Come listen to me speak at Milkwood on Saturday 31 October, 1pm SLT (you can also pick up some freebies … Continue reading How to be a NaNoWriMo ‘Panster’ – my 2020 NaNo talk + some free stuff!
In part five of this series I looked at working with other people, which is hard. This time, I’m looking … Continue reading Huck’s guide to making machinima in Second Life part six: filming (and recording) speech
I’ve been thinking about Second Life communication. Again. Text communication in Second Life is a minefield. I’ve spoken to you … Continue reading The Vanished IM. Something needs to be done about it.
The fourth part of my abridged version of ‘Thank You For Afterlifing With Us’ (see here for details). Part one can be … Continue reading It’s not my fault if reality is a constant disappointment to me. Part 4 of ‘Thank You For Afterlifing With Us.’
The third part of my abridged version of ‘Thank You For Afterlifing With Us’ (see here for details). Part one can be … Continue reading There is a prison in Pink Dawn and you are one of its occupants. Part 3 of ‘Thank You For Afterlifing With Us.’
Friday night was the concluding night of the 2020 SUPERNOVA Digital Film Festival, and to see it out a live … Continue reading STÖMOL takes second place at SUPERNOVA film festival
SUPERNOVA 2020: World On Fire had its launch party on Saturday and the film festival is now well and truly … Continue reading SUPERNOVA Digital Animation Festival gets underway
In part four of this series I looked at some of the technical uses that alts – alternative accounts, running … Continue reading Huck’s guide to making machinima in Second Life part five: working with other people
In my long short story, The Man Who Dated his RL Boss (Without her Knowing it), protagonist Nicholas Harding, who … Continue reading On SL vacations
Yesterday afternoon I spent a very pleasant hour talking to Ivar Zeile, Founder and Creative Director of the SUPERNOVA Digital … Continue reading Interview with Ivar Zeile about STÖMOL
Erik Mondrian, one of the winners of the New World Notes competition for a free ticket to the inworld private … Continue reading STÖMOL accepted for SUPERNOVA Digital Film Festival
What does every mid-century office in Second Life need? A decent photocopier, that’s what. Search the marketplace and all you’ll … Continue reading HHAX 923 Copier
Just a couple of little nice things. First, in response to a request, I’ve put the STÖMOL movie poster up … Continue reading A couple more STÖMOL things
There’s one last thing for me to do on my STÖMOL tick list: publish a web page with the movie … Continue reading STÖMOL
Ok folks, we’re almost there. Enough with all the promotion. It’s time to actually release STÖMOL. Here’s how you’ll be … Continue reading STÖMOL: Where and how to watch it
In case you haven’t yet seen it, below is today’s episode of Lab Gab, which was entirely focused on STÖMOL. … Continue reading Lab Gab Episode 30 – STÖMOL
I know. This is taking things too far. I’ve crossed the line. I have. But look: I don’t know if … Continue reading More merch madness: STÖMOL trading cards
UPDATE: The link for the live show is now up: click here. STÖMOL Assistant Director Caitlin Tobias and I will … Continue reading STÖMOL to be featured on LabGab
Following the release of my STÖMOL lifesize cutouts – which are actually selling, believe it or not (I know! I … Continue reading More STÖMOL merch: pop art posters
If you think this is bonkers then you’re probably right. But I’m feeling celebratory. After all, creating STÖMOL took up … Continue reading STÖMOL merch (yes)
As we pass into the month of July, with just three weeks remaining before the premiere of STÖMOL, it’s time … Continue reading STÖMOL: One more preview clip
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If you follow me, or Stömol movie director Huckleberry Hax, on social media you may have… Continue reading Stömol backstage, more behind the scenes!
After a long haul that began in February 2019, I’m finally ready to announce a release date for STÖMOL, my … Continue reading STÖMOL release date: 23 July 2020
The second part of my abridged version of ‘Thank You For Afterlifing With Us’ (see here for details). Jason searches for … Continue reading Don’t put the eggs on the toast. Part two of ‘Thank You For Afterlifing With Us.’
As revealed exclusively on New World Notes on Tuesday, here is sneak preview clip from STÖMOL, my upcoming feature length science … Continue reading STÖMOL: Preview clip
Yesterday, a new poster for my upcoming movie, STÖMOL, was revealed on New World Notes. The old poster was knocked … Continue reading STÖMOL: A new poster
The first part of my abridged version of ‘Thank You For Afterlifing With Us’ (see here for details). Jason Harlan … Continue reading We are very sorry to have to inform you that you have passed away. Part one of ‘Thank You For Afterlifing With Us.’
I’ve just finished binge-watching ‘Upload,’ on Amazon Prime. This fantastic series concerns the story of a guy who dies and … Continue reading Starting this week: “Thank You For Afterlifing With Us”
The final part – of ‘The man who dated his RL boss (without her knowing it).’ I do hope you’ve … Continue reading “Hey”
Part twelve – the penultimate part – of ‘The man who dated his RL boss (without her knowing it).’ Check … Continue reading I’ll book us a room for this Friday.
Part eleven of ‘The man who dated his RL boss (without her knowing it).’ “Let’s do the RL hotel thing,” … Continue reading Let’s do the RL hotel thing.
