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  • 16 weeks
    The Day of the Dead Anthology

    The Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos) is a now-famous tradition from ancient times that has been a huge part of Mexican Culture through the centuries. Like so many things in Mexico, it's influenced strongly by certain aspects of the Aztec people.

    It has shaped the way those of us with that heritage look at life and death in many ways, and most importantly on the remembrance of, and honoring the deceased. We traditionally decorate little altars dedicated to the memories of those that passed away… but it's not a somber occasion.

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  • 16 weeks
    Jinglemas 2023!

    Jinglemas is the annual tradition on Fimfiction to exchange stories around the holidays with users on the site. This single event allows all Fimfiction users to come together and celebrate the reason for the season. Ponies!

    Enroll in this Secret-Santa-style gift exchange to request a holiday themed story, to be written secretly by another participant during the month of December. And in turn, you will be tasked with writing someone else's request. Then all the stories will be exchanged at Christmas! Simplicity itself! Thanks to the hard work of the Breezies, everyone will be ensured to get their gift!

    You only have until November 24th to Sign up!

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  • 40 weeks
    PSA: Using AIs to Write and Publish Stories in Fimfiction

    Hello everyone, this is a PSA (Public Service Announcement, for those of ESL) to put to rest consistent questions about using AI to 'write' stories and publish them here. This is not intended as a poll or a request for feedback. It is exclusively a clarification on an already-existing rule.

    People ask: "Can I, oh great and powerful D, post a story or chapter that I got ChatGPT to write for me?!"

    And the answer, my friend, is... No.

    Absolutely not. Not in a thousand years!

    Because you didn't write it.

    It is not your creation. You are NOT the author. In fact, you are the opposite.

    There seems to be some confusion when interpreting the following rule:

    Don’t Post (Content)

    [...]

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  • 68 weeks
    Jinglemas 2022!

    Jinglemas is the annual tradition on Fimfiction to exchange stories around the holidays with users on the site. This single event allows all Fimfiction users to come together and celebrate the reason for the season. Ponies!

    Enroll in this Secret-Santa-style gift exchange to request a holiday themed story, to be written secretly by another participant during the month of December. And in turn, you will be tasked with writing someone else's request. Then all the stories will be exchanged at Christmas! Simplicity itself! Thanks to the hard work of the Breezies, everyone will be ensured to get their gift!

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  • 95 weeks
    Phishing Awareness

    Have you ever found yourself in a situation like this?



    And then you magically find yourself in a suspiciously familiar site, except that you're not logged in, and it requires you to do so?

    Well. Don't log in. This is a scam, and a cheap one at that. 

    There've been recent attempts to obtain Fimfiction users’ personal data, like passwords and/or emails through links like the one I'm making fun of above. And a distressing amount of people don't seem to know what phishing attempts are.

    If you HAVE entered a site like this and put in your data, make sure to follow these basic steps at least.

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  • 107 weeks
    All Our Best [Royal Canterlot Library]

    As should be obvious from 15 months without a feature, life has taken the Royal Canterlot Library curators in different directions. While there’s still plenty of awesome stories being written in the My Little Pony fandom, we’re no longer actively working to spotlight them, and it’s time to officially draw the project to a close.

    Thank you for all of your support, suggestions, and comments over the years. We’re grateful to have been able to share seven years of exemplary stories with you, and give more insight into the minds behind them. In the spirit of the project, please keep reading and recommending fantastic fics to friends—the community is enriched when we all share what we love.

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  • 142 weeks
    Reunions: A Swapped Roles Contest!

    Okay guys here's something fun presented by Nitro Indigo.

    Presented by me, I guess, but I digress.

    Last year, I (Nitro Indigo) noticed that there was a surprising lack of roleswap fanfics on this site. To fix that, I decided to run a roleswap contest over the summer themed around secrets. While it didn’t get many entries, it nevertheless attracted the attention of some big authors and was the origin of two of my favourite fics. Overall, I think it was a success, so I’ve decided to run another one!

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  • 215 weeks
    Minor Rules and Reporting Update

    Hope everyone is enjoying the new year.

    Some small changes have been made to our rules as well as to the reporting process.

