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by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Sat Sep 22, 2018 4:41 am
Forum: Challenges
Topic: September Challenge - Hashi
Replies: 2
Views: 88

Re: September Challenge - Hashi

You have until the end of the month to send in your answer to this Hashi and earn Hoots!

Remember that there are a couple other HOLLERS Challenges to do -- a Cryptogram and a Jigsaw. Have you done them yet?
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Sat Sep 22, 2018 4:35 am
Forum: Quidditch
Topic: 2018-2019 Quidditch Pickups Thread!
Replies: 1
Views: 59

Re: 2018-2019 Quidditch Pickups Thread!

*BUMP*

The pickups start tomorrow!
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Fri Sep 21, 2018 9:58 pm
Forum: Monthly Book Discussions
Topic: The Hero and the Crown * Part 2 - Chapters 12 - 17
Replies: 1
Views: 17

Re: The Hero and the Crown * Part 2 - Chapters 12 - 17

Well, now the terror shows up. Oddly enough, though, it's sort of a resigned terror. Sure, Aerin and Talat had gone dragon hunting before, but the sheer overwhelming difference between the dragons she's hunted (and killed) and Maur is like the difference between a candle flame and a toxic inferno ma...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Fri Sep 21, 2018 5:52 pm
Forum: Bulletin Board
Topic: Happy Birthday, Katelin
Replies: 2
Views: 9

Happy Birthday, Katelin

Happy Birthday, Mazur! Many wishes to you for a magical and awesome birthday. :wub: Here's a present for you! https://i.postimg.cc/6p8G1v3M/Katelin_Mazur_9.20.2018_angel-with-flaming-fiery-sword_1_424x424.png Image shows a sword, looks like a fiery sword, or a light saber. The sword itself is shaped...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Thu Sep 20, 2018 5:20 pm
Forum: Bulletin Board
Topic: Happy Birthday, Peter!
Replies: 1
Views: 20

Happy Birthday, Peter!

Happy Birthday, Peter!

I wish for you a very magical birthday, filled with wonder and dragons!

Image
image is black and white (ie 'wizard') moving picture of a dragon flying
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Thu Sep 20, 2018 12:17 am
Forum: Write Your World
Topic: Lesson 1 Inbox: Turn in Homework Here
Replies: 7
Views: 128

Re: Lesson 1 Inbox: Turn in Homework Here

Assignment One 1. A. I used a randomizer! Actually, I used what was in the class as an inducement to get me out of any possible rut and yeah, well, these are NOT what I'd write about! I took the 6th word/term out of all the categories. knight werewolf science lab potion trapped lost magical power t...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Tue Sep 18, 2018 10:41 pm
Forum: Monthly Book Discussions
Topic: The Hero and the Crown * Part 1 - Chapters 7 - 11
Replies: 1
Views: 26

Re: The Hero and the Crown * Part 1 - Chapters 7 - 11

In this part of the book, the 2nd of 4 quarters, I learned a lot more about Aerin. Why she is the way she is, and the choices she has made -- which ends up in her being the way she is. So many choices, all building on each other. Going backwards and forwards in time actually works as a writing devic...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Tue Sep 18, 2018 6:29 pm
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Flash Fiction
Replies: 10
Views: 133

Re: Flash Fiction

Fire, lightning, volunteer "I didn't do it" he squeaked, waving his wand with a hopeless gesture, hoping to diminish the flickering fire of the twenty foot salamander. "A bolt of lightning flashed from nowhere and hit Eric!" There was no volunteer, amongst the massed students summoned by the explos...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Fri Sep 14, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Monthly Book Discussions
Replies: 31
Views: 2343

Re: Monthly Book Discussions

Join us in October as we move to a (possibly) pre-apocalyptic situation with The Paladin Prophecy by Mark Frost. Goodreads has this to say about this 4.04 star book - Will West is careful to live life under the radar. At his parents' insistence, he's made sure to get mediocre grades and to stay in t...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Thu Sep 13, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: Fantastic Beasts
Topic: A FB audio book coming out!
Replies: 1
Views: 34

A FB audio book coming out!

