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April 2017 Word Count: 50,223

March 2017 Word Count: 46,751

February 2017 Word Count: 19,316

January 2017 Word Count: 13,256

December 2016 Word Count: 26,002


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Project Lead & Creative Director of The Manehattan Project (plus about fifteen other things).

I'm really just a writer who was forced into different types of creation because of an injury in January of 2015. Now, I'm finally at the point where I can actually read again without pain (under specific circumstances) and have decided to embark on my own series of tales in a unique little timeline starring my favorite pony, Sunset Shimmer (okay, okay, she ties with Twilight).

I also love doing cover designs for the various FimFiction stories. I have this OCD thing about all books on my iPad requiring a vertical-style cover (I blame Twilight and Rarity). I always use the existing artwork the author has selected as a base and then work from that. If you're interested in getting some cover design work done, send me a message!

Other than that, I keep an obsessively organized series of bookshelves of my favorite stories, which tend to be completed comedies, romances and adventures. If you've wandered by to wonder why I just spammed you with fifteen bookshelf adds, well, it means I liked your story. A lot. :D

I also enjoy writing insanely long, rambling, convoluted follow-ups to my favorite stories around here. Because, you know, I don't have enough to do already.

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Mar
30th
2017

Retrospective: Sky · 2:47am

You're going to want to read the story before you read this. So go do that!

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You know, sometimes it’s fun just to throw caution to the wind and just smash through your enemies like the fist of an angry god. Or in this case… the hoof of an angry princess.

Considering what Sunny just pulled off... I think I'd rather face off against an angry god.

Welcome to the Retrospective on And a Sky Full of Stars.

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The Wavelengths Timeline - Origins Arc

  • The Alchemy of Chemistry After a tutoring session gone wrong causes Moon Dancer to storm out on her, Sunset is forced into a decision she never wanted to make. Now with her future on the line, if her legacy doesn't get her expelled, the upcoming alchemy exam just might... by Novel-Idea 33,654 words · 1,443 views · 212 likes · 2 dislikes
  • Bards of the Badlands With her new friend off in Trottingham and the Princess in Griffinstone, Sunset finds herself bored and lonely for the first time. However, Moon Dancer and the Princess already have a plan in place in the form of a perky blue unicorn named Minuette. by Novel-Idea 29,094 words · 1,170 views · 135 likes · 2 dislikes
  • Grading on a Bell Curve After a minor magical mishap with Moon Dancer, Sunset Shimmer heads to the lounge for some tea to unwind. However, there she finds a young teacher walking down a path she once walked, giving Sunset a unique opportunity… by Novel-Idea 12,178 words · 1,522 views · 220 likes · 2 dislikes
  • Habits of the Equestrian Phoenix Sunset's looking forward to a relaxing afternoon in the West Gardens. Philomena has other plans. by Novel-Idea 4,547 words · 1,071 views · 173 likes · 4 dislikes

The Wavelengths Timeline - Applications & Infatuations Arcs

  • The Application of Unified Harmony Magics Celestia’s prized student, Sunset Shimmer, must deal with an unexpected remnant of her past while seeking a lost book in the Royal Canterlot Archives. Right after lunch and some meddling from her friends. by Novel-Idea 16,128 words · 3,267 views · 382 likes · 11 dislikes
  • Princess Celestia: A Brief History Despite some serious misgivings, Sunset makes good on her promise to introduce the terrified Twilight Sparkle to Princess Celestia. Twilight probably could have handled it better. by Novel-Idea 21,924 words · 2,112 views · 307 likes · 6 dislikes
  • The Cloudsdale Report After an entertaining evening meeting Sunset’s newest friend Twilight Sparkle, Princess Celestia seeks an old intelligence report that may hold a secret from Equestria’s past that will forever change Equestria’s future. by Novel-Idea 8,945 words · 2,390 views · 353 likes · 7 dislikes
  • Tactics of Snowbound Unicorns Twilight’s got her nose stuck in a book. Sunset wants to go see the rest of their friends. As winter descends upon Canterlot, Sunset gets an idea. Things snowball from there. by Novel-Idea 3,800 words · 1,770 views · 193 likes · 2 dislikes

Standalone Stories!

  • And a Sky Full of Stars With her wife stolen away and the world’s magic fading, Sunset must hunt down the monster ripping the power from her beloved to murder very stars themselves. Because if the stars die… her world will soon follow. by Novel-Idea 15,466 words · 1,284 views · 141 likes · 5 dislikes
  • The Cycle of Flame After a wonderful morning pranking dragons, an old friend beckons Philomena home once again. Desperate to escape, she finds herself in flying into a warzone. A warzone where a being from myth and legend just took the field… by Novel-Idea 6,812 words · 1,235 views · 239 likes · 4 dislikes
  • SunLight Sliders Due to a minor calibration error, Sunset and Twilight find themselves lost in the vast possibilities of the multiverse. Now, they search for a way home… and find something neither expected in one another. by Novel-Idea 41,322 words · 2,107 views · 259 likes · 17 dislikes
  • Diamonds Amidst the Stars When the new deerkin ambassador, Lady Rarity, arrives in the besieged Diamond Palace of Canterlot, young Astra Princess Twilight Sparkle finds herself quite taken with the doe. It might have something to do with the whole shameless flirting thing. by Novel-Idea 8,022 words · 274 views · 58 likes · 3 dislikes
May
17th
2017

EFNW 2017 Epicness · 3:45am

Just a reminder that I have a Discord server now! Come on over and chat! I promise much SunLight. (And since Tchernobog’s around, there’s a ton of AppleDash. And since Monochromatic’s around, there’s a ton of RariTwi!)

