Call me Mari. :)
Need a beta? Contact me; I'll be more than happy to do it!
I have recently returned from a year-long hiatus, but I'm back! I definitely am excited at the prospect of being able to write and to read the fics I love so much. I don't think I can stay away from this site for too long; I just love to write and be able to see my works posted and being critiqued and reviewed. :)
Five of my fics are over a year old, so if you want an accurate representation of my current writing, I do not suggest basing it off of at least the first three of the following list. The oldest to newest of those five are The Secret, Blind, It Means Nothing, Draconis Viridans, and Exposure. To Be Loved in Return was written in a similar time period as that of Exposure, but was not posted until my recent return. My newest fic, written post-hiatus, is Fall For You, which is probably my favorite of them all, though it is a very close call.
Well, I hope you enjoy my fics, and please review, if you do read them. Thank you! :)
He returned with a quiet sadness and a surprising new responsibility to keep him focused. She returned with a misplaced bitterness and the matching position that forced them to work with one another. Yet fear, resentment, and stubborn arrogance kept pushing them apart, even when they were meant to be together.
Winner, Quicksilver Quill for Best Canon Romance. Thank you!!
Summary: Six weeks after the battle, Hermione puts on a bathing suit for the first time in nearly a year... scars are revealed as painful memories rise to the surface yet again.
I almost submitted this under dark/angst, but at the end of the day, I see it as Ron/Hermione. *shrug* Also, a gazillion thanks to my awesometastic beta Natalie, and to both Neil and Carole for helping me with all things British. :D
Summary: An unexpected mission has Sirius teasing Remus about his standards--which leads Remus to do something even more unexpected. (Contains sexual innuendo--but with a title like that, what else would you expect?)
Summary: As the Marauders enter their seventh year, James has one goal: to get Lily Evans. Lily is just trying to stay away from him. Remus and Sirius are coming out with a plan. Will they all get what they want, or will they get back something completely unexpected?
Chapter seven is up!
Summary: In Remus Lupin's fifth year at Hogwarts, his devoted friends finally master the complex Animagus spell, beginning the adventures they will remember for the rest of their lives. But Remus must also face prejudice in the rising war, a test of loyalty versus love, and the danger of his dark secret being revealed.
Pet Peeve Disclaimer: Peter is not worthless, Lily does not have three friends who fall for the Marauders, and no one calls Remus "Remy."
Summary: After going on one date, Lily breaks if off with James, fearful of how he once acted. James decides to move on. But when James goes away and Lily doesn't see him, she realizes what she has and her fear becomes losing James. Her only hope is that he ties a yellow ribbon around the tree.
Summary: Every Christmas Eve there is a dinner for the most prominent wizards, where dancing partners are auctioned off. Not only is Lily Evans forced into going to this auction, but because of a practical joke, she’s up for auction! But, thanks to a black-haired boy, the night may not be so bad…
This will be three chapters
Those Whose Hearts Hath Tried: the Chronicles of Lily and James Potter by norahpotter
Rated: 6th-7th Years [Reviews - 41]
Summary: "Oh who can tell, save those whose hearts hath tried.” -Lord Byron. Inspired by a line of poetry by Lord Byron, this is the first in a series (hopefully) on Lily, James, and eventually Harry Potter. Lily and James' seventh and final year at Hogwarts. Post HBP with a bit of AU thrown in.
Summary: A poem detailing Cornelius Fudge's thoughts after the battle in the Department of Mysteries.