Poll: Your opinion on Author's Notes, and where they are in the story? Vote Now!
Author has written 87 stories for Harry Potter, and Peanuts.
Let it go, let it roll right off your shoulder
Our lives are made, in these small hours
"Little Wonders," by Rob Thomas
Laughing is probably my favorite past time.
Thank You! If you're here, it means you like my stories and might want to read what I'm all about, and that means a lot to me, so much I can't express it in words, so thanks :)
I'm Lara. I'm a teenager, and I live in the US. I like to run, and I play the flute. To be honest, its funny that I even started writing, because there are two types of english teachers: ones that accept my bs essays, and ones that don't; and I'm pursuing a career in civil engineering. And I'm also in love with reading. And TV. And movies. And FOOD. And lots of things, really. But mostly reading and food. I dislike a lot of things, but I find focusing on them is just a waste of time.
My favorite word is penultimate, because there's always more to come.
The Current Avatar: The first picture I took when I was officially at college.
My deviantart is lara1221, in which I post the occasional drawing.
My tumblr is sunsettingskies, in which I fangirl and write and post about life, the universe, and everything.
And also funnies.
To any of my readers or reviewers: I am incredibly grateful to you and to everything you do. I try and get back to every single one of you, but if I don't, I just need you to know how thankful I am to you. The fact that other people told me I could write has been the most humbling experience in the world and you, my readers, are the reason I write. Again, (can't say it enough) THANK YOU!
Also, you're all very obviously well-versed in the fanfiction world, and if you find something you think I would enjoy, I absolutely have to read it! Please send it to me! I'm always looking for something great to read, and if something you write that you're proud of, or something someone else wrote that you found amazing goes along with what I like to read (see my fangirl section :P) I'd love to read it.
Thank you to my beta! juliana677, my best friend since kindergarten, who has the most awesome avatar ever. Thank you, Jewels! You're amazing!
To anyone more observant than I, and to those good with language:
1. I am not British, and I spell a couple of words wrong anyway :P I try hard to get the slang down pat, most of it from information websites and from reading fanfiction, but if you notice something weird, or something extremely obvious that only someone like me would miss, it would be wonderful if you could let me know so I don't make a fool of myself.
2. (THE IMPORTANT ONE) I have a severely extensive headcanon, and all my stories are connected. If you notice any inconsistencies, I'm only human, please please please notify immediately, whether it be how I spelled the name of an original character, the date of a specific event, or a Quidditch position of a next gen member.
I try so hard to keep everything up to scratch, but my best is what I want to give and to give that I could use your help. Thanks :)
That's basically everything important I have to say. You probably want to read stories now, so check out the list on this profile :) Or you could go learn more about me, though why you would want to do that is beyond me :P
An index, for your personal guidance:
ii. My Favorite Things: Books, Movies, TV Shows, People, Music, YouTube, FANFICS.
iii. My Groups: forums I'm a part of and what I do on them.
iv. My Fangirl Side: What I like, Ships I sail, etc.
v. Quotes. Words to live by. Great ones, I swear.
vi. Gifts. Stories written for me.
vii. THE LIST: The list of my stories on this profile I created for you, with simpler summaries and any accomplishments they might have one, so that you don't have to scroll through bagillions of summaries.
viii. Fin- ishing statement :) (I crack myself up sometimes.)
i. Me. :)
I guess you could say I'm a nerd. I love math, books. According to super-science, Myers-Briggs, I'm an INFP, an introverted intuitive feeling perceiver, putting me in the same class as Luna Lovegood, Luke Skywalker, William Shakespeare, Jackie Kennedy, E.T., Homer, A. A. Milne, Fred Rogers, Dick Clark, Helen Keller, Annie Dillard, and Neil Diamond. That's pretty awesome, I suppose.
But I'm also pretty extroverted. I like having a little group of friends, but I also enjoy being with lots of people at parties.
I love puns. Like, it's bad.
People tell me I'm pretty funny. I think that's a plus.
I don't really care what other people think about my appearance, as long as I love the way I look.
I change every single day, and that's okay with me.
ii. My Favorite Things. Sound of Music definitely included.
My Favorite Books:
My Favorite Series!
1. The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel by Michael Scott (I'm sorry, this just beats Harry Potter. I literally cried for thirty minutes after I finished the last book. The whole thing is six books, each half-blood-prince sized, and takes place over a matter of days. DAYS! It combines mythology and magic and immortals and legends and...ahh!! It's honestly the greatest thing ever written ever, and too perfect to put into words, and absolutely doesn't have enough fans. So check it out!)
2. Harry Potter by JK Rowling (No explanation needed.)
3. Heroes of Olympus by Rick Riordan (Percy Jackson Original Five is about number 9, because I read these really late, and I felt like I didn't get the true experience because the writing was so simple, meant for early middleschoolers. But this series is amazing! I love all of the big seven, but Percy and Annabeth and Leo (LEO LEO LEO) are my favorites. And Nico is absolute perfection. It's got adventure and humor and romance and mythology, a perfect mixture, and you should read it.)
4. Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer (These books are interesting, adventurous, all types of loving, clever, and redefine the antihero.)
5. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins (At first I thought I wasn't going to enjoy this, but then I read it, and I fell in love. It has such an amazing message...and the characters are SO well-developed...and it's perfect. Catching Fire is definitely the best of the three, and Mockingjay...well, it let me down a little. But the epilogue was better than the last three books combined, and it's still an incredible series.)
My Favorite Books!
1. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak (Everything about this book is unique. Its a work of historical fiction that brings in a unique perspective on World War II, childhood, the sides of war, and challenges the Hitler culture in such a marvelous way. The protagonist is the definition of someone who gives so much to those around her but still believes herself to be unloved. There is not one not-original idea in this story, and no book has made me cry quite so much in such a long time.)
