Harry Potter is one of the most underrated characters in his own series.

I have never heard anyone say that Harry is their favourite, and a quick Google search of ‘Harry Potter is a bad character’ (or something similar) shows no shortage of people who think he’s the worstWhile I must admit that he isn’t my favourite (Ron has that spot reserved — another underrated character I might rant about sometime), here are five reasons Harry is a great character, inspired largely by the unjustified hate he gets from others. Warning: spoilers ahead.

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Hello everybody! I hope you’re all well. Today I’m coming to you with a book tag I found on Kirsty’s blog The Bibliophile Girl, called the Reading Habits Book Tag. Like most readers, I have particular preferences when it comes to reading. Here are just a few…


Do you have a certain place at home for reading?
Not really. Depending on my mood (and how noisy my family is being!), I could be hanging out on the living room armchair or curled up in bed with the door shut.

Bookmark or random piece of paper?

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Take a guess! Although, desperate times call for desperate measures, so I have occasionally used a bus ticket…

I’ve customised two of the bookmarks in this photo myself; if you’d like to learn how, take a look here!

Can you just stop reading or do you have to stop after a chapter/a certain amount of pages?
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Friday Fictioneers: Heart Broken

It’s Friday, and you know what that means… the weekend is near! And also Friday Fictioneers, of course.

For Friday Fictioneers, writers respond to a prompt in 100 words or less. Thank you to Rochelle for providing the prompt!

Heart Broken

When they ask if she really wants it, she says yes. Her lungs feel sore afterwards, as if they have frosted over. She lays a hand on her chest and feels the silence resonate.

When she gets home, she takes her mother’s crystal glass and throws it against the wall. She stares at the pieces, not blinking until tears roll down her cheeks. But they taste of nothing.

She smashes more until the floor looks built of crystal.

When her mother follows later, slipping between her fingers, she can’t even feel glad that she has no heart to get broken.


Word count: 100

Thank you for reading! Please let me know if you have any thoughts or comments.

You can read more submissions to this prompt here.

Until next time!

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