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Masterweaver


Just an average insane brony, doing average insane things. Professional Fanfiction Writer and Purveyor, relevant links are on my profile page.

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  • 33 weeks
    Well that was a rapid and overwhelming response

    Seriously, I posted my last blog... three hours ago? And a bunch of you decided to pitch in. Uh... Thank you. Seriously. I mean it.

    Um.

    I guess I should work on some ponyfic. See if I can get anything out for... let's say halloween? Yeah.

    YEAH

    Definitely going to go for some creepy pone!

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  • 33 weeks
    So....

    It's been a long time, huh? Almost a year. And I'm back to beg for money.

    Le sigh...

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    3 comments · 510 views
  • 76 weeks
    Status Update: Mostly okay!

    I've got most of my workload for the month done, via my new RWBY/H:ZD fic, and a number of chapters in the pipeline! That said...

    this is awkward to admit but I kinda need sixty dollars to pay off my internet bill before the day is out.

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    1 comments · 503 views
  • 79 weeks
    A month's worth of radio silence

    AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA.

    AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA.

    AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA.

    There is so much I have to do....

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    6 comments · 731 views
  • 86 weeks
    I have not seen the finale

    but I have heard some spoilers, and I have a proposition for everyone to consider.

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    23 comments · 841 views
Sep
22nd
2019

Self-reflection · 1:43am Sep 22nd, 2019

My last blog post was on the first of this month, and... it was a bit of a downer. I rambled about money and... purpose, I guess... And then I disappeared. First of all, I'd like to thank everyone who helped out, before I get on this.

I've been doing some thinking.

See, part of the problem is that I rely heavily on my patreon, which in turn relies heavily on me writing fanfiction. And I love to write fanfiction! Even if I don't write pony that much anymore, even if I'm behind on the show, I write a lot of fanfiction--heck, I try to publish a snip daily in the collaborations I'm in. And that... that's the problem. Well, part of the problem. The thing is, I don't feel comfortable charging for collaborative work on my patreon, because it isn't just me working on that. But if I take the time to work on my own thing, that's less time to help people I care about with something we all love.

(What a wonderful world we live in, where the choice is between generosity and survival.)

So I considered, I pondered, I talked to some people and heard some people out, and I think I have an idea going forward.

I'm not going to close my patreon yet--I'm still very reliant on it--but I think I might try to decouple my income from, strictly, writing. I'm in the process of creating a resume-site... thing, where I can be hired as a consultant and organizer for projects. I really hope to get that up by the end of the year and maybe, maybe even get a few jobs.

I mean, I've got the experience. Grammar sweeps, detail memorization, research, I've been doing that for years now. I don't know how long it will take to break into this market, mind, so I'll still be trying to Patreon stuff out--including the comissions I've still got to do--but hopefully I'll find more income by leveraging what I'm already doing for free. I... may require more donations going forward, I'll be honest. I know, I know, it's not fair to anyone... but hopefully I'll be able to get myself stable.

Presuming nobody blows up the world.

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Comments ( 6 )

Presuming nobody blows up the world.

Relax, firing the nukes requires more effort and cooperation than the old Cheeto-in-Chief was ever capable of. Come to think of it, so does literally everything else about being President, which is good because otherwise we'd all be dead by now.

You've got this, Weaver; you have a plan, and a way to move forward. Keep on cruisin', man! Everyone's here to help.

And don't worry too much about the world blowing up; the only 'person' I can imagine who would at this point would be Javolt. So we shouldn't have too much to worry about.

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The Chains of commanding bind him pretty tightly.

Good to hear you have a plan. Here's hoping it pans out. :twilightsmile:

... Link your Patreon!

Link: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=191745

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Good to see you back! I was worried!

Let us know your resume info as soon as possible. If one of your readers knows it a good fit, sooner rather than later is best.

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