Tag Archive | Harry Potter

Harry Potter Fanfic: Remembrance Day

Tweet of the Day: Review: Stolen Continents ——- Don’t ask me why I decided to dump today’s post for a HP fan fic, and as you will see, one so sickly sweet as this one. I guess sometimes I need to take a break from a project, let it simmer a bit before diving back […]

Sunday Tweet: Fan Fiction – Marketing Genius or Child Molestation?

Tweet of the Day: Fan Fiction- Marketing Genius or Child Molestation? I’ve talked about fan fiction before and I agree with the Sunday Tweets blogger. If the choice is between trying to stamp out all fan fiction based on my works (impossible, if it ever gets that far), or embracing it (with a few Words […]

Sunday Tweet: Elements of Style

Tweet of the Day: Elements of Style (Comic) This will be a short post. The excellent Polenth Blake at Polenth’s Quill wrote an equally short post around a panel of the xkcd webcomic. She was curious about the stylistic reasons of drawing certain stick figures with hair while most of them did not have it […]

We Interrupt Our Regularly Scheduled Post….(SPOILERS)

Tweet of the Day: Writing Life: On Muses and Writing ——– Yes, I saw it. (SPOILERS) The last movie. (SPOILERS) As if the big spoiler warning didn’t tip you off. (SPOILERS) Just in case: SPOILERS!!!OMGPONIES!!111!!!! Now that we got that out of the way….. Verdict: It was good. Not exceptional mind you, I think that […]

On Writing: Fan Fiction

Tweet of the Day: Exercise Your “What-if” Muscle ——– According to Wikipedia, fan fiction is: Fan fiction (alternately referred to as fanfiction, fanfic, FF, or fic) is a broadly-defined term for fan labor regarding stories about characters (or simply fictional characters) or settings written by fans of the original work, rather than by the original […]

Weekend Roundup: July 10th-16th

Tweet of the Day: On Mass Character Death ——– So no Harry Potter for me, not until next week. Why? Well, the plan was to sneak in at the earliest show yesterday, before the crowds swamped my local multiplex, but alas, the water mains broke, the flow stopped, and I could not get out of […]

Sunday Tweet: Horror Novel Soundtrack

Tweet of the Day: Horror Novel Soundtrack ——- Music. Long time readers of this blog know that I find endless inspiration in music, although I can’t sing worth a damn. And if you follow the link above you will find that I am not the only one. Tasha loves all things 19th century and her […]

TV Tropes Monday: Kid Hero

Tweet of the Day:  Drabble Day – Wind ——– The Kid Hero is, as the name implies, a child. The exact age varies up and down the scale, from 8 to 17, but they’re never an adult by whatever the local standards are. The “base age” seems to be 14 or thereabouts, though their numeric […]

Sunday Tweet: What Will Pottermore Know?

Tweet of the Day: What Will Pottermore Know? ——- I found a sight that combines two of the things I love, the Harry Potter books and my love for writing. Harry Potter for Writers! How can you go wrong with that combination? You can’t. You won’t. It is not possible. And the post I link […]

Weekend Roundup: June 19-25

Tweet of the Day: J.K. Rowling Is Self-Publishing: A Closer Look ——– So, what happened this week? Pottermore got revealed, sort off. It seems that Mrs. Rowling has decided to harness the power of the internet, fan fiction and digital media to upend the publishing world on its head. Is it a revolution? Or just […]