A Study of Magic: The Application Update

burning night oil writing again

It’s done, it’s done, chapter nine is finally up!

Ahem.

A Study of Magic, the Application was updated. Here, Harry has an important epiphany: HE CAN DATE NOW. Sherlock and John raised him too well for him to start eyeing every pretty girl as a potential *wink*wink*nudge*nudge*, but the idea makes him giddy. Unfortunately, very few people know about the dating ban Harry had imposed upon himself, and make all sorts of assumptions.

Now for the postmortem: (more…)

Contests, A Study In Magic and The Martian

Winning Writing Contests

My short story, Persistence of Frost and Memory, is a #wintercontest2016 winner! I’m so chuffed. Persistence is the first piece of original writing I’ve ever published for the Internet to see and ridicule.

It’s on the blog and Wattpad. Since Wattpad requires you to have an account, and the blog is not exactly the friendliest for reading chaptered stories, I’m looking into creating a kindle and/or epub file. At least, a PDF, as much I don’t like them. I’ve downloaded scrivener and will play around with it soon. (I like their 30 days of free use policy. It’s not based on the calendar days, in other words. The days I don’t use don’t count! Yay!)

Now speaking of writing… (more…)

Story Updates and World Building

Merry Christmas, everyone! I hope you’re enjoying the holidays at home, being nice and cozy.

Chapter eight of A Study In Magic, the Application is up! You can read it on FFNET or get the whole book here. Now some closing thoughts and notes…

What Species of Snake is Nagini?

I recall JKR said in an interview Nagini is the Boa Constrictor Harry set loose in year one. The films used a Ground Boa. Harry in A Study In Magic met and had a conversation with a Burmese Python when Sherlock and John took him to the London Zoo (you can read about it here). (more…)