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Emmy Chahal for CBC, Canada. - I was just wondering what the most valuable piece of advise you would give to an aspiring writer?

JK Rowling: Read as much as you can, I think that there is nothing as important, because that will really show you what makes good writing in your opinion, obviously it's very subjective. You will probably go through a phrase when you imitate your favourite writers and I think that is necessary and a good learning process.

After that, you just have to accept it takes a phenomenal amount of perseverence and the people who deserve to make it ... you probably will not like 90 per cent of what you write, one day you write a single page you like and build on that.


Hi, I'm a young writer here.

Those are J.K. Rowling's own words, everyone. For me, it may be a bit dificult to follow them, as excited as I was to find out that my absolute favorite writer of all time gave me adivce.

1) Read as much as you can. Check.

2) Go through a phase imitating your favorite writers. If fanfiction counts, then, infinite checks.

3) Perservere...... well, I don't think I'd live if I tried not to write. =)

4) You won't like 90% of your writing, so write a page you like and go from there. Haha, so true. That's why reviews matter! ;) They give you self confidence.


I really love the Harry Potter seiries, but I love Mugglenet's Fanfiction even more.

I have way too many favorite characters, but I especially love Lily Evans and Lily Potter. (And Neville, who goes without saying).

The only ships I don't support is Hermione/Draco, or Ginny/Draco. I personally think Draco would be better off living alone and childless. I know that sounds.... a bit.... mean, but Draco, I think, is generally a bad person, despite his reasons for acting bad.

About Snape: I recently went to Potted Potter a parody by Dan and Jeff, and they asked the crowd if Snape was good or bad. I embarrased myself by shouting 'Bad'.

However, I wholeheartedly agree that Snape was a very mean person. He was terrible to Harry, and pretty much everyone else, no matter how torn up inside he was. Snape's personally one of my favorite characters (if you didn't guess from 'Almost') and I have nothing against him. I just don't think he's 'good'.

I hope you like my stories.

Wow. Haven't been on here in a long time. ;) If anyone's interested in what I've been up to these days, I suggest you look up the author

Astrid Goes For A Spin

on Fanfiction.net. Don't worry, I haven't done any Harry Potter on there, unless you count my true work of art, my crossover. Now, no more spoilers!

Read on, and please, review!

Also, about reveiws - some of them I've forgotten to thank the reveiwer, but I really love getting reveiws, so to anyone I've forgotten, thanks for reveiwing!

-Snowlily

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Summary: The Shrieking Shack has been empty for years. People think that it will always remain so. But things are about to change when a werewolf attack changes the life of Dominique Weasley.

Categories: Next Generation Genre: Warnings: Abuse

Word count: 9079 Chapters: 2 Completed: No
Published:
06/06/11 Updated: 08/16/11


Reviewer: Snowlily Signed
Date: 06/18/11 Title: Chapter 1: Prologue

Well written, not enjoyable (but then, you didn't expect it to be). I can't wait for more chapters, I've never thought about this before.....very inspiring. Thanks for writing. =)

Author's Response: Thank you for writing. That part about it being inspiring just made my day. Thank you!

 

Like a Storm (Flower) by Eleanor Lupin
Rated: 1st-2nd Years [Reviews - 4]

Summary: A poem about Ginny Weasley after the Battle of Hogwarts.

Categories: Poetry Genre: Warnings: None

Word count: 240 Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes
Published:
06/08/11 Updated: 06/11/11


Reviewer: Snowlily Signed
Date: 06/12/11 Title: Chapter 1: Chapter 1

Excellent, extremely well written, I liked the idea of how she can't go get revenge, stoop to their level. I have a question, though. The friend that Ginny lost was Colin Creevy, right? I really loved the last paragraph... if only I could have thought of it first =)

Author's Response: That's so sweet, thank you! About the question, I was thinking of Colin Creevy, though Tonks momentarily came to mind as well when I wrote that line. I'm so glad you liked it!

 
Reviewer: Snowlily Signed
Date: 06/12/11 Title: Chapter 1: Chapter 1

I definetley did like it, (very much) but I thought Tonks was one of the lovers?? Confusing, but I think I get it....=) If I tried to write a line like that, it would probably go on forever and get super confusing.

Author's Response: Oh, I worded that horribly. Tonks was one of the lovers, I was talking about her and Lupin. I just meant that she kind of came to mind too, but I mostly meant Colin. Whoops!

