Summary: During his final year at Hogwarts, Draco Malfoy had few illusions about where he stood and who the enemy was. However, he never thought he might find a new friend in the shadow of all he had done and would have to do, let alone anything more.
Michael Corner had a way of shattering Draco's expectations that way.
As life at Hogwarts drags everyone further and further into shades of grey, where will Draco's loyalties lie when the lines of battle are drawn?
Summary: Everyone's having a hard time after the war. Percy Weasley thought he was doing a better job pretending he was fine, but Susan Bones can see right through him.
She, on the other hand, is totally fine. She's not pretending at all.
This is Cinderella Angelina of Hufflepuff writing for the Great Hall Cotillion 2013.
(Yes, 2013. Laugh with me. Or at me. I'm not picky.)
Summary: James Potter is Head Boy and Gryffindor Quidditch captain in his seventh year at Hogwarts. He has three best friends and his life seems perfect--except that Lily Evans, the only girl he's ever loved, can't stand him.
Lily Evans is Head Girl and top of their class. She's always been disgusted by James' arrogance, yet she can't seem to stop blushing when he's around.
As their Head Boy and Girl duties bring them together, can James find a way to win Lily's love?
A Different Kind of Magic has been nominated for the 2011 Quicksilver Quills: Best Canon Romance. Thank you!
Summary: At the end of sixth year, Lily hates Severus. She can never forgive him for that one word, no matter how careless. And so, when she goes home, Lily spends only a short time in her neighborhood before joining Mary in Godric’s Hollow.
At the end of sixth year, James loves Lily. She is his life. He lives to see her each and every day. And so, when he goes home, James is looking for a new way to win her heart in the coming year. Remus comes over, and the two hatch a plan.
At the end of sixth year, everything is as usual.
At the beginning of seventh year, everything has changed.
Summary: Merope Gaunt has never been celestial.
Nominated for a 2014 QSQ - Best Dark/Angst.
Summary: As Lily hides with her family, she finds that she is increasingly restless, and even writing to Sirius doesn't help...
Summary: Moments after the death of Voldemort, Harry gazes at the corpse of the Dark Lord lying on the floor of the Great Hall and contemplates his own future.
This poem won first place in the Tumblr Challenge
Bachelor life suited Zach Smith just fine, and the lack of expectations on his time and attention suited him even more.
But his life changed in an instant with a knock on the door and an unexpected delivery.
Summary: A revisit to McGonagall's warning to Harry in the fifth book, in free verse.
Written for the Tumblr Inspiration Challenge
Summary: James and Lily started off on the wrong foot, and continued limping until their fifth year. And then Lily started to see that Potter wasn't quite as awful as she'd previously believed.
This story was originally written for Lori (Weasley Mom) and Sophie (the owl) in the SBBC Lovebombs month. They like James/Lily and Jane Austen, so this is what I came up with.
Disclaimer: Not only am I NOT JK Rowling, I am not Jane Austen either.
The lines threading through this tale are from Pride and Prejudice.
Summary: Perhaps the true answer to a centuries-old mystery.
A boy. A girl. A budding romance. If only things never got complicated...
(Violence warning is for later chapters; I promise nothing graphic, it's just a caution)
Summary: The Final Battle at Hogwarts rages on as the victims question whether or not hope exists for them.
For Vicki/Oregonian, my dear friend on the Boards.
Written for the Tumblr Inspiration Challenge in the Great Hall
Nominated for a 2014 Best Poetry QSQ!
Summary: Trelawney isn't the only seer to have foreseen the circumstances around Harry and Voldemort...
A prophecy poem about the Great Battle at Hogwarts.
Summary: Severus struggles over his feelings for Lily after she leaves him.
Summary: When Harry woke that first morning in Grimmauld Place, he wondered if Ron and Hermione had fallen asleep holding hands. This fic provides a possible answer to that question. A missing moment from Deathly Hallows.
Summary: A vampire's paean to blood.
Summary: Cho Chang is reminded of Cedric when she contemplates her Yule Ball robes.
Written for the Carol Challenge in the Great Hall.
Summary: On Christmas day, Merope finds herself eating snow. But another beggar comes along and ends up sharing something wonderful with her.
Written for the Yuletide challenge, prompt The Unexpected Guest. It took Second Place!
Nominated for a 2014 QSQ for Best General Fic!