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…

Iris’s Interview [Round 9, Chapter 85, Ralston]

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]

Rory’s Interview [Round 9, Chapter 84, 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]

Jessie’s Interview [Round 9, Chapter 83, 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]

Corina’s Interview [Round 9, Chapter 82, Ralston]

"So...She could really use the money," said Akira. "I know! I was just thinking that," said Gavin, "but we can't pick our surrogate based on financial need." "You're right," said Akira, "but can we pick her based on an awesome amount of sassy and sense of humor?" Gavin laughed, but before he could respond, in … Continue reading Corina’s Interview [Round 9, Chapter 82, Ralston]

Candy’s Interview [Round 9, Chapter 81, Ralston]

After Aubree's interview, Gavin and Akira were really pleased. "If every girl is like her, we're going to have a really hard time choosing a surrogate," said Akira. "I know right, said Gavin. "Luckily we have their files to review as well. Plus, I'm sure Carmen and Laurel will have opinions to add. They're spending … Continue reading Candy’s Interview [Round 9, Chapter 81, Ralston]

Aubree’s Interview [Round 9, Chapter 80, Ralston]

Aubree smiled an infectious smile and waved at Gavin and Akira. "Hi!" "Good morning," said Akira. "We have to get through six interviews, so if you don't mind, I'm going to jump right in with our questions. Can you tell us a little bit about yourself and whatever you'd like us to know about you?" "My name … Continue reading Aubree’s Interview [Round 9, Chapter 80, Ralston]

Let’s Meet These Surrogacy Candidates [Round 9, Chapter 79, Ralston]

Gavin and Akira stood outside of the Bringing Home Baby office building. "We should've dressed up," said Gavin. "Maybe we should go home and change." "It's too late for that," said Akira, "and besides we look like us. We should look like us when we meet these women." "You're right," said Gavin. "Okay, let's do … Continue reading Let’s Meet These Surrogacy Candidates [Round 9, Chapter 79, Ralston]

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!