2. The Help by Katherine Stockett (The author manages to challenge everything about Southern culture in the fifties but still maintain a novel so full of love and wit that you can't help but smile with tears in your eyes. If you've seen the movie, you will love the book; it's a very faithful adaptation.)
3. Paper Towns by John Green (I have never read a story that is so funny, mysterious, dramatic, and yet is such an incredible journey of self discovery.)
4. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green (Never did I think I could love this book as much as I do. Romance and reality, a beautiful combination.)
5. Drums, Girls, and Dangerous Pie by Jordan Sonnenblick (A quirky, unique, humorous, dramatic, and brilliant take on a horrible situation and all sorts of love.)
My Favorite Books I've Read In School! (Because all the other ones are horrible and I loved these.)
1. Catcher in the Rye by JD Salinger (Holden Caulfield is by all means considered one of the greatest characters in American literature. It's about innocence and freedom and angsty teenager-ness, and it's incredible. The metaphor, symbolism, the idea of it all. It's amazing.)
2. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee (I'm sure you've all heard of it, but it's about a completely racist jury in the deep south, seen through the eyes of the defense lawyer's young daughter. An African American is wrongly accused, and you see it through her eyes. It's just an incredible story with an important message that's written perfectly.)
3. A Separate Peace by John Knowles (I actually teared up. It's about two boys at a prep school, the brawn and the brains. They become best friends, but the brains becomes jealous over time. It has a tragic ending, but it's really moving.)
4. Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck (This book is legendary, and you've probably read it/will read it. But I'd read it even if I wasn't in school. It's about family and friendship and bonds greater than what can be put into words.)
5. The Outsiders by SE Hinton (Yeah, it's about a bunch of bad boys who were nice to look at when we watched the movie. I often hear girls in my grade saying this was the best book they read in school for that reason. But that's not why it was amazing. The way they all had each other's back...they were a family. And they loved each other. It's an amazing work.)
Also a huge fan of: The Mortal Instruments & Infernal Devices, An Abundance of Katherines, Percy Jackson Original Five, Crossroads, A Wrinkle in Time, Eleanor & Park, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Macbeth, Julius Caesar, The Glass Menagerie, Maximum Ride until about halfway through Fang, until the very, very end, after they FAIL, but it has a really cute like last two pages, Gods of Manhattan, Everyday, Unbroken, and so many more.
My Favorite TV Shows:
1. Everybody Loves Raymond (It's hysterical, and if you haven't seen this show, your life is incomplete. I watch this show, and my entire day gets better.)
2. Desperate Housewives (Whoever created this snow was an absolute genius. It seamlessly combines humor and drama and romance and mystery, working around an incredibly complex plot line, each season's more interesting than the last)
3. Glee (R.I.P Cory Monteith. God bless. I'm not too much a fan now *cough* I'm giving it too much credit *cough, but the beginning seasons are really good, and I would say eighty percent of the music they cover is done really well.)
4. Survivor (Yes, it's reality TV. No, I don't care. When Jeff Probst smiles, everyone smiles. He makes watching people sweat and suffer hilariously funny.)
5. How I Met Your Mother (This has been moved down two spots due to the last five minutes of the finale that made me want to barf. Currently rewriting it in a fanfic, not quite sure when I'll post, but I hated that "return of the smurf penis" ending so much I had to break my HP mold. (4/14/14). This whole thing is fantastic. Every time I watch it, I'm blown away yet again by how mindblowingly perfect it is. So funny, and the actors are all fantastic, and the way that you can go eight seasons without meeting her mother, and that in an all culminates in a highly awaited ending! Ahhh. Watch it.) (original)
Also a huge fan of: Dancing with the Stars FTW, Dance Moms (Don't judge. The reality's all for show anyway, and I find the fake drama hysterical, and accompanied by the beautiful dances, it's quite nice), Baby Daddy, Friends, Frasier, Cheers, King of Queens, anything on the OLD cartoon network/Nick/Disney (Powerpuff Girls, Johnny Bravo, Fairly Oddparents, DRAKE&JOSH, Sister Sister, Rugrats, Suite Life), Full House, Avatar the Last Airbender, Elementary, and Spongebob Squarepants is always going to hold a special place in my heart.
My Favorite Movies: this does not include Harry Potter, but the only one of those that would make my top five is Prisoner of Azkaban and Deathly Hallows Part 2, anyway.
1. My Cousin Vinny (So basically, the Karate Kid and his friend get arrested, and he calls in the burglar from Home Alone and his fiancé, Marisa Tomei, to fight for his case. It's hysterical, and if you haven't seen this, you need to.)
2. The Lion King (I could watch this movie over and over and over. It never gets old.)
3. Ghostbusters (Bill Murray is my idol. And I don't know where the director came up with this, but I am eternally grateful.)
4. Avatar (There's a reason it's the movie that's made the most money...ever. Fantastic to look at and to watch and I loved it.)
5. Toy Story 3 (This movie literally kills me from the inside out.)
Also a huge fan of: MEAN GIRLS, perfection = Les Miserables, My Big Fat Greek Wedding, Titanic, Star Trek (the new ones. Call me not a faithful fan because I dislike the old ones except for the hilariousness that is George Takei, but I love the new movies and only the new movies), Star Wars, god, anything Disney, really (Frozen was fantastic.): Mulan, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, 101 Dalmatians and Lady and the Tramp I think are my fave Disneys, but there's probably way more, the Toy Stories, Forrest Gump, Evan Almighty, RENT, Blues Brothers. humpf. Every single Pixar movie, TOY STORY taking the top spot. Apollo 13. A Beautiful Mind. There's way more, I swear.
