But each of her adventures fizzled out, just like the plots of her novels.
She went to the Israeli border to teach English to Palestinian refugees and ended up having to be rescued when war broke out.
Yet, against the odds, Stevens made me want to visit Bleaker, with its beached whale skeletons, ‘miserable’ penguins and shearing sheds.
She certainly made a lonely stomp through desolate scenery sound more fun than facing a blank page and a blinking cursor.
The Sims 3 Seasons was a highly anticipated Expansion Pack, as Simmers have long been waiting to experience The Sims 3 in a more realistic world.
Seasons has delivered with wonderful weather and seasonal effects that add depth and beauty to any town EA has created.
She threw herself into romance with a musician, but he turned out to be a depressive who watched TV all day.
She advertised herself as a prostitute online to research character ideas and even met up with one potential client in a coffee shop, but failed to turn the sad and cliched results into fiction.
A great feature for people who share their game with another household member. When using the testingcheatsenabled true cheat, you can shift-click the ground to get a new Seasons cheats menu.
There, you can change the current Season, weather and set the temperature on the fly.
Also, it must rain or snow for more than two hours on a day for it to appear in the forecast.
Here's a rundown on the types of weather you can see in The Sims 3 Seasons: Sunny Days Of course, Sunny days are a part of Weather.
She may not have written the novel of her dreams, but the book she has produced will resonate with anyone who has shared her ambitions.