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Jan. 6th, 2014 | 09:18 pm

I’m back on lj. Even though I haven’t updated this journal since the end of 2010, I’ve continued to receive comment notifications. Now I’m determined to become somehow active again at least in pulped_fictions. I’m still eager to also reply to any comments on my fanfiction, even though I doubt I’ll otherwise add anything to my Remus’s story, and I’ll easily get tempted to read some HP fanfic again. In any case I’ll be happy to see any old friends of mine who are still around.

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Fic: A Sketch for a Portrait: A Nude in Woollen Socks (Remus/Sirius, PG)

Dec. 31st, 2010 | 11:54 pm

Having not contributed to the community this year, I decided to attempt at a tiny bonus text for rs_small_gifts, when I got inspired by dreaminginblack’s prompt at the last moment. I ended up crafting another Sketch for a Portrait in the series of 100-word drabbles about my artist!Remus’s life. And I think the moment I show here follows soon after the latter scene in the small gift I posted two years ago (In Lines of Charcoal). However, the drabble works, of course, also separately.

Title: A Nude in Woollen Socks
Author: paulamcg
Recipient: dreaminginblack
Rating: PG
Word Count: 100
Summary:: A moment of happiness in December 1995.

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Vote in the Deathly Hallows Awards!

Dec. 28th, 2010 | 10:56 pm

Only a couple of days left to vote in the Deathly Hallows Awards (here)! And among the nominated fics there are (my Remus novel in the “Best Multi Chapter” category and) stories by minnow53, mindabbles, lyras, magnetic_pole, kellychambliss, st_aurafina, tetleythesecond...I haven’t praised their writing to you often enough, and I just want to remind you that you’ve still got a chance to give some votes to good fction. (My Remus won’t mind some votes either, while the nomination as such is an overwhelming joy.)

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Voting has started in The Deathly Hallows Awards

Dec. 10th, 2010 | 10:04 pm

Voting has started here: The Deathly Hallows Awards. The lists of nominations are long (not so long in those categories where my Remus and I have been nominated, though), and I still have to do some scrolling to see if there are more fics I know.

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London – like exactly a year ago!

Dec. 3rd, 2010 | 04:22 pm

I’m flying to London this evening and back on Monday evening. Upon my return I’ll enjoy responding to each of the kind comments on my previous entry – thank you so much, all of you! I think I’ll also be on lj just in time – and typical of me, definitely not too early – to say something in the Great Fanfic/art Debate on pulped_fictions! Have a lovely weekend!

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Joy: My Remus and I have been nominated for awards!

Dec. 1st, 2010 | 07:57 pm

My story Remus Lupin and the Revolt of the Creatures has been nominated in the “Best Multi Chapter” category at The Deathly Hallows Awards. I’ve also been nominated for the “Kindest Author” category!

These awards are tallied by public voting: the winner in each category is the fic with the most votes submitted before December 30th. Link to the awards: http://deathlyhallowsawards.blogspot.com

Thank you so much, Kindest Reader(s) for the nominations. You don’t... or perhaps you do know how much this means to me! Thank you, Little Miss Mionie and HogwartsHussy, for organising the awards.

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A Rec: A Marvellous Community and Its Winter Event

Nov. 28th, 2010 | 06:24 pm

My wonderful f-listers, I’ve urged you before to consider joining this community for original fiction and art: pulped_fictions. And now there’s another great reason to join: the Winterval. I’ve told you about last February’s Pulpympics, which made even me craft and share little pieces of something beyond Remus’s story. And this winter there’ll be various challenges – related to prose, poetry, art, mixed media, discussion – from the beginning of December until the end of March. You can take part in as much or little as you want, and with anything you do you’ll earn points for your team of wonderful people. The time for joining is right now, so click below and do it!



Click to join!

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A Rec: A Very Special Minerva/Rolanda Story

Oct. 31st, 2010 | 05:47 pm

Since I completed my fanfic I haven’t been around much, but last week I finally read one HP fic, and now I’ve realised that I absolutely mustn’t fail to rec this excellently-written, beautiful, very special story.

Free Falling (Minerva McGonagall/Rolanda Hooch, R) by anonymous

In this touching, important story of love of the kind I’ve longed to see in fiction and looked forward to seeing since posting my prompt at Minerva Fest, the brilliant writer offers marvellous characterisations of Minerva and Rolanda as full, evolving persons in the complex contexts of their lives.