Happy Tuesday everyone!

So, I just did a thing! In the Northwest. And they had this song before it…

Actually, I thought that was seriously clever.

Phew. Cons are awesome, but exhausting. They are both awesomely exhausting and exhaustingly awesome. You know, I kept wondering why I was just so tired all the time at EFNW, until Ebon was nice enough to point it out to me. I think it was Ebon. A lot of the last few days are a bit of a blur…

No, not because of that. I didn’t actually drink (I don’t like the taste of alcohol… and you know, I’m boring and stuff).

No, the real reason was because I ended up hanging out with so many dang people!

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The Mane 5 - The Best of the Best

  • Long Road to Friendship As punishment for her crimes, the Elements have cursed Sunset Shimmer to do favors for anyone who asks. Lucky her. And then there's that other Twilight Sparkle she keeps running into... by The Albinocorn 220,895 words · 28,100 views · 2,572 likes · 67 dislikes
  • Hard Reset Twilight gives her life to stop a changeling invasion. Repeatedly. by Eakin 37,399 words · 68,889 views · 6,713 likes · 108 dislikes
  • Sunset of Time Sunset Shimmer: Princess Twilight Sparkle's most faithful student. After bearing witness to the End of the World, she travels back in time to destroy the Dark Regalia and save her future. But a ghost from the past has other plans... by The Albinocorn 233,086 words · 23,997 views · 1,026 likes · 26 dislikes
  • It's a Dangerous Business, Going Out Your Door When an accident leaves Twilight Sparkle seriously ill, Applejack, Rainbow Dash, and Rarity must undertake a perilous journey to find her a cure. What adventures await them beyond Equestria's borders? by Jetfire2012 146,525 words · 8,980 views · 1,577 likes · 43 dislikes

All You Need is Love...

  • Felt Heart Rarity discovers an old tradition involving the exchange of felt dolls as a sign of affection. This sparks a brilliant plan to play matchmaker with her friends, and between herself and Twilight. But brilliant plans never go as expected, do they? by Tchernobog 34,587 words · 20,574 views · 1,616 likes · 35 dislikes
  • Lost Time When Rainbow tries to change the course of the zap apple harvest to keep her date with Applejack, she finds that ancient magic loves an ironic twist. by bookplayer 59,897 words · 1,997 views · 292 likes · 21 dislikes
  • A Taste of the Good Life A down-on-his-luck chef from Manehattan moves to the rural town of Ponyville as part of a get-rich-quick scheme. But he gets a bit more than he bargained for. by Eakin 70,814 words · 14,225 views · 2,102 likes · 29 dislikes
  • The Lavender Letter Twilight has something to tell Princess Celestia--something that means getting everything she's ever wanted, or losing everything she's ever had. by Sunchaser 13,074 words · 14,191 views · 1,883 likes · 28 dislikes
  • Almost Beautiful Rarity has always believed that there exists a prince for every princess. And she's not wrong about that. She's just not right for quite the exact reasons she thinks she is. by Donnys Boy 5,663 words · 8,848 views · 906 likes · 27 dislikes

Stories using Novel's Cover Designs!

  • T Injuring Eternity

    For Twilight, the increased lifespan that came with princesshood had forced her to outlive her friends, but thanks to Rarity, she will learn that centuries could be lived in but a single day.  · Monochromatic
    42,298 words · 5,457 views  ·  604  ·  22
  • T Something Like Laughter

    It's been six months since Tirek was defeated, and Trixie is fine. Trixie isn't scared. She's not lonely, or sad, or even worried. She is, however, unable to sleep. And yet the nightmares won't stop coming.  · Dubs Rewatcher
    4,027 words · 2,739 views  ·  298  ·  9
  • T Sunset Shimmer Goes to Hell

    Completed! Ch 32 of 32: "Was it Satisfying Anyway?" Sunset Shimmer, while still Celestia's personal student, learns there's some places you don't want to go, but love will make you do strange things. That and time paradoxes and magic storms.  · scifipony
    92,447 words · 563 views  ·  23  ·  7
  • T How the Half-Naked Santa Saved Christmas

    A week before her first Hearth's Warming as one of the "good guys," Adagio Dazzle finds herself facing the most ridiculous task of her life: teaching Pinkie Pie to believe in Santa.  · Dubs Rewatcher
    5,317 words · 3,375 views  ·  289  ·  9
  • T The Nightmare I Need

