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
You can view Sienna's last letter to Daniella here. Dear Sienna, As I read the first part of your letter, I was so worried that I'd activated some trigger of a previous trauma, I was already forming the words in my head for an apology. I thought perhaps you were a vampire attack survivor, and … Continue reading Pen Pal Letter #3: Is It Weird That I’m Intrigued, Not Scared?
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
Read Sienna's most recent letter to Daniella here. Hi Sienna! Getting a new letter from you in my inbox always makes my day. It's funny that you mentioned nieces and nephews. Luca has been talking a lot about that part of life recently. I can't imagine him as a father. He didn't have a great … Continue reading Pen Pal Project #2: Eternity, Eh?
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