The Dragon's Bride
The a.r.t of
Sane & Satisfactory
By the Duckpond
of the Forest
All in a Day's Work
Art by Gildedshivers. 2020
The Origins of Betty
Things I Hate About Harry
The status of all my fics. Active links indicate that the fic has been uploaded to A03. The rest is in the process of being uplpaded.
CURRENTLY AVAILABLE ON A03
My stories have moved around. A lot. As a result, I've lost meta-data, including the original dates of publication. My earliest story was published more than 20 years ago, so please keep this in mind that the quality will vary!
Dramione, complete, 10 chapters, 14,762 words, rated E.
Drarry, complete one-shot, 1487 words, rated T
Dramione implied, Draco Malfoy, Original female character, complete one-shot, 2588 words, rated G.
Dramione, complete, 14 chapters, 18,246 words, rated E.
Dramione, complete one-shot, 5165 words, rated T.
Dramione, complete one-shot, 2058 words, rated M.
LIATOTZA Universe Series, Dramione, complete one-shot, 11,896 words words, rated E.
LIATOTZA Universe Series, complete one-shot, Dramione, 3,587 words, rated T.
LIATOTZA Universe Series, complete one-shot, Dramione, 909 words, rated G.
Dramione, Dransy, complete one-shot, 10,397 words, rated M.
Dramione, Hinny, complete 84 chapters, ~350 words, rated E.
Dramione, complete, 63 chapters, 226,216 words, rated E.
As part of its 20th Anniversary, this story is undergoing a beta-edit and revisions. It will be uploaded, chapter by chapter, to AO3.
10 THINGS I HATE ABOUT HARRY
Drarry, 5/10 chapters, 3505 words, rated M.
BY THE DUCKPOND
Dramione, complete one-shot, 1174 words, rated G.
Dramione, complete one-shot, 2294 words, rated G.
Dramione, 2/? chapters, 8985 words, rated E.
FOR THE RECORD
Drarry implied, complete one-shot, 1078 words, sequel to With a Wedge of Lemon, rated T.
Dramione, complete, 4 chapters, 25,443 words, rated E.
Dramione, Drarry implied, complete one-shot, 3666 words, rated E.
Dramione, complete one-shot, 3975 words, rated E.
THE BACHELOR PARTY
Dramione, complete, 6 chapters, 37,650 words, prequel to Something Old, rated T.
THE DEFINITION OF MADNESS
Battlestar Galactica, Gaius Baltar/6, complete one-shot, 1406 words, rated M.
Dramione, complete one-shot, 3953 words, rated M.
Lumione, 11/? chapters, 68,868 words, rated E.
THE ORIGINS OF BETTY
Implied Dramione, complete, one-shot, 821 words, rated G.
Dramione, complete one-shot, 3134 words, rated T.
Dramione, complete one-shot, 8094 words, rated T.
SANE & SATISFACTORY
Dramione, Star Wars themed, complete, 12 chapters, 12,553 words, rated M.
Dramione, complete, one-shot, 5348 words, rated E.
Dramione, complete one-shot, 7233 words, sequel to The Bachelor Party, rated T.
WITH A WEDGE OF LEMON
Drarry, complete one-shot, 1394 words, rated T.
Dramione, work in progress, rated E.
Tomione, assorted drabbles, rated E.
A brief history of Dramione fan fiction awards can be found here. To my delight and amazement, I won several awards during the awards heyday circa 2005-2019. They don't appear to be as common these days. Below is the complete list.
