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  • E Dreaming's Night

    On a midnight train bound for Canterlot, one mare carries a book to Princess Luna, and both their lives will be changed forever.
    8,105 words · 1,850 views  ·  211  ·  2
  • E Scootaloo, Where Are Your Parents?

    Does anyone know where Scootaloo lives? How about her parents? Anypony seen them? Rainbow Dash would sure like to know, but Scootaloo won't tell and the town only has rumors.
    6,258 words · 8,044 views  ·  956  ·  26
  • E Roller Skates and Yodeling: Guide for a Crushing Pinkie Pie

    Pinkie Pie has a CRUSH! Wait. She can do that? Rarity- heeeeeelp!
    7,193 words · 1,703 views  ·  182  ·  4
  • E Lyra's Day Off

    After months at her job, Lyra is finally taking a much needed break. Only her co-workers have just a little request...
    3,615 words · 652 views  ·  53  ·  0
  • T When The Mare Comes Around

    I woke up in a shallow grave off Highway 5. When I dug myself out, I was Applejack. And trouble followed with me.
    59,091 words · 1,678 views  ·  141  ·  5
  • T Blossoming: Learning How To Fly

    I woke up as Blossomforth. Then, my life got really weird.
    66,317 words · 983 views  ·  87  ·  3
  • T Two Years Before Harmony

    Lemme tell ya about two years before. Before Harmony. Before I was the Element o' Honesty. Before a lot. Because behind every respectable mare is a story of how she made some bad decisions before she got to the right ones.
    2,220 words · 492 views  ·  48  ·  1
  • T More Than A Dream

    What's a person to do when she may be a pony? What's a person to do when the pony is Twilight Sparkle? What's a person to do when Equestria is doomed and only she, and five strangers, can stand in the way? What's a person to do?
    64,267 words · 839 views  ·  55  ·  4

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  • 9w, 3d
    To DragonCon I go!

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  • 15w, 11h
    Not the Element of Accuracy

    So, the latest chapter of Newborn Mare has hit and with it, the collaborative effort with PEV's other writers.

    Now, just a heads up for those of you following ALL THE STORIES:

    1. hats off to ya, wow- that's like a massive company-wide crossover from my comics days;

    2. Rae Jay is an honest pony- dependable, caring, still learning about herself, and lots of other notable qualities. Alas, she's not the Element of Accuracy.

    As the remaining chapters come out, those of you following along in other stories may notice differences in RJ's recall of dialogue, action order, and other minor events. There is no diabolical plot going on, no evil plot monkey hiding in the trees- RJ's just remembering things how she remembers them. The same is true for the other narrators.

    Just think of that time you went out with your friends- everyone remembered that night just a little differently. Oh sure, everyone remembered Johnny taking that header into the bush, but Kim heard Johnny yell, "Geronimo!" while Pete swore the guy just fell over like a brick.

    Rashomon Effect, kids. Even the most reliable narrator can become unreliable in the face of memory.

    And with that, I return you to your fic. Happy reading!

    1 comments · 50 views
  • 21w, 11h
    The Mare Rides Again

    3 comments · 138 views
  • 21w, 3d
    I Helped With A Thing

    2 comments · 75 views
  • 24w, 5d
    I'm Very Glad Joss Whedon Doesn't Write Ponies

    Saw the Season 4 finale and it was made of YAY (RIP Golden Oaks), but prior to watching, I got all twitchy.

    "What- What if something... bad happened?" I said, after we finished Equestria Games and started talking about the Finale.

    "Like what?" Jess asked.

    "I dunno... Bad!" I replied. Visions of Magical Mystery Cure and all its curve balls swam through my head along with the knowledge that I just became okay with that episode only two or three weeks ago.

    Jess gave me a look like I not only lost my marbles, but upon finding them tried to eat them. "January, it's a show for little kids," she said. "Everything brought up is gonna be resolved, everyone's gonna be okay, stop panicking."

    "I can't," I replied, curling up a bit on the couch. "It's like there's this dread and worry and-" I stopped, realization hitting me like a custard pie.

    "And?"