    Rules

    "No attacks directed at individuals or groups due to race, gender, gender identity, religion or sexual identity."

    This better clarifies our previously ill-defined hate speech rule and includes groups as well as individual attacks.

    "No celebration, glorification or encouragement of real life criminal activity."

    This includes past, present and potential future crimes.

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  • 217 weeks
    Jinglemas 2019

    There's truly no time like the holidays. What's better than copious amounts of food, quality time with family and friends, hearing the sweet sound of Trans-Siberian Orchestra on repeat, and unmanagble financial stress from our capitalist overlords?

    Gift exchanges of course!


    Our Own Little Way of bringing Hearth's Warming to Fimfiction

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  • 236 weeks
    "Ponyfic: There Can Be Only One" wrap-up [Royal Canterlot Library]

    We're still recovering this week from the fandom's final Bronycon.  (In some cases literally — a con-crud-ridden Horizon is dragging himself out of bed to write this.)  So in lieu of a Bronycon-week feature, we'd like to talk a little bit about the panel we hosted to find THE FANDOM'S BEST FANFIC™.

    We've got a full writeup on our royalcanterlotlibrary.net website — including the complete bracket of 16 fics in contention for the title; shout-outs to great fics which we couldn't fit on the shortlist; and the full results of audience and curator voting.

    Our hearty congratulations to Monochromatic's "The Enchanted Library" for taking the BEST FANFIC title in an upset victory over our #1 seed!  We'll be running an interview with Monochromatic as soon as possible.

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Dec
31st
2021

Site Post » Jinglemas 2021 has come to a close! · 9:11pm Dec 31st, 2021

Jinglemas had 114 stories written and exchanged this year!
You can read them all here, in the Jinglemas 2021 folder!

