Hey all fellow authors, readers, Harry Potter fanatics :P,
My name is Rachel and I'm sixteen in May. I'm quiet, kind of shy, a daydreamer and artsy/creative I guess. I like Art - drawing and painting. Most of my stuff is just doodles and sketches which I just sort of keep in a drawer, but I have sketchbooks too. I like writing, i like reading. I like exploring, I like walking in the countryside and feeding the ducks. If I could go back in time, I'd meet Beatrix Potter for a day and we'd go up a hill and paint and write stories about the animals there; I'd meet Shirley Hughes and ask her to teach me how she draws and writes, and I'd go back to Jane Austen's life and find out who Elizabeth Bennet was and whether Mr Darcy exists for every eligible bachelorette!
I like singing, dancing and acting too, but usually only in my room since my dancing is umm...interesting! I hate Maths and science. I wanna kill algebra one day. I love kids and their imaginations. I love looking after them and I like inventing stories and games for them.
I'm doing English language and literature for the the next year (and hopefully after). Writing is a skill that has to be practised to become anything, so I figured, writing stories is pretty much a way to keep me motivated!. I love harry potter and JK Rowling is pure genius. She's my favourite author, hands down. I don't care about all those people who make digs at her by saying she only writes basic literature for kids...so? Just look at this site, dedicated to her :)
Since I was little I've always wanted to write professionally. Nowadays I'd still love to write a book, but realistically that's quite a big dream! Whether or not I publish a book, creative writing is a really useful skill to develop. So writing fanfiction is the way forward! It's far more fun and way less stressful than school will ever be - and no one judges you!
I like general fanfiction, but Harry Potter's all I've ever written. I almost started a Lost fanfic once since I'm really into that show and believe that Kate and Jack are made for one another! Lol. Anyway. At some point, I'll get my next fanfic up. I swear, exams and school are almost NOT worth the effort...but once they're over I am going to SIT DOWN with a HUGE cup of tea and write a fanfic :)
PS: Check out my awesome, wicked banner for "The New Surprise". All the credit goes to sayiansirius, who made it for me. Oh and HPobsession helped ;). Thanks guys!!
Here is the bit for all you lot reading "The New Surprise". Chapter 15 got deleted first time round, so that's why there was a wait. I had to completely re-write it, but I think the 2nd draft has improved a lot, so I'm glad really! Again, my apologies for making you wait!!
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3rd-5th Years • 253 Reviews
When Harry graduates, he asks Ginny a question. Getting an unexpected answer, he's left to face real life alone. Finally, he must grow up, without Ginny at his side. Sequel to "To See You Through The Dark."
6th-7th Years • 1413 Reviews
A Sequel to Born the Day You Kissed Me
After losing Draco Malfoy, Hermione Granger is determined to have him back…so determined that she will go as far as inventing a spell that reverses the affects of the “Obliviate” curse. In this anticipated sequel, Hermione and Draco’s lives will collide, along with opportunities for Hermione to perform her new creation on her most valuable subject. However, when a new relationship between the two forms, will Hermione be able to summon the courage to expose their lost love? Will she reveal to him the missing portion of his life? Or will she simply accept the new Draco and without spells, attempt to revive the love that she knows is buried down deep in his soul....
This story is pre-HBP/DH
CH 16 Coming Soon
1st-2nd Years • 1599 Reviews
PRE-HBP!!! Harry starts out his sixth year in sorrow at the loss of Sirius. Ginny helps him to overcome it, and our heroes learn a lot about life and love. This story has been completed! Special thanks to my mod, Danielle and to my fantastic readers!
1st-2nd Years • 30 Reviews
This is a post-Hogwarts songfic to You're Beautiful
by James Blunt. Hermione has lost touch with Ron and Harry, but the two men are still tight. As Ron is making his way to work, will he come across something from his past? Could this be a last chance to reconnect with Hermione, or will he realize that she is lost forever?
3rd-5th Years • 23 Reviews
Summary: One-shot, HBP missing moment
Lavender seems like the girl that has everything. She's pretty and attracts boys like a magnet, but deep inside, she has the same insecurites, just like all other girls. Deep inside, she wants to find the boy that will sweep her off her feet. Just when she thought she found the one, it all turned out to be a hoax. Look into the world of Lavender's heartbreak as she reflects on her relationship with Ron.
3rd-5th Years • 1741 Reviews
Post Hogwarts: Ron and Harry are sent to America for Auror training. Ron spends his last night in England with Hermione, and after returning two years later, he finds Hermione with a fifteen-month-old baby ...
6th-7th Years • 1265 Reviews
I was born the day you kissed me...
I died inside the night you left me...
But oh how I lived while you loved me. . . .
The sequel Agapanthus is up!
1st-2nd Years • 26 Reviews
Really just Hermione's POV when she finds out she's pregnant, One-Shot
• 115 Reviews
Hermione Granger is not the person everyone thinks… sure, she regards the rules more than most people and tries her best to keep her grades perfect, but a real teenage girl resides. This story is Hermione’s diary, and if you read it, you will read about the girl that is hidden by the bookworm, and we will explore Hermione’s real thoughts. Rated PG-13 for language.
Author’s Note: This fic was written BEFORE the publication of HBP, so it will follow through OotP cannon.
And, I promise that the story is better than the summary! ;)
Chapter Five accepted!! The story is finished now... you know you wanna review!
1st-2nd Years • 21 Reviews
-=Oneshot=- *+*Song Fiction*+*
Two un-named people, a winter night & a lot of tears. What do you think the story is about? Yes, breaking up. But, it's cute.
Based on the song,
Attention!!! I have made a prequel to this story and it is awaiting validation! It's called Familiar Faces, Unfamiliar Places. Check it out!
3rd-5th Years • 77 Reviews
The night after Ron was poisoned, Hermione must have felt awful. I mean, she hadn't spoken to him in months. So, what if she went to see him? And what do their Amortentia smells have to do with it all?
Reviews are greatly appreciated, good or bad!!!!!!!!
• 18 Reviews
Ginny is deeply in love with Harry but he is in love with someone else. What can she do to survive each day?
3rd-5th Years • 53 Reviews
Before the Horcrux journey, Harry, Ron and Hermione are at the Burrow for Bill and Fluer's wedding. Emotions are running high for everyone, but mostly for a tall red-headed boy and a bushy-haired girl. Will a walk to a Muggle city skyline sort out their feelings?
This is my most popular one-shot story!!!! Thanks for making it so!
3rd-5th Years • 43 Reviews
A Story Inspired by Page 308 of Half-Blood Prince. Rated for drunken behavior. One-Shot.
1st-2nd Years • 36 Reviews
Post-Hogwarts--Harry is meeting Ginny in Hogsmeade for a date, but not before he encounters a young fan...
3rd-5th Years • 43 Reviews
Ron is so obviously in love with Hermione. But they'll NEVER get together at the rate that he's confessing his love. Fred and George decide to speed the process along a bit...one-shot ficlet.