first write-...
NaNoWriMo 2012: Pre-NaNo Prep
Published on Monday, October 22, 2012 by NaNoWriMo Press Release 2012 Our NaNoWriMo Event Schedule Cartoon used with the permission of Debbie Ridpath Ohi at Inkygirl.com November is just around the corner and that can only mean one thing - that crazy literary marathon known as National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), where the sane lose their minds and attempt to pen a novel in 30 days. Yes, you ...
VWI Blog Hop #1
Published on Sunday, September 16, 2012 by Gaining new followers is as easy as pie when you join our hop! All you need do is scroll down and join our nudge list by hitting the ‘Click here to enter’. Once you have added your name to the list grab the linky code and paste it into your own blog post – an identical list will then appear on your site enabling readers to hop from blog to blog....
VWI Twitter Hop #2
Published on Sunday, September 16, 2012 by Gaining new followers is as easy as pie when you join our hop! All you need do is scroll down and join our nudge list by hitting the ‘Click here to enter’. Once you have added your name to the list grab the linky code and paste it into your own blog post – an identical list will then appear on your site enabling readers to hop from blog to blog and f...
VWI Facebook Hop #1
Published on Sunday, September 16, 2012 by Gaining new followers is as easy as pie when you join our hop! All you need do is scroll down and join our nudge list by hitting the ‘Click here to enter’. Once you have added your name to the list grab the linky code and paste it into your own blog post – an identical list will then appear on your site enabling readers to hop from blog to b...
Virtual Writers’ Twitter Hop
Published on Saturday, May 26, 2012 by Gaining new followers is as easy as pie when you join our Twitter hop! All you need do is scroll down and join our nudge list by hitting the 'Click here to enter'. After your name appears - and as a common courtesy - click on the other members of the list and follow them. Try to drop by periodically to see if there are any new members. Be sure to let them know you fou...
NaNoWriMo Events at Milk Wood & Bookstacks
Published on Monday, October 31, 2011 by We hope you can join us this November for some excellent write-ins at Milk Wood and Bookstacks. Bookstacks is also running weekly workshops. This is just an initial list of events, we're all scrambling to get it together with the imminent (and super sad) demise of the NaNo Cafe on sLiterary. Please keep an eye out for notices from Virtual Writers Inc and Bookstacks as...
NaNoWriMo in Second Life®
Published on Monday, October 31, 2011 by October is ending (woo hoo)! Do you know what that means? November is here and with it comes NaNoWriMo! Yes National Novel Writing Month 2011 will commence for this year and we're kicking it off right here in Second Life®! Come join us for daily dashes and word wars at Milk Wood where we'll be counting down to the month of writing a full novel. If you've ever w...
Short Story Workshop
Published on Thursday, April 28, 2011 by This intensive, month-long workshop, devised to toss participants head first into the process of writing a short story (1k - 10/20k words), begins Wednesday 4th May at 5pm PST and continues every Wednesday until month's end. Each week we will tackle a different ingredient so participants learn how to construct a short story, much like baking a cake. Areas Covere...
A Look Back at the 2nd Annual Milk Wood Poetry Fest – Day 1
Published on Monday, April 18, 2011 by [caption id="attachment_1564" align="alignleft" width="292" caption="We all gathered at the north shore of Milk Wood to listen"][/caption] Milk Wood had an excellent time at the end of March. We celebrated the coming dawn of Spring and the beginning of National Poetry Month in April by hosting our 2nd Annual Poetry Festival. This weekend long party, stacked with ...
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