Favourite sweet

  • The King of Carrot Flowers The so-called Slender Pony exists in the minds of most as a murderous beast. (Fluttershy-centric.) by ShadowBoxingKing 1,890 words · 1,825 views · 134 likes · 3 dislikes
  • Thou Goddess Scansion wakes up to find beautiful poems he doesn't remember writing. Is the lonely goddess of the night reaching out to him in the only way she can, or is he chasing shadows? by horizon 5,174 words · 3,872 views · 534 likes · 13 dislikes
  • Whom the Princesses Would Destroy... Behind the scenes of a perfectly normal visit to Canterlot lies chaos. Also, custard. by GhostOfHeraclitus 19,758 words · 31,107 views · 2,460 likes · 34 dislikes
  • The Best Night Ever Grand Galloping Gala meets Groundhog Day time-loop by Capn_Chryssalid 53,935 words · 47,391 views · 4,326 likes · 67 dislikes
  • Princess Celestia Hates Tea Seriously, a lot. by Skywriter 8,536 words · 46,414 views · 4,197 likes · 67 dislikes

Favorite savory

  • Eternal Princess Celestia and Twilight Sparkle's bond is tested by miscommunication and guilt. by device heretic 159,827 words · 29,774 views · 2,689 likes · 62 dislikes
  • Biblical Monsters "Put your boots on," Adams said. "There's a biblical monster in my house." by Horse Voice 10,946 words · 13,554 views · 1,590 likes · 156 dislikes
  • 'Destiny' and Other Lies Told to Foals Twilight wakes in the middle of the night, haunted by a terrifying dream—one that's not so hard to see coming true. by Sunchaser 10,644 words · 5,193 views · 603 likes · 20 dislikes
  • The Arbitrage of Moments When you have so little, and another has so much, it’s easy to justify theft. The more precious the commodity, the easier it is to tell yourself you need it more than they do. And what is more precious than time? by GaPJaxie 12,168 words · 2,737 views · 325 likes · 10 dislikes
  • Kaleidoscope Somepony struggles to remember their childhood. But something's wrong... by TheVulpineHero1 3,085 words · 1,793 views · 216 likes · 3 dislikes

Featured on Equestria Daily

  • Moving On Celestia has taken on a new private student, and Twilight must find something to be other than the Faithful Student. But how? by Bad Horse 9,259 words · 3,321 views · 440 likes · 24 dislikes
  • Sisters Stories about two sisters who are best friends, and rulers of Equestria by Bad Horse 6,514 words · 15,092 views · 1,373 likes · 21 dislikes
  • Mortality Report Celestia writes a report to her queen about what she's learned from living among mortals. by Bad Horse 4,322 words · 20,315 views · 1,590 likes · 30 dislikes
  • Long Distance It's a long way from Canterlot to Ponyville, even for magic. by Bad Horse 3,704 words · 3,193 views · 172 likes · 8 dislikes
  • The Saga of Dark Demon King Ravenblood Nightblade, Interior Design Alicorn Should the incredibly powerful new alicorn pursue his destiny as savior of Equestria, or his love of interior design? by Bad Horse 4,940 words · 11,474 views · 867 likes · 35 dislikes

Other stories I'm not entirely ashamed of

  • The Magician and the Detective Has Holmes met his match, in either sense, in the travelling showpony Trixie? by Bad Horse 14,788 words · 6,554 views · 359 likes · 9 dislikes
  • The Twilight Zone 25. Necessary Evil: Lord Tirek will return to wreak havoc on Equestria... when he is needed again. by Bad Horse 18,177 words · 5,795 views · 581 likes · 25 dislikes
  • Friends, With Occasional Magic The magic of friendship is showing people the good in themselves. Sometimes, with ponies. by Bad Horse 2,857 words · 1,014 views · 86 likes · 8 dislikes
  • Fluttershy's Night Out Fluttershy would like to be a tree. But she doesn't want to be an animal. by Bad Horse 7,920 words · 13,201 views · 555 likes · 19 dislikes
  • Twenty Minutes Would you risk your life to save a stranger? What if you could only save her for twenty minutes? by Bad Horse 3,344 words · 3,788 views · 199 likes · 6 dislikes

