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Stories about ponies are stories about people. Every challenge is an opportunity to change. My Patrons let me keep writing, at: https://www.patreon.com/RealStarscribe

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State of the Scribe: November 2021 · 10:06pm Nov 1st, 2021

Hey pones, hope everyone had an awesome Halloween! Time for a new month, and more pone.

As before, we're seeing lots of the same stories here. It takes time to complete narratives as long and complex as these, paticularly a story with as many viewpoints and goals as ambitious as Forbidden Places. So there shouldn't be any surprises to my readers here.

Making a big push for NANOWRIMO on my discord server right now. If any of you are participating, feel free to join in! We do daily writing activities, and I plan on weekly accountability checkups to help people stick with their goals. Should be tons of fun, check it out here: https://discord.gg/ZrxSEjt9FZ

All the same monthly stories, which I'll be describing at the end of the entry here if you haven't seen them. Also there's Together We, a story you can read for free on my patreon right now. That story will also be complete in December, and I'll post a PDF to grab it once it is.

What other news is there? First, I'd like to do another book printing in January of next year--either an anthology collection of my FiO stories, or a printing of Founders of Alexandria. I would like to print both eventually, it will just come down to whether Zutcha is up to doing a founders cover or not. I couldn't imagine printing an LPoE book without his art on the cover.

In my own writing world, there's some other exciting news. I've finished the first draft of my magical girl novel! It's in the editing phase now, so you probably won't see it until the new year. But I can say I plan on release the book as part of a trilogy of new adult urban fantasy stories, all focused on the magical girls. More details to follow, but I'm really excited.

As part of that process, I officially incorporated a business in my state of residence, hereby known as "Polaris Press." Future book publications will be done under that imprint. And if the magical girl story isn't a winner, I've got two other books in the works--maybe high fantasy or science fiction will be more my speed.

Of course I have no expectation that pone readers will follow me when that time comes, but I'll make sure to make links available if anyone actually wants to.

In the meantime, we probably won't see this publication calander change much until January, when Forbidden Places and Together We are finally done. Hopefully Return to Sender can make the transition to fimfiction then--that story is so close!

Thanks so much for everyone who has continued to support me, either on patreon or just as a reader on fimfiction. I couldn't do any of this without you.


Monthly stories:

Dreamlands: The story of a batpony who ventures into the dreamlands to try and rescue Nightmare Moon from banishment and save her outcast tribe. Read at: https://www.patreon.com/posts/new-story-45878879

Frames of War: A Warframe crossover in which an old-war relic is opened on Equestria, unleashing the Infestation. Their only hope may lie in the hooves of a single Tenno. Read at: https://www.patreon.com/posts/new-story-frames-35421681

Return to Sender: Sequel to Message in a Bottle, this story chronicles Harmony's disastrous first contact with an alien race, through the eyes of Olivia's descendant. Read at: https://www.patreon.com/posts/new-story-return-27346632

Tall Tale of Sweet Sauce: A comedy about an ancient Equestrian "villain" returning from his banishment to earth as a little colt. Adoption may get in the way of his mysterious scheme. Read at: https://www.patreon.com/posts/new-story-tall-46197856

Diplomatic Solution: Equestria is uplifted into a spacefaring society, not to be received into a perfect utopia, but as the last best hope against a conquering force of magical aliens, who are sweeping across the galaxy. Ponykind doesn't know much about war, but it does know how to make friends. Maybe there's a way to solve things that doesn't need weapons. https://www.patreon.com/posts/new-story-30394496

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Will definitely be needing those links when they come out!

How does one make their own imprint?

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