"I can't wait to try those cookies Laurel! Thanks so much for sharing that story with us. I hadn't heard of the holiday Purim before, but Jewish Mardi Gras sounds amazing. And baby Emilie is beautiful. Poor Quincy though, four little sisters, I can't even imagine," said Carmen. Carmen: Her fridge is full of food, not … Continue reading Round 6, Chapter 27 [Butler]: Finally Able To Feed Myself
Author's Note: The chances of me double posting in one day are sooooooooo rare, yet here I am. My neighborhood rotation is a mix of story-driven, character-driven, and game-driven. It just so happens that something unexpected that happened in the game that lends itself perfectly to a new idea suggested to me by CathyTea. Her … Continue reading Author’s Note #6: The Pen Pal Project
Gavin Ralston felt both perfectly at home and like a fish out of water. Ever since he moved to San Myshuno with his grandparents, Cristian and Kenya, he was met by sights both amazingly familiar and bewilderingly different. On the one hand, living in a brownstone in the city saw him surrounded by more black … Continue reading Round 5, Chapter 26 [Ralston]: Meet the Ralstons!
Once again, I'm changing what I'm doing. I had fun with the Blanks for a week. I even screenshotted and outlined an entire 7 chapters for the Epsteins. But then I just couldn't bring myself to write it out. It felt like too much. Adding San Myshuno then toddlers then vampires to the Sims just … Continue reading Author’s Note #5: I’m Clearly A Bit Lost As To How To Actually Do This
Laurel threw up in the bathroom, checked her makeup in the mirror, then pulled out her phone to make this club thing happen. The timing was perfect as school was about to start for the day. All the spouses would be at work, all the kids would be at school. Laurel tried to think of a … Continue reading Round 5, Chapter 25 [Epstein]: Recruiting for Laurel’s Culture Club
Writing books didn't do it for Laurel. An emotional affair with Bob Pancakes didn't do it for Laurel. Throwing her everything into her family and constantly redecorating her home didn't do it. What she needed was connection to other people like her. People who came to this part of the world to have a great … Continue reading Round 5, Chapter 24 [Epstein]: A Club to Connect Us All