Apr 23

SL Book Fair 2008

Category: Books, Fair, Places to Visit, Storytelling by Stone Culdesac

From notecard and group notice:

The Second Life Book Fair 2008 will be held April 25-27, on Book Island and Publishing Island, and with loads of events, there is something sure to please everyone. Here are some direct SLURL’s to event areas.

Book Island Stage

Cartland Court

Beach Discussion Area

Publishing Island Stage

Here is the event schedule:

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 afterparty (Cartland Court)

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