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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.

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.

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Mar
2nd
2014

Unlikely Crossovers: Royal Canterlot Library Edition · 6:05am Mar 2nd, 2014

“An Imaginative Performance” Or “Expectations”: Apple Bloom has the lead role in her school play, and her performance will be perfect. No matter what.

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Dec
26th
2013

New Holiday Story: Where The Heart Is · 6:36pm Dec 26th, 2013

I've posted a new story about going home for the holidays. You won't see it in your feed, because the mods in their infinite wisdom have decreed that sufficiently short stories aren't actually stories, so this blog is to let you know that it's available in my miscellaneous projects file.

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Dec
11th
2013

Help Me, And Win A Free Commission · 10:06pm Dec 11th, 2013

Thanks to Chris, I've been thinking about writing style recently. What is a style? Do I have one? Do I have more than one? How can I tell? “Thinking really hard about these questions” doesn't seem like a good way to get answers, since my most common problem as a writer is that I don't communicate the ideas I mean to communicate.

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Nov
19th
2013

The Kinship Reports, Part 1 (Or, I Hope You Like Worldbuilding) · 12:33am Nov 19th, 2013

I’m trying something a bit different with my latest story. This one is meant to stand on its own, but it’s also the first installment in a longer series I have planned. If I stick with it, I expect the whole project to be roughly novel-length. Just in case I don’t stick with it, each installment will be a self-contained story of its own, so you won’t be stranded at an awkward non-ending. (I don't

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Nov
13th
2013

Unlikely Crossovers With A Vengeance · 8:24pm Nov 13th, 2013

Cloudy Skywriter: Writes adorable stories about Twilight Sparkle writing adorable stories about her friends falling in love with each other.

kkits: In the grim darkness of the far future, there is only PinkieDash.

Sleepless in Gardez: Dick jokes that reveal hidden depths of characterization.

RBDash53: The interviews are poorly planned and unedited, but people love 'em anyway.

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Nov
6th
2013

Commission Policy, Revised · 8:08pm Nov 6th, 2013

I write stories in return for donations to The Best Charity In The World. [1] (Example, example) I've done a couple of these and learned some things, so I'm updating the rules:

—The rate is $25 donated per 1000 expected words. I'll go lower if I decide I have a good reason.

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Oct
31st
2013

How To Not Die · 6:18pm Oct 31st, 2013

This post is about the ideas in The Thousand Year Romance Of Clover The Clever. It’s well under 3000 words, so you may as well read it first. Major, major spoilers after the break.

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Oct
19th
2013

Presented Without Comment · 5:57pm Oct 19th, 2013

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Oct
4th
2013

Announcing A New Blog For Author Interviews · 7:05pm Oct 4th, 2013

The Royal Canterlot Library is a new site devoted to highlighting the best of this community's fics. Every Friday, we'll post an interview with the author of one of our favorite stories. (If this feels familiar, well, that's no accident).

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