2018 WRITE: Writing Workshop 2: For every place there is a story: Ideation

Writing Workshop 2: Places tell storiesIdeationA plan is described for writing workshops in virtual worlds. An initial implementation is being developed in the Hypergrid worlds. The plan could be adapted for web-worlds. Here the plan is extended to places.Interesting place in Fantasy WorldWriting Workshop: Places tell stories: IdeationThe best way to get a good idea is to have lots of ideas to choose from.Ideation (creative process)Virtual Writers’ Community Writing Workshop: Places tell storiesMondays:  We gather at Greyville, on Nara’s Nook, at 6 PM Pacific Time HG address:world.narasnook.com:8900:GreyvillePut the HG address in the Find bar of the World Map.  Click Find, TPRecent exercises came from The 90-day novelNara’s Nook Virtual Writer’s ColonyVirtual Writers’ CommunityCurrent activity: Writer’s Workshop development ********************************************More after the break*************************************************Metaverse events, recent and upcomingEvents on the Hypergrid: HYPEventsHypergrid DestinationsIMA Social Web and Virtual World Events, Music, and Meeting CalendarHYPERGRID EVENTSOpenSimWorld EventsEntertainment on the HypergridOpensim AAM Virtual PerformersPromotion for virtual worlds and everything in ’emSelby’s daily events and news collection:  Virtual worlds are real Comedy Videos from the virtual worldsWeb-world videos-Search this blog with the search bar, upper left.OSCC 2017 PresentationsMal Burns: Inworld ReviewHypergrid Writer’s CommunityMetaverse Jobs; Job ListingsIMA projects3D WEBSITES A2Z3D web-worlds of the browser (G+ community) Web-worlds, 3D virtual worlds running in a browser. SummaryVirtual Outworlding news collection Destination guide: OpenSimWorldHyperica, Directory of Opensimulator hypergrid destinationsWELCOME TO SEANCHAI LIBRARIESHypergrid-related articles in this blog********************************************************* ******************************************* Place for tete-a-tete on Fantasy World Place exercise 1 (in character)IndividualWhat happens here?Have you been to a happening here?  Do your know anyone who has been to happenings here?Are the happenings pleasant, entertaining, social?Do any of the social activities have a hidden purpose?Are any of the characters that come here hiding something? Why is this place where it is?  (Save your notes.)Group (in voice and in character)Pick the strongest characters from the individual suggestionsEach strong character gives his or her answers to the questions above.When characters have answers that fit together, they move to stand next to each other.When characters have answers that don’t fit together, they move farther apart.Subgroup: confer privately with others whose answers fit with yours. (Make notes on the subgroup conference.)************************************Place exercise 2 (in character)IndividualDescribe a character (Gegen)  that is way out of place here.Gegen does not fit at all with what usually happens here.Why is Gegen here?How will those characters from exercise 1 react to Gegen?How will Gegen react to the actions of the other characters?What happens to Gegen’s reason for being here? Group (in voice and in character)Pick the strongest characters from the individual suggestionsEach strong character gives his or her answers to the questions above.When characters have answers that fit together, they move to stand next to each other.When characters have answers that don’t fit together, they move farther apart.Subgroup: confer privately with others whose answers fit with yours. (Make notes on the subgroup conference.) More place exercisesUse the above place exercises for the following places Manor 1  Manor 2Manor 3 Oars by Linda KellieFantasy OARSwamp OARZADAROO: Free Metaverse ResourcesPromotionThe voice activities can be captured in video, then used:for review, to prime new people,to promote the workshopRelated to WritingWriting Workshop: Places tell stories: IdeationVirtual Writers’ CommunityMorgan’s road by Torn MacAlester. An interview with the authorThe power of myths: How Stories Shape What We BelieveWriters of the Hypergrid. 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AMP notesSeanchai in Kitely. Stories at the campfire created the first virtual worldsArticles in this blog about writing*********************************************************LicenseOriginal text in this blog is CC By: unless specified public domainUse as you please with attribution: link to the original.All images without attribution in this blog are CC0: public domain.*********************************Drop by my web office Weekdays: 12:-12:30 Central time  (US) Cybalounge, entry place or elsewhereWe can also visit 3DWebWorldz, a professionally-built world. Mondays we focus on learning/library/museums.Wednesdays we focus on promoting your project, using this blog.Fridays we may focus on grants, contracts, business and web-worlds.Don’t register — enter as guest.  If you see no one, click the pointed push-pin (bottom line) to find me.Thinkerer Melville in Second Life, Selby Evans in KitelyWeb-worlds, 3D virtual worlds running in a browser. SummaryWeb-worlds are small and run in a browser with nothing else to install.Full virtual worlds are a bigger experience, but need extra software installed.Videos from virtual worldsYadNi Monde Makes ArtsSelby’s YouTube ChannelFree video resources for virtual worldsSimple video editing with Shotcut, for virtual worldersConvienient video capture in Windows 10–any windowArticles about videos from virtual worldsNews and NotesCommunities in the virtual worldsOpensimworld. Destination guide for the Hypergrid   Best metaverse communitiesCommunities virtual worlds G+G+ community: Hypergrid SafariRadio in the virtual worldsOpenSimWorkingRadioStreams (OSWRS). Invited article by shawnkmaloneyAviation radio: Music to fly by. And to promote your aviation event.Radio for your place – Radio for the metaverse. Anyone for podcasts?Metaverse beginner helpMetaverse 101 Info + Tutorials for getting started in OpensimNewcomer help in virtual worlds   Virtual worlds are about people. Communities, communication, shared goalsTime conversion: put time/zone into Google search to get your time Articles in this blogAbout educationSailing in virtual worldsAbout VideosSights of the virtual worldsPeople of the virtual worldsAbout business-For more, follow Selby Evans in Google+Annotated screen shots made with JingSecond Life, Linden, SLurl, and SL are trademarks of Linden Research Inc. This blog is not affiliated with anything.   Ads are from Google.Selby Evans in Kitely, Thinkerer Melville in Second LifeLauren is funny

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