Penname: SophiaMaria [Contact] Real name:
Member Since: 01/13/2006
Membership status: Member
Bio:
I'm a policy wonk in my late 30's and an obsessed HP fan. I've been reading fan fic for a few years and have recently started to try my hand at writing it.  My favorite ships to read are the basic canon ships, plus Harry/Ron and Trio. I'll also read any other ship that's well written, including Harry/Draco.  But my favorite ships to write are any that my plot bunny insists on.  And of course I MUST listen to the bunny or he will gnaw on my computer cables and pee on my keyboard.
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Snow Day by coffee_n_cocoa Rated: RT - Restricted Themes starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 1]
Summary: A day playing in the snow leads to something much hotter.
Categories: The Broomshed > The Changing Room
Characters: Neville Longbottom, Harry Potter
Genres: Fluff, PWP
Time Period: None
Warnings: Major Fluff, Slash, Strong Sexual Content
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 2194 Read Count: 386
[Report This] Published: 03/03/2007 Updated: 03/03/2007
Reviewer: SophiaMaria Signed starstarstarstarstar
Date: 03/04/2007 Title: Chapter 1: Chapter 1

Aww. This was so cute. You don't get to see much Harry/Neville - especially as adults. The two of them really didn't have good, normal childhoods, so it's nice to see them having fun - both the kid type and the adult type!

“Still want to build a snowman this afternoon?” he asked. “An anatomically correct snowman?”

Neville grinned as they started toward the kitchen. “Whose anatomy are we using, mine or yours?”

“All right, two anatomically correct snowmen.”

“I may need visual reference, you know.”

Harry nudged him. “You’re just saying that.”

Cute!

Lovers' Crossroads by kjcp Rated: FG13 - Family Guidance13 starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 4]
Summary: Ron and Hermione have found out that sometimes there’s a fork in the road. They cannot take the same path, but both ways ultimately end up at love, even if the journey takes years to complete.
Categories: Remains of the Day > Eternity
Characters: Hermione Granger, Ron Weasley
Genres: Drama, Romance, Tragedy
Time Period: None
Warnings: Character Death
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 13777 Read Count: 785
[Report This] Published: 03/05/2007 Updated: 03/06/2007
Reviewer: SophiaMaria Signed
Date: 03/06/2007 Title: Chapter 1: Chapter 1

Very touching and well written.  And you had my crying at work!  (during lunch, of course...)

Friendly Rivalry by magicofisis Rated: RT - Restricted Themes [Reviews - 2]
Summary: Harry and Ron each think they are superior to the other. There's only one way to find out.
Categories: The Broomshed > The Changing Room
Characters: Harry Potter, Ron Weasley
Genres: Ficlet
Time Period: None
Warnings: Masturbation, Strong Language, Strong Sexual Content
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1259 Read Count: 642
[Report This] Published: 03/08/2007 Updated: 03/08/2007
Reviewer: SophiaMaria Signed
Date: 03/08/2007 Title: Chapter 1: Chapter 1

Too funny! Go Dean!! :)

Tie Me Up…Please? by Rickey_A Rated: RT - Restricted Themes starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 7]
Summary: Past Featured StoryUltra light bondage as a bit of an explanation of why we don't see too much true BDSM in Harry/Ron fandom.
Categories: The Broomshed > The Dungeon
Characters: Harry Potter, Ron Weasley
Genres: Comedy, Erotica, Ficlet
Time Period: None
Warnings: Bondage
Series: Poetry in Motion
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 963 Read Count: 3677
[Report This] Published: 03/13/2007 Updated: 03/13/2007
Reviewer: SophiaMaria Signed starstarstarstarstar
Date: 03/14/2007 Title: Chapter 1: Chapter 1

Oh, I love it! Ron's so sweet but also so evil.

"So Harry did the dishes and then went to the bedroom and gave it good to Ron."

And Harry's so accommodating. :) Lovely job!

Author's Response: Thanks, Ron\'s voice just popped in my head on this one.