 

Hangman by littlebird
Rated: 3rd-5th Years [Reviews - 18]

Summary: Past Featured StoryOn the morning of Hermione’s 18th birthday, Ron hunts as Harry gathers. One boy is successful, while the other is not. At the end of an hour, who is to blame?

One-Shot.

This story has been nominated for the 2012 Quick Silver Quills: Best Dark/ Angst Fic



Categories: Dark/Angsty Fics Genre: Warnings: Mild Profanity

Word count: 2844 Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes
Published:
06/09/11 Updated: 06/15/11


Reviewer: Snowlily Signed
Date: 06/15/11 Title: Chapter 1: One-Shot

It was very well written, I liked the whole thing about Ron hating the locket. I don't think that Harry and Hermione would go off on their own, though, and even though Ron isn't wearing the locket, it does seem like they like each other. (Harry and Hermione). It's not exactly canon, so was that the point? Or was Ron going insane or something?

Author's Response:

Hi, Snowlily,

Thanks for reading and for the questions.  I love questions.  It means that I've left some room for interpretation.  Anyway....on to the answers.

This story was an experiment in establishing the authority of the narrator.  Do you trust everything Ron is communicating just because he's the one telling the story?  Is it possible that, maybe, his perceptions are a bit skewed?  Perhaps he is erroneously filling in blank after blank in his own head, making nothings into somethings?  Maybe.  Maybe not.

You, as the reader, can decide that for yourself.  I was just telling a story from one point of view.  If I made you question what you know from canon (Harry's POV), I'm glad.  That's what I was attempting. 

Again, thank you for reading!

 

 

I'm Only Number Three by LukiLaeta
Rated: 3rd-5th Years [Reviews - 7]

Summary: Number Three was born into a lonely world. Left on the doorsteps of an orphanage days after she was born, her life is clearly planned out. Live, and then die. But Number Three won't take that. She's a witch, and witches are strong. What will it take to find her purpose?

Go cry over all the starving children in Africa if you want to. But not me. There’s no meaning for it. My existence is one that even, I, myself, can hardly understand.

Number Three, nameless and lonely, will soon meet great withes and wizards, some of which are more important than others. Some of which she may grow to love dearly. But is love enough to mend a hopeless, broken heart?



Categories: Historical Genre: Warnings: Mild Profanity, Violence

Word count: 5647 Chapters: 3 Completed: No
Published:
06/14/11 Updated: 07/08/11


Reviewer: Snowlily Signed
Date: 06/19/11 Title: Chapter 1: Prologue

Amazing, amazing as always. =) I'm so glad you got approved, I know how long you've been waiting! However, this is one of your best stories, and I'm SO happy for you! I can't wait for the rest, and I'll be happy to 'beta-read' for you. =) Can't wait for the rest.

Snowlily

Author's Response: You are much too kind. Thanks SO much! And I hope, no, KNOW that your stories will continue to be great. I try my best!

 
Reviewer: Snowlily Signed
Date: 07/09/11 Title: Chapter 3: Chapter 2: Praeteritum

Amazing as always, I'm excited for the next chapter too! =) Can't wait. =)

Author's Response: I almost didn't respond. (Joking.) Haha, thanks. +)

 
Reviewer: Snowlily Signed
Date: 07/05/11 Title: Chapter 2: Chapter 1: A Fresh Start

What do you mean, 'you can't respond twice' ? I live in a free country (and so do you) and I can respond as many times as I deem fit! =)

Author's Response: I regret saying that, since now you've responded three times. Anyway...I hope to have the next chapter up soon.

 
Reviewer: Snowlily Signed
Date: 06/25/11 Title: Chapter 2: Chapter 1: A Fresh Start

Wow. I was hoping (sniff) you would get rid of 'jerk' but I guess it's too late for that now..... still, it was a great story and I loved reading it (=)

Author's Response: Hey! You can't respond twice! Just kidding. Thanks again.

 

Scavenger by armagod679
Rated: 3rd-5th Years [Reviews - 4]

Summary: It's a full moon tonight, and you're waiting for a human to walk by. A human to bite.

Categories: Dark/Angsty Fics Genre: Warnings: Violence

Word count: 881 Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes
Published:
06/21/11 Updated: 06/23/11


Reviewer: Snowlily Signed
Date: 07/02/11 Title: Chapter 1: Bloodlust

Wow. Disturbing, but very, very good. =)

Author's Response: Thank you.