Index librorum prohibitorum

  • E The Gift of Lethe

    Rarity gives Celestia the most generous, most terrible anniversary present she's ever received.  · Bad Horse
    1,168 words · 678 views  ·  94  ·  19
  • E The Gathering

    In the stars, a hundred years' journey away, the alicorns gather, to mourn, mate, and birth. Celestia hears their call. Dotted Line wants her to review tax rebate applications.  · Bad Horse
    1,172 words · 2,102 views  ·  378  ·  6
  • T Do That Again

    The day after Hearth's Warming, Snowfall Frost thinks back to her encounter with Applejack and decides that maybe she hasn't learned her lesson, not entirely. Maybe she needs a refresher.  · Bad Horse
    2,917 words · 1,784 views  ·  316  ·  16 · sex
  • E Twinkie

    Silly stories about Twilight and Pinkie.  · Bad Horse
    2,173 words · 427 views  ·  80  ·  0
  • E Displacement

    How I found the emptiness of unbeing in my subjective destitution after I dressed up for a costume party as the semiotic psychoanalyst Jacques Lacan.  · Bad Horse
    3,338 words · 564 views  ·  110  ·  16
  • T The Mailmare

    The Equestrian Postal Carrier's Hoofbook lists three circumstances under which mail service may be suspended. The end of the world is not one of them.  · Bad Horse
    11,959 words · 1,903 views  ·  278  ·  4
  • T Old Friends

    Philomena is reborn after she dies. Ponies are reborn before they die. Kind of. It's hard for a bird to understand.  · Bad Horse
    1,582 words · 2,213 views  ·  323  ·  10
  • T Ἐλπίς

    Equestria is gone. But Celestia still has work to do. The Road lies ahead of her, and at its end—the most difficult decision of her life. Again. 2nd place in the "History Repeats" write-off.  · Bad Horse
    2,566 words · 2,294 views  ·  264  ·  17 · gore
  • T Keepers

    Berry Punch made a mistake, and now she has a problem. A little problem that could grow into a big problem. But as her artist friend Happy shows her, not all mistakes need fixing.  · Bad Horse
    1,197 words · 882 views  ·  123  ·  3 · sex
  • T Bad Horse's Bedtime Stories for Impressionable Young Colts and Fillies

    Bad Horse retells bedtime stories to teach foals the real facts of life.  · Bad Horse
    6,006 words · 2,589 views  ·  381  ·  9
  • E Experience

    Celestia is thousands of years old, and has experienced almost everything the world has to offer. But there's one ordinary thing she's never experienced.  · Bad Horse
    1,289 words · 5,359 views  ·  765  ·  17
  • T Moments

    Practice makes perfect. And Princess Twilight wants everything to be perfect. Especially the end of the world.  · Bad Horse
    8,269 words · 3,536 views  ·  473  ·  26
  • E Happy Ending

    After seeing the destiny of the son he is to have with Rarity, Blueblood tries to change the future for the better.  · Bad Horse
    3,827 words · 3,380 views  ·  264  ·  24
  • T All the Pretty Pony Princesses

    ...or, "Magical Mystery Cure" if it had been written by Joss Whedon.  · Bad Horse
    1,926 words · 1,686 views  ·  87  ·  25 · sex
  • E Alicorn Cider

    Big Mac is a farmer, always has been a farmer, and always will be a farmer... right?  · Bad Horse
    2,246 words · 8,063 views  ·  380  ·  25

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#361 · 1d, 47m ago · · ·

>>2207111 I'm just theorizing, but it seems to me that exposition is more acceptable in first person than in third person, because a person talking to you might really exposit.  On the other hand, when writing pony fiction, you have the luxury of being able to say, "I'm not going to write exposition--I'll always try doing it some other way, no matter how awkward it seems."

#360 · 1d, 1h ago · · ·

When is it okay for the narrator in a first person story to provide exposition, and when must things be shown rather than told? I always get tripped up by this false idea I've planted in my brain that if a story is first person, it should be written in a way that someone my actually tell a story, and I feel that limits me a lot. But I also really like writing in first person.

#359 · 3d, 3h ago · · ·

>>2205346  Beat France!  You can do it, Sweden!

#358 · 3d, 16h ago · · ·

Add one to the Sweden count Horse!

#357 · 3d, 17h ago · · ·


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