My Favorite People: (In hindsight, this is probably going to look a lot like a crush list with a few girls thrown in there, but it's not too much, I promise haha). Julie Andrews, John&Hank Green and their adorable little family, Walt Disney, my friends, my family, (how cheesy was that?), Tom Felton, Tobey Maguire, DARREN CRISS, Zefron, Josh Hutcherson, Jennifer Lawrence, Leonardo diCaprio (yeah. he's perfect.), Dan Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Leo Valdez (no mistake there), JK Rowling, Mother Theresa, Michael Scott, George Takei, (perhaps this isn't so crush list looking), Logan Lerman, (oh, wait), Dick Van Dyke, Ralph Macchio, Joe Pesci, Anne Hathaway, Bill Murray, Dan Akroyd, (FYI, there's no order to this), Ronald Reagan, Ben Franklin, Chris Pine. ELLEN (gah, she's amazing).
Is that it? Probably not.
My Favorite Music: Billy Joel. Springsteen. Joel. Taylor Swift. Joel. One Direction. Joel. Bruno Mars. Actually, I listen to just about everything except hard core rap or hard core country. But Billy Joel definitely wins. My anthem is definitely Only the Good Die Young.
My Favorite YouTubers: vlogbrothers, FineBros, TYLER OAKLEY, o2l, sawyer hartman, dailygrace, hannah hart, jack and finn, danisnotonfire, shane dawson when he's being himself, everyone in Starkid. And, like everything else, the list goes on.
A word about Tyler Oakley: this guy is actually one of the funniest people alive. He's got a bit of a dirty mouth, but I've never seen a video of his where I haven't laughed the whole time.
My Favorite Fanfictions: If you're looking for something good to read, you should read absolutely everything on my favorites list. But if I had to pick my top, in no particular order, except for the first one, because it's the greatest fanfic ever written:
Hogwarts Houses Divided by Inverarity (Seriously, folks, this needs way more readers. It's about Teddy Lupin's first year at Hogwarts, and it's written like Rowling wrote it. It's absolutely perfect, not one word out of place. I've read it eight times.) (HP)
Potters, Weasleys, and Misguided Snogging by SomewhatQuirky (HP)
The Life and Times by Jewels5 (HP)
Priori Incantatem by fellytone (HP)
The Three Lives of Luke Castellan by greenconverses (PJO)
Songs of Ice and Snow by thefireplanet (Frozen)
Out of Reach by TheNextFolchart (HP X The Great Gatsby)
The Empty Crib by Sarcasma (HP)
iii. My Groups. Places filled with awesome people :)
~I, Lara1221, have challenged myself! I'm proud to be a part of the HPFC forum.
--Shoutout to the awesome friends I've made over there!
~I participated in Ash's, now Amy's and Emma's, amazing Quidditch League Fanfiction Competition. Serious love to all my fellow Harpies from Season 2, and good luck to them this season. This time around, I'm captain of the Ravenclaw Quidditch Team for the Little Leagues. Myself and the other teams are looking for people and its loads of fun and not as huge a time commitment as the original QL, you guys should check it out! Half the teams in the full league and all four houses in the little league are looking for players. Love to all my Ravenclaw teammates!
~I'm participating in the 2015 Gift Giving Extravaganza and I've loved every minute of it!
iv. My Fangirl Side. Proceed with caution.
What I like:
I don't enjoy reading out of character writing, and I rarely read anything that's non-canon. Although I think its interesting to read everyone else's interpretations of the characters, I never love it as much as I do Rowling's original work. I don't hate on people who do, but I don't understand how you can be a fan of what the author wrote and not sail the same ships he or she created. But hey, if you write something really, really good that's fanon, you'll definitely get credit from me.
AUs are fun, because everyone is alive, and imminent death is not a threat. It's cool because all of your favorite characters are there, in a completely different scenario.
I enjoy all genres, but I dislike non-happy endings ninety percent of the time. Like, how dare you break them up? Kill your characters off? It's one thing if it's an OC, or if the author killed her character off, but you can't just kill of Ron because you want Hermione and Draco to get together. What are you doing?! No!
Frankly, I prefer adventure/mystery/complex plot lines to mainly romantic fics, but I definitely enjoy some romance on the side. Who doesn't? Family and friendship are really special, I think, and I love to read stuff like that. But romance...I mean, I'm a girl. Who doesn't love a good rom com? Oh! Humor is probably my favorite genre. I need plot, but if it's funny, that makes it easily ten times better.
Ships I Sail:
JILY: I love they're story, and the romance, and the perfection and that he won her over and ahh!!!
PERCABETH: These two are perfect for each other. I read that kiss in last olympian over and over and over.
NICHOLAS/PERENELLE: (secrets of flamel). You have to read to understand how amazing they are. They're just so beautiful together.
HAZEL/AUGUSTUS: (fault in our stars). I really don't think I can put that one in words.
KATNISS/PEETA: He loves her, and she grew to love him. They went through something together that no one else can understand.
MARSHALL/LILY: (how i met your mother). They're so cute. I can't.
RON/HERMIONE: I had to put another hp in there because these two are too perfect not to be deemed otp. actually, they should be higher on this list.
JACK/ROSE: (titanic). Is that really girly of me? Who cares?
TOM/LYNETTE: (desperate housewives). asdfghjklasdfghjklasdfghjklasdfghjklasdfghjkl
SIMBA/NALA: (you better know where this is from). I'm so weird.
KAI/VIOLET: (hogwarts houses divided). yeah, the fanfic is that good.
MAX/FANG: just a pair of awesome avians.
FINN/RACHEL: (glee). even if you've never watched glee ever, you should give cory's tribute episode a chance. I was bawling the whole time. The music was fantastic, with Lea and the rest of the cast having killer peformances. It was an excellent farewell to someone who died far too young, with far too much life ahead of him.