Pottermore is publishing a new book - Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald - Makers, Mysteries and Magic by Pottermore Publishing, Mark Salisbury, Hana Walker-Brown. We can pre-order now - the release date is November 16, 2018. It's narrated by Dan Fogler (who plays the No-Maj Jacob Kowalski ...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Wed Sep 12, 2018 6:03 pm
Forum: Write Your World
Topic: Lesson 1 Discussion
Replies: 4
Views: 62

Re: Lesson 1 Discussion

Reggy! I wanted to tell you -- I read your siggy. "'I wish somebody would write a story sometime about the people who warm up the heroes afterward.'" - Moominland Midwinter I wanted to do something out of my regular pattern. I'd seen your siggy and .... the night before last I thought of a story to ...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Wed Sep 12, 2018 5:58 pm
Forum: Write Your World
Topic: Introduce Yourself
Replies: 4
Views: 78

Re: Introduce Yourself

Hi. :) I'm Tarma and a Professor here at HOL Hogwarts. I joined as a student, was 7 years a student, passing OWLS and the nasty NEWTS, graduated and was a Post Graduate for about 1 hour (or so it seems) and became a Professor. I was Sorted into the House of Hufflepuff! I do love animals and am vastl...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Tue Sep 11, 2018 8:14 pm
Forum: Movie Talk
Topic: Best James Bond
Replies: 4
Views: 865

Re: Best James Bond

I recently read the first book, Casino Royle , and then watched the movie. I liked it enough I watched the next three with that same actor. Yes, I just now watched the movies! :ph34r: I'd seen some other James Bond movies, notably with Sean Connery, and others with other actors. Of all of them, Dani...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Sep 10, 2018 6:41 pm
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Flash Fiction
Replies: 10
Views: 133

Re: Flash Fiction

Fish, sign, tower

The people who fled the town had put up a sign (miles from the town) saying 'beware of fish'. There were numerous other warnings including one pasted on a huge tower. If the traveler continued to ignore the signs, and entered the town, he was eaten … by the fish.
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Sat Sep 08, 2018 4:18 am
Forum: Monthly Book Discussions
Topic: The Hero and the Crown * Part 1 - Chapters 1 - 6
Replies: 1
Views: 39

Re: The Hero and the Crown * Part 1 - Chapters 1 - 6

I'd forgotten how much I enjoy this book until I read the first chapters again. Aerin is just gritty. I have so much admiration for her as she deals with the 'hand' she has been dealt by life. She doesn't look like anyone else in the city and, being of pale skin and fiery red hair, she sort of stick...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Wed Sep 05, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: HOLLERS
Topic: HOLLERS Staff Changes
Replies: 9
Views: 148

Re: HOLLERS Staff Changes

Yay! More fun and mischief.

:)
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Wed Sep 05, 2018 6:48 pm
Forum: Wand-Making
Topic: Wand-making Assignments Received
Replies: 1
Views: 33

Re: Wand-making Assignments Received

Homeworks received:

Assignment One
Draco Riddle
Trinity Anne Silvers
Adisa Wood
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Wed Sep 05, 2018 6:46 pm
Forum: The Hobbit, From Tolkien to Jackson
Topic: The Hobbit - Assignments Received
Replies: 1
Views: 20

Re: The Hobbit - Assignments Received

Assignments received from:

Assignment 1
Chantel Poole
Ginger Roenick


Note: If your name is italicized, it means that your submissions have been graded and points are submitted.
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Tue Sep 04, 2018 6:32 pm
Forum: Bulletin Board
Topic: Happy Birthday, Scarlet!
Replies: 7
Views: 118

Happy Birthday, Scarlet!

Happy Birthday, Scarlet! I hope you have a magical and wonderful one. Oh, is this how you catch all those snitches? :o https://78.media.tumblr.com/f6691f088d67ef031d545a4a30d5e7a3/tumblr_oge7hbjowv1vraes1o1_500.gif Image shows movie rendition of Harry Potter. He is dressed in Quidditch robes and it...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Sep 03, 2018 9:35 pm
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Flash Fiction
Replies: 10
Views: 133

Re: Flash Fiction

Padlock, pyramid, parachute One day she found a key ... and, with a squeak of glee, she unlocked the padlock binding her in the story, grabbed the parachute she had stashed away, and leapt from that book into the one with the picture of the red-haired family posed in front of a pyramid. edit: Eep. ...

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