    "Ugh. Agents of SHIELD feels leaked into my ponies," I said, rolling my eyes. I shook my head. "No, no, you're right, I'm cool. The finale'll be okay." Not that I truly believed this, but I knew it wouldn't be as bad as I worried it would be.

    "Heh, yeah. Joss Whedon doesn't write ponies," Jess replied.

    "Oh, Luuuuuuna, what if he did." My eyes went wide with terror.

    "Fluttershy'd be dead. Bam, gone," Jess said, slapping her hands together.

    "Why- Oh. Oh yeah, she's just cute and harmless. But what about Pinkie?"

    Jess shook her head. "Nah, she's more like a River Tam character. Just darken her up a bit and boom. Whedon bulletproof."

    I nodded. "Yeah, yeah... And Rarity would have an illness or she'd get pregnant. Then her actress would randomly be written out of the show. Not out of spite, of course."

    "Of course," Jess replied. "Hmmm. If Pinkie is River, then Fluttershy's Wash..."

    "Twilight's Mal," I said.

    "Rarity's Inara. Or Simon!"

    "Yes!" I replied. "She's plenty fastidious for Simon! AJ's Zoe?"

    "I was thinking more Kaylee."

    I giggled. "Totally! I approve."

    "Rainbow is Jayne," we both said at the same time, then laughed.

    Lapsing into contemplative silence, I said, "Is that all of them?"

    "Yeah," Jess said. "Who else could we get?"

    "Secondary characters," I said. "OOOO! Big Mac as Zoe! All quiet like and has Twilight's back and yes!"

    Jess made a noise of agreement.

    "What about Book?"

    "Zecora," Jess said, simply.

    "Kind of... Okay. Yeah. I see it. Awkward implications, but it fits." I snorted at the mental image of Pinkie having a spaz over Zecora's mohawk.

    We changed Netflix over to Mythbusters at that point, but after a minute, I said, "Firefly: Friendship is Magic would make me cry forever."

    Jess grinned at me. "I'd comfort you in a manly fashion, my love."

    So yeah, whatever your finale thoughts are, at least be happy Joss Whedon isn't writing it!

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Wow, Fluttershy sure looks rough. Like, really rough. She says that she's just been up late since she joined a band. At least, that's what she's told her friends. Twilight suspects otherwise. After all, Fluttershy's much too gentle and shy a pony to have joined a band. Clearly something else is up.

Everypony tells Twilight she's worrying over nothing. That is, until Fluttershy is seen in the company of strange ponies. And going around town in a cloak. And showing up at strange places!

Fluttershy? Is everything okay?

First Published
5th Nov 2013
Last Modified
5th Nov 2013
#1 · 51w, 4d ago · · ·

That was fantastic and beautiful.

Take a like and a fave, you magnificent bastard.

#2 · 51w, 4d ago · · ·

Wow! You just made Fluttershy 100% more zangy! OMG IMMA HAVE TO KEEP UP TO DATE WITH YOU:heart:

#3 · 51w, 4d ago · · ·

Not bad at all I liked this a lot.:twilightsmile:

#4 · 51w, 4d ago · 3 · ·

On the one hand, not gonna lie, the "shipping name" joke made me cringe a bit. On the other, Diet Soda Incident is clearly canon, I don't care what anyone says. :raritywink:

Otherwise, wow. The gags, the timing... this feels like a Dave Polsky episode. As in, the Season 3 ones that I enjoyed and rank near my all-time faves rather than the Season 1 ones which I... had to struggle with. :twilightsheepish: Seriously, some of my most favorite episodes of the show are ones he did where the ponies pretty much just talk to one another for 22 minutes and it's clear you love writing dialogue for the characters. I'm a bit jealous of how you manage to handle all six at once, actually -- I know I usually have to break my interactions into character chunks.

The last act was a bit of a curveball (mainly because I did not expect you to play the premise completely straight -- and if you want to keep the discovery factor I'd even suggest taking out those latter four character tags) but the whole revelation is one of those happy moments straight out of the show, complete with a nice fun moral at the end. If this became canon I actually wouldn't mind. It'd certainly give her character a nice shot in the foreleg.

So I guess what I'm trying to say was, gosh this made me nostalgic. A nice simple tale of pony friendship. I missed this. :twilightsmile: Nice job.

