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

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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.

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

[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 series a lot emotionally…… 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.

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Hogwarts has always been there to welcome me home.

I first started reading the Harry Potter series when I was in the fifth grade. The first 5 books had released by then. I finished them all over the summer vacation and The Half-Blood Prince released in the start of the school year, in 2005. By grade 6, all of my friends were into Harry…… Continue reading Hogwarts has always been there to welcome me home.

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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.