 

The Flower Collector by butter_beer_drinker
Rated: 1st-2nd Years [Reviews - 3]

Summary:

It has been said that we can only see angels when we are children. At some point we outgrow this ability, but what happens to our angels then? Are they still there watching over us or do they move on? 

 



Categories: General Fics Genre: Warnings: None

Word count: 1188 Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes
Published:
06/27/11 Updated: 07/04/11


Reviewer: Snowlily Signed
Date: 07/04/11 Title: Chapter 1: The Flowers

That was very sweet, but very strange. =) I enjoyed it very much.

Author's Response:

Thank you for reading it.  Most of my stories are a little different than what you usually see here, written more from a parents point of view.  I have one up you might like like if you enjoy strange, The Pied Piper of the Black Florest.

~Kristy

 

Peace and Quiet by Simply Being
Rated: 1st-2nd Years [Reviews - 16]

Summary: “And quite honestly,” he turned away from the painted portraits, thinking now only of the four-poster bed lying waiting for him in Gryffindor Tower, and wondering whether Kreacher might bring him a sandwich there, “I’ve had enough trouble for a life time.”*


In search of some peace and quiet, The Gryffindor boys are reunited after the Final Battle.


*Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, page 749, American edition


Nominated for Best General Story in the Quicksilver Quills 2011!

Categories: General Fics Genre: Warnings: None

Word count: 2320 Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes
Published:
06/28/11 Updated: 07/04/11


Reviewer: Snowlily Signed
Date: 07/04/11 Title: Chapter 1: One-Shot

The only response for a story like this is a smile. =)

Author's Response: Aw, thanks! I appreciate it.

 

Lily's Eyes by XenaTwin
Rated: 1st-2nd Years [Reviews - 9]

Summary: Just a short poem, about Lily... and Harry going to Hogwarts, from Snape's POV

Lily's Eyes has been nominated for the Best Poetry Quicksilver Quill award. Thanks so much for the nomination!

Categories: Poetry Genre: Warnings: None

Word count: 142 Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes
Published:
06/29/11 Updated: 07/01/11


Reviewer: Snowlily Signed
Date: 07/01/11 Title: Chapter 1: Lily's Eyes

Amazing! It was supubly well written, with a very good....er.....I'll have to say motto for lack of a better word. I really liked the whole poem.....it was extremely good, and I hope to see more ( much more) from you soon. =)

Author's Response: Thanks. I am thrilled at the reception this one has gotten. I have two others in progress. I tend to write in a "lyrical" style with a catch phrase or the like. I think that's what you meant by "motto". Glad you enjoyed :)

 

What's In A Name? by Midnight Storm
Rated: 1st-2nd Years [Reviews - 11]

Summary:
What's in a name? That which we call a rose
By any other name would smell as sweet
– William Shakespeare


But for Lily and James Potter, it wasn't that simple.

Categories: Marauder Era Genre: Warnings: Mild Profanity

Word count: 1509 Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes
Published:
07/05/11 Updated: 07/11/11


Reviewer: Snowlily Signed
Date: 07/11/11 Title: Chapter 1: What's In A Name?

That was so, so, so good and funny and all around enjoyable, especially the end note. This name story is very sweet and I loved it very much. It is going on my favorites! =)

Author's Response: Oh, a favourite? Thanks heaps, Snowliliy! I'm glad you enjoyed it!

 

Severus by Elizabeth P
Rated: 1st-2nd Years [Reviews - 8]

Summary: Harry Potter's presence at Hogwarts is a painful reminder to Severus of what he lost all those years ago.

Categories: Severus/Lily Genre: Warnings: None

Word count: 1466 Chapters: 1 Completed: No
Published:
07/09/11 Updated: 07/13/11


Reviewer: Snowlily Signed
Date: 07/13/11 Title: Chapter 1: Chapter 1

Beautifully, wonderfully written, doubtlessly. There were a few things... like, would Snape really have gone to her wedding? He was a Death Eater at the time.... and that Snape was hating that he wasn't her first choice. I am a bit reluctant to think that Lily would have ever chosen him, as they were such good friends.... but very good story, I really loved it. =)

Author's Response: Thank you for the kind words, and the remarks as well. You've given me some things to think about as I continue!

 

A Carefree Dance by TheGoldenTrio
Rated: 1st-2nd Years [Reviews - 13]

Summary: Missing moment from Deathy Hallows. Ron and Hermione share a shining moment of happiness while at Bill and Fleur's wedding.

