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"It came to be on Halloween, the day the night took over. And I was caught by a friend or two, and a boy just slightly older. They claimed me scared, chicken, a scaredy cat, a slightly quivering mass..." — Barbara Blackcinder
The above passage opens "Halloween at the Graveyard," a poem that appears in the new SL web-based publication Wordmonger. This new literary site features original visual poetry, micro-fiction and short stories from writers who frequent Book Island in Second Life.
Check out Wordmonger to read the full poem and other literary creations from the SL community.
Aspen's 2011 Halloween Project is based on the soon-to-be-published short story "The Dare" by Daniel Mathews. On Halloween night, three boys dare one another to explore Northstun Manor. Their adventures will take them through a murky swamp, the infamous Northstun Manor and finally an extensive graveyard. Don't miss the daily prizes and giveaways.
Check out the SL Flickr Pic of the Day, "Playin' with Cao's pixels ," by Bodza Blackadder.
Check out the SL Flickr Pic of the Day, "Avilion - Harvest Festival Parade and opening," by Osiris LeShelle. Visit Avilion inworld here!
The countdown is on!
Burn2, which is an extension of the Burning Man festival and community, begins Oct. 1 in Second Life. This year's theme is "Rites of Passage," and the event will include nine days of music, art and live performances.
Blogger Inara Pey has the inside scoop on the first two days of events on her "Living in a Modern World: Thoughts on Virtual Living" blog.
You can also visit the official Burn2 website for more details.
How has your SL look changed over the years? Share your favorite SL evolution photos in the Group Pool on Flickr and add your comments to the discussion. Check out Eshi Otawara's looks throughout the years here.
Check out the SL Flickr Pic of the Day for Sept. 24, "Hello, my flickr's friends," by Ludmilla Writer.
Share your favorite sims and eeriest events!
It’s that time of year again — time to get out your witch’s hats, dust off those broomsticks and don your spookiest, scariest costumes for a frightful Haunted celebration. This spooky season is a favorite in Second Life.
What are your favorite places to celebrate all things ghoulish? Are you a builder, designer, costume expert or fright fanatic? Share your insights! Get into the spirit of the season and help guide Residents to your top spooky spots.
Got a favorite fall hayride location, or an awe-inspiring apple-picking area? Post a link to the scariest sim or the most happening Halloween event locale. Share your frightening favorites — and all the autumn awesomeness! — in the comments section.
Check out the SL Flickr Pic of the Day for Sept. 23, "I'm back babes. Did you miss me? Really hope so!" by Ananda Shostakovich.