- Posted: Thu, 30 Aug 2007 04:46:42 +0000
The Harry Potter Anti-Guide was sponsored in part by:
Where every horribly horrible cliche is considered a blessing.
Alright, so just in case you don't understand the rules...and you are too lazy to visit the original thread...
...Here's what you do, plain and simple.
You point out, scathingly, sarcastically, all of the cliches, plotholes, etc...basically the stupid things that Harry Potter fanfiction writers do...and then you reverse it, and try to convince newbs that they're a good thing.
I'll start us off, shall I?
* * * * * *
1. Though many refer to Harry as the last Potter, feel free to give him a twin sister anyhow. Who cares if James didn't shout a word about her to Lily that October? Who cares if no one else mentioned her, either? And really, who in the world is going to notice if she decides to start Hogwarts...at the beginning of Harry's fifth, sixth, seventh year?
Oh, that's right.
Draco, possibly Ron...Dean...Neville...
Some random hot Ravenclaw...
Not important! So many people are in the market!
2. You do not write about squibs, especially as main characters.
Main character squibs are like a frizzy-haired, non-curvy Hermione in a Hermione/Draco fanfiction.
Baaaaaaaad juju there, man.