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Joined 12-22-06, id: 1186469, Profile Updated: 06-07-13
Author has written 15 stories for Harry Potter.

NEWS: June 2013

Where have I been? Why have I not updated in several years now?

In the time since my last update, several life-altering events have transpired. And no, I have NOT abandoned anything. The short version: for work I had to relocate to the other side of the world (24 hrs by airplane); my half-brother died; two brothers-in-law died; for work we moved back to the USA; my wife was diagnosed with metastatic cancer; and then regular life of work, young kids, and so on have been a constant drum.

As of June 2013, I have brought out the external disk backups of my plot, story notes, partially written materials, and so forth. I expect to begin publishing again sometime this September 2013 based on schedules and other known events in life.


Brief Bio:

Age: Wishing for only 30

Education: PhD

You can talk to me about anything you're willing to discuss intelligently. Note that modifier on the end. If you're going to spew nonsense and wallow in blissful lack of knowledge, bother someone else.

Echoes of Power started as my own diversion from a much longer story idea I had for the HP universe -- that longer idea has since been handed off to another author to develop.

I generally abhor the idea of writing multiple stories at the same time, since it slows down the main effort and generally weakens them all, but I have to break down every now and then to do a one-off or chase a plot bunny. Ridiculous, Pratfall, etc. are examples of this. Others are coming as well. Be advised: Not all bunnies are cute and fluffy.


A discussion group for the stories I am involved in (for those of you who want to say more than a normal review is meant for) can be found at http://www.metafic.com

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Visions of the Apocalypse reviews
When Voldemort was resurrected and no one was able to stop him, the Day of Judgement came upon the land. Those without value were re-educated on their function in society, while the half-breeds and Muggles received their sentences. Long Live the Empire!
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 4 - Words: 5,936 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 18 - Updated: 10/18/2009 - Published: 10/17/2009
The TryWizard Tourney reviews
It was supposed to be a competition between the best student from each of three schools. But when the Weasley Twins get involved, rules tend be broken. It's all about managing mischief.
Harry Potter - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,112 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 47 - Follows: 20 - Published: 10/17/2009
The Cupboard Under The Stairs reviews
After the fiasco of the Chamber, Molly Weasley has no intention of ignoring the debt the family has toward Harry Potter. The question is only how she can satisfy her sense of obligation while not falling afoul of Dumbledore's restrictions.
Harry Potter - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,473 - Reviews: 26 - Favs: 91 - Follows: 32 - Published: 10/17/2009 - Complete
Echoes of Power, Part I: Anger reviews
Harry mysteriously disappeared at age 6, and then benefited from years of tutoring from an old family friend. With the return of Voldemort, it's finally time for 15 year old, trained, somewhat cynical and sarcastic Harry to return. Full summary inside
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 30 - Words: 373,238 - Reviews: 597 - Favs: 1,208 - Follows: 1,079 - Updated: 6/7/2009 - Published: 1/2/2007 - Ginny W., Harry P.
Widows to the Soul reviews
Inside the mind of Tom Riddle as he plans to make his first horcrux. A one-shot in the style of H.P. Lovecraft.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,636 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 1 - Published: 12/1/2008 - Tom R. Jr., Voldemort - Complete
Shoes reviews
Finding the right shoe can be a challenge when there are so many to choose from. Perhaps more importantly, however, is always wearing the right socks when you go shopping for shoes. Sequel to “Socks” Post-OotP, Post-DH/Pre-E. General.
Harry Potter - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,441 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 2 - Published: 5/13/2008 - Harry P., Ginny W. - Complete
Socks reviews
The scents of the Burrow have implications, and wet socks are ill advised. A moment of clarity can only be found when sunshine is finally understood. Post-OotP, General.
Harry Potter - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 2 - Words: 7,551 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 1 - Published: 5/6/2008 - Harry P., Ginny W. - Complete
The Wonky Faint reviews
Breath-taking Quidditch can really take it out of you. As Hermione knows, life is more than just a game. General, no attributes, one-shot.
Harry Potter - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,693 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 4 - Published: 5/6/2008 - Harry P. - Complete
Fallacies of Knowing reviews
A brief commentary on imprecision in thinking.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Humor/Mystery - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,546 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 1 - Published: 4/30/2008 - Complete
Natural Order reviews
If you’ve got a chance to do it over again, why putz around? You know the game, you know the players, and you know the goal. It’s time for Double Jeopardy, where the scores can really change.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 5 - Words: 22,185 - Reviews: 97 - Favs: 353 - Follows: 80 - Updated: 12/19/2007 - Published: 12/12/2007 - Harry P. - Complete
Buttonfly 501 reviews
A oneshot alternate ending for OotP There are prophecies andportents problems and pragmatism all fighting for dominance in oneweary Harry Potter’s life In those final days between learningwhat Fate may hold [see text]
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Mystery - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,985 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 27 - Follows: 5 - Published: 12/10/2007 - Harry P., Ginny W. - Complete
Anti cliché reviews
A oneshot. You have read all the clichés. You know you might even write them, intentionally or otherwise. And yet, where are the lines that failed to become cliché? Right here, of course. A story of introspection, consumerism, sheep, bones, and more.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,605 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 2 - Published: 2/20/2007 - Ginny W., Harry P. - Complete
Pratfall reviews
A oneshot parody of too many fics to list. With Harry's Horcrux Hunt in high gear, he takes some time out for a Weasley family Christmas. And while he's there, he's got plans that would make the holidays even more memorable.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Parody/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 10,455 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 1 - Published: 1/2/2007 - Ginny W., Harry P. - Complete
Ridiculous reviews
A oneshot. The time of the final battle has come, and things are not going well. The Horcruxes have been destroyed, yet Voldemort seems to remain immortal. What stirs in the deep waters of so dark a creature as Tom Riddle, and how can Harry hope to win?
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,962 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 3 - Published: 12/29/2006 - Ginny W., Harry P. - Complete
Doors of Perception reviews
With the fall of Dumbledore, Harry is determined to start his own private war against Voldemort, but first he has to get home. A dead ferret, a snake in knots, and a train that cannot stop may stop him before he can get started.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,091 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 3 - Published: 12/29/2006 - Harry P., Ginny W. - Complete
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