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The mighty Duke by GorgoniteGirl21 The mighty Duke :icongorgonitegirl21:GorgoniteGirl21 23 34 Wildwing and Canard by Eeni Wildwing and Canard :iconeeni:Eeni 45 10 Mighty Ducks Animated by Eeni Mighty Ducks Animated :iconeeni:Eeni 132 31 How to Make Flutter Wings Tutorial by SkyLocket How to Make Flutter Wings Tutorial :iconskylocket:SkyLocket 62 19 NaNoWriMo Laptop Sticker: PC by MoPotter NaNoWriMo Laptop Sticker: PC :iconmopotter:MoPotter 199 88 Commission : Celestia and Luna - Day and Night by emilySculpts Commission : Celestia and Luna - Day and Night :iconemilysculpts:emilySculpts 2,038 0 Tyrannosaurus rex and Enantiornithes by PaleoPastori Tyrannosaurus rex and Enantiornithes :iconpaleopastori:PaleoPastori 375 22 Princess Luna S1 Color Guide by kefkafloyd Princess Luna S1 Color Guide :iconkefkafloyd:kefkafloyd 384 34 KFCemployee's favorite brushes by KFCemployee KFCemployee's favorite brushes :iconkfcemployee:KFCemployee 5,261 147 Pony Adoptable - Tropical SOLD by ShinePawPony Pony Adoptable - Tropical SOLD :iconshinepawpony:ShinePawPony 119 29 doodles 201406 by Eeni doodles 201406 :iconeeni:Eeni 31 15 MLP FIM Year 4 Flutter Ponies by kaoshoneybun MLP FIM Year 4 Flutter Ponies :iconkaoshoneybun:kaoshoneybun 209 41 Envy by BronzeHalo Envy :iconbronzehalo:BronzeHalo 852 47 Breathe by emily-lorange Breathe :iconemily-lorange:emily-lorange 51 9 Never Ending Story Racing Snail by gotbunny Never Ending Story Racing Snail :icongotbunny:gotbunny 8 3
Fan Fiction for the Unconvinced
This is an attempt at an informal essay on fan fiction, by a middle-aged woman who reads and enjoys fan fiction. It won’t really be a balanced argument—I will be concentrating more on what I see as the positive aspects of the genre. I’ll be using mainly examples from the Sherlock fandom, that being the fandom I’m most familiar with. (There will be some spoilers, especially for series 3, so if you haven’t seen the series yet and you intend to, it might be wise to give this essay a miss.)
Why do I read fan fiction? The basic reason is exactly the same reason I read anything—some of it is of astounding quality. I think fan fiction is often saddled with the image of being written solely by beginners and being uniformly terrible. But it’s like any other kind of fiction. You have beginners, you have the competent, you have the talented and experienced. The very best fan fiction writers write at a professional standard; the very best sto
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Well, I'm finally back. Thanks for your patience and support. I'm still not to a place where I feel like I have enough mental energy to live stream; but, I'm at least back to my art and getting ready for conventions.

Speaking of conventions, BABSCon is coming up in only a month! Can't wait to attend again. That's one of my absolute favorites and I love the drive out to California. There will be some fun new customs available ;) Keep your eyes open for updates as I comoplete them!


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Mari Lwyd
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United States
Greetings DeviantArtists and fans! I am one of those people with too many identities online, so I'll try to make it easy for you to figure out who I am.

At the MLPArena, I am best known as Eskara1862. Ponies have been a passion for me since I was about 3 and received Baby Quackers as my very first pony on my birthday. Now, there are about 600 ponies hiding in various places around the house. One day, I will find a way to properly display them all.

My newest identity, and the one I would really like to promote is NewGrayMare. I have opened my own store at I'd love it if you would stop by and buy something! I currently make phone socks, dice bags, coin purses, and tote bags. I have plans for many future items, but have to finish the preliminary work before sharing those ;)


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MelloryUchiha Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you so much for the Watch! :love: 
XxJerra-chanxX Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hi lol I was the employee from Michael's. I really like your work! :D
NewGrayMare Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Hey! Thanks for the watch and stopping by :) It's always awesome to meet a fellow pony-fan in the wild!
It was nice seeing you at Trotcon this year, thank you for attending and for your time! I"m looking forward too seeing you there next year as well :)MLP:Evil fluttershy 
NewGrayMare Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Hey! It was great meeting you :)

My attendance at TrotCon next year is unlikely at this point unless they do something about the vendor hall location. But I will be at BronyCon this year and next!
that1brony1guy Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2015
Thank you and that is ok the vendor hall was kinda weird, and really dark inside in a lot of spots, I have been trying too make it too brony con but might not go till next year, I hope you have a good time there :)
AleximusPrime Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Hey there, looks like we're going to be next to each other at TrotCon in the vendor hall!  :)
NewGrayMare Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Hey! Nice to 'meet' you before the con. Although, I think we might have sat next to each other during the first Trotcon? I had the terrariums and (if I'm right) you spent an awful lot of the con cutting out stuff. Then again, I could just recognize you from other TrotCon's/BronyCon's! Either way, I look forward to chilling with you next weekend :)
AleximusPrime Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Actually I wasn't in the vendor last year, you may have me confused with someone else.  ^^;
NewGrayMare Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I was talking about the first year TrotCon was held (2012, I believe). Upon going through my photos from that con, I do realize I was wrong. Either way, I'm looking forward to seeing you in person next weekend! Here's hoping it's a great con for us both :)
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