• Writer's Training Grounds #19: "Equestria Games" - Submissions

    Sorry about the delay on these! The season finale kind of put a wrench in getting anything up in a timely manner here.  We have the usual swarm of fanfiction below for all of you interested in something to read for a while.  Now go! Practice that writing! Become a master of the word!

    And if you want to join this week's and celebrate with the season finale, hit that up over here.

    Normal/Slice of Life

    [Normal] - 3629 words

    Author: Chinchillax

    Professor Bill Neigh is stuck watching the Equestria games with his family when he notices a past project of his, Spike, unable to breathe fire. He can't help but think his meddling with hammerspace physics and magical theory may have been responsible for this.

    Professor Bill Neigh's Theorem of Hammerspace

    Characters: Professor Bill Neigh, Spike

    [Normal] - 2468 words

    Author: Scarf Ace

    For the ponies of Las Pegasus, these Equestria Games are special - after a betting and fixing scandal, they never thought they'd be allowed to compete again. But for Silver Script, a pegasus on the Aerial Relay team, this event might define his life - and his relationship with his unborn child.

    Passing the Torch

    Characters: Silver Script, Chocolate Blueberry, Madden (all background ponies)

    [Normal] - 3186 words

    Author: DouglasTrotter

    The magnificent Equestria Games are over, yet a certain dragon finds himself back in his rut. Fireworks can't compare to the center piece of a competition that encompasses the land of Equestria itself. On his train ride back to Ponyville, Spike will learn of his own destiny.

    Draconic Destiny

    Characters: Spike, Mane6, Princess Luna


    [Comedy][Normal] - 2802 words

    Author: Yukito

    Alula is entered in the Equestira Games Junior Division Jumping Events, and she's invited her best friends along with her!

    Equestria Games Junior Division

    Characters: Alula, Diamond Tiara & Silver Spoon, Zippoorwhill

    [Comedy] - 5495 words

    Author: Zaphilious

    When the Changlings are aloud to compete in the Equestria games, long time competitor Atl seeks to use it to his advantage

    Queen of the Void

    Characters: OC, Changling

    [Comedy][Normal] - 1500 words

    Author: Georg

    The Equestrian Games has started a new event this year, and the combined team of Cup Cake and Carrot Cake have volunteered to represent Ponyville. Everything is going fine until they discover the Pear Throwing For Distance event is actually the Pairs Throwing For Distance event, and Mrs. Cake is somewhat… less than aerodynamic.

    Throwing Pies and Cakes For Gold

    Characters: Mrs. Cake, Mr. Cake, Limestone Pie

    [Comedy][Random] - 1301 words

    Author: Blood Brandy

    Twilight's actions during the Torch Lighting not only saved Spike from embarrassment, but gave him a gift, a power possessed by all, but usable only to the few who don't know what the heck it is yet.

    Achievements Through Ignorance

    Characters: Spike, Pinkie Pie, Twilight Sparkle

    [Random] - 2114 words

    Author: Arkan0id

    Spike somehow gains the ability to ignite things with his mind. His curiosity may cause somepony to fry if he isn't careful. Furthermore Spike's logic only gets worse as he has to cover up his accidental acts of arson.

    Spikey's Inferno

    Characters: Spike, Twilight Sparkle


    [Dark] - 1136 words

    Author: Goldymarg

    “Maybe...I could have saved him from himself. Saved him from that terrible power. And now look at you...” It started as pyrokinesis. Then it was telekinesis. Then precognition. Until finally the power became too much to bear, and became the Alpha Wave. A disaster that would forever live in infamy in the minds and hearts of all ponies near and far. A calamity that changed the very face of Equestria, and left the Crystal Empire in ruins. All because of an innocent, little baby dragon . . .


    Characters: Princess Celestia, Twilight Sparkle


    [Sad] - 1000 words

    Author: A Hoof-ful of Dust

    Expecting perfection means inviting failure.

    Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger

    Characters: Original character