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Feb
26th
2020

When doing stories set in the past... please do your research. · 2:19am February 26th

Not knowing what you are writing about can... cause issues.

Example:
My dad read a book set in London and he was a bit annoyed that the author had characters riding bikes... 200 years before they were invented.

Extreme example.

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Jun
1st
2020

Calling all fen for Bob Madle · 3:04pm June 1st

A forwarded message from Curt Phillips, which I've edited slightly:

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Report Bad Horse · 289 views · #fandom #SF #history
Dec
7th
2016

Pony Class Starship stuff! · 3:30am Dec 7th, 2016

I've been working on a Midgardian Union Banner (the world uniting government that was in power before the aliens initiated a strike on earth, was the one to organize the escape/evacuation from earth before it was majorly destroyed in the asteroid strikes.) It will PROBABLY (not definitely) be the Banner of the North Star Rike.

or

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Jun
22nd
2017

You might be a brony if... · 12:44pm Jun 22nd, 2017

I was looking up the characteristics of a Napoleon (the US Civil War name for a 12 pounder cannon, named after one of its most enthusiastic users) for off-handed mention in a fanfic, and of course, I spelled it Neighpoleon.

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Jul
20th
2015

Liberation Day · 10:31pm Jul 20th, 2015

Today marks the day when the armies of the United States liberated Guam from the Japanese but before that my people suffered greatly.

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Nov
13th
2019

The History of Fimfiction Project Progress Update · 7:36pm Nov 13th, 2019

So a while ago I posted a blog post indicating I intended to write a history of fimfiction. Since then, I've been shooting out emails to some authors and getting their feedback from a small survey meant to both collect information on the history of My Little Pony Fanfiction and get a good idea of how the writing community operates.

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Report vren55 · 350 views · #history #fimfiction #meta
Oct
8th
2016

The Zarfaim · 1:44am Oct 8th, 2016

Note: This and the Saddle-Arabia profile are all headcanons made up by me and Imperator Aetheris for our AU, Karamverse.

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Jul
30th
2018

Again? · 7:59pm Jul 30th, 2018

Cortes... as an Aztec Great General...

:rainbowlaugh:

Nov
1st
2018

Perspective: A Modify NaNoWriMo Goal for 2018 · 3:41am Nov 1st, 2018

Well, it is that time of the year again. In a few hours, (or none) it will be November 1st. The annual time to start writing for National Novel Writing Month. For those uninitiated, the goal is to write 50,000 words or more for the month of November. The point is to get writers to write the minimum amount of words required for a novel, the 50K count. As an aspiring novelist and avid reader, the NaNoWriMo as always fascinated me. So, you think I would be brimming with joy for this month. But I

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Dec
9th
2015

Writing: Kill thy darlings · 2:33am Dec 9th, 2015

"Kill your darlings," Stephen King Hemingway Faulkner Arthur Quiller-Couch said to young authors, in his 1914 lecture "On Style":

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Report Bad Horse · 658 views · #writing #quote #history
Oct
11th
2015

New Story: "Running Free Across the Plain" is up! · 2:38am Oct 11th, 2015

Good evening everyone! Been a good day for MLP. Latest episode came out and I got railroaded by the feels-train, MLP has been out for five years officially, and, coincidentally, my new story is out.

It's relatively short at around 9 pages and it is complete. If you check it out to the end, there's a little preview relating it to "The Iron Horse" that you might enjoy when the next chapter comes out. Anyway, what's the story about?

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Apr
17th
2017

Modernist and Medieval Art · 11:20pm Apr 17th, 2017

While those paintings from my post “We Didn’t Start the Fire” are fresh in your mind, I want to talk about the relationship between modern art and medieval art. Modern art is often thought of as something new, but in many ways it is a return to the medieval artistic tradition. It began with a strong influence from primitive art [1], and it is not at all coincidence that

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Nov
17th
2018

Saturday 1940 Easter Egg Hunt · 3:41pm Nov 17th, 2018

I was wondering when people would start noticing the characters that I used in my Equestria : 1940 story looked familiar, for those of you who know history (or Google Wikipedia). Some of them are obvious, like the historical FDR, while some may be familiar to my readers as Laminia is. Some references are oblique, like ‘Soap’ MacTavish or the William Goldman derived quote (which was accidental by the timing, but intentional for the quote). So just for the fun of it, take a spin through the

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Report Georg · 312 views · #1940 #WorldWar2 #History #EasterEgg
Sep
24th
2015

Review: Critical Theory Since Plato · 7:12am Sep 24th, 2015

May
6th
2017

A Tribute to Man's Best Friend. · 10:25pm May 6th, 2017

Gentlemen of the Jury: The best friend a man has in the world may turn against him and become his enemy. His son or daughter that he has reared with loving care may prove ungrateful. Those who are nearest and dearest to us, those whom we trust with our happiness and our good name may become traitors to their faith. The money that a man has, he may lose. It flies away from him, perhaps when he needs it most. A man's reputation may be sacrificed in a moment of ill-considered action. The people

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Apr
2nd
2016

The True Dark History of Equestria · 10:28pm Apr 2nd, 2016

[b

]True, Dark History of Equestria
Theorized by Bleuinator

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Aug
17th
2019

If Mumakil Existed? · 11:40am Aug 17th, 2019

What if Mumakil existed on Earth and humans used them as war beasts? Those giant elephants from LOTR. What affects would they have on human history? Would nations who have mumakill be powerhouse empires?

Some examples; Hannibal and his army crossing the alps with a least a dozen or so Mumakil (instead of War Elephants) into Rome. The Persian Empire has mumakil. (If the Persians used mumakil Battle of Thermopylae) India has Mumakil. Africa has Mumakil.

What Mumakil look like.

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Report Bendy · 99 views · #Mumakil #lotr #history
Jul
18th
2019

The 50th anniversary of the first moon landing is Saturday · 7:06pm Jul 18th, 2019

This Saturday is the 50th anniversary of the first manned Moon landing.

There's a great website showing video from the landing module of the moon landing, synced up with their communications with ground control, altitude data, and Neil Armstrong's heart rate: http://www.firstmenonthemoon.com

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Report Bad Horse · 658 views · #moon #history #internet
Sep
29th
2019

AAR: Visit Sunny Zoar! · 12:20am Sep 29th, 2019

So, what was I doing last weekend, you might wonder? Well, not much pony wise. No, I was off at another Civil War Reenactment, once again manning the cannons of the Statehouse Battery. The reenactment was in Zoar, a small town with an awesome historical district full of building from the early and mid 19th century. The community was originally one of the many kooky religious societies, and was founded by German immigrants. The society had a hard time adapting to life in the US initially and

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Feb
24th
2019

Controversial Opinion: Confederate Monuments should Remain · 10:31am Feb 24th, 2019

"Karl Marx's London-Memorial Vandalized for second time" from The Guardian.

I wouldn’t like to say who or why someone did it but it was clearly someone very critical of Marx & that part of history. I am just surprised that somebody in 2019 feels they need to & do something like that.


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