Penname: lucilla_pauie [Contact]
Real name: Joanna Paula
Member Since: 04/20/06
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~LucillaJoanna (LJ)aka lucilla_pauie (here) aka Dayang Lucilla (dramione.org/ff.net) is busy-busy with original fiction. But every now and then she gets a fit of fan fiction, like allergy. A beloved allergy.

I'm a Filipina, living in the Philippines, spending my waking hours reading and writing. I have high hopes, like most everyone, but for now, I relish writing and being read here.

The stories you'll find here are a mad medley. I love the HP-universe in its entirety, and so write vastly within this vast world of people and eras. However, I don't stray far from romance-- you know, pairings and life lemons. I love those quotes that more often than not end up hackneyed in email/SMS forwards. If I don't quote them directly, they inspire the pieces you'll see here.

Pairings:

I don't think there's one I can't or won't write (except slash, younger generation/older generation, OC's). I was hooked into fan fiction for these snippets of sweets we don't get to read from the HP books. Even though I write horror in RL, I'm a very girly girl, the kind that squeals while reading the Twilight series even for the nth time. Incidentally, unless they're Joyce Carol Oates or Neil Gaiman or maybe William Faulkner come back to life, I scoff at those who scoff at Twilight (friendly&fond scoffing, now. ^_^ Everyone's entitled to their own tastes and opinions, aye?). Back to topic, it's a disappointment to shippers to favorite me because I write Dramione this week, and then write a Ron/Hermione the next. Hee.

Asked what my OTP is, I'll say it's Ron/Hermione, but that's only because I love Hermione and I'm loyal to what JKR decided. But I think I don't have an OTP. I ride, I ship, I bike and even cook them all. I have Haxime and Frangelina. I also have a list of the pairings I have yet to try, but I'm too immersed in three WIP's, both here and in RL.

General Fics:

If not in the Romance subcats, my stories go here. They're all dear to me. They're mostly Challenge entries, so they were written with motives. ^_^ Five are Post-DH yarns, and two of these (Little Things; A Shower of Stardust) concentrate on the white noise after the War.

Great Lady of Magic was originally five chapters, but due to the Challenge deadline, became a one-shot instead. The cramming and compression seemed to have worked nonetheless; it's my first First Place since I started joining the Challenges in New Year 2007!

The Prince's Unshared Tale: Uncut is my little peace offering to Snape, whom I have slandered until July 22, 2007. Still, you have to admit he's been very stubborn and stupid.

The Art of Weaselling: I enjoyed this one so much. I liked Neville's grandma's inveigling tactics and Great Uncle Algie's slyness. What is One Picture Worth? is my stab at a historical. Loved the research and the flowery, courtly English I had to use, though I tried not to make it a la Shakespeare too much.

Bonds of Magic has been solicited into someone's blog during the DH fever. It still comes up when I google my real name. I'm embarassed, LOL. It was too fluffy compared to the book. Phew.

Alternate Universe:

Dark/Angst, I won't; Humor, I can't. I think Ron's Best Friend can be classified as the latter, but to be safe from sneers, I just put it into Ron/Hermione. AU is the only other cat I have here. How to Hold Sway is very much at the top of my favorites and I'm thinking of expanding on some questions it triggered from readers. I originally posted it under Dramione after the Challenge finished, but shippers complained. Hehe.

At the Forums:

This will be the "Beta Forums" you see on the Nav Bar to the side. I haunt General Fan Fiction Discussion, Madam Pomfrey's Character Clinic, The Reference Desk, The Beta Guild, and of course, SPEW (the Society for the Promotion of Proper Evaluation for Writers by Readers). I'm a very loyal Hufflepuff, redundancy intended. I'm not active in the common room (because if I join the games, I'll be addicted!), but I do my small part.

Real Life:

I've had my first book, so to speak (hehe), in December 2007, when my story was included in the third annual run of the anthology, Philippine Speculative Fiction. That's the name for the genre of fantasy/horror/scifi and the cracks in between. My story's title is Hamog (dew).

