Author has written 2 stories for Harry Potter, and Pokémon.
Hello guys. I am from Singapore. It has been a great pleasure for me reading all these wonderful fiction written by fans.
After 8 years of reading before I finally started on writing my very own fiction. It is indeed quite a tough journey to start on one.You would have to have plenty of knowledge based on the fiction you are writing for, like for instance Harry Potter - you have got to know all those little nitty-gritty details in order to form a beautiful picture of your story.
The toughest part in writing your own fiction in my opinion is still the development of the characters.If you were to follow those from canon, you will need to spend some time trying to match their personalities so they are as close to what the original author intended them to be. Nobody likes total OOC.
Nowadays, I am totally addicted with the Harry/Daphne pairing. What makes this pairing so good is because Daphne is a totally undeveloped character in JKR's books. So as an author, you could form any kind of personalities, any histories or whatsoever for her. Thus, it would be kind of an OC in this case. This gives rise to plenty of possibilities for you to write. Thumbs up to those who love this pairing as well.
Though I must say, after reading so many fanfiction, I find my views being coloured. I began to dislike the main-stream pairing Harry/Ginny. I hate the meddling by Dumbledore. I loathe the personality of Harry Potter and how blind he is to the world.
There are a few ideas I read before written by the others and some of mine that I want to share with you guys. I find them quite important for us to distinguish it and learn from it, instead of indoctrinating those ideologies into our own lives.
- The discrimination of Slytherins. The protagonist Harry Potter listens blindly to the influence by those he first met before entering Hogwarts - Hagrid and Ron Weasley. They taught him how Slytherins are all dark and should be hated. This was exemplified in Harry's case, by Draco Malfoy's pompous acts as if he was the king.
Although at the end of the series, Harry did save Malfoy regardless of who he was, the over-arching theme throughout the book is shadowed by discrimination based on their houses i.e. their personalities at 11 years old. Hopefully readers will learn from it instead.
- The good and the bad. There is no such things as black and white, good and bad, evil and pure in this world. We should not be using absolutes when dubbing the others. Say for instance, a basic levitation spell. I believe any of you heard it before, but just for the sake of exemplifying my point, I will just state it anyway.
You could say the charm is a good/ light spell for it does nothing harmful to other wizards. You could say that it helps as well since by levitating, you could save a life by removing the rock trapping a person, or levitating an injured person to the hospital wing, ensuring he does not move much to open up his injuries.
Yet that very simple spell could be used to injure a person depending on the user's motive. Levitating a gigantic rock could kill. Similarly, levitating a person over the roof-top will end his life.
Without a doubt, there is no dark and light spells. Similarly, there are no good or bad person in our world.
Lets say a person jumped into the sea to save another's life. He would be named a hero, or a good person because of that single act. Yet you never know that that person is actually a closet pervert who had thousands of upskirt videos in his drive.
On the other spectrum, there is the psychopathic murderer. Anybody will know that HE must be a BAD person for he kills willingly others in cold blood without remorse. But what if that murderer killed another serial murderer? What if he donated millions when he was still sane in the past?
These are hypothetical situations of course and I will not be illustrating my point with a concrete example. Too much trouble for me.
My point is that everyone should be judged equally on an objective basis. Not unlike Voldermort, the dark lord killed many in order to preserve the sanctity of his magical world, or that of Dumbledore who manipulate other people for the sake of greater good.
Neither is right nor wrong. Both of them have their own merits and bad points.
This is a philosophical question after all and I have written it just for the sake of broadening up your horizons.
Harry/Ginny. I seriously and sincerely think that this pairing is very problematic. The girl had a crush on Harry Potter since before she met him. At the end, guess what? She gets to marry him and live happily ever after. The end.
Kind of painted a fairy tale ending is it not?
A schoolgirl's crush becoming a reality could create that delusion for many, thinking that their price charming will come and find them in the end. That is the understatement of the year. No way will it ever happen in real life.
So please, for those who hope that your prince will come, stop dreaming any more.
In general, plant your feet firmly on the ground and find the guy/ girl who will bring you happiness. Nobody is perfect and the hero will not come to save you at the end of the day. Struggle and fight on.
Well... I kind of 'drabbled' on and on about thoughts that came to mind.
Anyway, I think Erin Pitt in the movie Against the Wild (2014) is what I have in mind of Daphne Greengrass when she is young. Blonde hair, blue eyes, the perfect Aryan features and as close to what I think she looks like.