headupintheclouds
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Joined 07-30-05, id: 866903
Author has written 17 stories for Harry Potter, and Shakespeare.

Hi! I'm headupintheclouds, or Pippy, as you prefer.

UPDATED: 18/6/07

I've decided that this place should hold a bit about myself... and a bit about my work... just a bit of everything, really.

THE WORK:

I stumbled upon fanfiction years ago, and have never had cause to look back. My fics tend to be happy, but I like to dork around with sadfics and junk, too. Harry Potter is all I've ever written. It's all I'll ever write. I don't necessarily support all the pairings I write, I just fool around with them in my head for a bit. There are loads of pairings I love that aren't canon, and I've come to accept that. It's the whole point of fanfiction, no?

THE WRITER:

I've been in the fanfiction circle for about three or four years now, one of them as a "lurker" and the others as a writer. I've developed a lot since I started, and I signed on FF.N roughly two years ago. I love it here, and reviews are the absolute best!

Interests: Drama (what fanfic writer doesn't like acting? I think almost every other writer on here has had/ has another hobby in the arts department), writing, and just generally being spontaneous. I do stupid stuff, but I do hope you'll forgive me it.

Musically: I'm pretty versatile. I'm a pretty big Beatles fan (Thanks to Haley: "Maxwell's Silver Hammer"!), but other bands/singers I listen to are: Arctic Monkeys, Yellowcard, Paramore, Death Cab for Cutie, Colplay, Keane, John Mayer, Jack Johnson, Jason Mraz, The Fray, The La's, The Donnas, Teddy Geiger, U2, Cast, The Strokes, The Used, Shout Out Louds, Hard-Fi, Fall Out Boy, Panic! At the Disco, All-American Rejects, Rise Against, Sugar Cult, The Veronicas, The Academy Is..., BRANDTSON, Sense Field, a little Hawthorne Heights, some Motion City Soundtrack, a bit of Bloc Party. I ADORE Cute is What We Aim For, and also Embrace. I don't consider rap to be music, and I avoid country for the sake of my ears... and there's other various things. Loads of others, actually, but these have made their way onto the most-played list in my head. :)

Favorites (excluding HP):

Band: Beatles. Cute is What We Aim For. John Mayer. Embrace. Arctic Monkeys.

Book: Harry Potter, which should be pretty evident. I loved the book Coraline, which is being made into an animated movie, which pisses me off. Also, TWILIGHT (best freaking book ever), and Abarat (series, dolls) by Clive Barker. Candy by Kevin Brooks is the MOST scandalous book ever, and I couldn't bring myself to put it down. I'll read anything about the Beatles. The Wave by Todd Strasser is very nearly the most interesting book I've read. I also read the general crap, like Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants. Love it, but dear God, do I feel like an idiot in admitting that. The Book Thief, by Zusak, is utterly spectacular.

Foods: Curry. Bubblegum ice cream. Chicken sandwichs. Fries. GUM.

Movie: Either Shattered Glass, Dead Poets Society, or A Beautiful Mind. If you're looking for absolute drivel, try out the Gidget movies from the 60's. They're absolutely pathetic yet oddly addicting.

Show: Simpsons and Lost. That's pretty much ALL.

My Writing: I've been writing for about four-ish years now, a little over that. I started out on Quizilla, and my time there was... amazing. I loved it. Then I moved on over here, and I love it here all the more. I think this site has made me focus on writing in a timely manner, which is clearly a skill I'm still working on, considering I started BfatWW in '05. I also write song-ish-poem things on a regular basis, and that and fanfiction could be considered my venting tools.

