Author has written 17 stories for Harry Potter, Inuyasha, Final Fantasy VII, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, and King Arthur.
So, let me tell you a story...
Shortly after starting Saving Iris, I ended up going on hiatus for several years - determined my fanfiction days were behind me. But then, I somehow got sucked back into the miasma. And now, I don’t know if I can or will stop. (I probably will at some point, though… I am a working professional, after all. Life gets busy… Plus I'm currently trying to finish my own novel that I hope to try and get published sometime in the near future. Possibly 2018-2019.)
Anyway, I swore all I would do was just finish Saving Iris, and then I would be done. But then I got curious about what would happen to Iris, Oliver and everyone following the war. So I told myself just one more story and A Life Worth Living (formerly Saving Oliver, I was never happy with that title) was born.
I allowed myself to include a bit of an epilogue to get the kid thing out of my system. “Just to feed my curiosity of what Oliver and Iris’ kids would be like. Then I’ll be done. It’ll be out of my system. No more.”
Naturally, I got the idea for Surviving Hogwarts and its sequel Life & Times of a Flaming Pixie and immediately starting writing them.
So, I’ve decided to just embrace the craziness and keep at it until I can do no more either because I’m out of inspiration, curiosity or my real life demands much more attention.
And I can't lie, the love that the stories have gotten inspires me to keep writing. It's always nice to find out other enjoy the crazy things I dream up.
I’ve gotten quite cozy in this next generation world I’ve created, so I'm planning to continue. I’ve recently battled through a spat of writer’s block – for lack of a better word – with the overarching plot for the rest of the series. I had intended to just do it a book at a time, but after Playing With Fire, I inadvertently created a plot line that would need to resolve itself through the remaining books and I just couldn’t figure out how to get it to fit with what I had initially planned. Not to mention, I was struggling to come up with the big bad – I mean, really, how do you top Voldemort and Grindelwald? To be honest, the story lines I was exploring for the originally planned books were half-baked anyway.
So, I completely tossed those books and am now starting fresh from here. Upon working on the short Where There’s a Wills, There’s a Way, inspiration FINALLY hit and I started plotting out the over-arching plot, which has helped tremendously with the individual plots of each story and working out all the details and such. So, the new plan will have three more books in the series, with the next to still focus on Dominique Weasley’s perspective. Book 7 and Book 8 will have a combination of perspectives, as they involve most if not all the Weasley-Potter-Wood family that I’ve created.
Don’t worry current fans of the series, you will get a resolution to the Team Kingfisher, Team Wills and Team Nilsson conundrum. I’m not dropping everything just because the muses bit me rather hard in the ass.
There is also the possibility of random oneshots popping up, case in point We're Pregnant and Oct. 31. Those will probably happen on the fly, so not really planning them. I may also add more shorts, depending on how things turn out with the books. If I feel someone needs their own little side story or if there is a side story in the main books that needs fleshing out but not within that story, I intend to write it as inspiration hits me.
But finally, I feel like I’m no longer languishing around in trying to figure out where to take this series. I’ve settled on an end and now I’ve figured out enough to work towards it without this project taking years.
Outside Harry Potter funness, I’m not sure if I’ll ever get around to finishing The Feud. I’ve forgotten where I was heading with that and seem to have lost the original file which included another chapter that I hadn’t posted yet. So I would have to sit down and brainstorm a bit – or I might just leave it alone until inspiration finally hits. And the King Arthur fics, well... I had been watching a lot of sword-fighting/massive battle movies lately as research for my own original novel and, those just kinda happened. I plan to finish them, since I hate having unfinished stories.
About me personally, nothing much to know. I do write and edit for a living in the news media industry. Editing is a bit boring. Writing, obviously, is more enjoyable.
And that’s about it! Hope you all enjoy my stories!
Pure and simple crack involving characters from Inuyasha, Ruroni Kenshin, Wolf's Rain, Fruits Basket, Prince of Tennis, Full Metal Alchemist and more. Yea, this is what I work on when I need to relieve stress...
