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Story Progress

ONGOING

Super Smash Bros: Disharmony - Ch6

90% (Needs editing and some tweaks)

Applebloom: Transform and Roll Out - Ch9

45%

PonyFall: Leather and Lace - Ch14 (Finale)

60% (It's been stuck here for a while)

The Shadow in the Hollow - Ch2

75% (needs MAJOR tweaking)

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NEW

Princess Luna's Babysitting Service

80% to posting first chapter

Final Harmony: Fate of Two Worlds

30% (prologue done. Need to rethink first chapter)

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Stories I may or may not have been reading recently

  • T Fluttershy's Extremely Odd Jobs

    Pinkie Pie realizes she has no idea what Fluttershy does for money, and is determined to find out.  · MythrilMoth
    5,391 words · 6,680 views  ·  1,015  ·  25
  • E Trixie's Fire in the Blood

    The Great and Powerful Trixie returns home in defeat. Can Grand-Père Presto’s magic gumbo give her the confidence to be great and powerful again?  · Georg
    10,552 words · 908 views  ·  130  ·  1
  • E A Hearth's Warming Swap

    Dashverse AU: The Mane Six are due to put on the Heart's Warming Pageant, but things get mixed up and turned around thanks to Fluttershy.  · Trinary
    7,241 words · 323 views  ·  43  ·  4
  • T Diamond and the Rough

    Dashverse: Rarity and Rainbow Dash are friends, but they don't have much in common. This becomes a problem when Princess Luna needs their help with the Equestria Summit and the two friends have vastly differing ideas on how to proceed.  · Trinary
    4,029 words · 351 views  ·  44  ·  3
  • E Princess Celestia's Newest Arch Enemy

    When a colt named "Bad Dude" storms into Celestia's personal study and declares himself as her latest arch enemy, the Princess can't help but nearly gush from the sight. But is there more to "Bad Dude" than his cute exterior would suggest?  · naturalbornderpy
    4,656 words · 10,782 views  ·  1,862  ·  25
  • T My Twilight Facade

    Suddenly, I'm Twilight Sparkle and I don't want to be here.  · axelsempai
    171,065 words · 8,790 views  ·  1,089  ·  55 · sex
  • E Random

    Pinkie Pie's grandmother is a draconequus. Pinkie Pie's mother is not. This causes some arguments as to how the newborn Pinkie should be raised...  · Bugle
    6,836 words · 3,177 views  ·  621  ·  9
  • E The Trial of Fluttershy Flutters

    The long horn of the law finally catches up with Fluttershy... now if only it can actually maintain a grip on her!  · Masterweaver
    2,757 words · 6,485 views  ·  1,253  ·  16
  • E Skeleton Mare!

    During a recent accident, Pinkie Pie was forced to go to the hospital where she was exposed to X-Rays...she then discovered she was more than a normal mare.  · Dimentio
    2,508 words · 1,090 views  ·  69  ·  3
  • E The Floor is Lava

    What's a little filly to do, when the best foalsitter ever is running late, her BBBFF starts acting funny, and her house is filled with molten rock?  · Caliaponia
    4,941 words · 4,955 views  ·  665  ·  10
  • E The One Where Pinkie Gets Even

    What’s that? Make my life a living nightmare? Foolish pink pony! I’m Discord, the Lord of Chaos! What could a simple pony like you possibly do to me?  · Justice3442
    14,548 words · 1,825 views  ·  326  ·  9
  • E MissingNo.

    Fluttershy and Angel go help some sea turtles, and do not stumble upon any mysterious abominations from beyond existence. Nope. None whatsoever.  · Thought Prism
    2,761 words · 508 views  ·  64  ·  0
  • T Discord's Discount Disguises

    Discord opens a costume shop in Ponyville for Nightmare Night. But is he on the up and up?  · MythrilMoth
    24,600 words · 4,296 views  ·  608  ·  22
  • E Storm on the Prairie

    Set in the Dashverse AU: When Applejack and friends visit her cousin in Appleloosa, she's disturbed to find that Braeburn's been bucking tradition instead of apples.  · Trinary
    13,179 words · 472 views  ·  48  ·  2
  • T What if I told you there was a changeling in the basement of Carousel Boutique?

