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whiterook6


Software Developer and amateur writer.

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  • 260 weeks
    Epilogue - Author's Notes

    tl;dr: The color of a Unicorn’s magic is as unique as one of our finger prints. To see a room colored just so would be reassuring to a Unicorn in trouble.

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    The Friendship Express: sometimes I forget just how young the target age is for this show.

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  • 260 weeks
    The Southern Orchard - Author's Notes

    tl;dr: Don’t buck apple trees if you’re tired. You’re liable to pull something.

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    What would it be like to not cast a shadow? Hold your hand up over your face to block the sun. Can you still see the light source? If so, how do you see through your hand? If not, how is the skin immediately around your eyes illuminated? I mean, magic, sure. But how?

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  • 260 weeks
    Mini Guide: Getting Featured

    Getting a story featured is a combination of reader count, likes vs. dislikes, age, and momentum. This means get lots of readers fast, and get them to like and comment. For subsequent chapters, you want the original readers to watch and favorite the story so they’ll be notified right away when you update.

    How to get lots of readers fast:

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  • 262 weeks
    Do not Fuck with Apples - Author's Notes

    tl;dr: There’s a reason there’s only one apple farm in all of Ponyville, and it ain’t because they’re lacking in space or demand.

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  • 264 weeks
    Betrayal - Author's Notes

    tl;dr: HE STOLE IT RIGHT OUT OF HER SADDLEBAGS.

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    I’m nervous. I’m really nervous. Not about Chapter 14 — that’s easy. Slam Dunk. Straight Value. I’m scared because I’m not finished Chapter 15 and I’ve only got a month left. It’s gotta be good. It’s gotta carry its weight. It’s gotta follow Chapter 14 — a tough requirement if ever — and I’m not sure that it does, yet.

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Nov
22nd
2016

The Tome of Shadows - Author's Notes · 1:37am Nov 22nd, 2016

tl;dr: Next time you decide to plant your bare ass on a priceless, one-of-a-kind treasure map, just make sure you’re not sitting on the X that marks the spot. Sends the wrong message.


Their reveal was much better than mine.

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Way too often the MacGuffin is a weapon of untold power. In truth, some things aren’t weapons unless they’re used for evil. Explosives? Demolition. Guns? Making Keanu Reeves look bad-assed.


How typical of a hero to jump to conclusions about the thief. That’s profiling.


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What would happen to the city while the citizens flocked to the fortress for safety? Would the warriors stay behind, fighting a desperate retreat to give others a chance to flee? Would the city gradually darken as torches and lamps were abandoned, and Shadow Ponies fucked shit up?


What does growing up in such a situation do to a pony’s psyche?


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There’s always a waterfall.


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Next time, in two weeks: Infernal Blast, or The Drowned Catacombs.


With assistance from Daetrin. Cover art by Foxinshadow. Alternate cover art by Diremuffin.


-wr

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