I decided not to make this an actual chapter, as we've seen soooo much of the Ralston-Kibo household already this round. All I really have left to say is who they picked! But before I tell you who was picked, let me tell you, it was so hard to decide! The first thing I did … Continue reading Author’s Note #12: And the Surrogate Is…
I've been nominated for another award! This time it's the Liebster award. I was nominated by Ocha, who is in one of my reading circles. Check out here story, Life of the Majolentes. There are always some rules: Rules for Acceptance: Say thank you to the person who nominated you for the award Answer the … Continue reading Author’s Note #11: The Liebster Award!
If you voted in my poll from Saturday June 4th, then you are likely wondering who won. I asked for your help to see who would be my next Sim to get a pen pal, and you all selected... Can y'all see that? If not, take my word for it, Heaven won! Heaven and … Continue reading Author’s Note #10: Poll RESULTS to See Who My Next Pen Pal Sim(s) Will Be — And Pen Pal Profile
I've been nominated for the Unique Blogger award. I was happy to receive this nomination because it's from someone who's been commenting on my story more and more recently, and I feel like they get my story and characters. With this nomination comes some rules Say thank you to the person who has nominated you … Continue reading Author’s Note #9: The Unique Blogger Award!
Aren't you so glad Merriam-Webster now agrees we can end sentences with prepositions? I know I am! Let's not fall down that rabbit hole though, let's focus on the task at hand. I'm having so much fun with the pen pal project I joined. So far, all of my letters have been written by one … Continue reading Author’s Note #8: Poll to See Who My Next Pen Pal Sim(s) Will Be
I keep changing how often I publish updates to my story, and big shocker here, I'm gonna do it again. I feel like I'm finally getting into a groove with my story and its characters. Making these little tweaks adds to my comfort in telling their story. So here's the deal. I figured because I want to … Continue reading Author’s Note #7: Let’s Talk About Posting Frequency
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
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
Well hello! If you're still following me along on this attempt at writing a neighborhood rotation, bless your heart. I took a loooong break because real life, but I'm back with a fresh attempt at writing with any sort of regularity. I just posted a chapter I played and screenshotted and outlined way back in … Continue reading Author’s Note #4: Changing How Often I Switch Households