    Twilight's sanity is at stake as she's haunted by dreams of Midnight Sparkle's resurrection. But Midnight's dark magic might be just what Twilight needs to win Sunset's love.  · Dubs Rewatcher
    24,332 words · 4,644 views  ·  387  ·  17 · sex
  • E To Start a Fire

    A few months after his "redemption," Luna challenges Discord to give up chaos for good and truly become a hero. It doesn't go well.  · Dubs Rewatcher
    5,289 words · 817 views  ·  51  ·  2

Stories Wherein the Tale is Far Too Amusing

  • T Syncopation

    Octavia Philharmonica, the Canterlot Conservatory's rising star, is about to begin a whole new part of her life; one that involves an old friend, an ambitious businesspony and a certain eccentric DJ.  · Terrasora
    112,680 words · 11,144 views  ·  1,084  ·  15
  • T The Minuette-ventures of Princess Twilight Sparkle

    Twilight and Minuette are perfectly happy and just want to be left alone. Unfortunately, Ponyville is particularly prone to mysteries and disasters, and -somepony- has to deal with the mess.  · Sharp Spark
    17,992 words · 3,730 views  ·  554  ·  13
  • T The Problem With Pegasi

    Applejack has had it up to here with Rainbow Dash's sleepflying. Rarity attempts to lend a hoof.  · shortskirtsandexplosions
    2,880 words · 4,317 views  ·  552  ·  25
  • T In Your Kaleidoscopes

    After experimenting on her schoolmates' magical music abilities, Sunset Shimmer is haunted by glowy pink butterflies. Surely there's a reasonable explanation for this. Surely.  · shortskirtsandexplosions
    4,293 words · 5,648 views  ·  572  ·  24
  • E Once In A Purple Moon

    When five foals asked Princess Twilight Sparkle to please try and paint the moon purple, she only agreed because she thought she couldn't do it. She wished she had been right.  · Monochromatic
    11,076 words · 13,032 views  ·  1,268  ·  15
  • T Luck of the Lyrish

    On St. Paddy's Day, Lyra tries to woo Bon Bon with only the best worst pick-up lines around. Results may vary.  · Timaeus
    8,400 words · 3,436 views  ·  403  ·  13
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#12 · 10w, 4d ago · 1 · ·

>>2416216 Well, I wasn't exactly hiding! :rainbowhuh:

#11 · 10w, 4d ago · 3 · ·

Found you!

#10 · 19w, 4d ago · · ·

>2377085 Still... you should take out Kai Lang. I play almost entirely Paragon... but I always slam Renegade at that last moment. :rainbowdetermined2:

My first was Synthesis. I remember standing there for twenty minutes... trying to figure out what to do. I worked my tail off to get the Geth and the Quarians to work together...

Yeah. Fantastic game until the end. :raritycry:

#9 · 19w, 4d ago · 1 · ·

>>2376625

... Yeah, I can't argue with that. I started the Cerberus raid after finishing Citadel, and I've completely lost the desire to finish the game even though I'm so close to the end of it. I even know what ending I'm going to go with; I'm pretty much Destroy at heart every time I play 3, even though I'm of the opinion that all three endings are awful in different ways. I just really hope Andromeda learned...

It's a good excuse to get back into Origins, though!

#8 · 19w, 5d ago · · ·

>>2372035 The SR1 was indeed a gorgeous ship. Both are special. One fought Sovereign, the other assaulted the Collectors and escaped to the best epic music ever.

...I confess I haven't been able to get back into it since finishing Citadel for ME3. I want to (I've never even seen the official 'Extended Cut" ending, only saw the original)... but it's kinda hard. :twilightoops:

No matter your opinion on if it was good or bad, the ending was still hard.

#7 · 20w, 5d ago · 1 · ·

>>2371560

I've always had a soft spot for the Normandy SR1, myself; nothing quite beats the first space ship you traveled in to see the galaxy. :ajsmug:

I'm up to Thessia in the third game with my first pure Adept run, and throwing around biotic combinations has been a thing of beauty.

#6 · 20w, 5d ago · 1 · ·

>>2371210 Hiya!

Normandy Forever. (Hell, I'm typing on the laptop I named "Normandy SR2" and my main gaming rig is called "Destiny Ascension.") :pinkiehappy:

#5 · 20w, 6d ago · 1 · ·

Also can I just say hello (again) to a fellow Mass Effect fan? Hello! :pinkiehappy:

#4 · 22w, 6d ago · · ·

>>2359457 I did! It's actually in the Cloudsdale Retrospective, but it will be updated in the next couple of weeks to reflect a few changes!

#3 · 23w, 4d ago · 1 · ·

Didn't you have a pic with the timeline uploaded?

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#1 · 113w, 3d ago · 1 · ·

Hello there! Welcome to FIMFiction.:pinkiesmile:

If you need any help figuring out how the site works, don't be afraid to ask. I'm always happy to help, and we're all glad that you are here!:twilightsmile:

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