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09/13/05

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Removed stories from MNFF... I'm on some different sites now under penname "Auds," so look me up on www.checkmated.com, www.simplyundeniable.com, or www.thequidditchpitch.org if you want to read old and new stuff! Also, check out my LJ (link above) for HP thoughts and new drabbles and fics.

I apologize to my readers, who have always been so very nice to me, have read and reviewed faithfully, and have supported me muchly! I just wasn't feeling it at MNFF anymore, and I hope you'll understand. Thanks for your support and hopefully I'll hear from you in the future.


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Secrets, Lies and Guinness Pies by adjectived noun

Rated:24 Reviews
Summary: Lupin handles Harry's grieving in the most insightful and mature way he can: by taking him out and getting him utterly plastered. However, as one rather astute young auror notes, drinking and pretending nothing is wrong is NOT dealing with your problems, and Remus Lupin must confront his grieving.
Reviewer: woodwoman Signed
Date: 08/15/06 Title: Chapter 3: Sunset Swim

I had this whole clever, witty review planned out and then my computer kicked me offline, rendering me helpless until this morning when I could finally get back on and tell you how brilliant this is. Seriously brilliant. You are a very talented writer, judging by this piece, and I think you should feel very happy about the way it turned out. It was the perfect blend of male egotism, grief, angst, and witty humor. I was so entertained by the image of Harry, Lupin, and Dung (of all people) getting pissed and of Lupin resorting to alcoholism to deal with his pain. The insight on his first love was heart-breaking, as was the quote he used to explain why he wasn't upset about Sirius' death. Even though it didn't turn out like this in Book 6 -- Harry was not nearly as upset as I thought he would be, nor was Lupin, and Dung turned out to be true to his name after all, I still think this is a brilliant piece of work. You could change out the names and it would still be an effetive emotional piece; perhaps even more so because we wouldn't have the presupposition of the characters' canon personalities to guide us. Thank you so much for sharing this on this website and I'm so sorry I didn't see it sooner, when you first published it -- but I'm glad I found it, it feels and looks like a diamond in the rough. Oh, and props on the part where you had Lupin melt the Avril Lavigne CD. Priceless. Way to go!



Spirits in the Future by JessicaH

Rated: 1st-2nd Years • 587 Reviews
Summary: Voldemort attacks the Potters, James and Lily try to protect their beloved baby boy. Then suddenly they're in a house they do not know. Harry isn't with them and they don't know what happened. Where are they? And who are the redhead children running down the stairs? Why have they been sent? The story is placed in the future, years after Voldemort's death, but danger is still lurking. Features Harry/Ginny and Ron/Hermione.

Joint winner in the genfic category of the Multifaceted Fanfiction Awards
Reviewer: woodwoman Signed
Date: 01/25/06 Title: Chapter 26: After the Battle

That was a fantastic story. You really conveyed Lily and James' love for Harry and his family in a realistic way. I was a little sceptical at first, but the twists and turns you inserted really added interest and kept me reading. I loved it! Harry and Ginny were a playful couple, you made them into realistic parents, and I like the way you mirrored James and Lily in Lily and Jordan. Thanks for a fantastic read!

Author's Response: *blush* Thank you. What lovely things to say. I'm just happy you enjoyed the story and that you think my characterisation was realistic.



Canis Majoris by trinsy

Rated: 1st-2nd Years • 645 Reviews
Summary: Adhara Jocelyn Black has always been torn between her loyalty to James Potter, her cousin Sirius's best mate, and Lily Evans, the sister she has never known. But in her seventh year everything changes. Join Jocelyn, Sirius, Lily, and the rest of the Marauders as they battle for their lives... and loves...
Reviewer: woodwoman Signed
Date: 12/28/05 Title: Chapter 29: Inscriptions

!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



Power of the Prophecy by the_bartender713

Rated: 6th-7th Years • 877 Reviews
Summary: Year six begins in the_bartender's crazy concoction that is the life of Harry Potter. Add one part Harry, two parts prophecy, a mixture of Ron and Hermione, a dash of Ginny, a splash of Dumbledore (and garnish with a certain new knightly character to add a little mystery!)...


Pour over the ice in Lord Voldemort's heart and voila!


You've got yourself a Power of the Prophecy Cocktail, sure to mess you up, spin you around, make you question your motives and turn your wizarding world up-side down.





Reviewer: woodwoman Signed
Date: 12/12/05 Title: Chapter 12: Detention with Draco

Just read your stories. They're good! Please update soon, I can't wait to see what happens. You've got a neat characterization going on with Harry and Dumbledore, Harry and Draco, Harry and Snape. I liked your explanation of the Unforgivable Curses earlier. Like I said, UPDATE SOON!!!! Thanks...