-the Pipster/ headupintheclouds

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Waking Up is Hard to Do reviews
When Hermione's alarm clock is stolen by the dratted Draco Malfoy, a whole string of things go wrong. And now, in order to get her alarm clock back, Hermione must find something at which she can beat Draco. It's not so easy... [Oneshot]
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,272 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 4 - Published: 7/2/2007 - Hermione G., Draco M. - Complete
She Said WHAT? reviews
It's the day of a Hogsmeade trip, and James Potter intends to ask Lily Evans to attend with him as always. She turns him down, which leads James to explain just why it bothers him that she ALWAYS refuses. He returns to his friends with surprising news.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,455 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 24 - Follows: 3 - Published: 7/1/2007 - James P., Lily Evans P. - Complete
Lily Evans, Captured reviews
Sequel to The Elusive Lily Evans. Three little words leave Lily and James in a little feud. How will Lily cope once the move is hers to make? Will everything change after she admits she loves him, as she fears?
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 4,272 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 7 - Updated: 1/15/2007 - Published: 11/19/2006 - Lily Evans P., James P.
But for All the Whole World reviews
Harry's trying to track down Horcruxes... what happens when he suspects he's one of them? His entire life has been leading up to this one moment, when he kills Voldemort, and he suddenly believes it isn't going to happen for him. How will he deal?
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 4 - Words: 4,915 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 1/15/2007 - Published: 8/13/2005 - Harry P., Voldemort
A Glimpse at Betrayal reviews
Hermione and Draco are dating. What happens when she starts listening to Harry and Ron, and thinks Draco is with her simply to spy on the Order's activity? What does she do, how does she feel? And, of course, what ends up being the truth behind it all?
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,091 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 2 - Published: 12/24/2006 - Hermione G., Draco M.
Alone reviews
I never thought I'd have to deal with this alone. It might prove to be too much...
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,614 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 11/19/2006 - Hermione G., Ron W. - Complete
If Only I Could Move These Lips reviews
...We wouldn't be here in the first place.A oneshot about trying to write a letter with a difficult message.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,121 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 2 - Published: 8/7/2006 - Lucius M., Narcissa M. - Complete
A New Kind of Rest reviews
Ginny enters the first day of her sixth year. She doesn't attend the feast, preferring instead to be alone with her thoughts in the Library. That was the plan, anyway.... What will happen when Draco Malfoy shows up?
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,678 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 4 - Published: 6/25/2006 - Draco M., Ginny W. - Complete
The Elusive Lily Evans reviews
This is the story of how James meets Lily, falls for Lily, chases Lily, earns her annoyance, which escalates to an almosthatred, which escalates to love. Please R&R!
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 12 - Words: 16,432 - Reviews: 104 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 26 - Updated: 6/25/2006 - Published: 8/3/2005 - Lily Evans P., James P. - Complete
Thicker than Water reviews
This is a retelling of Romeo and Juliet. Romeo is a vampire, and Juliet's dad is basically Van Helsing.... hopefully you guys like it! Oh, and if you've read TWILIGHT, you should know my Edward is based on that one! : R&R!
Shakespeare - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,566 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Published: 6/1/2006 - Complete
Fascinating reviews
A really odd fic about Luna and Draco... completely uncanon, my first try with a Lovegood romance, and generally a mess. Please R&R to make my next try more successful!
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,241 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 1 - Published: 4/30/2006 - Luna L., Draco M. - Complete
Sometimes reviews
This is a story about Hermione and Draco Malfoy. It's AU, about what would happen maybe if the trio didn't leave Hogwarts for their 7th year. R&R
Harry Potter - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,114 - Reviews: 3 - Follows: 3 - Published: 2/24/2006 - Hermione G., Draco M.
Till Death Do Us Part reviews
The mystery: The love life of a certain late Headmaster. The tragedy: A horrible sock incident.The result: A slightly humerous fic that is one possibility for the cause of a certain Headmster's quirks.Please R&R.
Harry Potter - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 865 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Published: 10/15/2005 - Albus D. - Complete
I Hope reviews
This is a quick oneshot about Lily and James. It's the final day of 7th year, and James Potter knows her has to do something drastic before he loses Lily Evans forever. Will it be enough?
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,745 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 4 - Published: 9/18/2005 - Lily Evans P., James P. - Complete
The Cloak that Changed the World reviews
This is a oneshot about James and Lily, and how one cloak really can change the world. Please enojoy, reviews appreciated!
Harry Potter - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 427 - Reviews: 5 - Published: 8/24/2005 - Lily Evans P., James P. - Complete
In the Arms of an Angel reviews
HBP SPILER WARNING! MAJOR ONE! PLEASE SPARE YOURSELF THE ANGER AND DON'T READ IT! Anyone, this is a version of Dumbledore's last moments of life. Kind of sad, and if merely reading part of where he dies makes you cry I'm sure it does for most of us, then
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Horror - Chapters: 1 - Words: 939 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 2 - Published: 8/22/2005 - Albus D., Severus S. - Complete
Once Upon a Midnight Dreary reviews
This is a slightly twisted oneshot about Lily and James' last night of life, and how Harry was protected even after his mother's death.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 921 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 8/2/2005 - Lily Evans P., James P. - Complete