Final Fantasy: Advent Children Stories
So, this was probably the fastest I've ever written a story and the first story I've completed in a really long time. It's short, but sweet and I hope you enjoy it!
The Dead Waltz (Complete) Set a few years after Advent Children. A terrible accident nine months ago left Elena walking through life as a shell. One person longs to break her free from the dead waltz she had stumbled into, but is there any way to truly bring her out of her self-induced numbness?
This one is a little darker than my previous Elena-fic, but I think if you enjoyed that one, you'll enjoy this one as well. I wanted to play with a different aspect of Elena's character and try to bring out some more of her vulnerability.
The Feud- (Hiatus) What started as an innocent night out to the club turns ugly as two Turks enter a feud that turns the whole office upside down. The prize? Elena, of course.
Whatever possessed me to write another Elena fic? I don't know, but where the muses lead, I must follow. This one is my attempt at making a humorous Elena story. After the last two, I felt the poor girl deserved some fun. So, this one is a comedy with some slight romance, but who she will end up with, well, even I don't know that one at the moment...
The Wood Series (Harry Potter) - In Chronological Order
Definitely veers off canon, but in my defense, I started it before the sixth book had come out. After a super long hiatus, I went back and finally decided to finish it, but by that time the series – both the books and movies - had been finished. I couldn't see a way around it so some of it sticks to the books, while some of it goes off in other directions. Either way, it was definitely a ride.
Book 2: A Life Worth Living (Complete) The war is over and the good have won. But in its wake, there is a trail of destruction. Even Iris isn't sure what to do with her newfound freedom. She had hoped to pick up where she and Oliver had left off, but in their year apart he faced darkness, despair and guilt. Iris hopes she can help pick up the pieces, but learns it’s hard to save someone who doesn’t want to be saved.
I'll admit, I mostly wrote this for my own enjoyment. I wanted to know what happened next. There's a bit of angst and darkness – as to be expected when dealing with surviving a war - but also some fluff and a cheesy, happy ending. And there is more George and Percy, which I was incredibly happy to write. I’m totally a Weasley fan girl.
Deleted Chapter: Opening Day (Complete) It's the first day of the re-opening of Weasley's Wizard Wheezes and Iris and George hope that everything is perfect. A deleted chapter from "A Life Worth Living."
A random chapter that I ended up taking out of "A Life Worth Living" that I posted because I thought it was too good to stay hidden in my random files. There was originally meant to be more to it - I was going to complete the whole party scene but at that point thought there were too many party scenes and that would get boring.
Oneshot: We're Pregnant (Complete) Iris Wood finds out unexpectedly that she's pregnant and must now tell her husband, Oliver Wood. They both end up with a bit of a surprise than expected...
Total and complete fluff that randomly came to me while working on The Mysterious Mr. Nilsson and demanded to be written. So I decided to post it.
Oneshot: Oct. 31 (Complete) Iris Evans-Wood and her nephew Harry Potter take a moment to share their grief. Even though decades have passed since they lost Lily and James, some wounds never fully heal.
Another one of those that randomly came to me and insisted on being written. I blame it on the fact that November is a hard month for me personally - I lost three pretty amazing people in November, just a few years apart from each other - so this was kind of a way to show that grief is, unfortunately, an unending process.
Book 3: Surviving Hogwarts (Complete) All of Oliver Wood’s children are quidditch-obsessed. That is a fact. In their final year at Hogwarts, Jamie, Alan and Remus know it’s time to focus, win the Quidditch Cup, and impress the scouts so they can get signed by summer. However, younger sister Daisy is out to make a name for herself and prove once and for all to her overprotective father and brothers that she is capable of living her own life.
So, this is obviously a next generation fic that continues the story of everyone’s favorite quidditch fanatic – Oliver Wood – through his children. While not a direct sequel to Saving Iris and A Life Worth Living, it does pick up several years later from where those storylines left off and includes quite a bit of those characters. There are shenanigans and pranks, a touch of romance, and a whole lot of the Weasley-Potter clan.
