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by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Thu Mar 04, 2021 2:58 am
Forum: Between the Pages
Topic: March Prompt: Dark and Suspenseful
Replies: 0
Views: 9

March Prompt: Dark and Suspenseful

Book Club takes on Thrillers this month. 'Thriller' is a literary genre, and it means books which are "dark, engrossing, and suspenseful plot-driven stories. They very seldom include comedic elements." What suspenseful books have you read where you find yourself glued to the pages? Or maybe the who...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Mar 01, 2021 11:10 pm
Forum: Wand-Making
Topic: Welcome to Wand-making
Replies: 1
Views: 334

Re: Welcome to Wand-making

I've closed the Sign-up for Wand-making in here -- Classes.

If you want to join Wand-making, please send me a HOL Message, asking to be manually added to the class.

Thank you!
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Mar 01, 2021 11:08 pm
Forum: Charms
Topic: Welcome to Charms
Replies: 1
Views: 406

Re: Welcome to Charms

I've closed the Sign-up for Charms in here -- Classes.

If you want to join Charms, please send me a HOL Message, asking to be manually added to the class.

Thank you!
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Mar 01, 2021 7:38 pm
Forum: Bulletin Board
Topic: Happy Birthday, Jessica!
Replies: 7
Views: 52

Re: Happy Birthday, Jessica!

Happy Birthday, Jessica!

I hope your day is brilliant and magical.

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by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Mar 01, 2021 6:57 pm
Forum: Challenges
Topic: March - Hashi
Replies: 1
Views: 47

Re: March - Hashi

Professor Will Lestrange has sent in both solutions to this puzzle!

Who is next?

Reyyan Azkendra was right after Will!

Followed by ---

February Fortescue
Mia Fountain
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Mar 01, 2021 7:18 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: March Newsletter
Replies: 0
Views: 38

March Newsletter

We've finished the first month of the new Term and settling into doing homework again. Each month we post the current House Point standings. You can check out the current standings here on the HOL Main Page. Remember that this changes on a regular basis, as points are submitted and approved., Here i...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Mar 01, 2021 3:18 am
Forum: Challenges
Topic: March - Hashi
Replies: 1
Views: 47

March - Hashi

Let's play with a Hashi puzzle! (Oh rapture, oh joy!) Solve this Hashi puzzle and earn 20 Hoots - https://i.postimg.cc/HkrtHp9s/March-2021-Hashi-puzzle.png For direct link, click here . Send me your solution in a Forum PM titled " March - Hashi " by March 31st (11:59PM HOL time) to earn your Hoots !...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Mar 01, 2021 1:49 am
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Flash Fiction
Replies: 18
Views: 292

Re: Flash Fiction

Beans were sent to Aurelia and Silvana Here's our last group of words for February, with which to create a story: bus, fish, hat "Excuse me," the bus driver said, while expertly weaving her way through traffic. "Would you please remove your hat ? It's blocking my conductors path down the aisle." "O...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Sat Feb 27, 2021 5:27 am
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Beginnings & Endings
Replies: 19
Views: 635

Re: Beginnings & Endings

Silvana Mandeville identified them!

Who is next?

Professor Sindor Aloyarc

Followed by -

February Fortescue
Aurelia West
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Sat Feb 27, 2021 5:02 am
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Beginnings & Endings
Replies: 19
Views: 635

Re: Beginnings & Endings

The answers for last week: One - Jurassic Park - Michael Crichton Two - The Golden Compass - Philip Pullman Beans have been sent to Emily, Silvana and Aurelia. The last set of Beginnings and Endings for February are: One In the mid-1980s, having just achieved my doctorate degree from the University ...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Thu Feb 25, 2021 7:39 pm
Forum: The Hobbit, From Tolkien to Jackson
Topic: The Hobbit - Questions?
Replies: 1
Views: 280

Re: The Hobbit - Questions?

Question: May I send in my homework with attachments? Answer: No. Don't send in your homework as an attachment, either embedded in the email or indicated at bottom of email with paperclip (or whatever). Type your responses in the body of the email. If you have questions on how to submit homework, pl...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Thu Feb 25, 2021 7:37 pm
Forum: Wand-Making
Topic: Wand-making - Questions?
Replies: 2
Views: 314

Re: Wand-making - Questions?

Question: May I send in my homework with attachments? Answer: No. Don't send in your homework as an attachment, either embedded in the email or indicated at bottom of email with paperclip (or whatever). Type your responses in the body of the email. If you have questions on how to submit homework, pl...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Thu Feb 25, 2021 5:55 pm
Forum: Charms
Topic: Charms - Questions?
Replies: 2
Views: 473

Re: Charms - Questions?

*bump* Don't send in your homework as an attachment, either embedded in the email or indicated at bottom of email with paperclip (or whatever). Type your responses in the body of the email. If you have questions on how to submit homework, please check out the nifty guide in the HOL 101 class, How to...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Thu Feb 25, 2021 5:12 am
Forum: Writing Under Constraint
Topic: February Prompt: The Letter 'F'
Replies: 3
Views: 109

Re: February Prompt: The Letter 'F'

'Frankly, my dear' are not the words that a person might want to hear, especially if they are spoken by a person of whom one had great hopes and/or expectations. You might even hear them with a sense of shock or disbelief. Nevertheless, those words do get spoken, with that intention (of the quote) b...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Feb 22, 2021 3:13 am
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Flash Fiction
Replies: 18
Views: 292

Re: Flash Fiction

Beans were sent to Silvana, Aurelia and Emily. Here's your next group of words with which to create a story - midnight, dwell, hummingbird The hummingbird darted and dashed through the flowers, dwelling where it would, to sip nectar. Then, a flower, appearing to be in the middle of spiraling rainbo...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Sun Feb 21, 2021 5:40 am
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Beginnings & Endings
Replies: 19
Views: 635

Re: Beginnings & Endings

Emily Spencer is first to identify the books and authors.

Who is next?

Silvana Mandeville

Followed by

Aurelia West
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Sat Feb 20, 2021 2:46 am
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Beginnings & Endings
Replies: 19
Views: 635

Re: Beginnings & Endings

Answers for last week: One - Alanna: The First Adventure - Tamora Pierce Two - Jonathan Livingston Seagull - Richard Bach Beans have been sent to Silvana, Emily and Aurelia. Try these out --- One The late twentieth century has witnessed a scientific gold rush of astonishing proportions: the headlong...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Feb 15, 2021 6:44 pm
Forum: The Bookshelf
Topic: Presenting Author: Iris Johansen
Replies: 2
Views: 700

Re: Presenting Author: Iris Johansen

Title of the book: Blink of an Eye Authors: Iris Johansen & Roy Johansen Series: yes - Kendra Michaels Genres: Thriller, Mystery, Adventure, Suspense Short summary of the story: This is the 8th Kendra Michaels book and, building on previous books and background information, leads the reader into a s...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Feb 15, 2021 3:57 am
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Flash Fiction
Replies: 18
Views: 292

Re: Flash Fiction

Create your next story with these words -- goblet, cactus, satchel I approached the cactus and, with my knife, severed the prickly pear from the main body. Reaching into my satchel , I got the wide-mouthed goblet and put the fruit in it. Next, remove thorns, peel and – voila - lunch! (40 words)
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Fri Feb 12, 2021 7:36 pm
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Beginnings & Endings
Replies: 19
Views: 635

Re: Beginnings & Endings

Silvana Mandeville has sent in the answers already!

Who's next?
Emily Spencer

Followed by
Aurelia West

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