An Ordinary Man by msmoocow Rated: GP - General Public starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 3]
Summary: Past Featured StorySuddenly, a broken wand seems inconsequential compared to other things.
Categories: Hallowed Halls > From Diagon Alley to Hogwarts
Characters: Neville Longbottom, OFC
Genres: Drama, General
Time Period: None
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1927 Read Count: 1108
[Report This] Published: 03/19/2007 Updated: 03/19/2007
Reviewer: SophiaMaria Signed
Date: 03/21/2007 Title: Chapter 1: Chapter 1

This is really well done.  Good characterization of Neville - his fears, his insecurities, and his reactions to his grandmother.  I love hearing the backstories on the conversations that JKR doesn't share with us. :)

Author's Response: Oh, I love them too!  Thanks for the lovely compliment
--Neville is my future husband...er, I mean favorite character...and I strive to do him justice!

Surprise by hobbitcuddles Rated: GP - General Public starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 2]
Summary: An 11 year old Ron is surprised when Harry Potter is not what he had imagined.
Categories: Hallowed Halls > Drabbles
Characters: Harry Potter, Ron Weasley
Genres: Ficlet, Fluff, General
Time Period: None
Warnings: None
Series: My Harry/Ron 50 Words Prompt Fic-a-Thon!
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 506 Read Count: 518
[Report This] Published: 03/20/2007 Updated: 03/20/2007
Reviewer: SophiaMaria Signed starstarstarstarstar
Date: 04/16/2007 Title: Chapter 1: Surprise

Awww.  This was so sweet.

So Ron’s surprise was unparalleled when Harry Potter turned out to be a skinny, lonely, shabbily dressed little thing with broken glasses, wild hair, and frightened eyes.

 I love this characterization of Harry.  It's spot on, and I love seeing Harry through other people's eyes - especially his Ron's eyes.

 

Harry had chosen him.

 

Of course he did!  He's his Wheezy! 

 

Nice job!



Author's Response: thanks so much for your kind words! i appreciate how you pointed out what it was you liked the best. thank you very much!

Safety Dancing by tqpannie Rated: GP - General Public starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 2]
Summary: Did you ever wonder how Neville got to be such a good dancer
Categories: Hallowed Halls > Drabbles
Characters: Neville Longbottom
Genres: Comedy, Drabble
Time Period: None
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 160 Read Count: 417
[Report This] Published: 05/28/2007 Updated: 05/28/2007
Reviewer: SophiaMaria Signed starstarstarstarstar
Date: 05/28/2007 Title: Chapter 1: Chapter 1

Hee! Too cute! Spot-on characterization of Trevor!

Senescence by mapleandmahogany Rated: RT - Restricted Themes starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 5]
Summary: Harry gets some magical assistance in seducing Ron.
Categories: The Broomshed > The Changing Room
Characters: Harry Potter, Ron Weasley
Genres: Drama, Fluff, Romance
Time Period: None
Warnings: Slash, Strong Language, Strong Sexual Content
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 4086 Read Count: 634
[Report This] Published: 05/28/2007 Updated: 05/28/2007
Reviewer: SophiaMaria Signed starstarstarstarstar
Date: 05/29/2007 Title: Chapter 1: Senescence

Awww. This was sweet, and sad, and hot, and wonderful! I love the way you portray them as old men - good friends, even if they've lost their physical affection. Hopefully this will bring the physical (if not sexual) intimacy back! It's too bad they failed so early, compared to how must longer Dumbledore was fit. Oh, and I love the reference to the effect of Harry's early malnutrution - it really can have an impact.

Author's Response: I'm thrilled that you saw so many different elements there. Thank you! Yes, I tried to reflect respectful deference to DD's 150 years, with their ages. I'm hoping that they regain their intimacy as well. Thank you!