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FIC: Remus Lupin and the Revolt of the Creatures, Chapter 21 / 21 (PG-13)

Jul. 20th, 2010 | 08:01 pm

Title: Remus Lupin and the Revolt of the Creatures, Chapter Twenty-One (or Twenty and Two Fifths): Reunions
Author: PaulaMcG
Rating: PG-13
Pairing: (subtly, eventually) Remus/Sirius
Chapter summary: Remus dares hope.
Word count: around 1,800
Disclaimer: Remus won't help me make any money.
Notes: This is the final chapter of the novel, considerably shorter than all the other chapters. At the moment I feel unspeakably blessed, having got the chance and edited these two brief scenes together with my incredible and credible ishonn, finally completing the work I started in September 2003. I want to thank my beta and sweet friend, and all of you who have met my Remus over the years or otherwise supported and inspired me and helped me believe that this story, which has meant a lot to me, can acquire true meaningfulness – through being received.

Chapter One can be found here, Chapter Two here, Chapter Three here and here, Chapter Four here, Chapter Five here and here, Chapter Six here and here, Chapter Seven here, Chapter Eight here and here, Chapter Nine here, here and here, Chapter Ten here and here, Chapter Eleven here, here and here., Chapter Twelve here and here, Chapter Thirteen here and here, Chapter Fourteen here and here, Chapter Fifteen here, Chapter Sixteen here, Chapter Seventeen here and here, Chapter Eighteen here and here, Chapter Nineteen here and here, and Chapter Twenty here and here.

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FIC: Remus Lupin and the Revolt of the Creatures, Chapter 20 / 21 (PG-13), part two

Jul. 2nd, 2010 | 11:52 pm

Title: Remus Lupin and the Revolt of the Creatures, Chapter Twenty: Of Pain, Sharing and Change, part two
Author: PaulaMcG
Rating: PG-13
Pairing: (subtly, eventually) Remus/Sirius
Chapter summary: Here they are – in their grand adventure.
Word count: around 8,900
Disclaimer: Remus won't help me make any money.

Chapter One can be found here, Chapter Two here, Chapter Three here and here, Chapter Four here, Chapter Five here and here, Chapter Six here and here, Chapter Seven here, Chapter Eight here and here, Chapter Nine here, here and here, Chapter Ten here and here, Chapter Eleven here, here and here., Chapter Twelve here and here, Chapter Thirteen here and here, Chapter Fourteen here and here, Chapter Fifteen here, Chapter Sixteen here, Chapter Seventeen here and here, Chapter Eighteen here and here, Chapter Nineteen here and here, and the first half of Chapter Twenty here.



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Chapter Twenty-One is here.

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FIC: Remus Lupin and the Revolt of the Creatures, Chapter 20 / 21 (PG-13), part one

Jul. 2nd, 2010 | 11:04 pm

Title: Remus Lupin and the Revolt of the Creatures, Chapter Twenty: Of Pain, Sharing and Change, part one
Author: PaulaMcG
Rating: PG-13
Pairing: (subtly, eventually) Remus/Sirius
Chapter summary: Here they are – in their grand adventure.
Word count: around 9,400
Disclaimer: Remus won't help me make any money.

Notes: This is the last long chapter. I’ve worked on this text painstakingly, also (both in late 2008 and in early 2010) together with my incredible ishonn. Thank you again, my sweet friend, for everything. The chapter title might still change – into something that refers better to the amount of action. The one I’m using now is what occurred to me a few months ago as an alternative title for the whole novel. I’ll probably post the tiny Chapter Twenty-One (or Chapter Twenty and Two Fifths) right after spending the next two weeks with my amazing beta.

Chapter One can be found here, Chapter Two here, Chapter Three here and here, Chapter Four here, Chapter Five here and here, Chapter Six here and here, Chapter Seven here, Chapter Eight here and here, Chapter Nine here, here and here, Chapter Ten here and here, Chapter Eleven here, here and here., Chapter Twelve here and here, Chapter Thirteen here and here, Chapter Fourteen here and here, Chapter Fifteen here, Chapter Sixteen here, Chapter Seventeen here and here, Chapter Eighteen here and here, and Chapter Nineteen here and here.



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The latter half of Chapter Twenty is here.

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FIC: Remus Lupin and the Revolt of the Creatures, Chapter 19 / 21 (PG-13), part two

Jun. 14th, 2010 | 12:00 am

Title: Remus Lupin and the Revolt of the Creatures, Chapter Nineteen: Best Friends, part two
Author: PaulaMcG
Rating: PG-13
Pairing: (subtly, eventually) Remus/Sirius
Chapter summary: Remus doesn’t know anymore for whose eyes he’s writing – or perhaps he does.
Word count: around 8,950
Disclaimer: Remus won't help me make any money.

Notes: I’ll most probably post Chapter Twenty here only at the end of the month, because I’ll rather publish the brief closing chapter as late as just after mid-July – after polishing it together with my incredible ishonn.

