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Benman


Benman belongs to a class of bipedal ape notable for its use of tools and clothing, highly adept at symbolic communication such as language and art.

"He claims he writes out of spite, but I think it's also fair to say he writes to challenge fandom 'truths.'"—kits

"I can stand astride the heavens and he can bring me low with a single punctuation mark."—horizon

"Not eye-gougingly terrible."—Nicknack

"Bravo. You have written a story around a central moral question of which I myself feel uncertain ... this rises to the quality I would consider Successful Literature."—Eliezer Yudkowsky

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Audiobookery

The Trouble With Sympathy (PrinceOfPenguins)
Everfree And The Poisoned Flower (Living Library)
My Even Tinier Ponies (Living Library)

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  • Happily Ever After Shining Armor will do anything to save his marriage. Anything. by Benman 2,697 words · 7,699 views · 488 likes · 13 dislikes
  • Changelings, Changelings, Everywhere Even the scenery is changelings. by Benman 3,497 words · 22,810 views · 1,657 likes · 28 dislikes
  • Mortal Twilight Sparkle's friends have lived long and happy lives. Now their time is coming to an end, but Rainbow Dash, at least, will not go gently. Twilight has the power to save her friend's life. Is it worth violating the natural order? by Benman 42,470 words · 11,197 views · 954 likes · 124 dislikes
Aug
18th
2014

I Am Technically Not Dead · 10:43pm Aug 18th, 2014

So, new story. My first since 2013, actually. It might be my last.

I've been trying to find the right balance of how much effort to put into fulfilling my personal goals, and how much to put into improving the world. And the thing about writing is that you get out of it what you put into it—so yes, it's been unspeakably rewarding, but it also takes much more energy than, say, going out to a party. That's energy that hasn't gone into my larger goals. I've known this intellectually for approximately forever. A while ago, this started making sense on an emotional level, too. (My guess is that it's because I gained the ability to express my emotions without first writing an entire story.)

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Man, I miss this guy again.

Merry Christmas site blogger guy. :rainbowkiss:

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Listen what I saaaaayooooo

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