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HamGravy


Author of the Tarnished Silver series. I write clopfics with too many emotions in them. My work is very niche, but my readers are a wonderfully enthusiastic bunch, so I must be doing something right.

Tarnished Silver reading order

Tarnished Silver Side Stories

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Finally finished Tarnished Silver. Gotta say this story really shook me. Fascinating read.

I will be out of town for a while. So I will be away from a computer on your birthday.

So this is an early Happy Birthday 2017.

Happy Early 2017 B-day HamGravy!

Everyone else be free to post something on the actual day: May 14 2017.

are you still writing?

Hi HamGravy,

I don't know if you still watch MLP:FIM but Season 7 released today!

Happy beginning of season 7!

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Re: Sweetie Belle's behavior: I'm not a trained professional when it comes to this subject or anything, but I can say that one of the saddest aspects of real-life abuse is how the victim often begins to see the abuser's behavior as normal, to the point of internalizing it. It's part of the reason why abuse is a cycle. Sweetie Belle doesn't want to be like Rarity but I tried to put in hints that she was in danger of heading down that road. I may or may not have pulled it off, but it's something I thought needed to be in there, especially since Rarity is grooming her to continue the cycle.

You're absolutely right! It's why sexual abuse is allowed to continue, because children are so young and impressionable when it happens that they don't see anything wrong with it. And I think you're right about Sweetie Belle. When she and Rarity were torturing Diamond Tiara, the bully recalls seeing that Sweetie Belle was enjoying it. However, Sweetie venturing down this road wasn't made clear until the very end of "A Silver Sky", where Luna informs Rarity that Sweetie wishes that she didn't love Rarity so that she could just up and leave, and it's that same numbness that Sweetie is feeling that caused Rarity to venture down this road. Hence, why Rarity was so eager to finally get better.

You're not wrong. If I were to write this again I would have given Diamond a role in Twisted and explored her character more. Once she finally came out of her room I found that she was VERY fun to write and had a perspective that was refreshingly honest and different from everyone else's. She taught me a lesson: characters who are able to cut through everyone's bullshit like she can are really valuable.

I'm planning on actually writing a Diamond Tiara fanfic.

I don't think I can adequately respond to this without going into personal details that I do not want to talk about publicly. But I sincerely appreciate your concern. I am okay.

Again, no disrespect towards you. It's just that in my own experience with writing material similar to this series, people have thought there was something seriously wrong with me and had me put in therapy as a result. One such story like this even got me suspended from school for a while. This is why I no longer write stuff like this.

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MARE-Y CHRISTMAS, MOVIE HOUSE! · 1:25am Dec 25th, 2015

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