Chapter One can be found here, Chapter Two here, Chapter Three here and here, Chapter Four here, Chapter Five here and here, Chapter Six here and here, Chapter Seven here, Chapter Eight here and here, Chapter Nine here, here and here, Chapter Ten here and here, Chapter Eleven here, here and here., Chapter Twelve here and here, Chapter Thirteen here and here, Chapter Fourteen here and here, Chapter Fifteen here, Chapter Sixteen here, Chapter Seventeen here and here, Chapter Eighteen here and here and the first half of Chapter Nineteen here.


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The first half of Chapter Twenty here.

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FIC: Remus Lupin and the Revolt of the Creatures, Chapter 19 / 21 (PG-13), part one

Jun. 13th, 2010 | 11:52 pm

Title: Remus Lupin and the Revolt of the Creatures, Chapter Nineteen: Best Friends, part one
Author: PaulaMcG
Rating: PG-13
Pairing: (subtly, eventually) Remus/Sirius
Chapter summary: Remus doesn’t know anymore for whose eyes he’s writing – or perhaps he does.
Word count: around 9,400
Disclaimer: Remus won't help me make any money.

Notes: This is the first chapter that got betaread by ishonn. Thank you, my sweet friend, for your loving, challenging and elating response to my writing.

Chapter One can be found here, Chapter Two here, Chapter Three here and here, Chapter Four here, Chapter Five here and here, Chapter Six here and here, Chapter Seven here, Chapter Eight here and here, Chapter Nine here, here and here, Chapter Ten here and here, Chapter Eleven here, here and here., Chapter Twelve here and here, Chapter Thirteen here and here, Chapter Fourteen here and here, Chapter Fifteen here, Chapter Sixteen here, Chapter Seventeen here and here, and Chapter Eighteen here and here.


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The latter half of Chapter Nineteen is here.

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FIC: Remus Lupin and the Revolt of the Creatures, Chapter 18 / 21 (PG-13), part two

Jun. 1st, 2010 | 11:42 pm

Title: Remus Lupin and the Revolt of the Creatures, Chapter Eighteen: Gifts of Magic, Gifts of Love, part two
Author: PaulaMcG
Rating: PG-13
Pairing: (subtly, eventually) Remus/Sirius
Chapter summary: Remus and his friends and allies venture to offer and risk more.
Word count: around 10,800
Disclaimer: Remus won't help me make any money.

Notes: I’ll always love to receive a comment on any chapter.

Chapter One can be found here, Chapter Two here, Chapter Three here and here, Chapter Four here, Chapter Five here and here, Chapter Six here and here, Chapter Seven here, Chapter Eight here and here, Chapter Nine here, here and here, Chapter Ten here and here, Chapter Eleven here, here and here., Chapter Twelve here and here, Chapter Thirteen here and here, Chapter Fourteen here and here, Chapter Fifteen here, Chapter Sixteen here, Chapter Seventeen here and here, and the first part of Chapter Eighteen here.

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The first part of Chapter Nineteen is here.

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FIC: Remus Lupin and the Revolt of the Creatures, Chapter 18 / 21 (PG-13), part one

Jun. 1st, 2010 | 11:40 pm

Title: Remus Lupin and the Revolt of the Creatures, Chapter Eighteen: Gifts of Magic, Gifts of Love, part one
Author: PaulaMcG
Rating: PG-13
Pairing: (subtly, eventually) Remus/Sirius
Chapter summary: Remus and his friends and allies venture to offer and risk more.
Word count: around 10,500
Disclaimer: Remus won't help me make any money.

Notes: I’ll always love to receive a comment on any chapter.

Chapter One can be found here, Chapter Two here, Chapter Three here and here, Chapter Four here, Chapter Five here and here, Chapter Six here and here, Chapter Seven here, Chapter Eight here and here, Chapter Nine here, here and here, Chapter Ten here and here, Chapter Eleven here, here and here., Chapter Twelve here and here, Chapter Thirteen here and here, Chapter Fourteen here and here, Chapter Fifteen here, Chapter Sixteen here, and Chapter Seventeen here and here.

How many times do we have to grow up?Collapse )



the latter part of Chapter Eighteen is here.

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FIC: Remus Lupin and the Revolt of the Creatures, Chapter 17 / 21 (PG-13), part two

May. 23rd, 2010 | 08:59 pm

Title: Remus Lupin and the Revolt of the Creatures, Chapter Seventeen: Foolhardy Decisions, part two
Author: PaulaMcG
Rating: PG-13
Pairing: (subtly, eventually) Remus/Sirius
Chapter summary: A recruit of Umbridge’s army leads Remus on a reckless mission.
Word count: around 5,600
Disclaimer: Remus won't help me make any money.