Part ten of ‘The man who dated his RL boss (without her knowing it).’ The story will be taking a … Continue reading Whatever you’re doing right now, think of me and lick your lips.
Part nine of ‘The man who dated his RL boss (without her knowing it).’ “Have you ever met someone in … Continue reading Have you ever met someone in real life who you knew in SL?
Part eight of ‘The man who dated his RL boss (without her knowing it).’ By six o’clock, they still had … Continue reading Everyone realised there was that faint possibility that you might somehow end up dating your own mother.
Part seven of ‘The man who dated his RL boss (without her knowing it).’ They went back to her place. … Continue reading Do you remember Red Triple Cock syndrome?
Part six of ‘The man who dated his RL boss (without her knowing it).’ They went to a forest sim … Continue reading Why is it that enjoying sunsets in SL doesn’t make me more likely to spend time in RL enjoying them?
Part five of ‘The man who dated his RL boss (without her knowing it).’ At work, he couldn’t stop looking … Continue reading Don’t go getting any big ideas, Romeo: I’m not the partnering kind.
Part four of ‘The man who dated his RL boss (without her knowing it).’ They teleported over to the bottom … Continue reading Outfit changing skills are a bona fide Second Life character assessment criterion.
Part three of ‘The man who dated his RL boss (without her knowing it).’ Naturally, he completed the assignment in … Continue reading You’re sitting on the positive side of a supply and demand imbalance. Exploit it.
Part two of ‘The man who dated his RL boss (without her knowing it).’ This sudden swing to grumpiness did … Continue reading I shall consider our loophole exploited
Part one of a new story set in Second Life. As promised, I’ll be serialising this over the next couple … Continue reading The man who dated his RL boss (without her knowing it)
Over the years, there have been a couple of book projects that have gotten themselves stuck in my very own … Continue reading Starting tomorrow: The man who dated his RL boss (without her knowing it)
Registrations are up. People are rediscovering Second Life. Which makes sense, because one of the first things you realise after … Continue reading Huck’s absolute beginner’s guide to Second Life for the coronavirus curious
(for GJH) 12B arrives at midnight and marches from his ride; salutes the guard, hi-5s the drivers, and rubs his … Continue reading stock picker
Meet Paper. Long-term readers of this blog might recall I created him back in 2016 as part of my review … Continue reading Huck’s guide to making machinima in Second Life part four: working with alts
A great post from co-star Caitlin Tobias about what it was like to be in Stömol! Cait’s World In my … Continue reading Stömol backstage – my life as a Second Life actress
In the previous part of this series, I looked at how to frame shots whether the camera adopts a static … Continue reading Huck’s guide to making machinima in Second Life part three: camera movement
Time to get filming. In part one, I went through the software and hardware I’ve used to record video for … Continue reading Huck’s guide to making machinima in Second Life part two: framing your shot
Now that the trailer for Stömol is done, I can get down to the serious business of procrastinating over doing … Continue reading Huck’s guide to making machinima in Second Life part one: the tools
The official trailer for Stömol got its debut on New World Notes this week. Long-term SL commentator and author, Wagner … Continue reading Stömol: Official trailer released
Today sees the launch of a new website dedicated to news about my upcoming feature-length machinima, Stömol. And stay tuned, … Continue reading Stömol: A new website
As 2019 – and, indeed, the decade – issues its final dying gasp, it’s time to look back over the … Continue reading Fifteen amazing images of 2019 by some of my favourite SL photographers
It’s time to recycle content again. 2019 has been fairly photography-light for me, with most of my time this year … Continue reading My top ten SL photos (by me) of 2019
He landed his sleigh in the car park of Big Data UK HQ and trudged with his sack across freshly … Continue reading Season’s greetings 2019
Things have been a bit quiet on this blog (and on my Flickr stream) recently. You noticed, right? Of course … Continue reading Announcing Stömol
This is the place where avatars die. A white-edged limbo, lost in the sky, where the empties slump in suspended … Continue reading Where avatars die
ALL 10 PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED AVATAR DINING CLUB STORIES PLUS TWO NEW TALES EXCLUSIVE TO THIS COLLECTION. How was Raw Concrete … Continue reading The Avatar Dining Club Mysteries (2019) by Huckleberry Hax
On Friday 28 June I’ll be launching my new book, “The Avatar Dining Club Mysteries” at the rooftop pool of … Continue reading Book launch party: The Avatar Dining Club Mysteries
A new Avatar Dining Club mystery for you to read. If you’re a fan of this series, look at for … Continue reading The Apostrophian
I started to type something funny, but then I saw that she was typing something. So I stopped to wait … Continue reading Texture
hair clips hair brushes toothbrushes toothpicks lipstick bleach a tray of bottles of nail polish bottles of correction fluid plastic … Continue reading Behind the counter
Click. One thought breaks free, seeking minds, to be absorbed; a stray neutron, fat and heavy: it penetrates; it infuriates; … Continue reading Viral
It’s no secret that my ‘Avatar Dining Club’ series is a tribute to Isaac Asmiov’s ‘Black Widowers’ short stories, a collection … Continue reading The Gallery Opening
A new Avatar Dining Club mystery. — A light dusting of snow covered the path on my walk from the … Continue reading The missed appointment
the absence of time the absence of self the absence of feeling I know what to say I know how … Continue reading flat