Harry Potter fans less likely to be prejudiced, studies sayResearchers found that reading J.K. Rowling’s bestselling series enables young readers to view society from the perspective of a marginalized group.

Harry Potter fans less likely to be prejudiced, studies say
Researchers found that reading J.K. Rowling’s bestselling series enables young readers to view society from the perspective of a marginalized group.


It’s hell writing and it’s hell not writing. The only tolerable state is having just written.
Robert Hass (via victoriousvocabulary)

If you hear voices, you’re a lunatic. If you write down what they say, you’re an author.
Dani Harper (via maxkirin)

Multiple shots of a lemur scampering across the ground in Madagascar, Africa.

Multiple shots of a lemur scampering across the ground in Madagascar, Africa.


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Does Harry Potter belong to J.K. Rowling or readers?The best-selling author recently published a short story about Harry and his friends, which raises a good question: When an author says a series is finished, are the characters’ stories still hers to tell?
Give us your thoughts in the comments, Potter fans!

My latest article — all about my Potter fandom.

mothernaturenetwork:

Does Harry Potter belong to J.K. Rowling or readers?
The best-selling author recently published a short story about Harry and his friends, which raises a good question: When an author says a series is finished, are the characters’ stories still hers to tell?

Give us your thoughts in the comments, Potter fans!

My latest article — all about my Potter fandom.




This photo never fails to make me happy.
"Don’t mind me. Just eating my weight in watermelon."

This photo never fails to make me happy.

"Don’t mind me. Just eating my weight in watermelon."


Some valuable advice posted on a trail we hiked in Alaska recently.
Now, how exactly does one determine when attack transitions into mealtime? Do you listen for chewing? Will the bear sigh in delight like I do when I eat macaroni and cheese?
And if I taste like macaroni and cheese, is it really fair to deny the bear such a delicacy? I do eat a lot of mac and cheese, so it’s conceivable I might taste cheesy and delicious.

Some valuable advice posted on a trail we hiked in Alaska recently.

Now, how exactly does one determine when attack transitions into mealtime? Do you listen for chewing? Will the bear sigh in delight like I do when I eat macaroni and cheese?

And if I taste like macaroni and cheese, is it really fair to deny the bear such a delicacy? I do eat a lot of mac and cheese, so it’s conceivable I might taste cheesy and delicious.