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SpaceCommie


Writer. Editor. Spaceman.

Aug
12th
2013

The Pinkie Paradox has been resolved · 8:51pm Aug 12th, 2013

George Orwell once said that "Writing a book is a horrible, exhausting struggle, like a long bout of some painful illness."

By contrast, writing a 14 thousand word story about cartoon ponies is pretty awesome.

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Aug
11th
2013

Ick · 1:57pm Aug 11th, 2013

I die a little inside whenever I see a Button Mash story with a "sex" tag.

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Aug
10th
2013

Luna will not destroy thou · 9:57pm Aug 10th, 2013

Mostly because that's not the right way to use "thou".

Quick history lesson before I get to the practical gist of this.

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Aug
2nd
2013

Correcting usage errors · 9:43pm Aug 2nd, 2013

This is how I always feel:

"That's not a word!"

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Aug
2nd
2013

How to get fired as an editor · 1:17am Aug 2nd, 2013

My current editors are all lovely people, by the way, so don't worry about that. But I was looking through some older stuff and noticed this. There's a line in TPP that goes "Wet. It’s the first thing I can remember. "

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Jul
28th
2013

Retconning and removal · 7:01pm Jul 28th, 2013

I'm of two minds about FIMFiction allowing you to edit chapters after they've been published. On one hand, it helps a ton with grammar or stylistic mistakes you might have missed in pre-publishing. I'd be lying if I said I didn't occasionally need it.

On the other point, it feels kind of dishonest to edit out inconvenient plot points.

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