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Harry Potter Fic Recs

My HP Fic Recs. I tend to like multi-chapter epics (50,000+ words) and the majority of them are rated R/NC-17. I much prefer fics that aren't on fanfiction.net, but I won't rule out reading them if there are good reviews (gushing over the author doesn't count) even then I'm leery however. I also prefer completed fics, I've been burned too many times by WIP's, my one continual exception is AYLNO.

A note to all HP authors: If you have fic on FF.net, please consider moving it to AO3 or another HP archive. There are many to choose from, if you need help finding one, ask, please, it will only work to your benefit.

Why, yes I've found a fandom where I like Het pairings. ;) It happens so rarely it deserves special notice. *grins*

NOTE: Updated June 26th 2014

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I'm always looking for new fics to read. If you know of a fic you think I'll love, based on these recs, feel free to leave a comment here. You can see other pairings I'm interested in here.


Happy Birthday Harry Potter


Harry Birthday Meme

A comment fest for fic, discussion, meta, squee, art and any other random thoughts about Harry on his birthday!

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HP Fic Recs

So, I posted a prompt over at hp_darkarts for the Taboo Kink prompt fest and it's been filled!!!

Dreams by tiraen (Harry/Voldemort ; PG-13) After seeing Harry's erotic dreams, Voldemort decides to make them come true. [Taboo Kink: Rape Fantasy/Bloodplay]

I also wanted to rec a hilarious crack!fic

Truth or Dare? by TheFatalIllusion (PG-15)
When unusual circumstances leave the Dark Lord, Lucius and Draco Malfoy, Severus Snape, Ron, Hermione, Ginny and finally Harry Potter trapped together, unable to use their magic, what will happen when Harry suggests the innocent game of Truth or Dare?
Warnings: Crack!fic, Stupidity, Ron Bashing, Dumbledore bashing, slight Ginny bashing, OOCness, Extreme Silliness, Slash (snogging), Het (snogging), pranks, Embarrassing/Humiliating revelations, Hilarity
Note: Re Warnings, this is a game of Truth or Dare the questions and dares are meant to be difficult and embarrassing. That's the whole point of the game.

Both of these will likely make it in to my HP Rec List eventually.

Fanfiction is supposed to be fun... Right?

Ok, so I know this topic has been discussed to death by everybody but it still makes me livid when I see it....

Why do people feel the need to rake an author through the coals because of the pairing of a fic or because the author had the audacity to change canon? I mean isn't that what fanfiction is for? I can understand not liking a certain pairing, but just because you don't like it or understand how it could possibly work doesn't mean other people can't. That's the beauty of fanfiction, we can all read what we like. Pairings are almost always noted before you start reading, so if it's one you don't like or refuse to try then don't read it. Why read something you know you're going to hate just so you can toss a bucket of vitriol at the author and the readers that are interested in the story? It's a waste of your time and theirs. I'm sure there are plenty of other things you could be reading instead.

Of course nowadays I shake my head and sigh over people that refuse to read something they've never tried. Way back when I first started reading fic I was the same way. I have since found that it's better to not limit myself. Quite a lot of the things I swore I'd never read have actually become some of my favorite tropes/kinks/plots/pairings. Now I'm willing to give anything a try once to see if I really don't like it or can't read it before I run the other way. I'm not talking about people that can't read things due to trauma in their own lives, I mean those that are unwilling to try something because it is different.

/controversial topic


*pokes flist* Is this anyone there... ;p

So, the recent posts over at lj_feedback are giving me a little bit of hope that LJ may become user friendly again. I won't hold my breath, but we shall see.

In other news...