THALIA/LUKE: Ugh, how did I forget them? That's why they're at the end of the list.
SHIPS: obviously, I mostly ship canon, as previously stated, but there are a few fanon couples I absolutely love.
Harry Potter: Remus/Tonks; Bill/Fleur; Harry/Ginny; Arthur/Molly; George/Angelina; Teddy/Victoire; Sirius/Marlene; Scorpius/Rose; Scorpius/Lily (Scorose in my eyes clearly wins, but if you give me a plausible reason as to why Rose would not be with Scorpius, as in SomewhatQuirky's story, then you will find yourself making me jump ship (PUNS :D)); Mercy/Dewey (hogwarts houses divided); James/Cordelia (SomewhatQuirky's story, again); Neville/Luna (rarely, VERY rarely, I much prefer Neville/Hannah and Luna/Rolf, the latter especially, they're so cute); Draco/Astoria (haha, back to canon); Ernie/Susan; Oliver/Katie; the list goes on and on.
Percy Jackson: Leo/Calypso; Frank/Hazel; Grover/Juniper; Piper/Jason; Reyna/someone (Reyna. needs. someone. not Jason. but she has to have a happy ending); Beckendorf/Silena; Travis/Katie
Hunger Games: Finnick/Annie; Gale/someone (Gale. needs. someone. too. not Katniss, but he deserves a happy ending. poor, unrequited love gale. wouldn't it be wonderful if I could ship Reyna/Gale?)
How I Met Your Mother: Ted/Mother; Barney/Robin
Mortal Instruments: Simon/Isabelle; Clary/Jace; Magnus/Alec; Jocelyn/Luke
Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel: Aoife/Niten; Abraham/Tsaglala; Virginia/Josh
Glee: Puck/Quinn; Marley/Jake (I was SO upset when Murphy broke them up so he could sing wrecking ball on the show); Kurt/Blaine; Mercedes/Sam
Maximum Ride: Iggy/Ella; Angel/StarfishDude whose name I can NEVER remember
I was just about to make a Disney category, and then I realized this page would literally never end.
THE ONES I HOPE CAPSIZE: SNILY SNILY SNILY SNILY SNILY SNILY SNILY SNILY. Snarry. Dramione. Drarry. HARMONY (they're best friends!). Dumbledore/McGonagall (he's gay! you want to make Harry gay, but Dumbledore straight! what?!) have i mentioned Snily? Wolfstar. Katniss/Gale. Ted/Lily. Finnick/Katniss. Percy/Nico. Simon/Clary. There's so many more. I ship Drapple more than I ship these.
(when I get angry, I tend to be disorderly, so that's why fandoms were all mixed together, sorry)
So I really think that's it, because I could go on and on and on and on about my favorite characters, or my favorite magical items, or my favorite demigods, or my favorite episode of every sitcom I love, but I don't think that's necessary.
v. Quotes. Words to live by, I hope you find some advice here, or inspiration, whatever it may be. I take these to heart every day.
"We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of dreams," - Arthur O'Shaughnessy, popularized by Gene Wilder in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
"When I get sad, I stop being sad, and be awesome instead. True story." - Neil Patrick Harris, How I Met Your Mother
"Why shouldn't truth be stranger than fiction? Fiction, after all, has to make sense." - Mark Twain
"It matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be." - J.K. Rowling
"I hope that people will finally come to realize that there is only one 'race' - the human race - and that we are all members of it." - Margaret Atwood
"The struggle for true and universal human emancipation still lies ahead of the children, youth, and future generations of our planet." - Nelson Mandela
"The best and most beautiful things in the world can't be seen or touched - they must be felt with the heart." - Helen Keller
"The world is a fine place and worth fighting for." - Ernest Hemingway
"If you can dream it, you can do it," - Walt Disney
"Don't feel bad about not reaching your 2013 goals. Earth spent the year travelling 585 million miles and ended up in the same f*ing place." - Rob DenBleyker
"Supercalafragalisticexpialadoshus!" - Julie Andrews, Dick van Dyke, and anyone who's awesome
"I don't live in the past, darling, it distracts from the now." - Edna Mode, The Incredibles
"But maybe that is life after all – finding what you need when you need it and not when you want it." - Slytherin Cat, le cimetière des éléphants
"No one ever believes in love at first sight until it happens to them." - MelodyPond77, Bittersweet Symphonies
"Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift. That is why we call it the present." - Kung Fu Panda
"It is your attitude, not your aptitude, that determines your altitude." - Anonymous
And, just for kicks, but none the less important:
"Livin' like Larry" -Spongebob Squarepants
vi. Gifts. These are the stories people have written for me, and I can't thank them enough!
(Here is a list of my stories with much simpler and craftier summaries, as well as any achievements they might have won. I like my lists like this; in my opinion, it makes everything much easier to follow. Hope you find it helpful.)
-->Here's THE DEAL: I only write HP fanfiction, because despite the number of books/movies/tv shows I've fallen in love with, I've only ever been able to find places in the HP verse where I can contribute, and I doubt I can characterize anyone else the away I do Rowling's characters. This may change in the future, but for now...
-->also: *A Note: I've made a vow to be an all canon writer.
19 Years: This is my only multi-chapter work, and the only long multi-chapter I'm ever going to write. It is the first thing I ever had the desire to write, and I'm going to finish it. Watch me. It will cover everything from the end of Deathly Hallows to the epilogue. All of the canon pairings, everything Rowling has revealed. This is the project that got me started, and I am SO grateful for all the wonderful feedback I have received. The fact that I could write, being told to me by OTHER people, who I'm not related to, has really given me so much hope. I really hope you'll give it a shot. I will be working on this for a long time, and to be honest, once I'm done with it, I'll probably be done with fanfiction. This is going to take everything out of me. Uploads weekly. Last chapter is going to be uploaded September 1, 2017, mark my words.