I also write book reviews, handling Classics, Contemporary Classics and the Trivia and Quiz sections of READ magazine. I've also landed the On Reading two-page spread and the Seasonal Review (with my pic!). I nearly choked on my chicken burger when I was first included in the masthead.

In December 2005, which is not too long ago, and which is why I'm rather lazy, I won First Place in a nationwide essay contest regarding teen pregnancy (sponsored by The Advocates for Youth Philippines Foundation, Pringles and UNFPA). I never used the theme park tickets, I still have the box of feminine wash sachets and karaoke bar gift certificates, and the first things I bought with the money were books: The Count of Monte Cristo; On Writing; Stardust; The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe; By The River Piedra, I Sat Down and Wept; The Alchemist; Flipped; The Phantom of the Opera; Wuthering Heights...

I dream about shopping for this many books in one go again. I earn bookstore GC's now, but I only get five books at most. *sigh*

I have been deaf since I was thirteen due to meningitis. My mania for books, fan fiction, and scripts is understandable, no? I'm so glad I'm not blind. Meningitis can be that cruel.

It has been kind to me, however. I'm happy. Sometimes people don't take me seriously because I'm too bubbly. So here I did try to be sober. Hemhem.

I have two brothers and one sister. Onchie is a Mining Engineering junior, Josh is in seventh grade and Jouie is in third grade.

I have a mongrel, Jego.

I love egg yolks.

I moderate a local Harry Potter club, MaCofWiz, in which I'm in Ravenclaw, and in which I'm the one who almost always plans and plots the outings.

I was born under Libra, Tiger and the hazelnut tree. ^_^

>>misc. The Weasley War
The Names of the Weasley Grandkids. (I went completely insane and had them all breeding like rabbits. Pun intended again.)

Harry and Ginny~

Sirius James -- 16 (June 21)
Gideon Arthur-- 13 (February 28)
Maynard Harry-- 11 (August 30)
Miguel Ronald-- 11 (August 30)
Stephen Joel-- 8 (September 4)
Gabriel Xavier-- 5 (July 8)

Ron and Hermione~

Juliet Nathalie Clarisse-- 15 (December 25)
Fabiana Claudine-- 5 (December 18)
Robin Cecille-- 4 (December 20)
Ronaldine Cora-- 3 (March 1)
Joshua Laurent-- 2 (April 21)
Sylvia Candace-- 0 (November 1)

Fred and Verity~

Cleopatra-- 14 (March 8)
Mark Antony-- 14 (March 8)
Queen Elizabeth-- 11 (March 8)
William Conqueror-- 11 (March 8)

George and Athena--

Janus Arthur -- 15 (June 28)
Venus Molly -- 14 (July 20)

Charlie and Annika--

Arthur Ivan -- 17 (January 16)
Olga Cristina -- 15 (November 25)
Andrey Sasha -- 12 (September 8)
Eleanore Anya-- 11 (November 8)
Almira Dinah-- 4 (May 7)

Bill and Fleur~

Agatha Victoria Gertrude -- 21 (April 8)
Camilo Arthur -- 17 (May 18)
Xenita Sharon -- 16 (August 4)
Joanna Pierra -- 12 (September 27)
Jonathan Pierre -- 12 (September 27)
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Sweet Sorrow by lucilla_pauie
Rated: 3rd-5th Years [Reviews - 13]

Summary: Prim-and-proper-and-tough Lily.

She was only shaken once.

Not by James’s romance, nor by Voldemort’s evil antics, but by that little joyous miracle called ‘motherhood’. And in her case, it had nothing to do with erratic hormones and mood swings.

LucillaJoanna of Hufflepuff tells in this story how the mother of a destined hero feels, her perplexity of whether To Laugh or Cry.



Not your regular Lily/James story. Originally an entry to the Spring Challenges.

~dedicated to my fab bannermaker friend, Edwina (Wulfric Brian Dumbledore/blacsilver_serpent)



Categories: James/Lily Genre: Warnings: None

Word count: 2359 Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes
Published:
05/19/07 Updated: 05/25/07


What is One Picture Worth? by lucilla_pauie
Rated: 1st-2nd Years [Reviews - 14]

Summary: A honeymoon gone awry...A wedding portrait gone blotchy...

