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by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Sat Oct 19, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: Between the Pages
Topic: Geek Moments
Replies: 0
Views: 21

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...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Tue Oct 15, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: Charms
Topic: Charms - Questions?
Replies: 1
Views: 65

Re: Charms - Questions?

Question: I did my homework on a word document. May I send it in to you as an attachment? Answer: No. Copy the document and paste into the email. Question: May I send you my homework with an HOL Message from the front page? Answer: No. Send the homework in via an email to the address listed in the l...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Oct 14, 2019 10:43 pm
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Flash Fiction
Replies: 37
Views: 653

Re: Flash Fiction

As soon as trivia results were announced, there was a mad rush for the stairs . The main auditorium was two floors down. The music of Draco and the Malfoys had already kicked off the Wizard Rock concert! (37 words) That is just so great ... https://thumbs.gfycat.com/CoarseIncompleteLadybug-small.gi...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Oct 14, 2019 8:05 pm
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Flash Fiction
Replies: 37
Views: 653

Re: Flash Fiction

stairs, wizard, music

Tripping merrily down the stairs, dancing to the music of the Goblin King, she pretended she would be greeting the wizard Pug (and not who was waiting for her). But alas, it was Doctor Strange in her drawing room. [39 words]
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Oct 14, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: Between the Pages
Topic: The Worlds of the Books We Read
Replies: 0
Views: 28

The Worlds of the Books We Read

Here in Between the Pages , we are looking at the actual worlds in which the stories are set for our part of Celebrating World-Building with the Book Club theme this Term. We have two prompts, The World in Which the Story Takes Place and The Evolution of a World , and they are worth 20 beans each if...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Oct 14, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: Between the Pages
Topic: The Evolution of a World
Replies: 0
Views: 16

The Evolution of a World

Sometimes, picking up and reading a book, the world in which is it set seems complete and static, and stays the same throughout the book -- and even throughout the series of books if it ends up being several books or a series. One such book would be The Hunger Games , set in Panem, where the physica...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Oct 14, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: Between the Pages
Topic: The World in Which the Story Takes Place
Replies: 0
Views: 19

The World in Which the Story Takes Place

In some books, we start reading and the actual physicality of the world in which the story is set makes an immediate impact upon us. How important is this to you -- to know immediately (or soon) in the story, just what the world is like to live in? Do you need to know that it is mountainous or arid ...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Sun Oct 13, 2019 6:08 pm
Forum: Wand-Making
Topic: Welcome to Wand-making!
Replies: 1
Views: 49

Re: Welcome to Wand-making!

Wand-making is now closed for sign-ups from the Classes page. However .... if you are new to HOL Hogwarts and wish to sign up for the class, send me a HOL message titled 'Request to Join Wand-making ' and I can add you manually. In my reply to you I will say the revised due dates for the homeworks ...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Sat Oct 12, 2019 10:10 pm
Forum: The Hobbit, From Tolkien to Jackson
Topic: The Hobbit - Assignments Received
Replies: 1
Views: 56

Re: The Hobbit - Assignments Received

Homework has been received from

Lesson 1
Arielle Lemoyne

Lesson 2
Arielle Lemoyne




If your name is in italics, that means that that homework has been graded and those points have been submitted.
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Sat Oct 12, 2019 2:25 am
Forum: Bulletin Board
Topic: Happy Birthday, Dario!
Replies: 11
Views: 133

Re: Happy Birthday, Dario!

Happy Birthday, Dario

I hope you have a wonderful and magical birthday.
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Wed Oct 09, 2019 9:25 pm
Forum: Bulletin Board
Topic: Thank you
Replies: 8
Views: 120

Re: Thank you

*chimes in*

Me, too. Thanks to all who put Humpty Dumpty back together again. :)
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Wed Oct 09, 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: Charms
Topic: Welcome to Charms
Replies: 1
Views: 109

Re: Welcome to Charms

Charms is now closed for sign-ups from the Classes page. However .... if you are new to HOL Hogwarts and wish to sign up for the class, send me a HOL message titled 'Request to Join Charms ' and I can add you manually. In my reply to you I will say the revised due dates for the homeworks you have m...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Tue Oct 08, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: Bulletin Board
Topic: Happy Birthday, Zen!
Replies: 3
Views: 50

Happy Birthday, Zen!

Happy Birthday, Zen!

I hope you have a great and wonderful and magical day.

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by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Oct 07, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Flash Fiction
Replies: 37
Views: 653

Re: Flash Fiction

horse, jester, shield The Jester , recruited as a temporary Herald, looked at the shield of a knight trotting in on the war- horse . What? Ah! A gray owl, wings outstretched, hovering over a pair of crossed glaives, on a blue field, the border formed by two thin rings, the outer blue, the inner crea...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Oct 07, 2019 5:02 am
Forum: Writing Under Constraint
Topic: October Prompt: Halloween
Replies: 2
Views: 86

Re: October Prompt: Halloween

Halloween wonder fills the air as we float along through the days, plotting what to wear as the day grows near. Eventually, as always, black cloak, black cap and, of course, black boots complete the ensemble. Then, where to go ... to the neighbors house and surprise them with our magnificence? Or si...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Fri Oct 04, 2019 12:16 am
Forum: Creative Outlet
Topic: October – Hush Little Baby
Replies: 3
Views: 100

Re: October – Hush Little Baby

Hey Fluff I see you there You are quite the loveliest dog ( humming ) Come sit with me and tell me your song I'll listen, to all three of you As you sing in harmony Or not. Leave them alone They're afraid Come be with me I have THREE chew bones Just for you. Come be with me and I'll sing to you and ...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Wed Oct 02, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: Welcome Month
Topic: Welcome Fair: Closing Remarks
Replies: 5
Views: 125

Re: Welcome Fair: Closing Remarks

Thank you for the fun, Rorey, Arianna, Kendra and Sky!

It was great to see (and be involved in) all the great activities and also to participate with so many other people of HOL Hogwarts.

^_^
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Tue Oct 01, 2019 9:25 pm
Forum: Creative Outlet
Topic: October – Flour It!
Replies: 2
Views: 67

Re: October – Flour It!

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by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Tue Oct 01, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: Challenges
Topic: September Challenge - Sudoku
Replies: 2
Views: 173

Re: September Challenge - Sudoku

Solution -

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by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Tue Oct 01, 2019 5:10 am
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Book Trivia Game
Replies: 26
Views: 1514

Re: Book Trivia Game

I have already received a most hilarious PM from someone!

Will Lestrange has sent in his answers.

Who is next?

Lora Wallabenger

Followed by ...

February Fortescue

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