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I've been writing online for thirty years.  One of these days I might actually get good at it.

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The TwiBrush Tales

  • The Sparkle Chronicles Okay, so the girl of your dreams turns out to be a pony. Now what? by Dusty Sage 18,479 words · 3,131 views · 101 likes · 6 dislikes
  • Second Act To be a Very Special Somepony, first you must be a pony. by Dusty Sage 12,307 words · 1,522 views · 56 likes · 10 dislikes
  • Somepony New New home, new life, new species. Now things start to get complicated. by Dusty Sage 9,156 words · 1,221 views · 58 likes · 2 dislikes
  • The Life That Late He Led The continuing adventures of Twilight Sparkle and Desert Brush. by Dusty Sage 25,219 words · 590 views · 31 likes · 6 dislikes

Inspirations I

  • Dreaming with Ponies They say you reap what you sow. As the world turns, one mare finally sees the reward of holding on. by ROBCakeran53 4,732 words · 22,035 views · 975 likes · 28 dislikes
  • Grief When something goes terribly wrong, Twilight begins to blame herself. by LunaUsesCaps 6,465 words · 6,315 views · 487 likes · 33 dislikes
  • For the Love of an Earth Pony You never dreamed of romance. That was until you met her. by AJ 30,214 words · 10,632 views · 414 likes · 40 dislikes
  • Tinkermane Twilight discovers true love in the heart of a steam engineer. by Razorbeam 130,524 words · 6,626 views · 558 likes · 18 dislikes
  • Background Pony "My name's Lyra Heartstrings, but you won't remember anything. Listen to my symphony, for it by shortskirtsandexplosions 432,377 words · 76,248 views · 5,691 likes · 201 dislikes

Inspirations II

  • A Twilight Landing A strange girl has shown up in another strange girl's garage. Together, can they figure out just what is going on? Will they be able to get the strange girl claiming to be Twilight Sparkle home? by MerlosTheMad 236,356 words · 22,345 views · 1,134 likes · 33 dislikes
  • Chaos Theory Discord is trapped in stone once again. But this time, he does some thinking. by Seventh Heaven 12,779 words · 680 views · 471 likes · 35 dislikes
  • Colors of the Heart After an horrifically awful day, a young Manehattan painter somehow finds herself on the wrong end of the law. With no experience of life outside the big city and a secret she is ashamed of, she is forced to flee to a town completely foreign to her. by Azurulia 191,411 words · 5,519 views · 743 likes · 32 dislikes
  • Anthropology Lyra is determined to find out the truth behind the mysterious legends of humans. by JasonTheHuman 130,415 words · 119,823 views · 7,357 likes · 156 dislikes
  • Her Own Pony All of Pinkie's clones are gone. All but one. by Jorofrarie 55,102 words · 12,256 views · 1,430 likes · 37 dislikes

Inspirations III

  • Austraeoh Rainbow Dash flies east. by Imploding Colon 212,744 words · 23,881 views · 1,852 likes · 64 dislikes
  • Melodious Desideratum You dread the spotlight, but when opportunity arrises, you'll make an exception . . . for her. by Desideratium 55,674 words · 6,851 views · 498 likes · 12 dislikes
  • Inner Demons On her 21st birthday, Twilight reads a prophesy that starts a downward spiral into her own darkness. by SapphireLibra3 148,962 words · 14,694 views · 1,324 likes · 122 dislikes
  • I Would Give to You You move to Ponyville, and a certain mare catches your eye, but are you right for her? by Jet Howitzer 51,178 words · 6,472 views · 601 likes · 19 dislikes
  • Severed Roots Third installment in the "Tangled Roots" timeline. When our heroes of the West and our villains in the East clash at last, who will be left standing? by Bad_Seed_72 216,687 words · 1,417 views · 215 likes · 5 dislikes
Apr
7th
2016

Apparent attrition · 2:44am

As of a couple months ago, I had 1,005 stories on the Favourites shelf.

Today, it's down to 1,000 -- not because I removed any, but because they've disappeared.  Oh, I'm still showing five unread chapters from somewhere, but there's apparently no way to know where "somewhere" is.

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I am the very model of a modern minor generalist

I've been writing online for half my life, taking time out for meals of course, and in all that time, it has never occurred to me that someone might actually want to read something I'd written.

My range of interests may be fairly characterized as a thousand miles wide and about three-eighths of an inch deep.  And if you ever thought it was tricky explaining your devotion to pony to family members -- well, imagine what it's like when all those family members are younger than you are.

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#153 · 7w, 1d ago · 1 · ·

Don't knock the odds.

#152 · 7w, 1d ago · 1 · ·

>>2168951

And yet I am not a changeling.  (I think.)  What to do?

#151 · 7w, 1d ago · · ·

Needs more love.

:heart::heart::heart::heart:

#150 · 38w, 2d ago · 1 · ·

>>1958094

That helps, yes.

#149 · 38w, 2d ago · · ·

We need love here.

❤❤❤❤❤

Good. Good.

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