The honeymoon going awry led to the portrait going blotchy and the portrait going blotchy could lead to the honeymoon going very awry!

What's a witch to do except perhaps travel time, to save the portrait and the honeymoon?

Hermione meets the master of Time-turners, however, and gets much much more than she bargained for...

This is LucillaJoanna of Hufflepuff, traversing A Shift In Time in the Spring Challenges...

...and won Second Place!



Categories: Post-Hogwarts Genre: Warnings: None

Word count: 21946 Chapters: 6 Completed: Yes
Published:
03/27/07 Updated: 05/22/07


Peeping Molly by lucilla_pauie
Rated: 1st-2nd Years [Reviews - 69]

Summary: PRE-DH

A short breather from the war and the wedding...

Molly is in her rocker, in her Prewett heirloom eye mask.

Ron and Hermione are in the window seat, discussing rain, honeymoons and stilettos and... that thing they really should get to discussing.

They do get to discuss it.

And Molly had a treat.

This was an entry to the first Skele-Gro Challenge at MNFF Betaboards.

Categories: Ron/Hermione Genre: Warnings: None

Word count: 1639 Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes
Published:
04/24/07 Updated: 05/01/07


To Love Life Again by lucilla_pauie
Rated: 3rd-5th Years [Reviews - 89]

Summary: There's magic in dates.

Harry and Ginny and the Weasleys believe this.

This is why they send their poor Hermione to her granny’s cottage in Ireland on February twenty-ninth, Leap Year, hoping she could also leap back to life and perhaps to love once more, five years after losing Ron in the war.

Hermione doesn't know it, but her parents and the Weasleys plus Harry are not content seeing her slaving away with paperwork and living by routine with a dead look in her eyes.

In Ireland, amidst the hills and the romantic whispering of the mountain breeze and the sea, in the handsome seaside village of Ardmore, someone is waiting for her.

…someone waiting for something to complete his own return to life.

Someone named Andrei MacElroy...or so he claims.

This had been entered into the New Year Challenge At the Sign of the Green Dragon and won 2nd Place (insert very undignified *squee* here).

Rave reviews. Not your usual Dramione fic. The sequel is up. ~Then Somebody Bends~



Categories: Hermione/Draco Genre: Warnings: Book 7 Disregarded

Word count: 29461 Chapters: 7 Completed: Yes
Published:
01/25/07 Updated: 02/23/07


Bonds of Magic by lucilla_pauie
Rated: 1st-2nd Years [Reviews - 5]

Summary: PRE-DH “We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided… We can fight…only by showing an equally strong bond of friendship and trust…”

Bonds of friendship and trust. What else could conquer discord and hate but these—and love?

This is LucillaJoanna of Hufflepuff, and my First Chapter for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.



Categories: General Fics Genre: Warnings: None

Word count: 3823 Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes
Published:
02/16/07 Updated: 02/20/07


Just Perfect by lucilla_pauie
Rated: 1st-2nd Years [Reviews - 20]

Summary: PRE-DH Ron and Hermione are getting married...and life chose just that perfect moment to shake them with a shocking discovery...

But love prevails, especially love as strong as Ron and Hermione's. Love unconditional and trusting, no matter the circumstances, makes everything just perfect.


I am LucillaJoanna, celebrating the Love Month with this One-Shot Challenge entry for Hufflepuff.

Categories: Ron/Hermione Genre: Warnings: None

Word count: 3601 Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes
Published:
02/01/07 Updated: 02/01/07


You-and-Me Nuggets by lucilla_pauie
Rated: 3rd-5th Years [Reviews - 26]

Summary: PRE-DHWhat ultimately brought Lily and James away from their snapping and snarling matches? And what about Hagrid during his romantic trip to the mountains with his Olympe?

And Fred--is he always that confident? No Weasley nerves at all? And what happened during Harry and Ginny's lake stroll? What came next after Ron and Hermione's sweet cuddle during the funeral? Laughs and fluff!

Categories: Ron/Hermione AND Harry/Ginny Genre: Warnings: None

Word count: 2061 Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes
Published:
11/08/06 Updated: 11/22/06


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