Strange-Eyed Constellation by Thevina Rated: RT - Restricted Themes starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 2]
Summary: War can make strange bedfellows; peacetime allows kindred spirits to join together. Seamus discovers both, and in being true to the baffling desires of his heart, believes that love needn't come exclusively in pairs. Past Fred/Seamus, Seamus/Dean, eventual Fred/Seamus/Dean.
Categories: The Broomshed > The Changing Room
Characters: Dean Thomas, Fred Weasley, Seamus Finnigan
Genres: Drama, Erotica, Romance
Time Period: None
Warnings: Angst, Slash, Strong Language, Strong Sexual Content, Threesome
Series: None
Chapters: 11 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 56284 Read Count: 2839
[Report This] Published: 06/16/2007 Updated: 07/30/2007
Reviewer: SophiaMaria Signed
Date: 07/27/2007 Title: Chapter 10: Chapter 10

Sorry I haven't reviewed yet. What a wonderful story - I'm sad that it's coming to an end! I really like seeing alternative relationships portayed in fiction - there are so many ways that people can be in relationships, other than the usual one true love type pairings. And I love how you portray this polyamorous relationship - you accurately depict the jealousy, the love, the need for communication and trust.

And this is such a beautiful image:

"Seamus watched their easy banter with some awe; he'd not ever seen them act so uninhibited and casual in their interactions. It made him want to jump into their very middle, as though their affections were warm mud he could squish between his toes, tactile and slightly indecent."

Warm mud - hee hee!

Author's Response: I'm so glad that you've enjoyed this story!! As one who has been intrigued by alternative relationships for some time, I'm pleased that you felt this has seemed real and true to life. And I'm thrilled that you liked that image!! I really liked it too; it is such a decadent pleasure to squish one's toes in mud. :)

Reviewer: SophiaMaria Signed starstarstarstarstar
Date: 07/30/2007 Title: Chapter 11: Epilogue

Aww. I loved the epilogue, with all three living together in still kinda jealous at times, photo-sharing, happy, three-way sex happiness! Loved the fanboy moments and the oral fanfic. "Not exactly the norn, but neither are we." Perfect summary of these fun alternative relationships.

And as someone who works in the disability employment field, I was quite happy to see that Dean found a good job that suited his talents and wasn't impacted by his disability. What a good role model for employers everywhere! :) (I hope Harry provided whatever reasonable accommodations that Dean might have requested, as a good employer should....)

Author's Response:

So pleased that you liked the Epilogue! It was one of the few things I've written when I actually laughed aloud at it. There are a few cameos, there... ;)

I'm also really pleased that Dean's abilities despite his obvious dis-abilities were allowed to shine through. I'd not given much thought to living blind until this story, and it's really given me a lot of pause. I'm sure that Harry was accommodating and did it with grace. :) 

Evidence of Things Not Seen by Quizzical Rated: MT - Mature Themes starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 45]
Summary: Part Two of "All That They Had Not Lost".

The Wizarding Community of Great Britain was in shock today when it was revealed that Harry Potter (aka The Chosen One) was involved in an adulterous love triangle with the wife of his best friend.
Categories: Remains of the Day > Three of Hearts
Characters: Harry Potter, Hermione Granger, Ron Weasley, Various
Genres: Drama, Romance, Trio
Time Period: None
Warnings: None
Series: All That They Had Not Lost
Chapters: 8 Table of Contents
Completed: No Word count: 27361 Read Count: 12503
[Report This] Published: 07/11/2007 Updated: 09/11/2009
Reviewer: SophiaMaria Signed
Date: 07/16/2007 Title: Chapter 3: Chapter Two - Singing Light Songs to the Heavy Hearted

Aww, poor Hermione. Poor Harry and Ron. Sound like postpartum. Or at least I hope it's that and not an evil spell or something sinister.

I hope Molly realizes that Harry and Ron ARE doing a lot for her. Or at least Harry is. Hopefully they can bring her 'round.

Author's Response:

thanks for reading and commenting.

ron and harry are both trying very hard to work out what to do with hermione.

everyone loves her very much.

thanks again.

Q

Reviewer: SophiaMaria Signed starstarstarstarstar
Date: 07/19/2007 Title: Chapter 4: Chapter Three - The Crumbs of Your Gossip

"But what about the children!" Gah, that's such a load of .... There are so many people out there with alternative families - blended families, gay couples with children, triads, polyamorous families, etc., who do an excellent job of raising stable and loved children. I get so TIRED of hearing that. Anyway, great job of capturing that in Marietta's insane attacks.