    Twilight Sparkle and Rarity meet up at a cafe for tea. Everything seems to be going well, until Rarity asks a rather alarming question.  · Hoopy McGee
    1,522 words · 6,486 views  ·  1,160  ·  39
  • E Would It Matter If I Wasn't?

    In the wake of the Canterlot Wedding, Twilight has to ask Fluttershy a very difficult question.  · Masterweaver
    2,361 words · 2,547 views  ·  263  ·  15

DUSTY IS STREAMING STORIES!!! - CURRENTLY ON HIATUS

NOTE: CURRENTLY ALL STREAMING IS ON HAITUS UNTIL MARCH 2016. SEE YOU THEN!

Hey everybody! I have a Livestream where I stream writing my various stories. It helps keep me focused and gives my readers a sneak peek at what might be coming up soon. If you want to check it out, come to the site below at the following times

Dusty's Livestream Channel of awkwardness and ponywords!

Streams will be starting at the following times. Short streams will likely only be a couple hours at most. Long streams will range between 2 and 3 hours long:

Mondays between 5:30 and 6:00pm (short stream)

Wednesdays between 3:00 and 3:30pm (long stream)

Fridays between 5:30 and 6:00pm (short stream)

Sundays between 3:00 and 3:30pm (long stream)

All Stream times are taking place in the Central USA time zone. Adjust your clocks accordingly.

Any changes to the schedule will be announced in a blog post. Hope to see you there!

Dec
25th
2015

I hope everybody here has a happy holiday season!

On that note, I should probably try and explain what's been going on with me for the past few weeks that's been eating me so.

The long and the short of it has been that my family, for the past few months, has basically been trying to split itself apart at the seams. Feuds started cropping up between my father and my aunt and uncle, which led to my cousin getting involved in the feud with my dad, which led to my mother getting into a feud with my aunt, which led my grandmother to get into a spat with my mother, only for her to eventually SWITCH sides, which led to my Uncle getting caught in the middle of his wife and son vs. his sister and mother, and the whole thing was a horseshoe-nail butterfly-effect THING of epic proportions that basically set everyone in my family at each other's throats, and there's me caught in the middle of everything, about the only one who wants everybody to maybe calm the hell down for a split second so we can talk about things rationally. This whole thing started well over a year ago now, but it's finally started coming to a real head only recently around the beginning of November.

With that in mind, plus general stress from the fact that our house is basically falling apart right now (seriously, it's like there's ALWAYS something wrong with the damn house), and several more private factors, I was basically at the end of my rope for a little bit. I think I'm doing a bit better now, and it looks like my family might finally be calming down some (possibly), but I'm sorry to say that I'm still going to be taking some time off for a bit.

I'm going to be going on a big trip for most of January and February to visit some close friends of mine that I haven't seen . I don't know how available I'll be to stream during that time, and since I can barely be relied upon to get things out when I don't have somebody leaning over my shoulder, I'm unsure how much in the way of Applebloom, Smash Bros Disharmony, or any of my other stories will get out.

In the meanwhile, though, I've been far more inspired to write short, drabble-like stories, like Trixie vs. Roadside Assistance, or the Twilight Sparkle Ships Pinkie Pie and Rainbow Dash series. I have several ideas for one shot comedy-type stories, and I hope some of you will enjoy them.

Also, expect to see more blogs like this one in the near future. I have a lot of supplemental worldbuilding I'd like to do for some of my various stories, and Applebloom in particular. The next one will likely be either "Magic and the NON-Pony Races," or profiles of the Solar and Lunar guards as seen in the latest chapter of Applebloom. There's also going to be a supplemental commentary on that chapter in the very near future because a lot of people had questions and comments and concerns about this latest chapter.

