2017 WRITE: PEOPLE: Jane, Plain Jane: Part 2 Pack-man

Jane, Plain Jane:  Part 2, Pack-manThe writers group at Nara’s Nook has started a learning and production project using the guide book “The 90-day novel,” by Alan Watt.  To contribute to the project without spending the time on a novel, I am writing a short story or one act play using some of the guidance from the book.  Writers meeting at Nara’s NookMy Name Is Jane. Plain Jane. Part 1-The writing communities of virtual worlds: Nara’s NookHG Safari, week 119 Nara Nook, the writers colony on the hypergridUnderstoryArticles about writing on this blogThe writing communities of virtual worlds. What do they offer to writers?Blogging in virtual worlds. How to… SummaryThis writing group is the kind of event that could work well in a web-worldHow writers could use a web-world. Meet in a minuteA proposal for a web-world to support nonprofits in virtual worlds-The writer’s meeting at Nara’s nook meets Mondays, 6 PM California time.Scroll to the end for instructions on how to get to the meeting.How writers could use a web-world. Meet in a minuteA proposal for a web-world to support nonprofits in virtual worlds*******************************************************************(More after the break, scroll down!)********************************************************************** Metaverse events, current and upcomingSinger Girl built a web-world.Infinite Metaverse Alliance, organization for the metaverse.Want to try Halcyon?  Infinite Metaverse Alliance test grid IMA on G+Cybalounge updated: now with voice!Javascript for beginnersLearn Javascript for programmersOSCC presentation videos availableCRASH! Site, the musical under development by people like usMal Burns: Inworld ReviewTry a browser-based virtual worldSelby’s daily news collection:  Virtual worlds are real   Virtual Outworlding news collection Events on the Hypergrid: HYPEventsEntertainment on the HypergridHYPERGRID EVENTSDestination guide: OpenSimWorldOpensim AAM Virtual PerformersWELCOME TO SEANCHAI LIBRARIESVirtual world G+ communities:  Communities virtual worlds G+MOSES software developmentIn a virtual world, your deodorant never fails.*****************************************Jane, Plain Jane:  Part 2, Pack-manJason is really bothering me.  He keeps calling me the super-geek.  I want to yell at him, “Shut up and drink!”   But I can’t do that with all the other people around.  I don’t know what to do.  I guess I just have to put up with it.************I asked Hermione about it.  Not directly, of course.  I asked her if anyone ever gave her a nickname she didn’t like.  “Not recently,” she told.  “Somebody started calling me blondie when I was younger, but I just made up an unflattering name for her and she stopped immediately.  The way she said it, it made me think ‘dumb blonde.’    I’m not dumb.  And I’m not blonde.”That was a surprise to me.   I mean that she is not blonde.  Her hair is always blonde and beautiful.   Never has dark roots.  I don’t know how she does it.  But anyway, that gave me an idea.  Jason is in packing and mailing.  So I can call him ‘pack-man.”   I don’t think he is proud of packing and mailing.  The pay there is not all that good.  He does it really well.    He can get things wrapped before I could get my first paper-cut.  If I am on good terms with him at Christmas, maybe I could get him to wrap my presents for me.  He wouldn’t mind doing that and I wouldn’t mind asking him because I fix his computer for him.  But I may not be on good terms with him if I start calling him ‘pack-man.’   Maybe I will ask Hermione what she thinks about calling him ‘pack-man.’  I hate to show her I am such a social nerd.  But she is too smart– she is bound to know that anyway.  Damn! I wish I could be like her.  She is so cool. She acts in the community theater.  On stage!  With everybody looking at her!  God, I wish I could do that.  *****************This (the multi-part series including this part) could be a short story or a one-act play for one or three actors.  I relinquish all claims to the copyright and declare all work by me under the title “Jane, Plain Jane” to be in the public domain.   ************************The writer’s meeting at Nara’s nook is on Mondays, 6 PM California time. HG address: world.narasnook.com:8900In a virtual world connected to the Hypergrid:put the HG addrress in the Find bar of the world map, click Find, TPIf you are not connected to the Hypergrid: visit Nara’s Nook and find out how to join Nara’s virtual writer’s colony.RelatedThe writing communities of the virtual worlds. What do they offer to writers?Metaverse Authors (G+ community)How writers could use a web-world. Meet in a minuteHG Safari, week 119 Nara Nook, the writers colony on the hypergridNara Nook on the benefits of failure in a virtual world

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