LOVE IN A TIME OF THE ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE
Enchanted Awards 2019
WINNER (Legendary Award - Favorite 10 Years Author)
RUNNER UP (Shaken, Not Stirred Award - Best Action/Adventure Storyline)
Beyond the Book Fanfiction Nook Awards 2018
RUNNER-UP (Terror of the Inferi - Favorite Horror)
Granger Enchanted Awards 2017
THE DRAGON'S BRIDE
HP Fanfic Polls 2013
3RD PLACE (Best legacy story)
Dramione Awards Round 3 (date uncertain)
WINNER (Best Epic)
WINNER (Best Snark)
WINNER (Best Action/Adventure)
WINNER (Best Declaration of Feelings): Epilogue Part 6
Dramione Awards 2010
WINNER (Best short story)
Dramione Awards 2009
WINNER (Best G/PG/PG-13)
EYES OF THE FOREST
WINNER (Best R-rated)
Dramione Awards Round 4 (date uncertain)
3RD PLACE (Best Heart Wrenching Angst)
ratings, genres & tropes (oh my!)
LIST OF 'SHIPS IN THE HARRY POTTER FANDOM
This article outlines how 'ship names are derived and provides a frighteningly comprehensive list of 'ships in the Harry Potter fandom.
Ratings depend on the archive, but in general, these are the most common:
Teens and up audiences
Explicit - only suitable for adults
K: Content suitable for most ages, usually those aged five and older. It should be free of coarse language, violence, and adult themes. Equivalent to G
K+: Some content may not be suitable for young children, usually those below nine years of age. There may be minor violence without serious injury, mild suggestive material, or minor coarse language that is justified by context. Equivalent to PG
T: Contains content not suitable for children. Suitable for teens, 13 years and older. May contain moderate violence, coarse language, suggestive material, and/or adult themes such as drug addiction that are contextually justified. Equivalent to PG-13
M: Contains content suitable for mature teens and older only. Not suitable for children below 16 years. May contain non-explicit adult themes, references to (sexual) violence, frequent or strong coarse language, or drug use. Equivalent to R
MA: Contains explicit content suitable for mature adults only. May contain explicit sexual language and adult themes. Equivalent to NC-17.
Genres & Tropes
These literary devices are often used interchangeably, but there are crucial differences.
Disclaimer: I do not have a background in Literature or English, but I do have the Internet!
Here is a comprehensive list of tropes used in fan fiction (though they can be used in fiction, in general)
Here is a list of tropes used more specifically in romance fiction.
Fan fiction in the newS!
Fan fiction is useful, important, meaningful and has the capacity to be a powerful, culture-influencing tool. Below is a curated list of recent/prominent articles on fan fiction that may be of interest. Please let me know if you have suggestions for articles to add to this list.
Finley, B. (2021, Oct 22), The Link Between the Best Mods and the Fanfiction Community, Tech Raptor.
Quiocho, K. (2021, Oct 15), Fanfiction on the big screen, The Daily.
Pellegrini, N. (2021, Oct 14), FanFiction.Net vs. Archive of Our Own, Hobby Lark.
Popova, M. (2021, Oct 6), How Fanfiction Can Inspire a Meaningful Cultural Activism and Challenge Social Stigmas, Lit Hub.
Cam, D. (2021, April 1), In A Lonely Lockdown, With Books Slow To Come, Fanfiction Booms, Forbes.
Jackson, G. (2021, 9 Jan). People Are Reading So Much Fanfiction It's Crashing the Biggest Fanfic Website, Vice.
Jean-Philippe, M. (2020, May 12), 51 of the Best Harry Potter Fan Fiction Stories on the Internet, O Magazine.
Chamberlain, S. (2020, Feb 15), Fan Fiction Was Just as Sexual in the 1700s as It Is Today, The Atlantic.
Burt, S. (2017, Aug 23), The Promise and Potential of Fan Fiction, The New Yorker.
TRANSFORMATIVE WORKS POLICY
translation & creation
You are welcome to translate, create podfics, remix, create art or write your own fanfiction about any of the fanfiction universes I have created.
You have my permission to bookbind for non-profit commission (covering the cost of materials and shipping only).
charging for my fandom works
I do not give permission for my fandom works (including but not limited to: stories, translations, podfics, art and typesets) to be used for profit (ie. made available at a cost, eg. behind paywalls).