(Really I should have released that blog sooner but I was too busy being a dopey mopey. oops.)

Anyway, the main, long form stories might not update for a while. I won't say anything for CERTAIN, but with my track record (and the fact that I'm currently quite frustrated with the next chapter of Applebloom) suggest that it might be a couple months before the next one gets out. At the same time, though, I might actually start work on the sequel to the current story, or that side story collection that I mentioned a while back. The sequel feels like it'll be a lot shorter and easier to write, and the side stories might well fall into that aforementioned "drabble" category that I've been more comfortable with recently.

I also might rewrite/finish The Shadow in the Hollow. That's been left alone for a while and I'm feeling in eldritch moods again. I always get a little lovecrafty around this time of year because it's the time of year I have an excuse to break out the lovecraftian christmas carols.

So anyway, there'll be a few things to look forward to in the near future. Hopefully I won't disappoint anybody too badly. The long and the short of it is I've been really stressed lately and I'm a little sick of long form, high-pressure stories as a result at the moment. Things are finally starting to look a little bit up, though, so hopefully when I make my triumphant return a ways into 2016, I'll be refreshed and ready enough to start back up on those, assuming I don't pick them back up sooner.

Again, happy holidays everybody, and I hope you all have a great new year!

Latest Stories

  • E Applebloom: Transform and Roll Out!

    Applebloom has a secret. A secret so well hidden even she never knew it. But when the truth comes to light, how will she cope when the reality of her past comes crashing down? More importantly, how will she deal with her new enemies: The Decepticons?  · Dusty the Royal Janitor
    121,095 words · 11,095 views  ·  956  ·  27
  • T PonyFall: Leather and Lace

    It was another one of those days. You know the type... the kind where an omnipotent tomfool decides  · Dusty the Royal Janitor
    59,816 words · 5,276 views  ·  559  ·  19
  • E Super Smash Brothers: Disharmony

    Twilight and her friends are whisked away to a strange tournament on the edge of time and space. Can they make new friends with the colorful characters there? Will they cope with the strange goings on and dark conspiracies that are revealed there?  · Dusty the Royal Janitor
    79,780 words · 5,091 views  ·  463  ·  14
  • T Trixie vs. Roadside Assistance

    Trixie's wagon wheel breaks, stranding her in the middle of Hoofington. Unable to fix it herself, she must call upon Equestrian Roadside Assistance for help. If help will ever come, that is. Which it probably won't.  · Dusty the Royal Janitor
    9,555 words · 771 views  ·  57  ·  2
  • E Spike Eats a Peach

    Spike buys a peach from the marketplace. Twilight has war flashbacks.  · Dusty the Royal Janitor
    1,798 words · 767 views  ·  55  ·  14
  • E And That's How Equestria was Made...

    The creation of the great planet of Equus and its myriad life forms is shrouded in mystery, myth, chaos, and outright lies. Many stories are told about how this great world came to be. This is one such story...  · Dusty the Royal Janitor
    3,821 words · 509 views  ·  25  ·  1

Stories I like to read.

  • Project: Sunflower As the Earth is under threat, humanity reaches out for one last hope of salvation. by Hoopy McGee 242,202 words · 27,496 views · 3,867 likes · 58 dislikes
  • Sweet Apple Capers Pinkie Pie wants some apple strudel, and by Celestia, she's gonna get it! by The RPGenius 24,277 words · 944 views · 77 likes · 1 dislikes
  • The Dresden Fillies: False Masks Sequel to the Dresden Fillies: Strange Friends. Everyone's favorite wizard returns to Equestria. by psychicscubadiver 199,676 words · 17,657 views · 2,129 likes · 36 dislikes
  • Doctor Whooves - The Series: Episode One - The Pinkie Conundrum After the harrowing events of "Traveller," the Doctor is forced into having some downtime in Ponyville while the TARDIS rests. Meanwhile, Twilight goes to confide in her beloved mentor, but ends up learning far more than she expected. by Loyal2Luna 30,783 words · 18,859 views · 929 likes · 14 dislikes
  • Bug In The City Third part of the Leech series. Leech gets a job, Trixie discovers a new power. Excitement. Oh yes. by PointlessGizmo 52,389 words · 3,019 views · 168 likes · 3 dislikes

More stories I like to read.