Status: chapter 7 currently fifty percent done. final chapter count unknown.
An apology: I'm sorry for the long waits in between chapters for this. Summer is coming, and though I've made a lot of empty promises, this one's not, I swear. I will catch up and be on a regular updating schedule. I've made a vow to write at least three thousand words per day.
Another apology: NO, I am not abandoning this
I'm never going to write another huge multi-chapter work, but I love exploring the rest of the fandom. All of my short stories/one-shots/drabbles take place outside the 19 year period, and all of them are written for competitions/challenges.
SHORT STORIES: These are short multi-chapters, and very rare. I do them when I really feel passionate about a subject. Each contains a different subject that I wanted to explore in length, but not to the extent of a really indepth multichap. (in chronological order)
The Candlelit Booth: the story of James, Lily, and one particular corner booth in the Three Broomsticks.
Status: chapter 2 of 7 currently fifty percent done.
-Third Place! for the first chapter in rosemarried's It's Not Your Story Competition.
The Switch: Lily Luna Potter is first string Seeker for the Holyhead Harpies. She had waited her whole life to get there, and now she was. Falling in love with her Quidditch rival: American Finn Rhodes of the Montrose Magpies, was never part of the plan.
Status: chapter 2 currently fifty percent done. final chapter count unknown.
-First Place! for the first chapter in Lamia of the Dark's Test Your Limits Competition. (Round 3)
ONE-SHOTS: (in chronological order; for fics with time jumps, I ordered them by the part of the story that took the most words)
Great Adventures: For the first time in a long time, Nicolas and Perenelle Flamel are going home.
-Third Place! in the easy level of DobbyRocksSocks' Harry Potter Chapter Competition. (1/20 stories - for 'Nicolas Flamel' in PS)
Life: Four near-death experiences for the Flamels.
-Winner! of the Canon category in DobbyRocksSocks' Open Category 3 competition.
-Winner! of the Snake Award (best angst fic) in Round 1 of Holly the Sparkling Unicorn's Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
To the Skies: This is Madam Hooch: who she is, who she has become, why she became that way.
Up in Flames: Grindelwald is the man behind the greatest global conflict of the age when he fires a torpedo straight into the RMS Lusitania.
-First Place! in the medium level of MissWitchx's Wand Wood Competition. (1/16 stories - for 'cherry')
Young Enough: Cedrella Black wanders from her family at the spring festival, and happens upon a strange sort of people who think she is equally strange.
-First Place! in the Fan-Favorite October 2014 One Shot Awards.
-Winner! of the Riddle Era category in DobbyRocksSocks' Open Category Competition.
-Third Place! in the easy level of DobbyRocksSocks' Harry Potter Chapter Competition. (2/20 stories - for 'Number 12 Grimmauld Place' in OoTP)
Transformation: Tom Marvolo Riddle visits Little Hangleton in the summer before his seventh year.
Nothing Changes, I Promise: Robert McGonagall comes to term with his daughter's extraordinary gift.
-First Place! in MissWitchx's Scrabble Bonuses Competition.
-First Place! in Lamia of the Dark's Test Your Limits Competition. (Round 4)
Big Day: Alastor Moody's first day as an official Auror.
Arms of the Angel: Molly and Arthur in three beautiful moments.
-Only to be crowned "An Absolute Gem"! in queenkhaleesistark's Gemstone Competition.
-Second Place! in the Ruby category of queenkhaleesistark's Gemstone Competition.
Nothing of Sacrifice: The night Remus Lupin's life is changed forever, when his parents can only stand helplessly by, willing to give everything they have but not knowing if it's enough.
With Food in Mind: Benjy Fenwick is out late wandering the corridors, and finds friends in the most unusual of places.
-Honored as "Most Divergent"! in TheSummerNightingale's Divergent Competition.
-Nominated! in the Round 5 Judges Picks in Fire the Canon's Quidditch League Fanfiction Competition.
-First Place! in the medium level of MissWitchx's Wand Wood Competition. (2/16 stories - for 'blackthorn')
A Daughter: Druella Rosier's relationship with her oldest daughter, and how she wanted it to be different than the one she had with her mother.
-Third Place! in the easy level of DobbyRocksSocks' Harry Potter Chapter Competition. (3/20 stories - for 'Noble and Most Ancient House of Black' in OotP)
Honestly: All Ted Tonks really wants is to be with Andromeda, but she's been avoiding him lately and it's time for him to do something about it.
-Winner! of the Round 4 Judges' Picks in Fire the Canon's Quidditch League Fanfiction Competition.
-First Place! in Lamia of the Dark's Test Your Limits Competition. (Round 7)
-First Place! in the medium level of MissWitchx's Wand Wood Competition. (3/16 stories - for 'hawthorn')
Rejection: Andromeda receives a proposal. For Kate (merlinspants394).
Nighttime Conversations: When Andromeda returns with her sister during Easter break her seventh year, Bellatrix has moved on to bigger and better things, and Narcissa is trapped, and Andromeda is in love, and the sisters will never be the same again. For my sister.
-First Place! in the medium level of MissWitchx's Wand Wood Competition. (4/16 stories - for 'walnut')
Wronski Feints: (two in one)
(1) Wronski Feints: Josef Wronski, with reason, legitimately faints :P
-Top Ten! in "Peevesophobia: The Fear of Being Forgotten" 's HC contest on Facebook.
(2) Multiplied: The night Natalia gives birth, with an unexpected surprise.
-First Place! in Lamia of the Dark's Test Your Limits Competition. (Round 5)
All She Needed: Lily Evans writes to her father during her first year at Hogwarts.
-Winner! of the Marauder Era category of the DobbyRocksSocks' Open Category 3 competition.