Author's Response: Thanks a million! I never really thought about my character relationships, but I'm glad you noticed! I'll be sure to pay more attention to keep them to your standards! More unforgivables to come.... hehehe



For a Reason by SophieWeasley

Rated: Professors • 130 Reviews
Summary: In the summer of her sixth year, Lily does something she thinks she will regret for the rest of her life. After losing her parents to a Muggle car accident, loneliness and desperation drive her to see James Potter. Will their encounter remain a stain on her conscience, or will she find out that year that everything happens for a reason?
Reviewer: woodwoman Signed
Date: 12/12/05 Title: Chapter 2: Morning After

I'm in love with this story. You've got a great complexity going on here. Maybe James and Sirius should find Lily and comfort her? Take her to see her sister? Have her stay at Potter mansion, with no ulterior motives other than to help her deal with her parents' death. Then break down the barriers between Lily and James by making her hate Sirius even more than she hates James. I don't know, you just said you were going with the flow... But yeah I really like the story, the direction, it's well-written and complex. Good job.



Courage by RagingStorm71117

Rated: 1st-2nd Years • 8 Reviews
Summary: True courage shines through only when all else fails. Taking you back to that fateful night in 1981.... Break out the chocolate, folks.
Reviewer: woodwoman Signed
Date: 12/06/05 Title: Chapter 1: One

That was definitely very touching. Wow is all I can say! How sad... I definitely need chocolate now.



Git in Shining Armor by juniorauthor

Rated: 3rd-5th Years • 314 Reviews
Summary: Ronald Weasley struggles with his teaspoon's worth of emotions during Hermione's stay at the Burrow summer after fifth year. With the Twins succumbing the household to spontaneous product trials, and a new Minister of Magic, one would think that Hermione's Bulgarian pen pal would be the least of Ron's problems.



And that would be what one would get for thinking.





Surprises abound (the Good and the Bad) assure the Weasleys and their house guest this will be a summer all but one of them will never forget.



Final chapter is in queue. Wow, that took forever, didn't it?
Reviewer: woodwoman Signed
Date: 01/17/06 Title: Chapter 6: Just a Little Less Than Charming

this is great!



After the Die is Cast by Mudblood428

Rated: 3rd-5th Years • 597 Reviews
Summary: Since the tragedy at the Astronomy Tower, Harry has become an even more formidable wizard, but a shocking revelation may mean the difference between life and death for The Boy Who Lived. It is the final stage of Harry's quest to destroy Lord Voldemort - can he save the Wizarding World and those he loves from the treachery of the Dark Lord... and also save himself? [Action takes place in media res towards the end of Harry's Seventh Year at Hogwarts (Post-HBP).]
Reviewer: woodwoman Signed
Date: 02/01/06 Title: Chapter 9: Chapter Nine: Fire and Ice

I just found your story today and read all of it. It's... amazing. You've got a great knack for writing action, something that I have tried and failed at. All the characters are in character, which makes it even easier to read. I like the twists and turns you've been adding. When is the next chapter due? I'll be looking forward to it!

Author's Response: Thanks so much :). I've greatly enjoyed reading your fiction as well! Writing action is probably the most difficult and cumbersome thing I've ever done, which is why these chapters are taking longer and longer to write. The good news is that the next chapter is in the queue and due out any day now, so keep your eyes pealed!



Academic Discourse by adjectived noun

Rated: 1st-2nd Years • 23 Reviews
Summary: 1993. The passive-aggressive wife of a Death Eater harangues the passive-aggressive Professor of Defence Against the Dark Arts. Hilarity ensues.
Reviewer: woodwoman Signed
Date: 08/15/06 Title: Chapter 1: Academic Discourse

Go Lupin!



Harry Potter and The Story In The Runes by IHateSnakes

Rated: 3rd-5th Years • 310 Reviews
Summary: Lord Voldemort is no more, but the victors paid a high price. This story begins as Harry, Ron, and Hermione’s seventh year comes to an end and Ginny's starts. While delving into the ancient story of Merlin, Percy Weasly brings attention to what appears to be the complete collapse of magic. Can he, or anyone stop the changes before it's too late?
Reviewer: woodwoman Signed
Date: 12/13/05 Title: Chapter 17: Rudy’s Surprise

I love this story -- I just spent all day reading it start to finish. Update soon! I can't wait to see what happens next. You're doing a great job with the characters -- I really feel like you're getting into their personalities and psyche. Thanks for a great story!

Author's Response: Thank you, woodwoman, glad you are enjoying it. Only 35 chapters left! S.