Categories: Ron/Hermione Genre: Warnings: None

Word count: 1045 Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes
Published:
07/17/11 Updated: 07/17/11


Reviewer: Snowlily Signed
Date: 07/17/11 Title: Chapter 1: Chapter 1

So sweet! It made me smile =)

 

After The Match by SaboteurVictory
Rated: 1st-2nd Years [Reviews - 9]

Summary: Cho Chang has just lost her very last Quidditch match at Hogwarts, to "that Ginny Weasley," no less. As she wanders about the school, lost in thought, she stumbles across Ginny, who is also in the company of the last person Cho would have expected. A black-haired, bespectacled person...

Categories: Harry/Ginny Genre: Warnings: None

Word count: 1527 Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes
Published:
07/18/11 Updated: 07/20/11


Reviewer: Snowlily Signed
Date: 07/20/11 Title: Chapter 1: One-shot

Very, very good, well written, my favorite part: 'Ron-Weasley-the-tornadoes-hater.'

Author's Response: Thank you so much! I really appreciate the review and your feedback!

 

Bracelets by armagod679
Rated: 3rd-5th Years [Reviews - 6]

Summary: Lavender Brown: gossip, fashion queen, boy crazy. But she also weaves bracelets from thread. Bracelets that let her forget gossip, that make her fashionable, and that save her from the pain of boys... and everything else.

Categories: General Fics Genre: Warnings: Mild Profanity, Sexual Situations, Violence

Word count: 1692 Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes
Published:
07/19/11 Updated: 07/26/11


Reviewer: Snowlily Signed
Date: 07/27/11 Title: Chapter 1: Embroidery Thread

That was sweet and good, imaginative and well written, I really enjoyed it. I especially liked the part about Harry's death being imminent. I mean, he gets into all those dangerous situations! How can you blame her for thinking one will eventually kill him? J.K. Very good, though. I want more! =)

Author's Response: Thank you for the review.

 

Mum by hogwartsbookworm
Rated: 1st-2nd Years [Reviews - 27]

Summary:

There's something Lily's been waiting to hear since Harry said his first word.

Written in anticipation for Deathly Hallows, part two.

Nominated for the 2011 Best Dark/Angsty QSQ. Thank you, Maple!

Categories: Dark/Angsty Fics Genre: Warnings: Character Death

Word count: 1853 Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes
Published:
07/19/11 Updated: 07/28/11


Reviewer: Snowlily Signed
Date: 07/29/11 Title: Chapter 1: One-shot

So sad, but very sweet, very good idea, very well written - second person was a twist, unusual - but I loved it. =)

Author's Response: I've never written second person, so I've been interested as to what the reactions would be to this story. Thanks for commenting on that. And thanks for reading and reviewing!

 

Lesson of Your Life by ginny112
Rated: 3rd-5th Years [Reviews - 3]

Summary: Rose Weasley is in her sixth year at Hogwarts, and for the first time ever when she has to serve detention, Scorpius Malfoy plans to teach her something no book ever does.

Categories: Other Pairing Genre: Warnings: None

Word count: 3807 Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes
Published:
07/21/11 Updated: 07/26/11


Reviewer: Snowlily Signed
Date: 07/27/11 Title: Chapter 1: Lesson of Your Life

That was good, how much she changed! It was a cute story, I really liked it, especially how she's telling him he should apologize!

 

Love, Hogwarts by Amortentia Black
Rated: 1st-2nd Years [Reviews - 20]

Summary: Sirius, Remus, and Harry share memories and stories as they read through letters the Marauders and friends wrote to their future selves while at school.

Categories: General Fics Genre: Warnings: None

Word count: 7395 Chapters: 5 Completed: Yes
Published:
07/27/11 Updated: 01/10/13


Reviewer: Snowlily Signed
Date: 08/06/11 Title: Chapter 1: Chapter 1: Some Sirius Advice

Very canon, very smart idea, very well written. I loved it! =) I also recognised Elvendork from What's in a name? Made me laugh. Keep writing !

Author's Response: Thank you! Yes, Elvendork is from the short prequel story that JK wrote! I'm SO sorry this took me so long to respond! I totally forgot I'd started uploading that story (sheepish grin) please forgive me? Anyway, Love, Hogwarts has been finished for a while and I'm uploading as fast as they will let me. I'm currently working hard on a full length prequel series from this universe. You can find more info on my blog, the link is on my profile. Let me know if you're interested! Anyway, thanks for reading, and look out for more :) Laurel

 
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