Flobberworms: Sirius and Marlene are in detention. For Bex (DobbyRocksSocks).
Complicated: Sirius Black knew how to land a bird, until Marlene McKinnon got involved.
Watching: Severus Snape is looking at Lily Evans, looking at everything he lost, at the same moment James Potter wants nothing more than to talk to her. For Michy (writhen heart).
-First Place! in the medium level of MissWitchx's Wand Wood Competition. (5/16 stories - for 'willow')
-Third Place! in the easy level of DobbyRocksSocks' Harry Potter Chapter Competition. (4/20 stories - for 'The Potions Master' in PS)
Early Morning Light: James consoles Lily one morning in the Owlery.
-First Place! in the medium level of MissWitchx's Wand Wood Competition. (6/16 stories - for 'english oak')
-Third Place! in the easy level of DobbyRocksSocks' Harry Potter Chapter Competition. (5/20 stories - for 'Letters From No One' in PS)
Risqué? Maybe. Awesome? Definitely.: The Marauders decide Remus could use a boost in his self-esteem. What says confidence like Playwitch? Years later, Tonks finds an interesting magazine.
-First Place! in the Medium Level of lezonne's Hogwarts House Painting Competition.
-First Place! in Lamia of the Dark's Test Your Limits Competition. (Round 1)
-First Place! in the medium level of MissWitchx's Wand Wood Competition. (7/16 stories - for 'cypress')
Saying Goodbye: A story of Sirius, Regulus, conflicting emotions, and an impressing future. For Karyn (Kailey Hamilton).
-Winner! of the Round 2 Judges Picks in APhoenixRising&MissWitchx&ScreamingFaeries's Little (Quidditch) League Fanfiction Competition.
-Winner! of the Angst category in DobbyRocksSocks' Open Category 3 competition.
Zones: Remus helps Lily sort out her feelings.
-Third Place! in the easy level of DobbyRocksSocks' Harry Potter Chapter Competition. (6/20 stories - for 'The Dementor' in PoA)
Knockturn Alley: Deatheaters track down James and Lily.
-Third Place! in the easy level of DobbyRocksSocks' Harry Potter Chapter Competition. (7/20 stories - for 'The Writing on the Wall' in CoS)
Then They Started To Fly: The real world is scary; James and Lily know that. But life is meant for so much more than fears and worries - they have to live and love in the present.
-First Place! in Lamia of the Dark's Test Your Limits Competition. (Round 6)
-First Place! in the medium level of MissWitchx's Wand Wood Competition. (8/16 stories - for 'rowan')
Fireworks: James brings Lily into Muggle London on New Year's Eve, praying his night goes perfect.
Together We Stand: Before the first Order meeting, more than one emotion is floating around. Emmeline finds a new friend and partner in Minerva, who consoles her nerves; Aberforth and Albus act like brothers.
A Thousand Words: A look into the lives of members of the Order of the Phoenix on the night their stories lived on, forever imprinted in a photograph.
-Third Place! in the Fan-Favorite January 2014 One Shot Awards.
Pitter Patter: Harry learns to walk.
-First Place! (Score: 9.5/10) in "When in Doubt, Think 'What would the Trio Do?' " 's fanfiction contest on Facebook.
-First Place! in "Peevesophobia: The Fear of Being Forgotten" 's HC contest on Facebook.
-Second Place! in the fluff category of Cheeky Slytherin Lass's A Jury of Your Peers Competition.
And So It Goes: James tries to get Harry to eat dinner; in short, it does not turn out well.
-First Place! in the medium level of MissWitchx's Wand Wood Competition. (9/16 stories - for 'holly')
-Third Place! in the easy level of DobbyRocksSocks' Harry Potter Chapter Competition. (8/20 stories - for 'The Mirror of Erised' in PS)
Each Moment: Lily Potter's sacrifice, and the mark it left on her little boy.
Somehow, Someway: From the moment Lily Potter died, everything Severus did was for her, from the very first day.
Vows of Silence: Dumbledore allows Nikolai Trocar, a vampire who's never been given a second chance, the opportunity to be the new Astronomy Professor at Hogwarts, where he can't help but fall for another Professor.
Escape: An account of Dorothea Lovegood's tragic death.
-First Place! in Lamia of the Dark's Test Your Limits Competition. (Round 2)
Xylothruster: Arthur confronts Fred and George after their midnight rescue mission in his flying car.
-Winner! of the Hard Level of Ralinde's Missing Moments Competition.
Quick to Argue: Draco encounters the brave Sir Cadogan, who challenges him to a duel.
-Third Place! in the easy level of DobbyRocksSocks' Harry Potter Chapter Competition. (9/20 stories - for 'Draco's Detour' in HBP)
The Godric Pumpkin: [Peanuts Comic Strip Crossover] Fred and George convince Harry that Gryffindor takes the spirit of a jack o lantern on his birthday. There's a surprise come midnight.
Troubling Thoughts: Percy and George talk in the early morning, in which they both learn a thing or two.
-Second Place! in OCDdegrassi's Percy Weasley Competition 2.
-Third Place! in Angelo Della Magnolia's and SiriusMarauderFan's Ultimate Battle Competition. (Round 1)
Boys: Willow Edwards enters Hogwarts the year of the Triwizard Tournament (for an OC comp). She makes friends, and experiences love and laughter despite the horrid events that take place that year. Willow is my first original character, and I love her so much. Look out for her in 19 Years!
Reflections: Cedric and Cho's story.
-First Place! in the medium level of MissWitchx's Wand Wood Competition. (10/16 stories - for 'ash')
Villains and Whispers: Daphne and Astoria Greengrass grow up. For Jess (autumn midnights).