Jhoira wrote The Hearths Warming Eve Guest for EngageBook
GaPJaxie wrote Twilight and Spike Hide a Body for Telly Vision
SnowOriole wrote The Armor Hypothesis for BaeroRemedy
snappleu wrote Words Said So Often That They Lack Any Meaning for Trick Question
NeirdaE wrote Starlight and Trixie Direct a Play for Moosetasm
Ninjadeadbeard wrote Garland Graveyard Shift for NeirdaE
Roundabout Recluse wrote Apples to Apples for Ninjadeadbeard
MistyShadowz wrote The Times We Shared for NaiadSagaIotaOar
Petrichord wrote A Gentle Nudge for Angel Midnight
Jade Ring wrote Past, Future, and Present for Frazzle2Dazzle
Jake The Army Guy wrote The Big Talk for Dreadnought
The Red Parade wrote Heart Strings for Franso
Greatazuredragon wrote A Hearth’s Warming Question for GaPJaxie
FanOfMostEverything wrote Arrest Ye Merry Gentlemares for The Iguana Man
Freglz wrote An Equestrian Nativity for Pen and Paper
Angel Midnight wrote The Lost Garden for Captain Neckbeard
Mike Cartoon Pony wrote New Wave of the Frozen Variety for Greatazuredragon
Telly Vision wrote Now On, Moon Dancer for Fanofmosteverything
Moosetasm wrote All I Want for Hearth’s Warming for SnowOriole
Pen and Paper wrote What I Got for Hearth's Warming for Petrichord
TCC56 wrote Lyra Heartstrings, Holiday Helper for TheJackOfTales
The Iguana Man wrote The Faces We See, the Masks We Wear for Equimorto
Captain Neckbeard wrote Santa SPEED! for LightningChaser04
Akataja wrote The magic of the Ferris Wheel for 13 Shades of Sunset
The Blue EM2 wrote Last Train to Ponyville for SuperWriter2329
Dreadnought wrote The Gift for Pen Heart
Equimorto wrote Jingleprism for snappleu
Short-tale wrote Heart’s Warming day for EmmyRosie5
Short-tale also wrote The pony that stole Heart’s Warming for libertydude
applejackofalltrades wrote Tune In To The Holidays for AndwhatIseeisme
AndwhatIseeisme wrote Having a Rainbow Hearth's Warming for MistyShadowz
Trick Question wrote Foster(ing) Family for Jake The Army Guy
Lopunny wrote Hoof to Hearth for Omegathyst
Talon and Thorn wrote The oldest mare isn't professional for Rune Soldier Dan
Spark Plug wrote Why Are You Doing This? for The Blue EM2
EmmyRosie5 wrote Hearths Warming by Yourself for applejackofalltrades
anonymous browser wrote Cold Train for applezombi
Mindscape wrote If Not Christmas... for Mist
Rune Soldier Dan wrote 16-Bit Holiday for Akataja
Tumbleweed wrote A Klugetown Karol for forbloodysummer
The Red Parade wrote A Fine Night for a Rogue for Wanderer D
Emotion Nexus wrote Aurora for Jhoira
Crimson_Demise wrote An Unlikely Pair for jqnexx
forbloodysummer wrote White Wine in the Sun for herfaithfulstudent
The Chronicler wrote A Holiday With the Sparkles for Crimson_Demise
NaiadSagaIotaOar wrote Labors at Sunrise for Emotion Nexus
DrakeyC wrote Understudy for TCC56
applezombi wrote Outside the Reach of His Hooves for CitreneSkys
Shakespearicles™ wrote Hearth's Warming Presents for Atom Smash, (and looked damn fine doing it!)
Synesisbassist wrote Tea Talks for Lopunny
SabreTheRedMane wrote A Clear Winter Day for Sonicsuns
Jhoira wrote Meticulous Tree for Test4Echo
Test4Echo wrote By the Light of the Fire for Talon and Thorn
CosmicBlues wrote A Tempest in the Night for CrimsonEquine
Pen Stroke wrote The Twin Suns Winter Uncertainty for Shakespearicles, perhaps his best work yet!
n3k1dsk1llz wrote Apple's Jewel for Space_Kase
mokaevans wrote Holiday with the Hippogriffs for anonymous browser
CitreneSkys wrote Complicated Feelings Can Always be Soothed by Cookies for Pen Stroke
herfaithfulstudent wrote Hitch's Future for Mindscape
TCC56 wrote Sharing A Cloud for SabreTheRedMane
Space_Kase wrote All That Glows for Indigo Storyheart
Nailah wrote Under the Mistletoe for CosmicBlues
jqnexx wrote In Case of Windigoes for TheLegendaryBillCipher
Pascoite wrote Trix of the Trade for DrakeyC
Sonicsuns wrote Hearthswarming Eve at Canterlot Café for Pascoite
rpglover wrote A Pinkie Hearth Warming for PUBLIQclopAccountant
libertydude wrote Proper Popcorn Popping Procedure for Tumbleweed
No Raisin wrote The Pleasant Profession of Nurse Redheart for Short-tale
TheLegendaryBillCipher wrote All I Want For Christmas for rpglover
Wanderer D wrote The Wind Under Your Wings for Nailah
Hawkpon7 wrote An Apple in the Clouds for littleovert
My dearest wrote Gold and Indigo for Hawkpon7
Yoshikage Kira wrote Dutiful Watch for daOtterGuy
Omegathyst wrote When the Sky Meets the Earth for The Red Parade
TheJackOfTales wrote The Meaning of Love for My dearest
Hotel_Chicken wrote Cozy Glow's Horrible Holiday for TheDriderPony
Frazzle2Dazzle wrote One Thing After Another for Melody Song
Yoshikage Kira also wrote Heckled Holiday for Kikio3000
DougtheLoremaster wrote A Hearth's Warming Eclipse for The Bricklayer
My name is R wrote Hearth's Warming Peril for Draconequues
Sane Marbles wrote Biscuit? for Miller Minus
Draconequues wrote The curse of Reinbow Dash for Sunset_Shimmer83
ROBCakeran53 wrote My Little Luna Bad Moon on the Rise for PeerImagination
daOtterGuy wrote Crystal Clarity for ZeroMonkey
Level Dasher wrote The Pink Side of the Mind for Reactception, and wins best cover art!
Mist wrote A Minor Hitch for The Chronicler
PrincessEnchanteDream wrote A Hearth's Warming Tale for ROBCakeran53
The Bricklayer wrote Your Turn To Roll for MayhemMoth
Melody Song wrote A Heart-Warming Night for Sane Marbles
Miller Minus wrote Way to Holiday, Gallus for Darkblaze15
Hammerhead wrote The Bestest Gift Ever for Jack of a Few Trades
Shakespearicles™ also wrote Somepony My Speed for Freglz, and it's awesome!
MayhemMoth wrote Made With Love for DougtheLoremaster
PeerImagination wrote Home for the Holidays for DashFire61
TheDriderPony wrote How the Changelings Stole Hearth's Warming for PastCat
GaPJaxie wrote Inheritance for TheVoidCaller
Reactception wrote Walking in the snow for Jade Ring
PUBLIQclopAccountant wrote Hearthswarming Far Away for Fluid Apple
Rune Soldier Dan wrote One-Hundred Tiny Tailcoats for Mike Cartoon Pony
PastCat wrote That’s A Wrap! for My Name is R
13 Shades of Sunset wrote A Hearth's Warming Star for n3k1dsk1llz
Level Dasher also wrote A Risky Bet for Yoshikage Kira
Alex_ wrote Discord's First Hearth's Warming for Vilet918
Fluid Apple wrote Absolute Ceiling for Sleepyted
ZeroMonkey wrote Discord's First Hearth's Warming for Hotel_Chicken
Kikio3000 wrote Babysitting Cheesiness for Vilet918
Darkblaze15 wrote A Smashing Good Time for Hammerhead
daOtterGuy wrote Gift of Chaos for Roundabout Recluse
Jack of a Few Trades wrote Secret Tea for Level Dasher
DashFire61 wrote Castello di Rose di Neve for PrincessEnchanteDream
applezombi also wrote A Christmas Shimmer for No Raisin
Nailah also wrote Starscout Hunting for Synesisbassist
Yoshikage Kira also also wrote Tour through town for Spark Plug (what a show-off!)
Short-tale also wrote Distractions for mokaevans
just in time to finish the event for New Year's Eve!

