Monthly Archives: March 2014

Banished

There have been several stories over the years about youngsters whose interests in this fandom have gotten them snubbed, beaten up, or worse. What you don’t see so often on the news are the kids whose interest in this fandom is deliberately thwarted by their parents for some arcane reason. Bricann, who signed up to FimFiction about six months after… (more…)

More ponies!

A friend with a mantle full of ponies explains how she’ll never run out of room: Yes, I don’t need more ponies. Except I kind of do. It’s funny how much power this silly thing has to make me happy. I can’t quite explain why it does — when asked, I kind of wave my hands and talk about how… (more…)

And then there’s Maud

Finally, at long last, a pony who reminds me of me — or at least, my idealized version of me, preternaturally calm and unapologetically monomaniacal. This is Pinkie Pie’s big sister Maud Pie, and her debut today, in a brilliant episode by MLP:FiM newcomer Noelle Benvenuti, was something worth celebrating. (The title I used here came to me almost immediately;… (more…)

According to schedule

For some reason, I seem to post new chapters to Fimfiction more often on Saturday night than at any other time. I’m not sure why: it gets the update off the front page quickly enough, but it also seems to attract detractors. (I hadn’t had a reader on The Life That Late He Led in two days; after posting Chapter… (more…)