Sunday, May 14, 2006

New Library Writing and Performance Centre

The Second Life Library is pleased to announce the opening of the Writing and Performance Centre managed by Deidru Valentine. In honour of this event are launching a poetry competition. The prize is L$500.

Rules of the competition:

1) The deadline is 1pm SL time 20th May, 2006

2) The poem may be on any subject and in any form however must not exceed 20 lines.

How to enter.

1) From your inventory menu (Create) choose new note.

2) Right click on the new note and choose rename - type Poetry Competition 05.20.06. On the note enter your name (please note that your name will be deleted prior to being passed for judging and replaced with a code number relating to your name).

3) Type your poem on the note card remembering to ensure you do not exceed 20 lines.

4) Check that the poem is as you wish it to be for spelling, line breaks and punctuation.

5) Find Deidru Valentine in the Find People tab and drop the inventory item on her card.

6) IM Deidru to say that you've submitted for the competition.

Results will be announced by the 25th May. The winning entry and the top ten best poems will be displayed in the Writing and Performance Centre and will be published by the Second Life library.

Anyone wishing to join the Writing & Performance Centre should contact Deidru Valentine for an invite.


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