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by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Wed Nov 20, 2019 2:51 am
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Flash Fiction
Replies: 61
Views: 1296

Re: Flash Fiction

theatre, chess piece, ink

The chess piece, a pawn, cheerfully rolled in the spilled ink and then, sprouting two very short legs, gleefully ran across the theatre floor, leaving tiny foot prints in her wake. [32 words]
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Tue Nov 19, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: Bulletin Board
Topic: Happy Birthday, Gail!
Replies: 8
Views: 48

Re: Happy Birthday, Gail!

Happy Birthday, Gale

I wish for you a day filled with magic and wonder.

:)
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Nov 18, 2019 3:26 am
Forum: Quidditch
Topic: Unfogging the Quidditch Pitch
Replies: 8
Views: 12387

Re: Unfogging the Quidditch Pitch

No one got all 3 of the guesses!

Anna Westbrook got 2 of them ... I'm sending some beans to her for being 'close'.
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Fri Nov 15, 2019 3:07 am
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Flash Fiction
Replies: 61
Views: 1296

Re: Flash Fiction

dungeon, cauldron, inspiration 'Come to the dungeon !' the sign said. Wondering what to do with my Saturday evening, and looking for inspiration , when I read that strangely lettered sign, I thought – why not? However, upon arrival I saw the second sign – “Choose a cauldron to fit. The game will sta...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Wed Nov 13, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: Quidditch
Topic: Unfogging the Quidditch Pitch
Replies: 8
Views: 12387

Re: Unfogging the Quidditch Pitch

A new Unfogging is up! What are your guesses?
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Sat Nov 09, 2019 6:17 pm
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Flash Fiction
Replies: 61
Views: 1296

Re: Flash Fiction

gears, map, insignia Although the insignia on the uniform was that of a herbologist, the spy was actually looking for uncommon creatures. Gears in head grinding slowly, he perused the map ; there should be something nearby which the firedrake liked to use as a nest. There! Found the cave, and locate...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Wed Nov 06, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: Between the Pages
Topic: The World of Book Lovers
Replies: 5
Views: 295

Re: The World of Book Lovers

https://i.postimg.cc/gJ7By6Fn/11-6-2019-Facebook.jpg Graphic shows picture of a child (profile view), sitting in a chair, with colourful blankets and pillows piled up on and behind her/him. The chair appears to be 'outside'. Snow is coming down and sticking here and there. The child wears a knitted...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Tue Nov 05, 2019 3:22 am
Forum: Quidditch
Topic: Official Quidditch Schedule, 2019-2020
Replies: 3
Views: 384

Re: Official Quidditch Schedule, 2019-2020

Standings
Updated 11.16.2019

Code: Select all

Rank    Team      Games    Scores     Diff   Points
1     Slytherin     1     670-120     550     3
2     Hufflepuff    1      270-50     220     3
3     Gryffindor    1      50-270    -220     0
4     Ravenclaw     1     120-670    -550     0

by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Tue Nov 05, 2019 3:03 am
Forum: Writing Under Constraint
Topic: November Prompt: Quidditch
Replies: 1
Views: 74

Re: November Prompt: Quidditch

I'm glad it's November and Quidditch season! One of the greatest pleasures of Quidditch is the ability to glide with a snakelike ease through the mass of populace who are scattered in the stands. Indeed, of the 42 plus games which I've attended, one of the greatest deterrents is to pretend to be hol...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Sun Nov 03, 2019 4:44 pm
Forum: Quidditch
Topic: 2019-2020 Quidditch Pickups Thread!
Replies: 7
Views: 493

Re: 2019-2020 Quidditch Pickups Thread!

Sunday, November 3 at 10 PM HOL! Remember that the USA and other places have gone back to regular time from daylight savings time. 10 PM HOL is the same as 10 PM Hogwarts in Scotland time -- for everyone who hasn't changed. If your time has changed .... that means 2 pm for people on the USA West Coa...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Sat Nov 02, 2019 4:46 am
Forum: Challenges
Topic: November Challenge - Hashi
Replies: 1
Views: 93

Re: November Challenge - Hashi

Will Lestrange has sent in the answer to the Hashi.

Who is next?

Kendra Givens!

Followed by ...

Gale Allen
Anna Snape
Polaris Black
Professor Scarlet Leslie-Lewis
Dead Mousie
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Sat Nov 02, 2019 3:03 am
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Book Trivia Game
Replies: 30
Views: 1836

Re: Book Trivia Game

The correct answers are sent in already!

First to send in her answers is:

Kendra Givens

Who is next?
Amy Darvill (who told me about my typo - it's now fixed - thanks!)
Followed by ---
Emily Spencer
February Fortescue
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Sat Nov 02, 2019 2:23 am
Forum: Challenges
Topic: November Challenge - Hashi
Replies: 1
Views: 93

November Challenge - Hashi

Earn 20 HOOTS by completing this Hashi and sending me your answer, in a HOL PM , by the end of November. Title your PM " HOLLERS - Hashi ". https://i.postimg.cc/t4BCs2Vt/November-2019-hashi-TWO.png You might have to go back and forth a bit, but step-by-logical-step you can complete it. You will know...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Fri Nov 01, 2019 3:19 am
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Book Trivia Game
Replies: 30
Views: 1836

Re: Book Trivia Game

November's Book Trivia looks at authors, the people who actually create these stories and books. What are their names? Are they writing under their own names or are they using pseudonyms? Are there any authors who actually are written by two or more people? Here is a list of real life names. Some o...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Fri Nov 01, 2019 3:08 am
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Book Trivia Game
Replies: 30
Views: 1836

Re: Book Trivia Game

Answers! If a person had written something not below, but provided links (proof) that their answer was valid, I accepted it. Some submissions were sort of hilarious - thank you! :lol: 1. Adarlan - fiction 2. Alagaesia - fiction 3. Alera - fiction 4. Alexandria - fact 5. Amber - fiction 6. Argus - fa...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Oct 28, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Flash Fiction
Replies: 61
Views: 1296

Re: Flash Fiction

bag of gold, voyage, flute

With this bag of gold which I earned by playing my flute, I intend to go on the voyage to Chulan and visit my people. [25 words]
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Sat Oct 26, 2019 5:53 am
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Book Trivia Game
Replies: 30
Views: 1836

Re: Book Trivia Game

You have until October 31st to send me your list! Remember, you can get partial credit if you don't get them all. Also, if you do send me your list and I have something different, if you answer before the 30th, I'll send you back a reply saying ... okay, these (list) I have different but if you can ...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Tue Oct 22, 2019 4:25 pm
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Flash Fiction
Replies: 61
Views: 1296

Re: Flash Fiction

forest, puzzle, map

Fred looked at the map. Supposedly the forest ended soon, but when he had crested the hill, instead of a hedge bordering a lane, he saw simply miles more of forest. This was a puzzle. Where was he? [38 words]
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Sat Oct 19, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: Between the Pages
Topic: Geek Moments
Replies: 0
Views: 66

Geek Moments

Sometimes, while reading a book or watching a movie, we will run across a reference to something else which has or is a reference to another book or movie. The book Ready Player One , by Ernest Kline, follows the story of Wade Watts, someone who has made himself a geek about the 1980s because he wan...

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