-Winner! of the Round 1 Judges Picks in APhoenixRising&MissWitchx&ScreamingFaeries's Little (Quidditch) League Fanfiction Competition.
-Winner! of the Trio Era category of DobbyRocksSocks' Open Category 3 competition.
Icecapades: Oliver Wood and Katie Bell find themselves in a snowball fight. For Mel (MelodyPond77).
-Third Place! in the easy level of DobbyRocksSocks' Harry Potter Chapter Competition. (10/20 stories - for 'Quidditch' in PS)
Every Night: Neville and Luna can't sleep. For Rae (KeepsAwayTheNargles).
-Third Place! in Angelo Della Magnolia's and SiriusMarauderFan's Ultimate Battle Competition. (Round 2)
Dates: Percy Weasley's first, strictly professional, interactions with Audrey Finch.
-Third Place! in the easy level of DobbyRocksSocks' Harry Potter Chapter Competition. (11/20 stories - for 'The Boy Who Lived' in PS)
Home: Bill Weasley can't believe his luck when Fleur, his good friend, invites him to come home with her to France. How I have always pictured their first kiss.
Surprise: Bill has some important news for his parents.
-Third Place! in the easy level of DobbyRocksSocks' Harry Potter Chapter Competition. (12/20 stories - for 'Shell Cottage' in DH)
Radiance and Realism: Fleur comforts Bill the night after his first full moon after encountering Greyback. For Samantha (HP Slash Luv).
Almost: Remus can't bring himself to get on that train, and Tonks definitely isn't letting him go.
Just Laugh: Neville and Luna share a light-hearted moment between best friends, despite the war.
All's Fair: Valentine's Day, 1981, and four people caught in the middle of love and war.
Burning Bright: Luna seeks comfort by Dumbledore's grave.
-First Place! in the medium level of MissWitchx's Wand Wood Competition. (11/16 stories - for 'ebony')
-Third Place! in the easy level of DobbyRocksSocks' Harry Potter Chapter Competition. (13/20 stories - for 'Luna Lovegood' in OoTP)
Of Ghosts: Lucius Malfoy's life is crumbling around him, and as he watches it come to an almost end, he is haunted mercilessly by the man he never wanted to be and has become.
Through the Dark: Ron and Hermione together at Shell Cottage, just after they escape Malfoy Manor.
-First Place! in the medium level of MissWitchx's Wand Wood Competition. (12/16 stories - for 'vine')
-Third Place! in the easy level of DobbyRocksSocks' Harry Potter Chapter Competition. (14/20 stories - for 'Hermione's Helping Hand' in HBP)
Connected: Severus Snape's tragic tale, and his realization at the very end: everything he's ever done has lead to this moment.
Endgame: When Percy returns just before the Battle, what everyone thought would be a major blowup is instinctively a calm time of forgiveness. Because when you don't know if you're going to live through the hour, you're quick to forgive. For my brothers.
Happy Ending: Colin was Dennis's hero; he always had been, and he always will be. Dedicated to those who fight for our freedom everyday. For Memorial Day 2014.
-First Place! in the Fan-Favorite May 2014 One Shot Awards.
-First Place! in the medium level of MissWitchx's Wand Wood Competition. (13/16 stories - for 'acacia')
-Third Place! in the Candor category of TheSummerNightingale's Divergent Competition.
Their Words: An exchange of letters between Luna and Rolf while the latter is away.
-First Place! in the medium level of MissWitchx's Wand Wood Competition. (14/16 stories - for 'beech')
In the Past: Lucius and Narcissa, told in turned back time.
-Second Place! in Fire the Canon's "You Picked Me" Competition.
Interrogation: The Weasleys and Potters have a question for Victoire. For ImprisonedByTechnology.
-First Place! in the medium level of MissWitchx's Wand Wood Competition. (15/16 stories - for 'aspen')
-Second Place! in Paradox.bookjunkie's Mix It Up Competition.
-Third Place! in the easy level of DobbyRocksSocks' Harry Potter Chapter Competition. (15/20 stories - for 'Journey From Platform 9 3/4' in PS)
Not A Good Day: Albus Potter walks into Neville Longbottom's class with a rare attitude, and he sits his godson down for a chat about a horrible day.
-Third Place! in Angelo Della Magnolia's and SiriusMarauderFan's Ultimate Battle Competition. (Round 3)
It Happened in Vegas: George and Angelina decide go to Las Vegas for Angie's 40th birthday, and get drunk off their rocker.
-First Place! in the Moguls event of the Hogwarts Winter Games.
Ashes, Dust, and Snow: Harry takes Ginny and his kids to see his muggle grandparents' graves during the Christmas season. He learns a little thing about family, and teaches something to his children as well.
Rainy Days: Lucy spends her eleventh birthday with her Grandad Arthur.
-Winner! of the Fluff category in DobbyRocksSocks' Open Category Competition.
-Third Place! in the easy level of DobbyRocksSocks' Harry Potter Chapter Competition. (16/20 stories - for 'The Eye of the Snake' in OoTP)
The Blizzard: The best idea Teddy Lupin has ever had. Two words: blizzard. quidditch. For Ralinde (Ralinde).
-First Place! in The Rocky Horror Picture Show category of percychased's Cinema Competition.
-Second Place! in the Giant Slalom event of the Hogwarts Winter Games.
The Beach: Teddy Lupin is hungover, and his godfather has the perfect punishment.
-Third Place! in the easy level of DobbyRocksSocks' Harry Potter Chapter Competition. (17/20 stories - for 'The Other Minister' in HBP)
Nightmares: Hugo and Rose witness something never meant for their eyes.
-First Place! in the medium level of MissWitchx's Wand Wood Competition. (16/16 stories - for 'hazel')
-Third Place! in Alohaemora's "Three Prompts" Competition.
