Author: Moon Inworld

I’m Above it All

A fool shows his annoyance at once, but a wise man overlooks an insult. Don’t take to heart all the…

Alien on My SL Map

If you check the map at the Penny Lane sim you’ll see a flying saucer – right above the section…

‘It is Not Unnoticed, Moon Has Done Some Strange Things’

I had a rude awakening recently after seeing a conversation from someone who didn’t know I could read what they…

Beyond an Avatar

In 2009 there was a British tv show called Misfits where a bunch juvenile delinquents doing community service gain random…

Can Neither Confirm Nor Deny

I used to get tongue tied when asked certain questions in Second Life, but I’ve learned a thing or two from my…

Group of Individuals

If a new person drops by in Second Life, I can often tell if they will stay based on what they…

SL Facebook Sucks

I’ve hated most social media for some time due to their censorship, but that’s a topic suited to a much…

Why I Culled My SL Friend List

This may surprise some of you, but I joined Second Life in 2007, and it was only this year I…

Being on Second Life With a Bad Computer

Have you ever tried to access Second Life using a bad computer or inferior internet connection? If so, you may have…

Moving in First Life

Though I’ve lived at the same place in Second Life since 2010, I’ve moved several times in first life over…

2009: A Day in Second Life

Excerpt from “A day in my Second Life” Circa 2009 Some of my friends are sad. They thought their partners…

2007: Laying in My Own Blood For Lindens

Years ago when Second Life allowed a thing called “camping for lindens” I, like many noobs, did this for spending…

Instant Message Hell

Have you ever heard someone complain about being in “Instant Message hell” and think they’re really just trying to appear popular?…

Kids Who Rejected You in School Are Now Old People in Second Life

This story is about a real incident that happened years ago, but it does relate to SL a bit. When…

Second Sunlight – A Poem

I wrote this a few years ago. It was inspired by my early days in Second Life, and a poet…

5 Ways to Be Polite in SL

Linden Lab has given us some official rules. These can be found in the Terms of Service and on the Second…

Mesh Flowers and Plants

I love flowers, so thought I’d tell you about a store I used to wander around often. It’s called Mesh…

Moonletters HQ is in the Sky

Recently, I put Moonletter HQ into a large place in town. The building was huge, looming over the area, and…

Ch-Ch-Changes

Several years ago I lived in a house, and the people in the room next to me were always playing…

Rotten

Telling it Like it is

When dealing with people in both the real and virtual world, it’s inevitable we’ll face some situation where we need to…

Man Vs Second Life

Sean Krueger made the “Man Vs Second Life” video in 2008. It’s still hilarious, and historically fascinating

Needs More Cowbell

Second Life is a multicultural experience, so sometimes things that make people laugh in one country only produce a raised eyebrow…

Instant Message Gone Wrong

Have you ever sent an IM to the wrong person? It can happen sometimes! Maybe we know two people with…

Turning Lag into Something Positive

I once had a friend who felt inspired to write. She didn’t have a computer at the time, but was…

Talking About First Life in Second Life

Most of us go to Second Life to have a bit of fun, and put real life issues aside. And…

Being a Man in SL

Second Life allows us to present ourselves as anything we choose, including the opposite sex. This doesn’t really show us…

Sometimes it’s Good When People Leave

Years ago I found myself part of a group in Second Life. I wasn’t close friends with everyone, but was…

Second Life | Premier Wrestling

I saw Premier Wrestling in Second Life for the first time tonight after one of the wrestlers, Wulla Zabelin, invited…

Friends

Though Second Life is a virtual world, we can make real friends in it. I was going to write a…

Boring SL Profiles

A profile is one of the first things I check when I meet someone in Second Life. You can glean…