Wednesday, July 29, 2015

2015 WRITE: PEOPLE: SL Enquirer offers aspiring writers a place to show their work.

Why would writers be interested in virtual worlds? 
Fiction writers create virtual worlds in their stories.  They can create virtual worlds that people can look at, walk around in, capture in pictures.  They can meet with other writers have a conversation about their work.  They can write about virtual worlds, have conversations with their readers, get suggestions from their readers, find publishers interested in publishing some of their work, as with the SL Enquirer here.  Why would writers not be interested in virtual worlds?   
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  • Imagination is not the opposite of reality.  Imagination is the future of reality 
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News and Notes

SciFi Film Festival

  • Deadline for Regular submissions Midnight – 1 August 2015
  • Deadline for Late Submissions Midnight – 29 August 2015

Summer of Arts submissions open Monday on Metropolis

Scroll down for News, Notes, and Info

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The SL Enquirer Provides Aspiring Writers a Place to showcase their work for over a decade

By Lanai Jarrico, invited writer

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The SL Enquirer is the longest running independently owned and operated virtual world news source that caters to the culture and entertainment in Second Life©. Inspired by the various activities and personalities that can be found in the virtual world, Lanai Jarrico created a place to share her passion for writing with others. Whether it is raising awareness, featuring residents doing great things within the Second Life community or providing entertainment and humor to those who love to read about the happenings in Second Life. There is something for everyone.
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 Within 10 years of continuous operation, over 30 writers, bloggers and virtual journalists have showcased their creative writing style and shared their work with hundreds of thousands of readers from around the world.
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The SL Enquirer continues its mission to feature new writers, help them develop their skills and provide a place where they can showcase their work, express themselves and share their virtual world experiences through their own eyes.
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If you have a passion for writing and want to experience journalism in a virtual way, contact Lanai Jarrico at lanaijarrico@gmail.com . No prior journalism experience is necessary; just bring your love for writing and some experience with the virtual world community.

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