Nice chapter. I can imagine that the normal miscommunication problems that couples have are compounded when there are three involved. I hope Harry gets his head out of his ass and shows Ron the article so they can get past his insecurities.

I hope DH doesn't keep you from posting the next one soon!

Author's Response:

yes i used that phrase for that specific reason. people say it and don't even know what they are talking about.

at the same time i think that a relationship of three would be inherently more complicated to make work, than a relationship of two, and i wanted to really explore how it truly would operate.

the next chapter is partly written, but i don't think will get finished/beta'd and uploaded before DH unfortunately, but i am committed enough to this story to continue it After i think.

thanks for letting me know your thoughts,

Q

Reviewer: SophiaMaria Signed
Date: 11/17/2007 Title: Chapter 1: Prologue

Nice chapter!  I'm so glad they've made up - and I love dozy-git-Harry.  
One question - I get all of the different trio stories mixed up, and your first story was so long ago.  What happened to Ginny in this story? 

Author's Response:

ginny died in the final battle. that's what left harry so broken, and why he turned to ron and hermione.

it is hard to keep them all straight isn't it?

thanks so much for reading and reviewing.

~Q~

A Few Lines More by wolfiekins Rated: FG13 - Family Guidance13 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 4]
Summary: 1st September, 2017: Let's hang out on Platform 9 3/4 for just a little bit longer, shall we? Post-DH.
Categories: Remains of the Day > Eternity
Characters: Harry Potter, Ron Weasley
Genres: Fluff, General, Romance
Time Period: Post-War
Warnings: EWE, Het, Minor Fluff, Slash
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1956 Read Count: 1967
[Report This] Published: 07/28/2007 Updated: 07/28/2007
Reviewer: SophiaMaria Signed starstarstarstarstar
Date: 07/28/2007 Title: Chapter 1: One

Awww. This is the best slash explanation for canon slash I've read so far. Ginny and Millicent - hee hee! And everyone was very much in character.

"Harry reached over, placing his hand on Ron’s. 'Always, mate, always.'" Aw, the love.

Author's Response:

Oh, wow, that's most kind of you to say!  I'm so pleased you found it enjoyable and that everyone felt like themselves.  And yeah, the Ginny/Millicent thing...I couldn't resist.  

I just had to get my boys together somehow!  Thanks so much for reading and for the fabulous comments! 

The Majestic Art of Self Preservation by Rickey_A Rated: RT - Restricted Themes [Reviews - 3]
Summary: (Harry/Draco) If they can rebuild Hogwarts, Draco Malfoy can rebuild his life. Shockingly, Harry Potter wants to be included.
Categories: The Broomshed > The Changing Room
Characters: Draco Malfoy, Harry Potter
Genres: Angst, Drama, Romance
Time Period: Post-War
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 10106 Read Count: 1635
[Report This] Published: 08/19/2007 Updated: 08/19/2007
Reviewer: SophiaMaria Signed
Date: 08/19/2007 Title: Chapter 1: The Majestic Art of Self Preservation

Lovely, lovely story. I could see this happening. I like the punishment for the Malfoys, and how Hogwarts was being rebuilt - very realistic to their world, especially Hermione's list!   Nice portrayal of the slow buildup of their attraction and final coming-together.  
One thing, though, what was the reason behind Draco's patronus being a hare?  Luna's patronus is a hare, so was there a reason for Draco's to be one too?

Author's Response: thanks for the thoughtful review\r\nI did a little research on animal symbolism for this and came up with a reference that some of the interpretations/symbolism of a hare are rebirth, rejuvenation, resurrection, and transformation and that\'s how I see Draco in this fic.\r\n\r\nsome other interpretations that might be of interest:\r\nstag -Pride, independence, purification\r\notter-curiosity, feminine power, grace, empathy, helpfulness\r\ndog- Loyalty, Companionship \r\ndeer -Love, gentleness, kindness, gracefulness and sensitivity. Deer carries the message of purity of \r\npurpose, and of walking in the light.