Satire

12 totally real things J. K. Rowling has said about the Potterverse

This post is a collaboration with Shreya from Bookwormtopia. J.K. Rowling is a brilliant author. And because she wasn’t able to convey all that brilliance in just 7 books, 8 movies, a 2-part play, 3 textbooks from The Hogwarts Library, 2 screenplays, and an entire fucking website dedicated to new and unreleased writings of hers,…… Continue reading 12 totally real things J. K. Rowling has said about the Potterverse

Listicle

5 sacrilegious book opinions you can pry out of my cold, dead hands.

Hiya, nerds! I’m supposed to be polishing a thinkpiece about Wuthering Heights I’ve written for the blog, but I just can’t get myself to do it. Sundays are for lazing around. I really don’t want to think about how Wuthering Heights is a gothic deconstruction of traditional romances, ‘kay? Anywho. Today, I saw a nice…… Continue reading 5 sacrilegious book opinions you can pry out of my cold, dead hands.

General

The Crimes of J. K. Rowling: Why won’t she leave the Potterverse alone?

[Trigger warning for transphobia. Major spoilers for The Crimes of Grindelwald in the last quarter of this post. Skip that part if you haven’t watched the movie yet] I’ve always defined myself as a Potterhead. I started reading the series when I was 11 and I basically grew up with Harry. I’ve depended on the…… Continue reading The Crimes of J. K. Rowling: Why won’t she leave the Potterverse alone?

AuthorsGetLit

AuthorsGetLit: Perseverance pays and Erika Raskin proves it.

AuthorsGetLit is a series on This is Lit that will focus on tips for authors, self-published or otherwise, from both bloggers and other authors. Any published author would tell you that just writing a novel isn’t enough. Before your book can reach readers, an agent needs to pick it up. You need to find a…… Continue reading AuthorsGetLit: Perseverance pays and Erika Raskin proves it.

General

Minutes of a Death Eaters meeting.

Meeting – 29-Apr-17 Meeting was called to order at 9pm at the grand ballroom of Malfoy Manor. Quorum was established. Attendees present: The Dark Lord Alecto and Amycus Carrow Antonin Dolohov Bellatrix Lestrange Lucius Malfoy Mulciber Snr Peter Pettigrew Rodolphus Lestrange Severus Snape Albert Cameron, a new guy who just got bumped to the inner…… Continue reading Minutes of a Death Eaters meeting.

Book Reviews

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany, Jack Thorne

The Harry Potter series was and is very close to my heart. I have read the 7 books around 40 times already. I cried when I went to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Universal Studios two years back. I ordered this book in April. The wait for this book to release was filled…… Continue reading Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany, Jack Thorne