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Comments ( 20 )

Bless this crazy, brilliant, disgusting, beautiful, insane, charming fandom. Happy New Years!

We did it! Yay! Happy new year fellow crazy pones!:pinkiehappy:

I like the TM you put at the end if your name on the list! And yeah, Yoshikage Kira did a great job with my story. So cute! This was a success! So many people participated this year; I'm gonna read a big amount of them next year! Thanks, Shakespearicles!

Happy New Year!

Pen Stroke wrote The Twin Suns Winter Uncertainty for Shakespearicles, perhaps his best work yet!

Lol, that's certainly an opinion :rainbowlaugh:

Was so glad to contribute so much this year and I look forward to next year even more! Happy New Year!

Last year I was kicking myself for not taking part, and now I've taken part it was worth it! Happy new year everyone!

Breezie-ing was fun this year! Was thrilled to take part again! :yay:

Level Dasher wrote The Pink Side of the Mind for Reactception, and wins best cover art!

:rainbowderp: Do I get something for that? :trollestia:

Happy New Year! :twilightsmile:

Happy new year and merry jinglemas

Spent enough horse words elsewhere on the details of the contest and my writing in it. So for here, I’ll just say it was a joy to write for this again, and to read so many great entries (with many more to read!)

Happy new year, everypony! :raritystarry:

This year’s Jinglemas was so wonderful that I created a bookshelf full of my favorite holiday stories. Perhaps I’ll participate in my first Jinglemas next year. Who knows?

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Shakespearicles™ wrote Hearth's Warming Presents for Atom Smash, (and looked damn fine doing it!)

Virtue is its own reward.

I am so proud of pulling through and doing this despite my fears and sudden lack of motivation! Hope to participate again!

Was a lot of fun to participate in. Glad that I could contribute. Happy New Year! :twilightsmile:

I should really have participated. Stupid me lol.

Really wish I could have written a story...
Man did I fuck up..

ROBCakeran53
Moderator

ROBCakeran53 wrote My Little Luna Bad Moon on the Rise for PeerImagination

MOTHER FUCKER I SEE THIS.

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Me too^^ It was either make a hastily written story or take my time and make it the best i can at the end but miss the due date.

Greatazuredragon wrote A Hearth’s Warming Question for GaPJaxie

:ajsmug:

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