Letters From Somnolescent

Tag: Pennyverse

The group’s first shared world, about an isolated coastal village of odd animal people, their trauma, and their folklore.


December 25, 2019

A Year Under the Bulb: 2019 in Review

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And so, 1998+1 has come and gone. The first official year of Somnolescent. The first year out on our own, our own hosting, in our own group. People came, people left, projects were started, and love blossomed.

2019 was a year of change, of growth, and of optimistic unease. It was the start of us as Somnolians realizing what we had and what we didn’t need. It was the year of itemizing fears and coming to terms with realities. (You might say it sounds dramatic and pretentious, but so is life.)

Don’t worry, though. We got a lot done that people outside the group can enjoy too. If you missed anything, it’s more than likely here.


October 31, 2019

10/31 – Chunky Soup

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If you haven’t yet noticed, you’ve had 30 entire days to do so: it’s spooky month. This does not in any way call for a recap, but here we are nonetheless. Nowhere near as long as the last one, promise. Come! There’s Eevees!


September 9, 2019

9/9 – Blueberry Milk

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Two new sites, bios and refs, stories, a little raccoon out on a giant adventure, and I’ve started playing Cookie Clicker again. This one’s gonna be so massive, I’ve had to split it into sections, so get cozy in the nearest armchair. It’s time for a recap.


July 15, 2019

7/15 – The Bulb Worshippers Love Almost Everyone

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Can you believe it’s been two-and-a-half months since the last recap? We don’t rush a lot around here, but we do keep busy. Site overhauls, writing, drawing…and possibly a new member?


June 3, 2019

On Purpose

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Less a rant and more musings about the pitfalls of storytelling without a goal for your characters, something I see a lot from amateur artists online.


March 15, 2019

3/15 – Start Again

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A Somnolian joins the fray with a new site, and we’re visited by a gopher snake. How about a quick recap?