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Aug
8th
2015

Static Characters · 9:50pm Aug 8th, 2015

Dec
1st
2016

Why Bother Editorial: The Characterization of Luxure and the theme of Existential Nihlism + Art request · 12:36am Dec 1st, 2016

I'd like to go into some analysis regarding the way I write Luxure in "Why Bother?" and basically what her character means. On the surface it could be easy to writer her off ass "a total bitch that magically manipulated ponies into fighting for her that just happens to have reality-breaking powers." That's certainly a part of her that we've seen but there's also that one thing she hates going into detail about, but for the most part has no choice. The fact that she is self-aware of her place in

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Dec
12th
2015

yay characterization? · 8:52pm Dec 12th, 2015

It took me until today to realize; Pinkie's bad at drawing. I mean, she was terrible at coloring the color book in S4E1, her Rainbow Dash drawing in Pinkie Pride was okay, and the drawings of her friends in Scare Master also looked horrible. Any other examples?

Oct
28th
2014

Pinkie Pie vs. The Script--OR--How I Learned Characterization · 12:18am Oct 28th, 2014

It was a beautiful day in Ponyville. Pinkie Pie bounce merrily along on her way to library. She hummed a tune—

“Here we go again,” Pinkie sighed.

...

The sky was blue, and all the grass was green. The sun was as warm as—

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Report Minds Eye · 442 views · #wtf #characterization #fun
Oct
12th
2014

The Necessity of Failure · 1:20am Oct 12th, 2014

If I had a nickel every time I heard someone say nobody’s perfect, I’d have about three bucks. Seriously, a nickel isn’t worth that much. Regardless, the point of the saying still stands. I’ve heard how nobody’s perfect so often because it’s true. Whether you nod your head or roll your eyes when you hear it, we all understand it to be true.

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Jul
3rd
2020

Happy Independence Day (for those of us who live in the US and are not locked in our basements to avoid The Plague) · 7:39pm July 3rd

Two quick things, and a short blub on characters: First, Lulu is having a 15 percent off sale today with code PRINT15 which is good for most of Ponyfeather Publishing's catalog including the Friends of PFP tab and Georg's collection. I’ll still do

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Sep
22nd
2017

Story Review 1: The Changeling Trials · 6:46am Sep 22nd, 2017

I like to read. Specifically, I like to read stories that are well done and draws me in.

Some of you may know that once or twice I’ve given a review on some stories. I like doing this, as I like not only thanking the authors for making the story but helping to point out areas where they could improve.

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May
3rd
2019

Back from Vacation! Sombra's characterization and some stuff moving forward. · 5:45pm May 3rd, 2019

So remember when I said it would take me a week? Turned out I meant to say a month as the moment I came back, a lot of shit needed to be change while I began working. But during my week month away, I managed to get time to watch the premier of the final season... And my oh my, the stuff they did with Sombra.

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Mar
17th
2016

Silver Spanner: What We Know · 9:09pm Mar 17th, 2016

Welcome to my 100th blog post!! :pinkiehappy:

So after some nasty business elsewhere, I thought I'd share my thoughts on a cool background pony called Silver Spanner, whom I think is pretty intriguing. As far as details go for her, they are few and far between.

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Jun
10th
2015

No More Perspective Patterns in Discord! Under His Rule · 9:35pm Jun 10th, 2015

Let's be honest, this mechanic is just a gimmick. Switching perspectives every other chapter wasn't a good idea.

What taking this mechanic away will bring:
- Better pacing
- More omniscent and descriptive language

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Feb
7th
2016

Chapter 3 is Live! · 8:25pm Feb 7th, 2016

New chapter for What They Expect to Give is up and ready to read. I'm really glad I had that ready ahead of time. The extra time from my last read let me see something that even my two editors had missed. It's so refreshing to be ahead of an update schedule for once!

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Aug
19th
2016

OPWA: Episode Eleven · 4:56pm Aug 19th, 2016

Overpriced Writing Advice
Where you can learn the stuff I paid thousands of dollars to have taught to me, for free.

Characterization Via Environmental Symbolism
(AKA "How to clue your readers into who your characters are by their stuff and locations.")

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Apr
19th
2016

On Spike Fics · 11:08pm Apr 19th, 2016

Two blogs in one day? it's almost like I'm active or something.

Anyways, in a half-hearted effort to show some activity on this site and conquer the dark void that is every day life show that I'm still alive, I'm going to blog every once in awhile about trends I notice on the site, or things that bother me, or whatever.

Good? Good.

So I made a blog earlier today asking 'why'. Why do 'edgy spike' fics exist?

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Jun
27th
2018

The SWM (A Characterization Tool I Made Up) · 8:44am Jun 27th, 2018

Long-time followers of mine will notice I often make reference to original fiction I’ve been working on. The project in question has hip-hopped and changed numerous times, and my short attention span and work schedule are certainly contributing factors.

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Nov
16th
2017

Speculation and Worldbuilding; Pegasus Combat and Weapons (Again, With Notes from Shadiversity) · 3:04am Nov 16th, 2017

Followers of mine may remember the series of blog posts I did covering pony weapons and combat; one each for pegasi, unicorns, and earth ponies. (And

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Feb
20th
2016

Bradel Bookwork – A Character and Comedy Case Study · 12:43am Feb 20th, 2016

Hello my readers perspicacious and pulchritudinous![1]

Let's just assume that I've made the requisite announcements[2] and disclaimers[3], shall we? Then we can continue.

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May
10th
2016

OPWA: Episode Six · 6:37pm May 10th, 2016

Overpriced Writing Advice
Where you can learn the stuff I paid thousands of dollars to have taught to me, for free.

Story Structure
(Or "7 Easy Story Points To Build Your Plot With")

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Feb
17th
2015

Worldbuilding/Silly Speculation: What Do the Main Six Read? · 11:45pm Feb 17th, 2015

What your characters read says a lot about them. Like taste in drinks or music, showing a character’s taste can help characterize them quickly and efficiently, with less time and effort from the author.

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Sep
28th
2019

OPWA: Episode Seventeen · 4:13pm Sep 28th, 2019

Overpriced Writing Advice
Where you can learn the stuff I paid thousands of dollars to have taught to me, for free.

...Or In This Case, I Share The Free Stuff I Find - Pt. 6
(AKA "Blog & Book share: Antagonists In Our Stories, Antagonist In Our Mind")

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Apr
30th
2016

OPWA: Episode One · 6:30pm Apr 30th, 2016

Overpriced Writing Advice
Where you can learn the stuff I paid thousands of dollars to have taught to me, for free.

Research
(Or "3 Steps To Learn More For 'Write What You Know'")

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