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  • 11 weeks
    Announcing the Everfree Northwest Scribblefest Official Start!

    Greetings Aspiring Writers!

    Everfree Northwest, Seattle's premier pony convention is known for having one of—if not the—strongest writing tracks in the MLP fandom. As part of that, we run an online writing contest every year: The Everfree NW Scribblefest! Entry is open to everyone, whether or not you attend the convention.

    This year, we’re offering the winners a $10 Amazon gift code, as well as mentions across a bunch of sources of media that Everfree NW utilizes to tell people about your awesome story!

    This year’s prompt is: Family Trees: Roots, Branches, and Leaves

    Goals

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    76 comments · 3,121 views
  • 16 weeks
    Merry Christmas

    Hope you all have a great day, wherever you are and however you celebrate Christmas / the holiday season in general!

    I was working on a cool 3d project for the site but unfortunately I never really had time to turn it into something useful. Have a screenshot anyway!

    94 comments · 3,323 views
  • 17 weeks
    Regarding leaked content

    Since there has been some confusion on the site message I somewhat hastily put up, I thought I'd post a blog post to explain things a bit better.

    As most of you probably know by now, yesterday a lot of confidential information regarding future episodes, seasons, generations, emails, etc was pulled from an FTP server. As with leaked episodes (and in fact, episodes in general or other links to copyrighted content) our policy is to not permit it to be posted. Discussion of the content, however, is acceptable. Infringement of these rules will be dealt with the same way we've dealt with posting of leaked episodes in the past.

    144 comments · 8,108 views
  • 23 weeks
    AShadowOfCygnus' "Cold Light" [Royal Canterlot Library]

    Today's story might offer up some cold comfort.


    Cold Light
    [Dark] [Human] [Sad] • 3,209 words
    [Note: This story contains sexual themes.]

    Even in our darkest moments, the stars shine coldly down — distant and remote, but bright in the blackness. Refuse them, shut them out, and they remain. Let them in, and they may convince you of the warmth in their embrace.

    This is not a story about stars.

    This is a story about people and ponies, and what they visit on each other in moments of darkness.

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    4 comments · 3,362 views
  • 27 weeks
    SpinelStride's "Rarified Airs" [Royal Canterlot Library]

    Take flight into an alternate Equestria in today's story.

    Rarified Airs
    [Adventure] [Alternate Universe] • 44,226 words

    When the Windigos attacked, the ponies had to find a way to put an end to the distrust and anger that fed the frozen fiends. The unicorns found a way. No more earth ponies, no more pegasi, no more problem.

    A thousand years later, Princess Twilight Sparkle thinks that her ancestors may have made a mistake. Fortunately, she knows a way to test her hypothesis. She names that way 'Rainbow Dash.'

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    3 comments · 2,964 views
  • 41 weeks
    Codex Ex Equus' "Changeling Courtship Rituals" [Royal Canterlot Library]

    You'll fall in love with today's story before you know it.


    Changeling Courtship Rituals
    [Romance] [Comedy] • 38,574 words

    For years, Twilight Sparkle and Queen Chrysalis have been at each other's throats. Both have experienced victory over the other, and both have experienced defeat. Out of all the creatures in Equestria, none despise each other the way the pony Princess and changeling Queen do. They seemed destined to remain locked in battle forever, or at least until one is finally dead at the hooves of the other. The cruel insults, the vicious loathing, and the powerful spells that have passed back and forth between them at each meeting have become the stuff of legend.

    Imagine Twilight's surprise when she finds out changelings consider this dating.

    And now they're married.

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    14 comments · 5,263 views
  • 42 weeks
    Fimfiction Patreon

    Hey guys,

    You may have already noticed with "patreon sponsor" badges in the last half day or so. I've been slowly rolling this out to make sure there isn't any breakage hopefully, but since it all seems to have worked so far I'm officially announcing it.

    Fimfiction now has a patreon! The main reward you can get from supporting to the site is an ad-free experience.