Reviewer: woodwoman Signed
Date: 01/26/06 Title: Chapter 25: What Was That About?

Yay! An update! Interesting... very interesting... can't wait to read more, keep up the good (if a little confusing) work.

Author's Response: Thanks! S.



Reviewer: woodwoman Signed
Date: 12/28/05 Title: Chapter 20: Madam Tumult's Story

I'm SOOOOOOOO hooked on this story! can't wait until you can update it!

Author's Response: Glad you are enjoying it! S.



Reviewer: woodwoman Signed
Date: 12/14/05 Title: Chapter 18: Threads

I am loving this story!!!! Thank you so much for updating. Can't wait to read the next chapter.

Author's Response: Thank you...will try to get to it this week! S.



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Reviewer: woodwoman Signed
Date: 01/18/06 Title: None

This story has me floored. It's so intense, you have a beautiful, visual flow and I really enjoy the alternate p.o.v. Also, the specific type of magic you invented was incredible. Thanks so much for this great piece of work and I'm sorry for your loss. Not to sound selfish, but please update soon, this is amazing. Thank you.

Author's Response: Wow, amazing, haven't heard that in a while. I didn't intend to add another p.o.v originally, but I needed to keep Harry out of the way with some things to keep the story flowing. I'm glad I did decide to, because I think it works pretty well. Not to sound big-headed or anything.

Author's Response: Wow, amazing, haven't heard that in a while. I didn't intend to add another p.o.v originally, but I needed to keep Harry out of the way with some things to keep the story flowing. I'm glad I did decide to, because I think it works pretty well. Not to sound big-headed or anything. You're very welcome!



Reviewer: woodwoman Signed
Date: 01/18/06 Title: None

This story has me floored. It's so intense, you have a beautiful, visual flow and I really enjoy the alternate p.o.v. Also, the specific type of magic you invented was incredible. Thanks so much for this great piece of work and I'm sorry for your loss. Not to sound selfish, but please update soon, this is amazing. Thank you.

Author's Response: Same response as above. For some reason it posted my answer twice, so that'll make up for it I suppose. Thanks!!



Reviewer: woodwoman Signed
Date: 02/01/06 Title: None

please, please update soon! i'm begging...

Author's Response: Oh, I'm really sorry for the delay! *Cringes*, sorry sorry sorry! But I'm working on another fic for my best friend at the moment, (not on this site) but as she's going away at the weekend, I should be able to finish the next chapter then! Apologies, but blame my friend for the delay! Hopefully the weekend will see another post...hopefully...



Reviewer: woodwoman Signed
Date: 01/21/06 Title: None

This was a great chapter. Thanks so much for updating so soon! I think it fits really well with the rest, don't worry. Yay for Dumbledore being back. Does this mean there's hope that Harry will survive the night? Again, I love this story!!!

Author's Response: I'm glad you liked it, woodwoman. Yay indeed. I didn't intend to bring him back originally, but I'm really glad I did. It was a lot of fun to write his character, especially for the next chapter. Oh, I can't say yet. Maybe, maybe not, who knows what Harry's capable of? ;) Thank you, and I'm touched!!



Reviewer: woodwoman Signed
Date: 01/18/06 Title: None

I've never cried before while reading a fanfic, but this chapter sent a tear or two streaming down my face. You wrote beautifully about a horrible situation. I can't wait to read more.

Author's Response: Oh, thanks, that's really touching. I've updated, but it might not be accepted yet. We'll just have to wait and see...



"Mum, Dad, It's Me... Harry." by Mudblood428

Rated: 1st-2nd Years • 475 Reviews
Summary: Harry, Ron, and Hermione make a trip to Godric's Hollow to visit the Potters' graves. There, Harry speaks to his parents for the first time, and in so doing, discovers that the dead are never truly lost. (One-shot. Bring your kleenex.)
Reviewer: woodwoman Signed
Date: 02/06/06 Title: Chapter 1: One-Shot

Wow... that was amazing. So touching. I almost didn't read it... no offense but it sounded so sad and almost lame. I mean, I would feel lame doing that. But you described Harry's emotions and thoughts in a very realistic, canon-rific way. I am so touched by this story! You're a great writer! Definitely 10/10.



I Wanna Go Back by Deathblade

Rated: Professors • 40 Reviews
Summary: Cowards die many times before their death's. The Valorous taste of death but once. -William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar
What happens when you win the battle, but lose the war? What happen when Harry defeats Voldemort, but loses everything in the process? Rated R for Drug/Alcohol abuse and sexual abuse in later chapters.
Reviewer: woodwoman Signed
Date: 12/14/05 Title: Chapter 3: Chapter 3

Wow... pretty dark, but it's good.