Penname: sbmcneil [Contact]
Real name: Sharon McNeil
Member Since: 03/23/2011
Membership status: Member

I am a 40-something nurse and mother of two. I am a huge Harry Potter fan and a Harry and Ginny fan in particular. I've been writing fan fiction for two years now and love writing as well as reading fan fiction.

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The Darkest Hours by sel_123 [Mid Teens]
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Harry is struggling to come to terms with Sirius' death and the contents of the Prophecy, and Ron, Hermione and Ginny must try and pull him out of his anger. Voldemort is plaguing Harry's mind with awful dreams and visions...can Harry let go of his rage and close his mind? When tragedy strikes, Harry feels that he is completely alone and cannot possible achieve the goal Dumbledore left him - to get rid of the Horcruxes, But then he receives help from the unlikeliest person - but will it be enough?

Categories: Harry Potter; Characters: None; Archive Challenge: None
Classification: Dark Fiction
Crossover Classes: None
Genres: Angst, Drama, General
Warnings: Character Death, Mild Violence, Strong Language
Chapters: 44 Table of Contents Series: None
Word count: 140858; Read Count: 79739; Completed: Yes

Updated: 08/06/2007; Published: 05/22/2007
Reviewer: sbmcneil (Signed)
Great story! I really enjoyed it. So many elements were so well done, you made Snape good, but did not wipe out his snarky personality. The same with the Malfoys, it was very well done.

Chapter 44: The Boy Who Lived

Something I wrote several years ago...just a little 'color' piece in honor of the day think March 17th . At one time I had planned on making it a multi-chaptered piece, but never got around to it.

Categories: Harry Potter; Characters: None; Archive Challenge: None
Classification: Drabble, Humor, Pre-Canon
Crossover Classes: None
Genres: Fluff
Warnings: Alternate Universe
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents Series: None
Word count: 1125; Read Count: 377; Completed: Yes

Updated: 03/19/2011; Published: 03/19/2011
Reviewer: sbmcneil (Signed)
Interesting view of pre-Hogwarts life.

Chapter 1: Chapter 1
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Someone other that Ron (another Gryffindor red-head) interrupts Harry's conversation with Sirius, the night that Harry discovers the First Task is dealing with dragons.  She decides that Harry needs help with not only the Tournament, but many other things, too and how to have some fun while doing it.

Set during the Triwizard Tournament.

More or less canon pairings, eventually.

May continue beyond the Tournament, up to and including the Horcrux hunt and final battle.

Language, violence and character death.

Categories: Harry Potter; Characters: Ginny Weasley, Harry Potter; Archive Challenge: None
Classification: Alternate Universe (AU), General Fan Fiction
Crossover Classes: None
Genres: Action/Adventure, Drama, Fluff
Warnings: Character Death, Strong Language, Strong Violence
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents Series: None
Word count: 6455; Read Count: 423; Completed: No

Updated: 05/02/2011; Published: 05/02/2011
Reviewer: sbmcneil (Signed)
Great start! Hope you continue :)

Chapter 1: Chapter 1