How to Allison-Proof the Sims 3

Alternatively titled: How to child-proof your copy of Sims 3, if you feel that's important to you.  Why would a child be playing The Sims, you ask?  The reality is, some children do. This game was purchased during a sale on Steam a few months ago; while it's usually priced way out of my budget, … Continue reading How to Allison-Proof the Sims 3


Proto-Cliche: “The Unfinished Work”

A/N: Exactly as the title suggests, this is the unfinished prototype that would later become Cliche. 😀  Looking at it a good four or five years later, I'm actually grudgingly impressed.  Virginia West even had a typewriter before I separated her into Jen and Ryan.  I don't think I even reread this before I set … Continue reading Proto-Cliche: “The Unfinished Work”

Cliche is out NOW!

At long last, I'm happy to announce that Cliche by Allison Rose (that's me) and Aerin S. Grey (that's my amazing co-conspirator) is now available for purchase from and Amazon Kindle!  (And if you're in the US feeling particularly generous, you can also get an autographed version of the book from my newly-formed Ecwid … Continue reading Cliche is out NOW!

Stay Tuned: Ch1&21Con 2018 Blog Tour Stop, April 18th!

Hello, readers! It's that time of the year again!  I'm participating in the Ch1Con & Ch21Con 2018 Blog Tour, an annual tour in preparation for this year’s conferences, which brings original content from the Chapter One Events team to a number of fantastic, writing-related blogs. (And also my blog. :p )  This coming Wednesday (April … Continue reading Stay Tuned: Ch1&21Con 2018 Blog Tour Stop, April 18th!