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Rewriting Smashing Down: How the Pandemic and the Invasion of Ukraine smothered most of my will to rewrite it · 8:10pm Mar 16th, 2022

The title is descriptive enough, but I don't think I need to tell any of you how rough 2020 was. For me, 2020 and 2021 were both years of stress, near-homelessness, loss, joblessness, and many other difficulties. Writing slowed, and then stopped.

And then, once I was finally pulling myself together, the invasion of Ukraine happened.

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On Rewriting Smashing Down, And Writing Again · 7:42pm Jul 24th, 2020

I have tried thrice to rewriting Smashing Down, or to pick up where I last left off. Every time, I am reminded that the story was written when I was sixteen, in 2013. My writing back then was decent enough to get attention, but I look back on a lot of it with embarrassment, for a large variety of reasons.

Smashing Down, as it stands, cannot be rewritten.

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Sometimes, to make something better, you have to burn it down first... · 4:37pm Mar 3rd, 2018

I last posted an update nearly two years ago stating that I would be editing Smashing Down. That turned out to be a lie, a task I gave up on several months and barely a couple chapters in. Within that time, I have become a far better writer, and thought up far better ways to introduce the story and setting in a way that will both make more sense and make for a far more interesting story than the original.

Thus, this blog post.

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On the future of Smashing Down · 3:51am Jul 7th, 2016

I should warn you that the following will contain criticism of my writing and my plans for what to do with Smashing Down.

It was one of my first stories, and certainly one that gained a fair bit of popularity. It even hit the front page a few times on FimFiction. Plenty of people have enjoyed it, and it maintains a very good like ratio.

Unfortunately, I am not one of those people who has enjoyed it.

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Suddenly, Update! · 10:19am Sep 14th, 2015

I am back! Kind of...

I'll be working intently on Rebirth of an Empire, which will probably be getting a renaming.
Smashing Down will be thought over. I have some problems with the story, and part of me is thinking of putting it on hiatus.

There's your news update, folks! Please don't burn me...

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Finally... · 5:13am Sep 10th, 2015

It is done.

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It's happened, and I am not happy · 12:50am May 15th, 2015

So, recently I came off of a large streak of being unable to work on my stories because of the triad of family, school, and exhaustion. Having had a bit of a break lately, I was hoping to come up swinging and have a chapter out for Smashing Down within a week. However, before doing that, I needed to get some things repaired on my laptop.

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Back on track · 7:23pm Nov 23rd, 2014

I'm restarting my heavy writing of Smashing Down. Hopefully, the next one will be out soon...

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Readers, please forgive me... · 5:28am Sep 24th, 2014

Forgive me for not updating, for being lazy, and for the currently-over-100k thing I am making.

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My experience at BronyCAN · 2:30am Aug 29th, 2014

Well, my trip to BronyCAN was pretty well. I got some posters, some fanart, and a few T-shirts.

The first day was spent driving. And driving. And driving even longer, until I reached the border. I was practically waved through.

That should have been my first hint something was wrong.

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