Name: Joanna (real name Annamaria)
Age: well, over 25
Birthday: June 30th
Favorite Book: PoA
Favorite Character(s): Dumbledore
Favorite Professor(s): McGonagall and Moody (I know he was an usurper, but still)
Favorite House: Ravenclaw (seeing that Iím one)
Favorite Magical Animal: Blast-Ended Skrewts, only kidding, I kinda like Dragons.
Favorite Weasley: Charlie (or Bill)
Favorite Pet: A Crup would be okay
Favorite Order Member: Kingsley Shacklebolt
Favorite Wizarding Snack: Chocolate Frogs and I donít know how Cauldron Cakes taste, but I would like to try them
Favorite Fanfiction? Marauderís Era, I guess, a well written Snape/Hermione or a well written Canon Character/OC
BOOKS & MOVIES
Did you cry when Sirius died? Of course!
What about Dumbledore? I was devastated
All time favorite part? Hermione/Umbridge scene where she tells her that she had already read the entire book. Hilarious!
Do you like the movies as much as the books? Only PoA
Hottest HP actor? Gary Oldman
What scene did they leave out in the movie you wish they hadn't? CoS: When Harry and Ron are not seeing Snape among the teachers and he is standing behind them.
Favorite movie moment? PoA, Harry leaving the Dursleys and meeting Sirius/aka Padfoot/aka THE GRIM!
Least favorite movie moment? The hippogriff ride, that was cheesy and the whole GoF-yule ball scenes
Favorite character in movie? Richard Harris as Dumbledore
Favorite Movie? PoA
Do you think Snape is sexy? Kinda
And for the last question, how has Harry Potter changed your life? Completely
Summary: During her fifth year, Lily Evans decides to write a guide to life at Hogwarts, and how to survive it. She covers all aspects of life, and gives helpful advice on how to deal with certain scenarios. For example, would you know what to do if you realised there was a kleptomaniac in your Dorm? What if you lost your beloved teddy bear, Mr Muffles? And do you know how to push, without any force? Read on, and find out the best way of living and surviving at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry ...
This was definitely a good read. Very witty formulated, Lily was cool.
I would have adapted the teacher thingy a bit more, so that we really can recognize some of the teachers at Lily's Hogwarts. Okay, you had Binns in there, but you should have Slughorn and McGonagall or Dumbledore. I just think that some of those descriptions fit Harry's teachers but not Lily's.
Overall a very enjoyable read. To tell the truth I was wondering who will find this guide. My first thoughts were Hermione, Ginny or possibly Harry's daughter. Hermione was a good choice. *lol*
Anyways, you made me laugh, and that's what at the end counts. Thanks!
Author's Response: Thanks, I\'m glad you liked it. THank you also for the comment about the teachers - it was helpful. Maybe I\'ll go back and edit that sometime, but I\'m busy with my other fic, so not straight away. But thank you, it really helped.
Summary: A short character-study exploring Remus' feelings in the days after Hallowe'en 1981.
(The world is strange; strange and old and sometimes dead, but mostly, it is living.)
Story discussed in the DADA class on mugglenet's fan fiction forums.
This is beautiful, James! And beautifully written.
The picture motif guides us through this story and helps us to better understand the happenings. I like how he reacts at the end, burning everything. But I bet he will regret that one day. Poor Remus!
My favourite sentence-fragment is:
a lone corner where he can roll them up in scrolls, to gather patinas of dust, not to return. I love this imagery!
Author's Response: He will, won\'t he? But not before after he realises--or finds, perhaps?--that Sirius is guilty. And in a way I think burning the pictures was the best thing he could do--they had been the reason for his suffering (reminding him of his past), and burning them showed (perhaps to himself, as well?) that he was stepping away from his past and into the future, going on with his life. When he burned the pictures which was the first hint thatDumbledore\'s word had had an significant impact on him. Thank you for such a lovely review, Anna! I
Author's Response: I have no idea what happened with my response in the end, there. I meant \"When he burned the pictures, that was the first hint that Dumbledore\'s words had had a significant impact on him.\" rather than what it said now. And when I wrote \"... Sirius is guilty.\", I meant \"... Sirius is not guilty.\". ::frantically searches for edit button::