Notes: I’ll always love to receive a comment on any chapter.

Chapter One can be found here, Chapter Two here, Chapter Three here and here, Chapter Four here, Chapter Five here and here, Chapter Six here and here, Chapter Seven here, Chapter Eight here and here, Chapter Nine here, here and here, Chapter Ten here and here, the first part of Chapter Eleven here, the second part of Chapter Eleven here, the third part of Chapter Eleven here., the first part of Chapter Twelve here, the second part of Chapter Twelve here, the first part of Chapter Thirteen here, the second part of Chapter Thirteen here, the first part of Chapter Fourteen is here, the second part of Chapter Fourteen is here, Chapter Fifteen is here and Chapter Sixteen is here and the first part of Chapter Seventeen is here.

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The first half of Chapter Eighteen here.

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FIC: Remus Lupin and the Revolt of the Creatures, Chapter 17 / 21 (PG-13,) part one

May. 23rd, 2010 | 08:44 pm

Title: Remus Lupin and the Revolt of the Creatures, Chapter Seventeen: Foolhardy Decisions, part one
Author: PaulaMcG
Rating: PG-13
Pairing: (subtly, eventually) Remus/Sirius
Chapter summary: A recruit of Umbridge’s army leads Remus on a reckless mission.
Word count: around 5,700
Disclaimer: Remus won't help me make any money.

Notes: Since I’ve now made all the earlier chapters public, it’s time to post this one. And having finally received the preliminary (and elatingly positive) comments on the brief closing scenes of the novel from my beta ishonn, I trust that the last few chapters will be posted by mid-July, most of them by mid-June.

Chapter One can be found here, Chapter Two here, Chapter Three here and here, Chapter Four here, Chapter Five here and here, Chapter Six here and here, Chapter Seven here, Chapter Eight here and here, Chapter Nine here, here and here, Chapter Ten here and here, the first part of Chapter Eleven here, the second part of Chapter Eleven here, the third part of Chapter Eleven here., the first part of Chapter Twelve here, the second part of Chapter Twelve here, the first part of Chapter Thirteen here, the second part of Chapter Thirteen here, the first part of Chapter Fourteen is here, the second part of Chapter Fourteen is here, Chapter Fifteen is here and Chapter Sixteen is here.

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The latter half of Chapter Seventeen is here.

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FIC: Remus Lupin and the Revolt of the Creatures, Chapter 16 / 21 (PG-13)

May. 2nd, 2010 | 01:02 am

Title: Remus Lupin and the Revolt of the Creatures, Chapter Sixteen: How Human We Are
Author: PaulaMcG
Rating: PG-13
Pairing: (subtly, eventually) Remus/Sirius
Chapter summary: Remus lets Harry learn more about the history of the three Animagi as well as the magic of shapeshifting.
Word count: around 7,800
Disclaimer: Remus won't help me make any money.

Notes: I’ve now published the story up to Chapter Thirteen both on Fiction Alley and on some lj communities. After a month’s break it’s perhaps time to post another chapter for my friends. The latter two thirds of this chapter (a long letter to Harry) can work separately for those who don’t read the whole of the novel. Any comments will be treasured.

Chapter One can be found here, Chapter Two here, Chapter Three here and here, Chapter Four here, Chapter Five here and here, Chapter Six here and here, Chapter Seven here, Chapter Eight here and here, Chapter Nine here, here and here, Chapter Ten here and here, the first part of Chapter Eleven here, the second part of Chapter Eleven here, the third part of Chapter Eleven here., the first part of Chapter Twelve here, the second part of Chapter Twelve here, the first part of Chapter Thirteen here, the second part of Chapter Thirteen here, the first part of Chapter Fourteen is here, the second part of Chapter Fourteen is here and Chapter Fifteen is here.

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the first part of Chapter Seventeen is here

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Fic Meme: The Fic with Quirrells and Anise Seeds

Apr. 19th, 2010 | 09:13 pm

Another instalment of my unconventional response to the fic excerpt meme: this excerpt is from an even older fic than the first two.



When this door has closed behind me, the heat and the light of June are gone. I stride across the murky hall telling myself there’s nobody to hurt me here any longer.

The screaming pierces my head. I don’t need to consider whether to cover my ears or to run. Turning into the dog is the only thing that helps, and I must do it quickly before my strength fails. But the shrill sound hurts my canine ears even more. I bound up the stairs trying to keep my tail from between my legs, and there’s nowhere to hide.

He finds me curled up in a corner of my old room. He’s out of breath, but his hand soon steadies, caressing my back with long, firm strokes.


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