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Real name: Tony Bergman
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An older HP fan who would love to have the talent to write HP stories just to keep this wonderful world alive so my young son can enjoy it beyond the original seven books.
A huge fan of Inverarity and Tim the Enchanter.
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Marissa and the Wizards by JCCollier
Rated: 1st-2nd Years [Reviews - 75]

Summary: Past Featured StoryTwo years after Voldemort's downfall, Headmistress McGonagall finds a puzzling decrease in new Muggle-born students. Consulting the magic Quill, she and Flitwick find even wizarding children being born without magical ability. Each year fewer students are listed. If the decline continues, within decades the classrooms of Hogwarts will be half empty. Concerned how far the problem spreads, McGonagall sends a message to the Quill schools of the other continents.

In Brazil, the world of magic is revealed to a young homeless girl. When Marissa cautiously accepts an education in the wizarding world, the choice will lead her to an object somehow tied to the unknown cause of the wizarding decline. But as she struggles to show any ability at all, she is unsure if she even belongs in their world. What role can a neglected street beggar have in events that wizarding schools of all the world may soon be part of?


Categories: Post-Hogwarts Genre: Warnings: None

Word count: 108625 Chapters: 14 Completed: No
Published:
06/16/08 Updated: 07/02/13


Reviewer: tbergman Signed
Date: 09/07/10 Title: Chapter 1: Chapter 1 - The Tale of the Quill

I've just discovered this story and, like everyone else, am champing at the bit for you to continue.

You have a great talent. Please put up the rest of the chapters.

 

The Dark Without a Face by QueenHal
Rated: 3rd-5th Years [Reviews - 11]

Summary: At Salem Witches’ Institute, the most prestigious academy for young witches in America, only a handful of girls are selected each year. Old wizarding families groom their young daughters from birth, hoping to be one of the few who get to brag at parties in the coming season about their child’s acceptance. What actually goes on at Salem is shrouded in secrecy, but the fact that it consistently produces the best and most powerful the American wizarding world has to offer seems to have been enough for the Bluebloods for centuries.


But when Libra Malfoy, daughter of foreign diplomats Scorpius and Rose Malfoy, is accepted, she’s not sure what to make of her mysterious new school. As she begins to investigate the strange happenings at Salem, she finds herself tangled in a web of deceit and danger. Could Salem’s methods be rooted in something sinister? It’s only too possible…

Categories: General Fics Genre: Warnings: Violence

Word count: 2464 Chapters: 1 Completed: No
Published:
08/06/08 Updated: 08/06/08


Reviewer: tbergman Signed
Date: 09/12/10 Title: Chapter 1: Chapter 1: The Village

Wonderful.

Next chapter, please.

 

Für Das Größere Wohl by Tim the Enchanter
Rated: 3rd-5th Years [Reviews - 70]

Summary: Past Featured StoryDieter Heydrich is a model German boy. He has perfect Aryan complexion, is an exemplary member of the Hitler Youth, and is fanatically loyal to his beloved Führer.

But on his eleventh birthday, Dieter discovers a hidden magical world led by an extraordinary wizard named Gellert Grindelwald…


Nominated for QSQ 2009, Best History/Mystery.
WINNER of QSQ 2009, Best Male Original Character.


Note: As you might have guessed, Für Das Größere Wohl is German, meaning: “For the Greater Good.” Yes, this story is from the perspective of the bad guys.

Categories: Historical Genre: Warnings: Mild Profanity, Violence

Word count: 85950 Chapters: 15 Completed: No
Published:
08/18/08 Updated: 01/05/11


Reviewer: tbergman Signed
Date: 02/07/11 Title: Chapter 1: Chapter I: Auf Wiedersehen, Herr Schwalbe

Another fantastic chapter in an excellent story.
I like the fact that Dieter is riddled with guilt for hurting an innocent girl. There may be hope for him.
I hope we don't have to wait too long for the rest of the chapters. I'm suffering withdrawal already.

 
Reviewer: tbergman Signed
Date: 11/14/10 Title: Chapter 1: Chapter I: Auf Wiedersehen, Herr Schwalbe

Is there any chance that any more of the chapters will be posted soon?
You can't be teasing us by starting a store as fantastic as this and just not finishing.

Author's Response: Thanks for reading and reviewing. I am currently busy with university work, but I'll hopefully be able to whip out a couple of chapters when the semester ends. ~ Tim the Enchanter

 
Reviewer: tbergman Signed
Date: 05/11/10 Title: Chapter 13: Chapter XIII: Treiber und Klatscher

Nice setup chapter.
Waiting impatiently for the rest of the novel.

 

Summary: : Remembering the forgotten ice-cream man of Diagon Alley.





This is hestiajones of Hufflepuff writing for the Stirring prompt of the Winter Snows Challenge at the beta boards





Thanks to Elene (CoolCatElly) for beta-ing this. And Jess (ToBeOrNotToBeAGryffindor) and Carole(Equinox Chick), where would I be without your help?





Disclaimer: This is not J.K.Rowling. However, this is someone who wishes she was J.K.Rowling.

Categories: Post-Hogwarts Genre: Warnings: Character Death, Violence

Word count: 2779 Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes
Published:
02/04/10 Updated: 02/06/10


Reviewer: tbergman Signed
Date: 05/19/10 Title: Chapter 1: Stirring, 23 December, 2006

Very moving.

Author's Response: Thanks again! :D

 

Summary: Past Featured Story

Alexandra Quick returns to Charmbridge Academy for eighth grade, angry and in denial. Unwilling to accept the events of the previous year, she is determined to fix what went wrong, no matter what the cost. When her obsession leads her to a fateful choice, it is not only her own life that hangs in the balance, for she will uncover the secret of the Deathly Regiment!

 This is the third book in the Alexandra Quick series.



Categories: General Fics Genre: Warnings: Character Death, Mild Profanity, Violence

Word count: 204741 Chapters: 31 Completed: Yes
Published:
02/28/10 Updated: 06/14/10


Reviewer: tbergman Signed
Date: 06/20/10 Title: Chapter 1: The WODAMND Act

I won't comment on individual aspects of the novel, as i not qualified to make any criticisms, except to say, that If I enjoy it, and I want my son to read it, then you did it right. (I've been reading your books to my 4 year old.)
Another fantastic book from you. I've said before that I love the HP universe that JKR created and was very dissapointed that DH was the final book from her. It is immensely pleasing that there are talebted authors such as yourself who have picked up the baton and continued to keep it all alive. I think someone should turn your books into movies as well, or, event better, a TV series. (I keep picturing Sandra Bullock playing the Grimm sisters. Don't ask me why).
Do we really need to wait till 2011 to start getting AQATSA chapters? I'm going through withdrawal already.

Keep up the good work.

 

Ain't Love the Sweetest Thing by hestiajones
Rated: 1st-2nd Years [Reviews - 11]

Summary: He had been meandering though the distance for ages, unsure of what she would say in the final moment.



Song lyrics taken from U2’s The Sweetest Thing. And I am not J.K.Rowling.

Categories: James/Lily Genre: Warnings: None

Word count: 2532 Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes
Published:
03/13/10 Updated: 03/13/10


Reviewer: tbergman Signed
Date: 05/19/10 Title: Chapter 1: And she said Yes.

Fantastic. Should be extended into a novel.

Author's Response: Thanks! That is indeed a great compliment. :)

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