I've recently bought a Roku 3 and am watching shows I never got around to. Most notably, Sherlock. XD Yes, I have finally succumbed. Since I also watch Elementary and I adore the RDJ movies I can't help but compare and contrast the three different versions. There are things I love about all three and each have things I dislike as well. I absolutely love the interactions between Sherlock and John (no surprise there, really), Mrs. Hudson is adorable and a love Molly. Watching Benedict's portrayal of Sherlock is fascinating, I can't help but think he'd make a brilliant Tom Riddle (ah, and here's my current HP obsession rearing it's head). Then there's Moriarty. *sigh* I hate him in Sherlock (*ducks and runs for cover*), but no, seriously he comes off more as a petulant child that anything else and I just can't stand it. But aside from that I do actually rather like the show. ;)

My fanfiction reading are almost completely devoted to Harry Potter and have been for awhile. That  may change once Doctor Who starts up again, but more likely not. As my previous comment suggests, my current fic obsession is Tom Riddle, Voldemort to a lesser degree, I prefer him as Tom. So I've been scrounging around for every Tom/Harry and/or Tom/Hermione fic I can find as well as Gen fic where Tom is friends with either of them or where one of them raises him as their own or some other similar scenario. Yes, Yes, I know I'm very odd. But if you do happen to know of any fics like that, I'd love to know about them, although I have found quite a few on my own.

I don't really go to the movie thater much anymore because it aggravates my migraines, so I tent to hold back and only go see the Superhero movies. XD I saw 'X-Men Days of Future Past' and absolutely loved it!!! I also went to the David Tennant Fathom Event 2 weeks ago, because I can't turn down a chance to watch Doctor Who on the Big Screen. The only other 2 movies I've seen in the past few months are Captain America: Winter Soldier and Veronica Mars. Both of which I loved.

We had to put or dog (Bailey) to sleep in February and I'm still not really over it and I don't like talking about it.

Oh!! Since flagfic went down I've had to cave in and download Calibre and actually learn how to use it, sort of. *sigh* I'll be extremely happy if flagfic actually comes back, not that it will help for fanfiction.net. I don't like that Calibre automatically downloads in ePub format, although I do like that I can see the fic summary at a glace without having to open the file. I still don't know how to use it to organise all the fics I have downloaded, it took me long enough to figure out how to download things and convert them to mobi files. :(

My eyes are telling me it's time to get off the computer before I get a headache... *sigh* I have been peeking in at my flist occasionally, so you may start seeing me around a bit more. :)

I'm back!

My surgery went well, I'm still in quite a bit of pain and on more medication than I'd really like to be taking. Between the pain and the medication I still get tired very quickly and easily. Because of that I'm about a week behind in my tv watching. Remaining un-spoiled for certain shows is a bit of a trial at times.

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Sep. 19th, 2013

I haven't spent much time on LJ for quite awhile, but I wanted to do a quick-ish update and let everyone know what's been going on lately.

Before I forget, I want to say thanks to those of you that wished me a Happy Birthday. ;)

My main reason for abandoning LJ is basically still there, I feel out of place and a bit uncomfortable within my various fandoms and since I think of LJ as mainly a fandom playground I've just stayed away. I also haven't really been moved to make graphics lately so I've not even had that as a reason to post. However, should anyone want graphics from me, don't hesitate to ask. I was recently reminded by kitty_fic that I do actually enjoy making them. I also wouldn't be adverse to a bit of poking if anyone sees something they think I'd really enjoy. Pointing out new fic I've probably missed would be cool too, my fandoms and pairings are still listed in a sticky post at the top of my journal.

Now on to a more personal and immediate issue. On August 17th I woke up with a sharp pain in my back ha felt like a possible pinched nerve. Then a week later it got really bad and I went to the hospital. They, unhelpfully, said it was probably just a sprained muscle and sent me home with Percocet. This past Friday I finally had an MRI. It turns out that I have a very bad herniated disc between my C6 & C7 vertebrae, which is pushing against a nerve. I'm scheduled for surgery Monday morning. Needless to say I probably won't be online much after this weekend, a least for a week or two. However, I am checking Twitter regularly from my phone so I'll see any messages sent to me there. :)

Well, I've just about hit the limit of my typing ability before my back and shoulder start to complain so, ttfn. ;p

100 Things: Post #15: The Who


Roger Daltrey
Pete Townshend
Keith Moon
John Entwistle

If your only knowledge of The Who is "Behind Blue Eyes" or the CSI themes (Who Are You, Baba O'Riley, Won't Get Fooled Again), you're really missing out!
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