Friday, August 21, 2015

2015 WRITE: PEOPLE: Editors--you want to hire this lady

Editors--you want to hire this lady
Why do I think this lady is an expert in writing a feature story for internet consumption?  Controversial topic.  SEO catching word.  Breaks the limits of virtual worlds.  Invites all readers.  Invites comments from all sides.
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News and Notes

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    HG WIP Show Friday, Aug 21, Sun. Aug 23.
    PURSUE IMPOSSIBLE: UWA 3D Art & Film Challenges 2015,
    SciFi Film FestivalSummer of Arts submissions open on Metropolis
    Scroll down for News, Notes, and Info

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    Avie Poll: Breastfeeding in Second Life: Should SL moms be able to breastfeed in Public? Something Taboo? -Becca Drascol Reporting ~ The SL Enquirer
    "Having just become an SL mom just two months ago, and with the RL controversy surrounding breastfeeding in public; I got to wondering.  Should SL moms be able to breastfeed in public if they so chose and if the venue were adult and family friendly? In our first lives it's more than controversial for a mom to feed her baby in public if that baby is breastfed. Even RL celebs have taken to posting and tweeting pics of themselves breastfeeding their newborns. And yet a lot of the public would rather they keep it private. When did something so very natural need to become something so very taboo?

    What is good about it?

    • Issue controversial in the old world.
    • Gets attention in the old world. 
    • Great SEO: 1,600,000 hits on Google Search.
    • Calls for opinion.  That gets attention even if it does not get responses.
    • Gives me a great closing line:
    People who think their teen-age offspring do not know about breasts and their uses, are farther away from reality than any virtual world ever will be.

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    News and Notes

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      HG WIP Show Friday, Aug 21, Sun. Aug 23.

      The Hypergrid WIP Show

      The Hypergrid WIP is a one hour "show & tell" of works in progress or recently completed. All builders from beginner to pro are invited.  Presentations are in voice and text.  For text presentations, best bring the text in a notecard and paste it into chat.  Voice presentations may be captured in video.  Stills and videos from the show may appear in this blog. 
      • HG address: Put the line below in the world map, next to Find. Click Find.  TP.
      • grid.kitely.com:8002:Cookie II
      • In Kitely: put the line below in the Firestorm nav bar, enter
      • hop://grid.kitely.com:8002/Cookie II/77/373/22
      • Upcoming WIPs: August 7, 9, 21, 23

      Previous Articles from the WIP show 

      PURSUE IMPOSSIBLE: UWA 3D Art & Film Challenges 2015,

      The University of Western Australia (UWA) has launched 'PURSUE IMPOSSIBLE, the 6th UWA Grand Art Challenge and MachinimUWA VIII with a starting prize pool in excess of L$560,000.   Deadline: Midnight SLT, 31st October 201

      SciFi Film Festival

      • Deadline for Late Submissions: Midnight – 29 August 2015

      Summer of Arts submissions open on Metropolis

      Entertainment on the Hypergrid

      Depending on your interests

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