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Loganberry


Hold your ground but do not be unkind. (Ponyphonic, "Shy Heart") · I still like the show. A lot.

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  • Thursday
    Off to UK PonyCon!

    I'll be absent from Fimfiction for a few days now, as I'm going to be at this year's UK PonyCon in Nottingham. It's possible I might look in on this site occasionally, but don't count on it. I'll be back on Monday, but it might be another day or two before I get my, er, unconventional bearings back.

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  • 3 weeks
    New(ish) to writing ponyfic and would like a review? Read on!

    I was wondering recently what do to for a themed edition of Ponyfic Roundup, my weekly review blog. Having seen Pascoite's recent blog post about underappreciated newcomers, that gave me an idea. So, I'd like to do a blog featuring new(ish) writers, or at least those who first published fairly

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  • 5 weeks
    Quick tip

    On a site devoted to horse stories, it's a really good idea to appreciate the difference between "reign" and "rein". In particular, it's "to give free rein", not "to give free reign". Well, unless you're offering princesshood, I suppose. :raritywink:

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  • 5 weeks
    Worcester (UK) meets, brief information

    Another thing I should really advertise a bit better... since 2013, a little group of MLP fans have been meeting up in Worcester, west-central England, to chat about ponies (and sometimes other stuff too), drink coffee and generally relax. There may will be a small one this Saturday, but it will depend on whether we get enough people -- a decision will be taken by

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Nov
29th
2016

Ponyfic Roundup reviews summary, #41 to #50 · 9:56pm Nov 29th, 2016

Previous: 1-10 | 11-20 | 21-30 | 31-40

Another update now, which takes us from mid-January 2015 to the end of March that year. This is the "Logan doesn't rave about Past Sins" batch, and other Fics I reviewed during this period include Bubbles (yes, that Bubbles), The Pale Stallion and Mandatory Fun. Come past the break with me to see all the stories listed, complete with links and starry details! As usual, header links go to the Louder Yay post in question, while title links go to the relevant story page here.

PR 41 -- 28 Jan 15 -- Medium-Length Fics Edition
Honey Pie by SPark: ★★★★
The 63rd Rune by Alexstrazsa: ★★★
The Darkest Storm by TheReaderAndWriter: ★★
A Door Jam by xjuggernaughtx: ★★★★
Like Mending Glass by Eyeswirl the Weirded: ★★★
The Wonderful Life of Berry Punch by Dusk-Spark: ★★

PR 42 -- 4 Feb 15 -- Longest Wait on my RiL List Edition
The Name Game by Brony Tom: ★★★★★
Fluttershy and Celestia Play Chess by BronyWriter: ★★★★
Honey Pie by DeiStar: ★★
Nightmarish by Lurks-no-More: ★★★
Patience, She Said by TheMessenger: ★★★★
To Catch Up With the Sun by Dark Avenger: ★★★

PR 43 -- 6 Feb 15 -- #FebFIMFanFicLove Edition -- Spotlight on Sun, Moon and Stars
Sun, Moon and Stars by FifthAlicorn: ★★★

PR 44 -- 11 Feb 15 -- First Time on Ponyfic Roundup Edition
A Figment of Her Imagination by PaulAsaran: ★★★★
Carousel Designs, LLP. by Taialin: ★★★
Cutie Mark Crisscross by Everyday: ★★★★
Dream by Cascadejackal: ★★★★
A Little Push by LuminoZero: ★★★
Luna Just Learned About The Play "A Hearth's Warming Carol" by Singularity Dream: ★★★

PR 45 -- 18 Feb 15 -- Early EQD 6-Star Fics Edition
Note: story links in this section point to EQD, not to Fimfiction
Junior Speedsters Forever! by Pacce: ★★★
Ponies Discover /co/ by Slywit: ★★
Chasing Rainbows by Phoe: ★★★
Bubbles by anonymous: ★★★★
Memorial by Buxton: ★★★
Constellations by The RPGenius: ★★

PR 46 -- 25 Feb 15
The Pale Stallion by Yellow Sub Zero: ★★★★★ (author now known as "Robolestia")
Between the Lines by Bad_Seed_72: ★★★★
The Cutie Mark Inspector by Blueshift: ★★★★
Evil Belle's Revenge by Akumokagetsu: ★★★
Hidden Happiness by Biker_Dash: ★★
One More Round by longpantsandimplosions: ★★★★

PR 47 -- 4 Mar 15 -- Sub-1500-Word Fics Edition
Abandoned Sanctuary by Titanium Dragon: ★★★
Chompers by SpaceCommie: ★★
Flying on Wings of Support by Manaphy: ★★
Living for Today by Minds Eye: ★★★
Marmite Showers by Blueshift: ★★★
Running by Wanderer D: ★★★★
A Spoonful of Sugar by Thornwing: ★★★★
Still a Better Love Story Than Twilight by meme-asaurus: ★★
Trains are Magic by RainbowBob: ★★
Tuesday by Bok: ★★
Twilight Sparkle and the Nothingness at the End of the Universe by Super Trampoline: ★★★
What Happens When Stuff Happens by ThatWeatherstormChap: ★★★

PR 48 -- 11 Mar 15 -- Spotlight on Past Sins
Past Sins by Pen Stroke: ★★★

PR 49 -- 18 Mar 15 -- Royal Canterlot Library Edition
Mandatory Fun by FanOfMostEverything: ★★★★
When the Levee Breaks by Cynewulf: ★★★★★
A War of Words - The Opening of the Guard by Georg: ★★★★
Desert Rose by Golden Vision: ★★★
It Is My Fate To Enter Every Door by Cloud Wander: ★★★
Games by CCC: ★★★

PR 50 -- 25 Mar 15 -- Newly-Approved Fics Edition
The Lemonade Stand: A Cautionary Tale by Abbeybunny13: ★ (author now known as "Fandom Trash Snivy")
Love's Hand by Saacsa: ★
Tempus Nox by DunkelWars: ★★
Waiter! by P-Berry: ★★
Sharp Wits' and Blueblood's Date by eevee1: ★
"Beware the Pies of March..." by HarmonyCharmer: ★★★
Unwanted Guests by twilightsparkle3562: ★★
Tea with The Queen by Lapis-Lazuli and Inky J: ★★★ (authors now known as "Lapis-Lazuli and Stitch")
Demon's Deal by RarityEQM: ★★

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Comments ( 4 )

Oh! I wasn't sure if you'd ever reviewed anything of mine. I suppose this answers that question. :derpytongue2:

4322558 Actually, the Big Master Review List tells me that I've reviewed five of your stories: as well as Mandatory Fun, they're Tenacity (PR 74), Wizards, Fools, and Foals (PR 89), The Flower's Dream (PR 113) and most recently Appellation Mountains (PR 130). I'll get to those on here in due course, but suffice to say you have nothing to worry about regarding their ratings. :twilightsmile:

Mind you, the fact that you didn't know this shows one reason I'm adding these summaries now -- and intend to continue with them. Making them a little more visible on the site where (almost) all the stories are actually to be found seemed like an obvious thing to do.

Glancing back through the list, I just realized that you gave those 6-star fics almost exactly the same ratings that I did! (I had Memorial at "just" 2)

I guess you and I are operating on the same wavelength.

4322727 I think I might have knocked off the odd star had I been reviewing the same fics now, but it is a nice coincidence!

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