  • My Little Marriage : Mary is a Mare Stan has been married to his wife, Mary, for nearly fifteen years. They're happy and live a very normal, almost picturesque life. Sometimes... life has a funny way of pulling a one eighty when you least expect it. by MerlosTheMad 210,759 words · 16,633 views · 1,474 likes · 78 dislikes
  • Master While investigating a strange magical signal, the Element bearers (along with an unsuspecting Spike) are scattered throughout a strange world filled with even stranger creatures. The one who brought them there is very interested in catching them all. by NejinOniwa 52,050 words · 5,839 views · 594 likes · 40 dislikes
  • Hail to the King A human soul is stuffed into King Sombra's body. Having no idea what's going on, and thinking he is in some kind of coma, he just casually strolls into the Crystal Empire. by Qwapdo 85,508 words · 51,414 views · 4,801 likes · 77 dislikes
  • Elementals of Harmony (FiMtG) The only standing between Equestria and apocalypse is Ditzy Doo. Yes, really. Stop laughing! by FanOfMostEverything 96,433 words · 5,916 views · 279 likes · 9 dislikes
  • Rainbooms and Royalty Alternate Universe: Filly Rainbow Dash has just performed her Sonic Rainboom when she gets a visitor by Trinary 106,195 words · 17,325 views · 1,811 likes · 45 dislikes

Even more stories I like to read.

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#111 · 6d, 3h ago · · ·

>>2124171 Well, I guess that's the first I've heard.  Thanks anyway.

#110 · 6d, 4h ago · · ·

>>2124044

Can't say I do. While I'm passingly aware of the youtube garbage going on at the moment due to certain content creators I follow being hit with things, I'm not sure why you'd come to me with this. I'm not a video creator.

#109 · 6d, 7h ago · · ·

I plan on making some AMVs for MLP.  I’ve uploaded random fan videos to Youtube before, but the people in charge of that site took them down just as quickly and made a strike against my profile.  I tried mirroring my videos, which worked for a while until the same thing happened.

I filed a counter-claim of Fair Use, which it was.  I wasn’t making money or anything off my vids.  And I for one refuse to give away my personal information, which YouTube wanted me to do in order to restore my videos and possibly my reputation.

Do you know of any alternatives to YouTube WITHOUT the copyright nonsense?  And keep in mind that Dailymotion and Veoh are not options since I've already tried them and met with the same garbage.

#108 · 15w, 1d ago · · ·

Please continue the super smash bros pony crossover! .

#107 · 18w, 6h ago · · ·

Hi. Just wondering how it's going with the next A:TaRO chapter?

#106 · 19w, 1d ago · · ·

Can you please continue super smash brothers : disharmony?  I really love that story, sand I was overjoyed when the new chapter came out.

#105 · 21w, 2d ago · 1 · ·

>>1975028

Nah, but seriously. First I'm going to get over this goddamn cold I've landed myself with and then I'm going to get to work on chapter 12. I might possibly start a new fic as well, though that's up in the air. Depends on how much time I can devote to writing.

#104 · 21w, 3d ago · · ·

I am sadface about the fact that Tale of Two Worlds got cancelled, I see you liked it too. D:

But wowsers, you just put out a lot of words of your own in a very short period of time! How do you feel? What are you going to do next? :pinkiehappy:

#103 · 47w, 9h ago · · ·

>>1721508

Ok, take your time then.

#102 · 47w, 9h ago · · ·

>>1721335

Since getting my job, production has slowed to a near halt, but there'll be a stream tomorrow. If luck is on my side, I'll finish the next chapter of Smash.

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