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An Extra Place at The Table: a Harry Potter Fan Fic

An Extra Place at The Table: a Harry Potter Fan Fic

  This is my original first draft of a Harry Potter fan fiction story for Michael’s Harry Potter blog fest, Dec 2010. The rules stated it had to be no more than 500 words, but my first draft ended up being 1200 words. So I eventually cut it down and posted the shorter version here, but if you’re interested here is the full length, unedited version. The story is set several years after the battle of Hogwarts and is all about George Weasley’s new family. I hope you enjoy it.   “Don’t look so nervous,” Fred laughed, seeing that my […]


Groundhog Day

Groundhog Day

  Wake up at seven, cursing the world, Throw on some trousers, a shirt and a tie, Call to my wife to see if she’s up, But she is as dead to the world as I. Pour a black coffee, switch on the news, Showing a car overturned in a ditch, The face of a schoolgirl, smiling with joy, Missing or murdered; I don’t catch which. Slurp down my coffee, dash out the door, Hurry through streets paved with yesterday’s trash, Cross past the subway, avoiding the tramp, And race to the bank to draw out some cash. Get to […]


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Posted 15th June 2009 in: Creative Writing. Tagged: ,