Hello everyone who is still following this SimLit blog! I can't imagine why you're still here, but I am glad you're reading this. Hello again. The world is literally on fire, state-sanctioned violence is ruining and ending lives, and COVID-19. So yeah... In a self-care effort, I'm going to restart this story--again. My last post … Continue reading 2.08 Continuing this Dreams and Drama Story Yet Again!
Ryan and Lupita were getting pretty good at presenting a united front to their children. After Maria aged up, her tendency towards independent thinking gave them a run for their money, but they stayed strong. They had committed to meeting the Sims Success Club for a night out, but they were as committed to being … Continue reading 1.10: The Friedman Bargain
Dr. Elijah Cross was in San Myshuno living his best life, and looking forward to what the future held. Meanwhile, over on Windenburg Island, a family had just moved in. They are the Friedmans, and they are very happy to meet you! The parents are Ryan and Lupita. Their children are named Maria and Alex … Continue reading 1.02: Meet the Friedman Family!
You guys! I really don't know what to say, but I accidentally deleted everything. Everything! I feel like I could cry. I was trying to reboot my other laptop, and I emptied a folder to make more room, and didn't realize I was permanently removing a file that was synced across the cloud. I seriously … Continue reading Reboot to this Neighborhood Rotation
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??
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…
The last candidate Iris Dove walked in and sat down. "Thanks for being so patient Iris," began Gavin. "It's not a problem, someone had to go last, right?" "We'll just jump right in with the questions, okay? Tell us a little bit about yourself, whatever you'd like us to know about you." "I come from a … Continue reading Iris’s Interview [Round 9, Chapter 85, Ralston]
"So Jessie is pretty great right? I really liked her," said Gavin. "Are you sure she's great? Or are you just enamored with her family connection to surrogacy?" "Um... both...? Besides, you loved her too." "I know, I did," said Akira, "but I'm trying to keep an open mind." "I'm keeping an open mind too. … Continue reading Rory’s Interview [Round 9, Chapter 84, Ralston]
"Okay, so that was fucking crazy, right? I can' t believe you went mute on me," said Akira. "I had to do the whole interview by myself!" "I can' t believe you asked any questions after the first one," said Gavin. "Well--yeah, you're right, I don't know what I was thinking," said Akira. "If I … Continue reading Jessie’s Interview [Round 9, Chapter 83, Ralston]