New Fic Idea · 7:25am
Hooh boy, this idea would set off the doozie Pinkie Sense.
Anyway, the first fic I've got coming up is going to take place after "In the Shadow of a Special Day", but... how should I explain this...
Okay, first we've got canon, which everypony knows. ItSoaSD is a fanfic based off of that and running parallel to two of its episodes, namely A Royal Canterlot Wedding.
Now, after ItSoaSD, consider things branching out. I intend to make this upcoming fic one branch, one that plays with fanon characters and ItSoaSD OCs and is more of an Adventure series, with some tragic, sad, and dark individual moments. I also plan to have one sequel to it, and then end that branch. The violence is upped, but not to the point where it would be a mature fic, I've read stuff just as bad in "Harry Potter"™. Oh, and the "tragic, sad, and dark" moments aren't the focus of the story, so those won't be getting tagged. I'm not sure how much Slice of Life there will be. Oh, and a certain brown earth pony with a thing for timepieces will be involved, so expect a Crossover tag.
Another branch I intend to make at a later point would be more of a Slice of Life series of short fics revolving around Luna, Celestia, various guards and canon characters (plus a few nameless pony OCs here and there running shops and whatnot). This series, unless shattered by canon at a later point which is entirely likely, may find itself paralleling S3 episodes when they roll around, if any should catch my eye like the finale did. This series will probably have a few sad-focused fics mixed in with the pure Slice of Lifes. Or is it Slice of Lives?
"Loves Shall Banish Loneliness" is a oneshot that will have no bearing on any future fics I have planned at the moment, aside from perhaps Pinkie Pie breaking the fourth wall or Doctor Whooves mentioning something about it in his ramblings. That's subject to change, but I want my little fairy tale to remain a fairy tale at the moment.
I'm all set to begin typing this next fic out, and will probably type the prologue and two chapters out to start with, followed by my habit of one chapter per day. One problem, though: I can't think of a picture to search for for this fic, let alone find one, and my drawing skills... leave something to be desired. Anypony good at that kind of stuff? I'd prefer not to give spoilers to everypony but I could abridge what's going down if somepony could help out, and give thanks where appropriate.