Anywhere but Here: It's Halloween, and James and Fred are stuck in the most boring history of magic class of all time.
Pleasure?: Audrey tries to convince Percy that piers are cool.
Magical: Hannah's Christmas present to Neville this year is a trip to the New York Botanical Gardens, because she's pretty sure her husband loves plants more than he does her.
Go For It: Molly II has something to think about.
-Winner! of the Femmeslash category in DobbyRocksSocks' Open Category 4 competition.
Weasleys' Wonderful Soulmate Solution: George invents a soulmate potion and it causes all sorts of havoc.
-Second Place! in the 15km Sprint of CUtopia's Biathlon Competition.
It's a Gift: Lily Luna Potter has more than a few things on her plate on Valentine's Day. Why they don't let her handle everything is a mystery to her. Prequel to "When in Rome" and "Falling, Heart First" and companion to "Meddling", but can stand alone.
-Third Place! in the easy level of DobbyRocksSocks' Harry Potter Chapter Competition. (18/20 stories - for 'Nineteen Years Later' in DH)
Meddling: Albus Potter's Valentine's Day seventh year, in which all he wants, cheesy as it is, is a happy ending for his friend, his cousin, but most of all: him. Prequel to "When in Rome" and "Falling, Heart First", but can stand alone.
-Third Place! in Jaideum's Holiday Competition.
When in Rome: Scorpius Malfoy tells his parents that he's dating Rose Weasley, and Draco goes into an outrage for reasons he does not understand and apparates away. Astoria goes after him to set things straight. Sequel to "Meddling" and "It's a Gift" and companion to "Falling, Heart First", but can stand alone.
-First Place! in the hardest category of TrueBeliever831's Ultimate HetLove Competition.
Falling, Heart First: When Rose tells her parents she's dating Scorpius, Ron's temper flares, and Hermione brings him somewhere she knows he'll listen. Sequel to "Meddling" and "It's a Gift" and companion to "When in Rome", but can stand alone.
-Second Place! in Chp 3 of Fire The Canon's Acrostic-y Competition of Chapter Titles.
A Bloody Tempest: Cormac McLaggen conjures a hurricane in Ron's office.
The Painted Skies: Roxanne paints a mural for Teddy and Victoire's daughter, something extra special to all of them.
Simple Joys: The Potters welcome another member to their family when James's wife goes into labor, and Ginny can't help wondering how time flew by so quickly.
Lifetimes: On the fiftieth anniversery of the Battle of Hogwarts, Harry, Ron, and Hermione roam the halls, contemplating what it would be like if there was never a Voldemort, and it truly shows how strong their friendship is.For my closest friends.
-Second Place! in The Breakfast Club category of percychased's Cinema Competition.
-Second Place! in the Sapphire category of queenkhaleesistark's Gemstone Competition.
-Third Place! in the Hard Level of lezonne's Hogwarts House Painting Competition.
Parchment: (each chapter is a one-shot with a different prompt and word count, all are angst family genres; awesome cover art by Droakir / written for xPerfectlyImperfect's discontinued 10,000 Challenge) - Complete.
(1) Forget to Live: 200 words, lyric prompt: Well I turned 23 this past July/And all my dreams they seem to fly away/For reasons I don't understand- Wait For Me by Ron Pope; Albus Dumbledore wanders Hogwarts' halls and reflects.
(2) Dead: 100 words, quote prompt: "I think the reward for conformity is that everyone likes you except yourself." — Rita Mae Brown; Narcissa Malfoy is done... with everything.
(3) Wasting Space: 300 words, quote prompt: "A man cannot be defined by anyone but himself." — Marcel, Vampire Diaries; Dudley gives some thought to the relationships, or lack thereof, his family shares, and makes an important decision.
80 Days: (each chapter is a drabble (100-500 words) with prompts inspired by locations all across the world. I aim to travel across the world in eight days, so I will have all twenty-five written from 6/1/14 - 8/19/14 / written for percychased's Globetrotter Drabble Competition II) - Ten drabbles done, posting periodically. [On indefinite hiatus.]
(1) In the Beginning: Chronicles the first the Founders are all together.
(2) Strength: Helena helps her mother cope.
Winter Scents: (each chapter is based off a character that correlate to the scents in a perfume, 'Armani Code Luna', and each story takes place on the day that it is written, but in a different year, of course; 'eau de toilette' strength, so the collection is Kplus-rated; based on whether the scent is a top, heart, or base note, the story will be under 500, 1000, or 2000 words respectively / written for Ralinde's Fanfiction Perfumers Competition) - Many drabbles done, will post when time opens up.
(1) They Were There: [scent - Petitgrain, character - Peter Pettigrew, top note - 389 words] Peter's screams twice, and his friends are there for him one time and gone the next.
-Third Place! in the easy level of DobbyRocksSocks' Harry Potter Chapter Competition. (19/20 stories - for 'The Dark Mark' in GoF)
(2) Sons: [scent - Bergamot, character - Arthur Weasley, top note - 499 words] Bill seeks out his father for comfort.
-Third Place! in the easy level of DobbyRocksSocks' Harry Potter Chapter Competition. (20/20 stories - for 'Back to the Burrow' in CoS)
(3) Mistletoe: [scent - Orange, character - Fred Weasley, top note - 467 words] George tries to cheer Fred up and have some fun while doing it.
(4) Endurance: [scent - Pear, character - Filius Flitwick, top note - 520 words] Severus, Filius, and Minerva have a late night conversation on the stresses of teaching.
-Winner! of the Could Be Canon category in DobbyRocksSocks' Open Category 4 competition.
viii. Fin. (still laughing).
So, again, thank you for being interested in my writing and me and I really hope you enjoy what I have to offer Harry Potter fanfiction.
Thanks! You're awesome for even reading this,