Epstein Family Recap Part 1 [Chapter 104, Epstein]

The Epstein family consisted of father Kurt, mother Laurel, teenage son Quincy, and child daughter Robyn. They moved into one of the largest homes in Oasis Springs one evening. They felt like new money because they were new money. Originally crammed into a tiny apartment in Bridgeport, the inheritance Laurel received from a distant great-uncle … Continue reading Epstein Family Recap Part 1 [Chapter 104, Epstein]

Author’s Note #13: Happy New Year! Where the Hell Have I Been??

Happy New Year everyone!! https://giphy.com/embed/rjkJD1v80CjYs You know that thing that happens when you find a Simlit story you enjoy? You read it, you enjoy it, you can even tell similar-looking members of the Sim families apart on sight. https://giphy.com/embed/vK2VnfjFEZ5hm Then the unthinkable happens. The story stops updating. For no good reason, there's just no new … Continue reading Author’s Note #13: Happy New Year! Where the Hell Have I Been??

Author’s Note #12: And the Surrogate Is…

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…

Author’s Note #11: The Liebster Award!

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!

Author’s Note #10: Poll RESULTS to See Who My Next Pen Pal Sim(s) Will Be — And Pen Pal Profile

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

Author’s Note #9: The Unique Blogger Award!

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!

Author’s Note #8: Poll to See Who My Next Pen Pal Sim(s) Will Be

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

Author’s Note #7: Let’s Talk About Posting Frequency

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 #6: The Pen Pal Project

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