#5 · 51w, 4d ago · 1 · ·

That was a really good story. It's funny, witty, and pays attention to the character's personalities (even if you kinda made another half of Fluttershy). And to top it off, I think that it's one of the best fics I've read. Well done!

#6 · 51w, 4d ago · 1 · ·

I really loved the way the characters interacted. Your dialogue is very well written and paced. It was pretty refreshing seeing the premise played so straight, too. Most authors try to throw curveballs and red herrings at their readers, but this story was crisp, clean, and to the point. In that way, it really reminded me of how the episodes of the show go. Great work, mate.

#7 · 51w, 4d ago · 2 · ·

Very nice. Although now i am a bit concerned for Rainbow Dash and her excitement about two bit Tuesday's.

#8 · 51w, 4d ago · · ·

Not bad. While initially the story just go through the motion, once the conversation on spying on Fluttershy starts, it is fun. So thumbs up.

#9 · 51w, 3d ago · · ·

This should be expanded into an episode. Here that, Megan? Make this canon. Now, please?

#10 · 51w, 3d ago · · ·

...Mama Tomcat was my idea first! *Grumpily points at Dance Of The Rainbow*

Seriously though, this was a great short.

#11 · 51w, 3d ago · · ·

>>3445497

:twilightblush::twilightblush: Those are a lot of nice words. Thank you.

I was pretty much trying to write an episode and I'm flattered to be compared so kindly. Especially on the dialogue. If you wanna see me going really wild, read my story, More Than a Dream (12 characters! 6 who are practically doubles of each other! I was mad I tell you! Mad!). And I can't take all the credit. My editor and partner, Jess, really brought me back from the depths of burnout and writer fatigue to really make this fic shine.

Thank you again for your kind words.

#12 · 51w, 3d ago · 1 · ·

>>3446821

Yep, I read it. It was a good fic. Very... inspiring one might say. :ajsmug:

#14 · 51w, 3d ago · · ·

Rock-star Fluttershy is awesome!

#16 · 51w, 3d ago · · ·

Horse code: :rainbowkiss::rainbowlaugh:

Horning in: :pinkiegasp: ... that's racist.

Still, I was expecting her to be some sort of groupie sex slave or something, but this worked out okay too.

#17 · 51w, 3d ago · · ·

I was totally expecting something, *cough cough* DIFFERENT. But this was great too!:pinkiehappy:

#18 · 51w, 3d ago · 1 · ·

This should be made into an actual episode.... seriously. :pinkiehappy::pinkiehappy::pinkiehappy:

#19 · 51w, 3d ago · 2 · 1 ·

>>3446632 If only the show's writers were allowed to read fanfiction. I feel you, VS. I feel you.

#20 · 51w, 3d ago · 8 · ·

Twilight almost mucking things up because she's read too many spy novels.

Seems legit. :twilightblush:

#21 · 51w, 3d ago · 1 · ·

ROCK ON!

#22 · 51w, 3d ago · 1 · ·

Yeah, that sounds like Twilight.  Crazy and overreactionary as always. :twilightblush:

And Fluttershy is best Tarja. :yay:

#24 · 51w, 3d ago · · ·

Take my Fav and my green hand, that was AWESOME!

#25 · 51w, 3d ago · 1 · ·

Not to be confused with the secret life of another pony. :raritywink:

#26 · 51w, 3d ago · · ·

Reminds me of mine that I wrote a while back ago. I love reading about Rock n' Roll Metal Shy so I give this a: :pinkiehappy: for effort. Great Job!

#27 · 51w, 3d ago · · ·

Wow. Twilight for being the smart one you are pretty dumb sometimes. :twilightangry2: Well dumb in an adorkable way, you silly unicorn... :twilightblush:

#28 · 51w, 3d ago · · ·

It seems Twilight hasn't learned from the train ride to Appleloosa: Pinkie does not get sarcasm. :facehoof:

#29 · 51w, 3d ago · 4 · ·

Fluttershy as a rocker, now that is awesome. When you gave the description of Twilight's and the others clothes after Rainbow modified them all I could imagine what they looked like was this:

#30 · 51w, 3d ago · · ·

Classic MLP!  Faved!:twilightsmile:

#31 · 51w, 2d ago · 1 · ·

... Did Fluttershy just join Nightwish?

