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Author, former Royal Canterlot Library curator, and the (retired) reviewer at One Man's Pony Ramblings.

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  • 3 weeks
    A White Hearth's Warming: Now Available in Russian!

    So, Christmas is now two days in the rearview mirror, but perhaps you find yourself needing just a little more holiday ficcing to get your through until next December (or next November, or next June, or whenever they start putting up Christmas stuff these days). And perhaps you also speak Russian! If so, then have I got a deal for you.

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  • 3 weeks
    Weirdly Meta Seasonal Humor, and a Happy New Year

    Fly Hard is not your favorite Hearth’s Warming story.”

    Rainbow Dash blinked. “Uh, yeah it is.”

    As impurturbably as before, Twilight repeated herself. “Fly Hard is not your favorite Hearth’s Warming story.”

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  • 5 weeks
    Tomorrow's a Snow Day, That Must Mean It's Time for Santa Hats

    We're scheduled for up to 17 inches of snow in the next 48 hours! If that's not enough to get us white through to Christmas, then I don't know what is. Pray for my poor, aching back; I'll be shoveling all night long.

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  • 8 weeks
    OMPR and the Wrongest Person in the World (it's Present Perfect)

    Just a short blast from the One Man's Pony Ramblings past this time. See, back when I was doing reviews on my review blog but when I wasn't doing reviews on my review blog, sometimes I'd talk about whatever the newest episode had brought us. Not reviews of them, per se, but more just, "here's some stuff I thought about while watching the latest installment of pony." That, and posting

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  • 19 weeks
    Quiz Time! A Thing You Might Not Remember About OMPR

    ...Well, first of all, you might not remember that OMPR is/was One Man's Pony Ramblings, the mostly-fanfic-review-and-sometimes-other-stuff blog I ran for a long time.  I mean, plenty of you probably do remember it, but it's been *checks notes* jeez, over three years, closer to four, since I stopped?  Man, time flies.

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Review Roundup: August 7th - September 1st · 11:06pm Sep 3rd, 2017

Those of you who keep up with my blog, One Man's Pony Ramblings, already know that I recently spent two weeks on vacation, and was fortunate enough to get a bevy of talented horsewordsmiths to fill in with a mix of reviews, advice, and even a little commentary while I was gone. And if you don't keep up with my blog... well, if it's because you don't care for my reviews, then this sounds like the kind of fortnight that's just made for you! So head down below the break to see some of my stuff, and a whole lot of even better material:

Monday, August 7, 2017


Episode Talk: S7E13, The Perfect Pear

My thoughts on the titluar episode. What more could you possibly want? Oh right: pictures of Carrot Top. Well don't worry, I've got them, too.

Wednesday, August 9, 2017


Fandom Classics Part 225: The Magic Never Fades Away

My review of Thyrai's tale of (pre-Twilicorn) Twilight growing old--older than all her friends.

Friday, August 11, 2017


Mini-Reviews Round 197

Short reviews of Three Letters, by horizon; Those Who Wield Power, by PresentPerfect; A Giant Leap Forwardby AugieDog; and Sol Invictus, by Soge.

Monday, August 14, 2017



The guest post's begin with Icy Shake's compare and contrast of Estee's 100% Move = 50% Fire and SS&E's Couchtavia.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017


Seeing Through Your Characters’ Eyes: The Finer Points of Perspective

In which Pascoite breaks down narrative distance and perspective as only a master editor can.

Friday, August 18, 2017


Experiences and Thoughts for New and Prospective Writers

A post wherein All Art Is Quite Useless discusses his own writing practices, and offers a bit of advice for others to pick and chose from.

Monday, August 21, 2017



A very super serious post by Richard which lays out all the ways My Little Dashie is teh best fic evar!

Wednesday, August 23, 2017


A Critique of My Little Dashie – Part 1

...Followed by ColonelWaffle's exhaustive breakdown of all the things MLD does right and wrong...

Friday, August 25, 2017


A Critique of My Little Dashie – Part 2

...Which was just too big for one post!

Monday, August 28, 2017


Second Opinion: Who We Are, by kits

And finally, Cold in Gardez wraps up the guest posts with a counterpoint to my one-star review of Who We Are, explaining why it's a much better story than I gave it credit for.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017


Mini-Reviews Round 198

Short reviews of Apple Whine, by ringcaat; Cool Jazz, by Owlor; and Dearest Fluttershy, by Terrasora.

Friday, September 1, 2017


Fandom Classics Part 226: Through the Well of Pirene

My review of Ether Echoes' epic-length tale of a young girl who gets turned into a pony and goes to Equestria... and also, a story of familial trauma, mythic destiny, and the fate of all the worlds.

Comments ( 3 )
Site Blogger

Wow, I can't believe you gave "Who We Are" one star.

Also, welcome back!

[insert obligatory SA found Pirene first here]

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