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Everyday I worry all day. |  Chronic day dreamer.


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Stories by kuusi palaa


They watch it sway back and forth, like a sweeping broom grating against a surface they cannot see yet somehow feel, like a silent pendulum marking time they cannot name yet somehow know deep within their bones; it’s something inescapable, an inevitability.


Eventually, it will come to a rest.

 

Former detective Evan Thorn investigates the mysterious death of a homeless man and discovers even more mysterious answers.

 

For RonsGirlFriday's Noir Challenge and for aurevoir's Version of Me Challenge. Banner by page thirteen. @ HPFT/TDA


Incomplete · Published: 24 May 2020 · Updated: 30 Jan 2021 · Words: 34888 · Chapters: 7 · Reviews: 27 · Likes: 18 · Reads: 181

Series: None





 

 

I know my worth, so I must continue to take up space.

 

A collection of poems

 

 

 

For TreacleTart's Ultimate Poetry Collection Challenge.


Completed · Published: 02 Aug 2020 · Updated: 26 Jan 2021 · Words: 1263 · Chapters: 10 · Reviews: 11 · Likes: 0 · Reads: 139

Series: None





 

The hunt for the Hallows. The disappearance of James Potter. The power of The Cause.

 

 

For Amelia Fortescue, time is running out.

She must find her place before it is decided for her, and the consequences may very well carry her to the brink.

 

Joint Winner for Best Original Character FROGS 2019


Banner by kairos @ TDA 


Incomplete · Published: 08 Apr 2018 · Updated: 25 Jan 2021 · Words: 155144 · Chapters: 34 · Reviews: 365 · Likes: 159 · Reads: 5043

Series: FROGS Winners





 

Marlene McKinnon prides herself as being a strong, independent, and sharp-witted woman, but that Gideon Prewett has an uncanny knack of witnessing when she fumbles with her most beloved traits. 


Logic dictates that he’s doing this on purpose.

 

Golden Eagle Soaring/ReSisters/First War Order of the Phoenix AU, slightly based on Anne of Green Gables.


Incomplete · Published: 09 Jun 2020 · Updated: 09 Jun 2020 · Words: 7620 · Chapters: 2 · Reviews: 13 · Likes: 10 · Reads: 127

Series: None





 

 

Maisie and Co

 

 

 

WANTED: Somebody to time travel with me. This is not a trick. PO Box 8463 The Avenue, Bellbridge, M4 61C. Negotiable pay; will compensate upon return. Must use your own weapons. Certain peril awaits. I have only done this once before.

 

 

 

Along with her supervisor, Cho Chang, and the new intern, Teddy Lupin, Maisie Cattermole investigates an advert in a Muggle newspaper.

 

 

 

Banner by just.a.willow.tree


Incomplete · Published: 01 Dec 2019 · Updated: 16 May 2020 · Words: 9479 · Chapters: 3 · Reviews: 27 · Likes: 7 · Reads: 295

Series: None





 

 

For as long as she could remember, Marlene wanted to be free.

 

Winner of Best Minor Character (Marlene McKinnon) FROGS & POGs 2019.

Companion piece to A Woman's Place. Banner by something wicked.


Rating and Advisories (required): Mature Audiences (Consent Issues, Sexual Content, Slurs, Substance Abuse, Violence)

Content Warnings (optional): Addiction, Discrimination, War

Genre: Action/Adventure, Angst, Dark, Drama, Romance

Tropes: Careers, Family, Feminism, Friendship, Law/Politics
Incomplete · Published: 22 Jan 2019 · Updated: 26 Apr 2020 · Words: 12387 · Chapters: 3 · Reviews: 28 · Likes: 13 · Reads: 148

Series: Pride of Gryffindor Winners, ReSisters, FROGS Winners





 

“Let heaven and men and devils, let them all, / All, all, cry shame against me, yet I’ll speak.” (Othello, Act 5, Scene 2)

 

Dorcas Meadowes, Minerva McGonagall, Pomona Sprout, and Poppy Pomfrey find their voices.