Book 4: Life & Times of a Flaming Pixie (Complete) Fresh out of Hogwarts and signed to the Arrows reserve team, Daisy Wood is finally on her own and ready to conquer the world. Well... sort of. She still lives with her meddling older brothers, who are all rising quidditch stars. Her dad is backseat coaching, much to the annoyance of the new Arrows coach - a young man with a mysterious past from Sweden. And don't even get her started on dating...
I enjoyed writing this one, even though it required a lot of research and planning. And is really pushed my limits in terms of writing quidditch scenes (God Almighty, they kill me... why did I choose to make the main characters all quidditch players??). I've got an entire Google Drive folder full of reference photos, team rosters, family trees, quidditch schedules and so on just for this one...
Side Story 1: The Mysterious Mr. Nilsson (Complete) Lucas Nilsson had thought his life was over when he lost his sister and then his professional quidditch career all within a few months. But then a fateful trip to Hogwarts in 2019 changed everything. Now that he's fulfilled his goal of getting his own team and coaching Daisy Wood, he realizes he wasn't prepared for how getting close to the famous Pixie would change him further.
This is basically my answer to all the Nilsson fans who wanted more. Also, I'm half in love with him as well and thought he could use his own story to explain more of his background and what's going on in his head during Life & Times. It goes in and out of flashbacks that aren't in chronological order. But it sheds a bit of light on everyone's favorite new quidditch coach.
Book 5: Playing with Fire - (Complete) Jamie Wood has never been good with women, not like his identical brothers Alan and Remus. So when he finds himself starting to fall for Lila Devereux - Marcus Flint's daughter and the woman who tried to ruin his sister's quidditch career - something tells him to throw caution to wind and give her a chance.
This is Book Five in my series based on next generation characters from the Harry Potter world - namely the four I created. This one picks up a few months after where Life & Times leaves off and is full of romance, drama and Wood sibling shenanigans. Because seriously, when will the Wood children ever be truly serious?
Side Story 2: Where There's a Wills, There's a Way (Complete) Bryan Wills has always been a ladies' man. It's a title he always wore with pride. But despite his jokes and confident exterior, the Puddlemere captain has always had a soft spot for his coach's daughter, Daisy Wood.
So, this started out initially as just a funny, fluff piece. And then it morphed into being pretty darn critical to the overall storyline of the entire series. At least, it gave me the inspiration for the rest of the series which resulted in me completely abandoning the original plan I had and starting from scratch with the stories to follow. Anywho, there is still fluff and laughs - it is Wills, after all - but it ended up a bit more serious than I had intended it to be.
Book 6: Through the Veil of Secrets - (In Progress) What Dominique Weasley originally thought was overblown family drama, has turned into a serious risk. Now she is set with the task of looking into her aunt Iris Evan-Woods' murky past in order to find out why her cousins Daisy and Jamie are now developing more of her abilities. The greatest fear is knowing that something is coming, but not what or when.
Set shortly after Playing with Fire ends, this one takes place concurrently with Where There's a Will, There's a Way. It mostly revolves around Dominique, though Iris, Daisy and Jamie also play a large role. Dominique is determined to save her family from another war; Daisy and Jamie are struggling to control their new gifts while fearing what could happen if they don't; and Iris must not only face her past but now share things with her family that she had kept hidden and tried to forget for years. All while fearing for her children.
So, started this on a whim. We'll see where it goes...This starts up right where King Arthur: Legend of the Sword ends. I gotta thing for King Arthur, what can I say?
The Grand Escape (In Progress) Lessa is determined to leave Hadrian's Wall with her knight. So much so that she'll do whatever possible. She always thought herself a clever woman and now she must be very, very clever.
I've actually been wanting to write a fic based off the 2004 movie for awhile. Especially about Galahad. Seriously, there needs to be more Galahad fics. Love Arthur and Tristan, but really? Galahad.