    You can find out more on our Patreon page on the site: https://www.fimfiction.net/patreon or by going directly to our Patreon Page

    81 comments · 4,899 views
  • 44 weeks
    Fimfiction Issue Tracker

    Hey guys,

    Held off a bit on posting this as a site post because I didn't want it to get flooded while we were fixing things, but I think the site is now in a fairly good place so I can post this. We now have an issue tracker on Github that you can submit issues to.

    Issue Tracker

    You will have to register on Github to post issues.

    Please read the frontpage before adding issues.

    Many thanks!

    97 comments · 4,417 views
  • 45 weeks
    Post-update

    Hey guys,

    So, there were indeed a lot of issues with this update. There was such a vast amount of code change with this update that my testing didn’t catch some of the specific config issues that appeared especially with some slightly older iPads and such. I apologise for all of the woes. I appreciate that such times can be frustrating as a user who just wants to read some pony fics, but just know they are just as frustrating for us as developers who have poured months of work into these updates.

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    633 comments · 12,102 views
  • 47 weeks
    Correct the Record winners: Aragón's "Evil Is Easy, Governing is Harder" and HoofBitingActionOverload's "Spring is Dumb" [Royal Canterlot Library]

    My apologies for the lateness of this feature posting. Rest assured, I have sacked myself. -Ed.

    Our recent "Correct the Record" contest asked readers to help us choose authors whose previously spotlighted stories weren't the best showcase of their writing strengths.  Today, we're offering a double feature with two of our three contest winners!


    Evil is Easy, Governing is Harder
    [Adventure] [Comedy] • 18,246 words

    One day, just like that, Celestia decides she's going to go mad with power.

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    14 comments · 1,685 views
Jan
1st
2018

Site Post » Happy New Year · 2:52am January 1st

Have a good 2018.

- From everyone on the team.

Report knighty · 2,643 views ·
Comments ( 115 )

Happy new year!!!

Same to all of you, Happy New Year. :)

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Alsvid #5 · January 1st · · 14 ·

Happy New year! Ban the white supremacists!

Happy new year!!! Let us hope 2018 will be good to us all. :pinkiehappy:

Don’t get too smashed.

Happy New Year as well!!

Happy New Year Everyone.

Happy New Year everyone!:twilightsmile:

4763867

Happy New year! Ban the white supremacists!

Needs to be on a Hallmark card.

Still got 4 hours to go here but happy New Year to you and the rest of the team.

A happy new year to you all too~

Happy new year you all too

I predict that even more pony will be posted this year

4763867
And the communists.

*Or just don't ban people unless they actually break site rules. Actually, let's go with that.

Happy new year, everypony! :twilightsmile:

Happy new year to everyone !:twilightsmile:

Still a couple of hours before it is New Year's over here, but Happy 2018 anyway, everyone! Here's to more pony!

Happy New Year!!

Happy New Year Knighty!

...yay...

I'm actually surprised, that any of the once responding are sober enough, to write any f this.

Happy New Year.

Mutually. Have the new one lightly, folks, and may it be better than 2017!

Happy Incredible Crew years eve!

Happy New Year to all!! i hope we all have a great year this time around as well!!

Hopefully you’ll fix the ads showing up in the middle of stories this year so I can turn off adblock.

Happy new year, all. May 2018 be better for you than 2017.

Woo-hoo! You too! :pinkiehappy:

I’m getting featured this year. I can feel it in my boner

likewise: Happy New Bear

A happy new year from Germany ^^.

Majin Syeekoh
Story Approver

Happy New Year.

Still time in my timezone to get lit the fuck up beforehand, though.:ajsmug:

HAPPY NEW YEAR KNIGHTLYPONE!!!!!!! :pinkiehappy:

Please ban everyone in this comment section

Happy New Year! :twilightsmile:

A wish to you all for a Happy and safe New Year!

Happy new year gang! Happy new year to all! Write stuff, read stuff, make it a good one!

Happy new year. 2k18

Happy New Year, guys. Thanks for the new changes, blue stuff, and the support. You guys rock.

Happy New Year to all you pony crazy people out there

Happy new year to everyone, too.

Whether you liked or hated 2017, here’s to hoping 2018 will be a great year. :twilightsmile:

Happy new year, horselovers.

May 2018 be filled with love, happiness, wealth, and even more depraved clopfics!

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