 

 

 

First place in nott theodore's Shaking Up Shakespeare Challenge

 

A companion piece for A Woman's Place

Banner by grumpy cat.


Completed · Published: 01 Jun 2019 · Updated: 05 Jan 2020 · Words: 5817 · Chapters: 9 · Reviews: 54 · Likes: 10 · Reads: 351

Series: ReSisters





 

In the wake of loss, Harry Potter reflects on the two most important women in his life.

 

 

For CheekyTorah-Lex's Wisdom Highlights Challenge


Characters: Harry Potter, Lily Evans Potter, Molly Weasley I

Pairings: None

Representation: None

Story Type: Challenge Entry, One-Shot

FFT Groups: Ravenclaw
Rating and Advisories (required): Teen Audiences (Violence)

Content Warnings (optional): Dying/Grieving

Genre: Angst, Hurt/Comfort

Tropes: Family, Parenthood
Completed · Published: 09 Dec 2019 · Updated: 09 Dec 2019 · Words: 1621 · Chapters: 1 · Reviews: 5 · Likes: 2 · Reads: 102

Series: None





 

A story about Rose's first day as Head Girl.

 

 

 

A companion piece to A Woman's Place.

 

Orginally written for CheekyTorah Lex's "To the Village Voice" challenge. Banner by grumpy cat.


Rating and Advisories (required): Teen Audiences (Violence)

Content Warnings (optional): None

Genre: Action/Adventure, Drama, General, Humor

Tropes: Family, Feminism, Law/Politics, Questioning Identity, School
Completed · Published: 11 Sep 2019 · Updated: 11 Sep 2019 · Words: 4508 · Chapters: 1 · Reviews: 8 · Likes: 6 · Reads: 133

Series: None



Incomplete · Published: 13 Aug 2019 · Updated: 13 Aug 2019 · Words: 712 · Chapters: 1 · Reviews: 3 · Likes: 2 · Reads: 35

Series: None





 

 

"Tide fi mi. Tumaara fi yu."

 

It's tomorrow for Dorcas Meadowes, and it's as tasty as ever.

 

 

 

 

 

For TreacleTart's Play With Your Food Challenge


Characters: Dorcas Meadowes, Original Male Character

Pairings: None

Representation: Black

Story Type: Challenge Entry, Story Collection, Podfic

FFT Groups: Ravenclaw
Rating and Advisories (required): Teen Audiences (Domestic Abuse, Violence)

Content Warnings (optional): Poverty

Genre: Action/Adventure, General, Hurt/Comfort

Tropes: Family, Feminism, Parenthood
Completed · Published: 03 Aug 2019 · Updated: 03 Aug 2019 · Words: 1329 · Chapters: 1 · Reviews: 5 · Likes: 2 · Reads: 66

Series: ReSisters





 

 

 

There are thirty-nine known members of the Order of the Phoenix. Only twelve of them are women.


Winner Most Original Story & Best Minor Character (Marlene McKinnon) FROGS 2019. Winner of Most Inclusivity POGs 2019.


Beta'd by the ever wonderful sibilant. Banner by the ever talented grumpy cat @tda.


Incomplete · Published: 19 Aug 2018 · Updated: 05 Jul 2019 · Words: 16970 · Chapters: 5 · Reviews: 83 · Likes: 36 · Reads: 554

Series: Pride of Gryffindor Winners, ReSisters, FROGS Winners, Gryffindor Featured Fics





 

Parks and Rec

 

“Also known as the Paw-Paw Bakey-Bake.” --Tom Haverford.

 

A Parks and Recreation AU Tale.

 

Winner of UnluckyStar57's The Great British Bake Off AU Challenge. Second place in crestwood's Ensemble Challenge. Banner by down-in-flames.


