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Anzel


"The purpose of the first draft is not to get it right but to get it written." -John Dufresne. Please send corrections via PMs. The Blade of Quill & Blade

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  • 19 weeks
    Secrets Hardcovers Wave 2 Update

    Hi all!

    We have the hard covers here at the house. Due to some unexpected work travel I haven't had the chance to get to them. Crystal and I are going to clear some time out tonight to get them signed and packaged. I hope to actually have them out the door tomorrow or Monday.

    Thank you for your patience!

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  • 27 weeks
    Cleaning out the game room: Free/PWYW Items

    Pony pals

    I am cleaning up my game room and that is producing a lot of items that we simply don't play. Old, new, never opened, etc. The point is, they need to go and I'm not looking to recoup much money on this.

    The Rules

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    6 comments · 462 views
  • 29 weeks
    Secrets Hardcover Update

    Pony friends

    I am pleased to say that books are being signed and sent out. These encompass the first order specifically. Some are already in hoof while others are being worked on. A large bulk of them will go out tomorrow.

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    2 comments · 240 views
  • 31 weeks
    Secret's Hardcover Update / 2nd Run

    Hello all!

    Everyone that participated in the first print run of Secrets of a Royal Guard I am pleased to announce all books have been ordered, the printing has started, and then they'll be shipped to Crystal and I. Once that is complete we'll sign them, pack them, and ship them out to you. No estimated date yet but I anticipate it falling around the end of March.

    Second Chance

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  • 34 weeks
    Secrets of a Royal Guard Hardcover Now Available!

    Hello pony friends!

    The long promised Secrets of a Royal Guard Hardcover is now available. Please note you have two options by which to get it. One is limited, the other is at your own pace.

    Personalized Hardcover(s)

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Feb
3rd
2019

Q&B 2019 Update plus Patreon Changes · 2:58pm February 3rd

Hello Q&B and pony fans

January has come and gone in this new year and I feel that I'm already off to a better start when it comes to writing than I was in 2018. That, my friends, is going to be the 'theme' of this year: writing. Shocking when it comes to a fan fiction site, I know.

2018 was a challenging year from a family, professional, and writing perspective. I lost my mojo and it took me some time to get it back. I found it again with Azure Days and now I'm quite eager to get working on my next projects. That will be a short story about a new character and co-writing Beyond the Vale part 2 with Crystal.

Crystal and I have also agreed to make some changes to how we approach the fandom and our love of it. To quote Crystal we're 'going back to basics.' That essentially means making the writing our focus. Writing our stories and writing together. We'll be disengaging from other FIM Fiction communities and focusing on QNB.

We've also set more realistic goals for ourselves that reflect our new reality. We would like to have one update a week every week without doing a serial story. That means the two of us will be working on projects, finishing them in the background, and queuing them up. Right now Azure Days will run for another 10-15 weeks. After that, we hope to have Beyond the Vale going.

As part of this focus on reality, we're changing our Patreon rewards and how we do it slightly. I won't go into details here, but if you are a patron, please check in! For those that want to do some support, but not as a patron, we've started a Ko-Fi account too. As with Patreon, this money will largely go into our charities and/or QnB art.

Last, and most exciting to me, the Secrets of a Royal Guard hardcover proof copy arrived and it is great. Expect to see that available within a week or two.

Thank you all for your support! I'm looking forwards to a great 2019 of writing.

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Comments ( 3 )

Ok, good luck

Looking forward to reading more from you and Crystal! I wish you both a wonderful year and hope we meet again at BronyCon!

well, i have been doing it for a long time as a support for your work... don't care much about the reward anymore as time passed and i read less and less this days.

do need to use Discord more...

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