#32 · 51w, 2d ago · 2 · ·

It is such a pity that I cannot upvote a fanfic twice.

#33 · 51w, 2d ago · · ·

Great story, very episode-like. Fluttershy actually seems like the best choice for a rock vocalist of the whole Mane 6 :yay:

Can we have a sequel? Pretty please? :pinkiehappy:

#34 · 51w, 2d ago · · ·

BOOM MATAFAKAA!!!

Last time I read a simple, short story like this was waaaaaay too long ago. And damn did I enjoy this :D Liked and faved for sure!

Also, Night in Gale is supposed to be like... what? Nightwish? Because if so, then....

#35 · 51w, 2d ago · · ·

“And that’s Octavia Philharmonic!” Rarity gasped. “I saw her in Canterlot last season with Hoity! What’s she doing playing bass in… this place?”

I always loved to imagine Octavia with a bass, wearing star-shaped sunglasses, a stripped top hat, maybe some classical Victorian Clothing but more colourful and rainbow-like, while playing "Canon Rock".

:twilightsheepish:

#36 · 51w, 2d ago · 1 · 2 ·

Wow, This felt like an actual episode, i can see why it made the most popular listing!:pinkiehappy:

That in itself makes me a little disappointed though. I fully understand the direction you were taking with this but it would have been a good idea to stray from the "cannon" feel at some points in the story in my opinion. The characters felt entirely cannon and while that's a good thing, it also means you avoided any possible character development, save for Fluttershy.

My suggestion is to branch out in your next story, keep their cannon personalities but expand upon them, push their limits and sometimes, it's good to even break those limits if you think you can do so and keep the character's personalty intact in the process. :twilightsmile:

#37 · 51w, 2d ago · · ·

\m/:flutterrage:\m/ more my friend please:fluttercry:

#38 · 51w, 2d ago · · ·

Cute and aptly done, defiantly made it to my favourites list.  :twilightsmile:

#39 · 51w, 2d ago · · ·

Flutteryshy, Renaissance Mare:

* Animal Caretaker & Veterinarian

* Ancient Evils Defeated

* Fashion Model

* Expert Seamstress

* Extreme Knitting Artist

* Certified Fog Specialist

* Rock Music Vocalist

Is there anything she can't do?   :pinkiegasp:

#40 · 51w, 2d ago · · ·

>>3450557 :moustache: That looks awesome.

#41 · 51w, 2d ago · · ·

>>3452890 Fly into the Sun?

#42 · 51w, 2d ago · · ·

i've actually had the idea of a similar story like this for a long time in my mind.

I thought i would never see it come true, but now...

My life is complete! I loved this story! i never thought i would run into this themed story with Fluttershy, but you my friend proved me wrong! in the good way!:pinkiehappy:

thank you for showing me that dreams do come true! I mean serious, actual dreams at night... I'm not joking...:twilightblush:

#43 · 51w, 2d ago · · ·

>>3453000

I understand. Glad I could make you smile! :pinkiesmile:

#44 · 51w, 2d ago · · ·

Magnificent work! :pinkiehappy:

#45 · 51w, 2d ago · · ·

>>3449365 Uh...they do read fanfiction, some of them. They just don't tell about it, but I've caught a few references in their interviews.

#46 · 51w, 1d ago · · ·

>>3454881 Hm. Well, in that case, I suppose we can only hope for the best.

#47 · 51w, 1d ago · · ·

>>3455286 This isn't major scale like My Little Dashie or Past Sins, so I wouldn't expect them to ever run into this. Still, I can hope, right?

#48 · 51w, 1d ago · · ·

I did not see that coming... WOOT! Have a star! What the heck, have a LIKE! :raritywink::rainbowlaugh: You earned it! :yay::raritystarry:

#49 · 51w, 1d ago · · ·

>>3452293 mineturtle! fancy seeing you here!:twilightsmile:

#50 · 51w, 1d ago · · ·

>>3457858

Hey how you been have not seen ya in a long time:pinkiehappy:

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