The Quillians

Toyz for Writerz!

Writer, and fellow Quillian, Chuck Heintzelman offers a user-friendly website of free story tools for writers. These are not only fun, they are useful! Toolz? or Toyz? You be the judge.   First, Chuck gives us a tool that will check your writing excerpt for readability. It gives an amazing level of detail. You will get a table with several… Read more →

The Quillian Chronicles

Listen to my story

The Quillians is an online writing group that meets in Second Life. We are fortunate to have as one of our members, John Lambert, who in addition to writing, has a lot of experience with podcasting. With his experience and hard work—along with co-moderator, Sherry Ramsey—The Quillian Chronicles podcasts came into being last year. Last month, my reading of NetWorld… Read more →

A Reading in SL

I, in the guise of Aplomb Pomilio in Second Life, will be reading my original short story “NetWorld” this Saturday evening (February 19th at 6pm SLT). This story originally appeared in Undercurrents, published by Third Person Press. This is the fifth of The Quillians Fantasy and Science Fiction Workshop monthly readings and other special events, occurring on the third Saturday… Read more →

Anti-Valentines Day Challenge

Sherry Ramsey, fearless, interim, co-leader of our online, Second Life writing group affectionately known as The Quillians, issued a writing challenge last week. We were to write an “anti-Valentine” poem. Here’s my tongue-in-cheek, bumpity-thumpity response: heart words: an anti-valentine poem february 14, 2011 thump beat beat-beat-beat heart beat-beat-beat up beat-beat-beat thump lump skippity-beat beat thump red hot sweet date pump… Read more →