Characters: None

Pairings: None

Representation: None

Story Type: Challenge Entry, One-Shot

FFT Groups: Ravenclaw
Rating and Advisories (required): Teen Audiences (Sexual Content, Substance Abuse)

Content Warnings (optional): None

Genre: Crossover, Fluff, Humor

Tropes: Friendship
Completed · Published: 16 Feb 2019 · Updated: 16 Feb 2019 · Words: 5529 · Chapters: 1 · Reviews: 12 · Likes: 5 · Reads: 173

Series: None





Arabella Figg takes a stand. Emmeline Vance becomes a target. Marlene McKinnon misses the Hogwarts Express.

 

 

 

A companion piece to A Woman's Place.

 

Written for esmeraude's Women Supporting Women Challenge.


Characters: Arabella Figg, Emmeline Vance, Marlene McKinnon

Pairings: None

Representation: LGBTQA

Story Type: Challenge Entry, One-Shot

FFT Groups: Ravenclaw
Rating and Advisories (required): Mature Audiences (Sexual Content, Slurs, Substance Abuse, Violence)

Content Warnings (optional): Discrimination, War

Genre: Action/Adventure, Drama, General

Tropes: Feminism, Friendship, Law/Politics
Completed · Published: 03 Jan 2019 · Updated: 04 Jan 2019 · Words: 4434 · Chapters: 1 · Reviews: 11 · Likes: 5 · Reads: 50

Series: ReSisters





Young Cassie Yaxley

 

Such skeletal beasts with white eyes glowing towards the meat.

Long tongues licking their dark nostrils, sending puffs of excited breath into the air.

 

First Year Cassie Yaxley can see thestrals.

 

For TreacleTart's The Fanfic Favorite Challenge.

Fanfic material and permission from something wicked. Banner by her, too.


Characters: Albus Dumbledore, Original Female Character, Rubeus Hagrid

Pairings: None

Representation: Anxiety

Story Type: Challenge Entry, One-Shot

FFT Groups: Ravenclaw
Rating and Advisories (required): Teen Audiences (Domestic Abuse, Violence)

Content Warnings (optional): Dying/Grieving, War

Genre: Angst, Dark, Drama

Tropes: Family
Completed · Published: 27 Dec 2018 · Updated: 27 Dec 2018 · Words: 2308 · Chapters: 1 · Reviews: 7 · Likes: 4 · Reads: 158

Series: None





 

 

Her voice belongs to the elf. Her hands to the heirlooms. Her lungs to the cigarettes. Her soul to the tapestry.

 

For a witch who owns so little, what can Walburga Black give? What can she possess for herself?

 

 

 

Winner of Unwritten Curse's Anti-Protagonist Challenge. Banner by grumpy cat.

 

 


Characters: Kreacher, Orion Black, Regulus Black, Walburga Black

Pairings: None

Representation: Depression, Other Mental Illness

Story Type: Challenge Entry, One-Shot

FFT Groups: Ravenclaw
Rating and Advisories (required): Teen Audiences (Domestic Abuse, Substance Abuse)

Content Warnings (optional): Addiction, Discrimination, Dying/Grieving, Internalized Oppression

Genre: Angst, Dark, Drama, Hurt/Comfort

Tropes: Family, Parenthood
Completed · Published: 12 Dec 2018 · Updated: 14 Dec 2018 · Words: 3878 · Chapters: 1 · Reviews: 7 · Likes: 4 · Reads: 116

Series: None





 

Angelina knew that if she didn’t comply to this childish and nonsensical dare, she’d never live it down.

 

 

Written for the Prefect's Fall Writing Challenge. Second place in Crimson Quill and nott theodore's Seven Deadly Sins Challenge. 


Rating and Advisories (required): Teen Audiences (None)

Content Warnings (optional): Bullying

Genre: Angst, Dark, General, Humor

Tropes: Friendship, School
Completed · Published: 21 Oct 2018 · Updated: 23 Oct 2018 · Words: 974 · Chapters: 1 · Reviews: 7 · Likes: 2 · Reads: 137

Series: None