Just A Bit Potty
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Joined 04-18-03, id: 371803, Profile Updated: 10-24-09
Author has written 3 stories for Harry Potter.

I don't know if anyone will read this, or will even see it. It's been years since I logged into this account, years since any of my stories were updated. In fact if it hadn't been for an unusual quirk of fate I might never have logged in again.

Shortly after my last story update, the depression I'd been battling for most of my teen years took a severe turn, coupled with crippling social anxiety that left me unable to even leave the house. Needless to say, I didn't feel much like writing. Didn't feel much like doing anything. Any inspiration I had was gone.

Still, with medication and counselling and the support of my family, I've gotten through it, and while it's something I'll probably need to at least be aware of my susceptibility to for the rest of my life, I am now a functioning member of society again. I now have a full time job and can venture out into even the most dense of crowds. I'm also brimming with new inspiration.

I'm not writing this to get pity or sympathy, though I will admit it is cathartic to write this out, but I feel I did owe people an explanation for why I just... disappeared ;

What brought me back? I guess, the glimmer of a memory... Truth be told the months that I was at my worst are rather dream-like now, like they happened to a different person, and a lot of the memories I do have from around and before that time are very fuzzy. I hardly remembered I'd had an account here at all. Then just yesterday something tickled my memory, and before I knew it I was searching FanFiction.net for a story called "A Wet Tale".

I'm not sure whether it was a morbid curiosity that bade me look at the reviews that story had gotten, but once I did, I felt incredible guilty. Not necessarily for stopping writing, but for abandoning without notice and just disappearing. I'm sure, at the time, I'd thought I'd get back to it 'eventually' or would 'check back in tomorrow', and tomorrow would always stay tomorrow, never becoming 'today'.

So now I've dug out my old login info (lucky I kept it) and recreated my email address. And, why am I bothering to update my profile now with this? Firstly, I really did feel like I owed people an explanation.

But also... I feel like writing again.

Fantasie Impromptu: A Wet Tale
The fanfic that started it all, and the fanfic that I will try and continue! I won't be making any committments as to an update schedule, and I'm trying not to get anyone's hopes up, but if I do continue, I do hope it will be worth the long wait. Unfortunately the hard drive I kept all my writing and poetry died a horrible death so I have lost any notes I had written at the time, but perhaps in this light it's not a bad thing - I can start with a fresh mind and a fresh perspective.

The Poet
One of the angstiest pieces I've ever written. However, unfortunately I don't think I will be completing it any time soon. I think it would just be asking for trouble, but we'll see.

Another severely angsty fic, perhaps THE most angst-ridden. I've marked it as complete, even though I'd only ever written chapters 1 and 4, intending to at some stage write 2 and 3, but never quite managing to dredge up the inspiration. Consider it a completed work now.

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Boy With A Pearl Cufflink by Raisinous Fiendling reviews
CHAPTER 21 up! PREHBP. When Harry turned 11, he was convinced that the Hogwarts letters came from evil people, so he wished himself unfindable. Now, he's 16, Snape finds him, and Harry's in for a BIG surprise. HPSS. Better summary inside.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 21 - Words: 45,068 - Reviews: 1248 - Favs: 843 - Follows: 953 - Updated: 8/22/2007 - Published: 7/19/2004 - Harry P., Severus S.
Stitches and Seams by RadeliaPotter reviews
**ONE SHOT** Something is threatening to come out of Harry's seams and he is not so sure if he should fight it or not. Harry's path to discovery. Harry/Draco
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,249 - Reviews: 49 - Favs: 56 - Follows: 5 - Published: 7/1/2003 - Draco M., Harry P. - Complete
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Fantasie Impromptu: A Wet Tale reviews
When Harry Potter accidentally upsets a temperamental fish in Diagon Alley’s new Arcane Animalia, he is cursed with a very… fishy condition. R&R SLASH EVERYTHING IS NEW, completely redone, please read!
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 20,225 - Reviews: 469 - Favs: 137 - Follows: 204 - Updated: 10/24/2009 - Published: 4/18/2003 - Harry P., Draco M.
The Poet reviews
In 7th Year Harry has lost himself and his emotions. His memories are slowly disappearing, and after one more trauma, he only gets worse. On paper, he unleashes demons, but it may not be enough... what happens when he forgets too much? Indefinite Hiatus
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 24,971 - Reviews: 277 - Favs: 134 - Follows: 86 - Updated: 2/21/2005 - Published: 9/14/2003 - Harry P., Draco M.
Ephemeral reviews
DracoHarry slash .... How can the world end with a single person's death? SEVERE ANGST WARNING
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Angst/Tragedy - Chapters: 2 - Words: 5,026 - Reviews: 26 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 6/21/2003 - Published: 6/15/2003 - Harry P., Draco M. - Complete
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