A New Breed of Crazy
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Joined 01-14-13, id: 4482068, Profile Updated: 01-14-13
Author has written 1 story for Harry Potter.

We are A New Breed of Crazy.

LadyStiff and Stronghermione have joined forces to showcase our collaborations, and we are a one-stop shop for each of our own individual submissions as well - please check them out, we love reviews! And wine, we also love wine...

So how did we get lucky enough to find each other?

Our partnership came about through The Maple Bookshelf's August Challenge in which we were provided with a selection of prompts and randomly paired by the fantabulous Tychesong, joining with artist Roo to form Team Gryphon. The task: Write a fic in conjunction with at least one other writer, and and/or artist! The more who enter the merrier, and more exciting the fics will be!

Of the six prompts, we selected: "Holding her breath, she hid in the closet, and desperately hoped that just this once fate would cut her a break." The result - 'Nothing Could Be Better'. This is a story about two people witnessing a moment they never should have seen and what happens as a result. The pairing is Hermione Granger / James Potter. It can be read by clicking on the favourites list below. Better yet, head on over to The Maple Bookshelf and check out all the wonderful submissions there. Read, review, post and shout with us in the box - everyone is welcome and everyone is super-friendly.

So how does this exactly work?

Our writing styles are similar, yet different and we somehow manage to blend seamlessly. Generally, each of us will take a section of a story plotted together, or prompted from a challenge, and write it before swapping, proofing, polishing, tweaking, suggesting scenarios and tying it all together before we read it once more and post it for your consumption. Your challenge - to work out which of us wrote which part!

Yet we keep our individuality and are great cheerleaders and betas to each other for our own work. Many a time one of us has been stuck and the other has been able to provide motivation and a suggestion to move forward.

So between study commitments, work commitments and a hefty time difference between our locations (South Africa and Australia), we are A New Breed of Crazy, and we invite you into our car-azy world - grab a glass and have a ball!

