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Nameless Narrator


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  • Friday
    MLP G5 Movie - opinion.

    Okay, so I just finished G5 movie and it's... tough to evaluate. First things first - I won't be spoiling the plot, because there already is pretty much none. If you watched the trailer, you will know how this goes. I'll start with my overall feeling about the movie, then point out the bad just to get it out of the way, and finally get to the good part which I think makes the whole thing

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  • 7 weeks
    A question for They're EVERYWHERE!

    I'm working on the next chapter of TE. This one brings us back to the future and to the changeling survivors inside the dreamscape.
    387 is about to share a little bit of his past while the group is preparing for their next step and my question is:

    Is there something specific about changeling history you'd like to know? A specific queen/era/anything, really.

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    9 comments · 113 views
  • 12 weeks
    Another year survived.

    So, I've turned 32 today.

    "Aren't you a little too old to be writing ponies, or are you a pedophile trying to lure prey?"
    Excellent question, head! Here, meet mister wall. Ignore the bloody stain that starts appearing around date three.

    I'll keep writing and thank you for reading, no matter if you are here just for one story or if you're the kind of masochist who read everything.

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    2 comments · 78 views
  • 22 weeks
    No update next week for They're Everywhere.

    When I was walking home from work, I passed window cleaners on the high floors of a building and those morons didn't use any markings or dividers to keep people from the area like they usually do. I can't wear my glasses outside with the damn mask and I can't see squat without those. Some of cleaning liquid sprayed into my eye and it's been hurting since Monday. I can barely look at the monitor

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  • 25 weeks
    A neat detail about the Crystal Heart.

    I randomly caught a MLP episode "The Crystalling" on derpy tv and I noticed a detail I completely missed so far. The book about the Crystal Heart says that every time the crystal ponies have a foal, they find a special gem and the crystaller "adds" it to the Crystal Heart. When the Crystal Heart shatters, it breaks into even fragments, the same looking fragments which Sunburst uses as a

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Jul
11th
2018

Oh ffs formatting rules now? · 3:51pm Jul 11th, 2018

Welp, indicating a character talking using colors is now not allowed apparently. Definitely in the amount I'm using it in Management.

Well fuck me.

Comments ( 5 )

Well, I can understand why. Ten percent of the population is colour-blind to some degree (unable to differentiate green and blue is most common) and light colours are difficult to see (especially yellow) for just about everyone. :twilightoops:

Look at it this way: Now your word count will go up as you add in all those “who spoke” tags (One said, Two said, Four murmured, etc.) :pinkiehappy:

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Meh, right now I'm just tempted to write 'said the changeling' after every sentence of any dialogue and see how fast I can reach 1000 downvotes.

1000 something at least...

Now, now, don’t be like that. Relax. It’s actually easier to read when you use tags. And alternating dialogue doesn’t need tags except to occasionally clarify who’s talking.

It’s an interesting story so far, no need to make it self-implode.

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Welp, the entire thing started because someone was completely lost in my dialogues, so yeah, I can't win this one :facehoof:

Eh, all it means anyway is that I'll have to edit the next few chapters a bit more, and maybe at some point find the desire to fix the older ones. This way your eyes won't bleed from Nine's red dialogue, so it's not all lost.

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If someone lost track of the who was speaking, that merely means you didn’t use enough “speaking” tags. That’s an easy habit to fix. And don’t get in the trap of thinking you have to be creative with the thesaurus. Use the tags to indicate emotion as well. For example, “words, words, words” Two said ironically. “What do you mean?” Three said, aghast.

And so forth. It gets rather easy after a while. I find myself fixing up the tags when I read through my chapter the second time.

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