A literary community for writers, poets, digital publishers, authors, agents, editors, readers. and book lovers since 2007. With events, writer workshops, open mics, writing space, readings, and hangouts. Here you'll find resources for writing and reading as well as an homage to the craft. Enjoy companionship at the Writer's Block Cafe and bar and share stories with other writers.
The Come Write In Writers Retreat is a growing writing community on Mainland with private tents and communal space, games to unwind with, and an inspiring setting beautifully landscaped to call for your Muse. Now an officially recognized NaNoWriMo virtual write-in location, CWI offers prompts, resources, and more to help you reach that 50k in 30 days goal, and more.
Fearless Nation PTSD Support is an RL 501c3 Nonprofit Organization for people with PTSD, their families, partners, children, and communities. They provide education, support, and advocacy. Since 2009 they've had a virtual online community that spans distance, with a small carbon footprint bringing people together for peer support, education, and advocacy for people with PTSD.
Circle Mental Health is a Peer Support Group. They are here to give help and support to those suffering from mental health. It's okay to struggle and they, as a community, are there and listening! Join their group for more information. All of their services are free!
The Blue Orchid District is home of Sigma Upsilon Nu Sorority, a RL non-profit organization dedicated to sisterhood and education. The beautifully landscaped region has a fully staffed restaurant, monthly group Lupus Meetings, Live Poetry Night, and much more! For more info, visit sigmaupsilonnusl.wixsite.com/slsorority
The Bellisserian Bureau of Bureaucracy (BBB) is a group dedicated to encouraging exploration and community throughout Bellisseria and the wider SL. Play their passport game by picking up their free passports that can be stamped at hundreds of interesting locations throughout the grid. They run events, tours, Bellisserian embassies on seven continents, produce their own weekly online publication, and much more. The HQ is a mine of information!
EchoVets.org Band of Brothers non-profit is a new destination for all Veterans. They have current, up-to-date information that benefits YOU the Veteran, and the Veterans' families! Lots to do and see here! Stacy Maracas is a Female Desert Storm Combat Veteran, US Army, and has the knowledge of the systems in place to help Veterans and their family members. Come to EchoVets for camaraderie, answers, live help, brotherhood, and sisterhood. All Veterans are welcome!
The Lighthouse is a support group and meeting place, focused on mental health and wellness. They provide support group meetings on topics including depression, anxiety, and addiction, as well as social activities and meditation sessions. They are a laid-back peer support community where you can connect with like-minded people.
The Confederation of Democratic Simulators (CDS), founded in 2004, is a community-operated by and for its citizens. All are welcome to visit, explore, and become a part of the dynamic community. Land ownership in the CDS means citizenship, with the right to vote, run for office, and have a say in the direction and projects of the regions. For more information visit: cdsdemocracy.org
Meet book authors and discuss your favorite books at the Second Life Book Club, a series of literary-minded events. Draxtor Despres will bring established as well as up-and-coming authors, poets, publishers, and indie store owners together for virtual book discussions. For more information, please visit: draxtor.com/slbookclub. Meetings are every Wednesday at 12pm PT/SLT, all book lovers are welcome! Watch the live videos on Draxtor's YouTube channel: youtube.com/Draxtor
Sacred Cauldron is the virtual home of Woolston-Steen Theological Seminary, the only state-recognized (Washington state) degree-granting institution for the study of Wiccan Ministry. Sacred Cauldron hosts a variety of workshops each week along with daily devotionals and weekly rituals that are open to the public. Visitors can also tour the many temple and fantasy landscapes on the region.
Mindful Cove exists to provide both an entry point into Second Life, and an ongoing community region for newcomers and long-time residents alike, based on the core principle that SL can be an excellent place to engage in activities that support emotional and mental well-being.
Visit Ethnographia Island, a safe space to hang out and share experiences of digital lives. Supported by a grant from the National Science Foundation, this location was featured in the document "Our Digital Selves" as part of a study on disabilities and new cultures of the embodied self.
Healthcare PRO Brielle MacXaris curates this comprehensive resource about health issues, respected options, and the latest research. Interactive and engaging materials in English and Spanish. Share your pandemic experience, and take the new Vaccination Survey!
Commune Utopia is a vibrant, inclusive hippie community set in a natural landscape. Come experience art, music, peace and freedom. Whether you're looking to meet new friends or hoping for some time for quiet reflection, rest assured you can be who you want to be at Commune Utopia!
Bay City is a themed Mainland community, in the style of the American urban experience, marked by a distinct Art Deco influence. Home to local community and commerce, the Bay City Community Center features information for anyone seeking to learn about life in the city by the bay. Also features the meeting space for the Bay City Alliance community group.
A&A Town promotes disability and amputee awareness, prevention, wellness, and preparedness. Enjoy a date in this quaint and cozy multi-national seaside town, with dining and lifestyle areas to explore. Have a romantic dance in the jazz bar, sock hop to rock 'n roll in the diner, relax in the bath and spa, chat over a cappuccino at the cafe or have a pizza in the piazza. There's lots to do in A&A Town!
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