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When He Was Wicked by LadyStiff reviews
When Hermione mistakenly makes a wish for Draco Malfoy to love her, she never in a million years believed it would actually come true. But when the wish doesn't turn out as expected, will she lose Draco forever? COMPLETE
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Romance/Fantasy - Chapters: 14 - Words: 41,232 - Reviews: 175 - Favs: 553 - Follows: 287 - Updated: 9/17/2013 - Published: 1/21/2012 - Hermione G., Draco M. - Complete
Lily Potter's Biggest Secret by StrongHermione reviews
Following a moment of passion, Lily Potter finds herself in a difficult position. She does her best to hide it. What happens when seventeen years later, her biggest secret comes to light? A story chronicling the formation of a family. Rated M for swearing and suggestive themes. AU, EWE?, Post War, Mild OOC, Spoilers. Pairings: HG/DM HP/GW SS/OC - COMPLETE
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 47 - Words: 454,346 - Reviews: 1321 - Favs: 1,996 - Follows: 969 - Updated: 6/10/2013 - Published: 1/25/2012 - [Hermione G., Draco M.] Severus S. - Complete
All I Ever Wanted by StrongHermione reviews
Society places so much emphasis on what is 'right' and 'expected'. Who would have thought that extended to Christmas gifts? Despite their personal wishes, Hermione and Severus are dragged toward the expectations. What if they just did something they wanted instead? One-shot; SS/HG; HP/DM (just partnered, no details); EWE?; AU; Poss OOC; Christmas Fic Exchange
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 11,638 - Reviews: 32 - Favs: 149 - Follows: 22 - Published: 1/2/2013 - Hermione G., Severus S. - Complete
Story Time at the Manor by StrongHermione reviews
A small (minute, really) domestic moment in Malfoy Manor. In conjunction with my 'They Married Who' world, but can easily be read as a stand-alone. Post-war, AU, EWE?
Harry Potter - Rated: K - English - Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 448 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 117 - Follows: 12 - Published: 10/9/2012 - Hermione G., Lucius M. - Complete
Just Try to Keep a Secret by StrongHermione reviews
Despite your best efforts, there is no hiding your deeds from your closest friends... Harry and Hermione tried – and failed. Some swearing, suggestive themes and drunkenness. Post Hogwarts; AU; EWE?
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,899 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 204 - Follows: 33 - Published: 10/6/2012 - Harry P., Hermione G. - Complete
Nothing Could Be Better by LadyStiff reviews
What comes from witnessing one man's humiliation? Nothing either of them expected coming from heartbreak. And when one thing leads to another, they find out things do change for the better.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 12,090 - Reviews: 58 - Favs: 333 - Follows: 74 - Published: 9/19/2012 - Hermione G., James P. - Complete
Desperate Urges by LadyStiff reviews
Lucius Malfoy is too arrogant and irresistible for words and Hermione definitely does not want to resist. See what happens when their desperate urges pushes them into an encounter neither will forget anytime soon. PWP
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,053 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 137 - Follows: 35 - Published: 9/17/2012 - Hermione G., Lucius M. - Complete
Brighter Than The Sun by LadyStiff reviews
Bill Weasley is taken by surprise at his unexpected attraction for Hermione Granger, but gives into his urges pretty quickly. When an unanticipated source threatens their budding feelings, will they be able to sort it out, or will Hermione decide it's more trouble than it's worth?
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,435 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 191 - Follows: 39 - Published: 7/12/2012 - Hermione G., Bill W. - Complete
Swings Are Not For Children by LadyStiff reviews
Hermione is left at the Burrow on her own. When she decides to explore the back garden and Charlie appears, she finds out that swings are definitely not for children.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,656 - Reviews: 42 - Favs: 365 - Follows: 63 - Published: 5/3/2012 - Hermione G., Charlie W. - Complete
Seductive Endeavors by LadyStiff reviews
Sequel to Seductive Manipulations. Lucius and Severus are unable to let go of Hermione, so they follow her to France. Will the sexy Slytherins get emotionally entangled with our lovely golden girl? Most probably. SS/HG/LM.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,700 - Reviews: 32 - Favs: 211 - Follows: 106 - Published: 4/3/2012 - Hermione G., Severus S., Lucius M. - Complete
The Follow Up Battle by StrongHermione reviews
Nine years after the Final Battle the Order of the Phoenix find themselves in conflict once again. With some new allies from old enemies will they be successful again or will they suffer defeat? One-Shot. Rated M for language and suggestive themes
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,525 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 104 - Follows: 13 - Published: 2/26/2012 - Hermione G., Severus S. - Complete
Pure Enticement by LadyStiff reviews
Hermione's been rejected by Charlie before. Why then, won't he leave her alone now?
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,845 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 218 - Follows: 37 - Published: 2/7/2012 - Hermione G., Charlie W. - Complete
Seductive Manipulations by LadyStiff reviews
PWP. Severus and Lucius meet up in Venice for dinner on a boys weekend. When Hermione walks in the restaurant, looking delectable, they are determined to have her... together. LM/HG/SS.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,164 - Reviews: 31 - Favs: 403 - Follows: 83 - Published: 2/2/2012 - Hermione G., Severus S., Lucius M. - Complete
They Married Who? by StrongHermione reviews
Harry and Ron left one month after the final battle to 'find themselves'. Eight years later they returned as suddenly as they left, expecting Ginny and Hermione to have waited for them. Are they in for a shock!
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,610 - Reviews: 75 - Favs: 323 - Follows: 94 - Published: 1/22/2012 - Hermione G., Lucius M. - Complete
Unexpected Surprises by LadyStiff reviews
PWP When Remus finds two someone's occupying his bed, what should he do? HG/RL/SB
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,037 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 283 - Follows: 57 - Published: 1/7/2012 - Remus L., Hermione G. - Complete
Paradise by LadyStiff reviews
Hermione needs a holiday in paradise. When a very sexy, very powerful Draco Malfoy shows up, does her holiday become even better? Well, of course it does.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,593 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 262 - Follows: 30 - Published: 12/26/2011 - Hermione G., Draco M. - Complete
She Couldn't Believe It by LadyStiff reviews
Hermione had always wanted Charlie. What happens when Charlie looks at Hermione with new eyes. Will she be able to hang onto the sexy dragon tamer? COMPLETE
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 23,780 - Reviews: 96 - Favs: 453 - Follows: 136 - Updated: 12/18/2011 - Published: 11/8/2011 - Charlie W., Hermione G. - Complete
Crazy For You reviews
A twist of fate brings Hermione to a decision she never thought would come about, but once it was made she would never look back. George/Hermione/Fred
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,049 - Reviews: 34 - Favs: 199 - Follows: 38 - Published: 1/14/2013 - Hermione G., Fred W. - Complete