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- News: British star of stage, film and TV Helen McCrory has died. We wish the best to her family and loved ones.
- Main Discussion: Former MuggleNet Fan Fiction moderator Laura Tee is here to discuss fanfic!
- Have the MuggleCast hosts read fanfic before? Why or why not? Was there a stigma attached in the early days?
- Laura runs through some common Harry Potter fanfic tropes including American exchange students, students getting "HOT" over the summer, and replacement love interests for Snape.
- The hosts have each read some of the most popular Potter fanfics as suggested by our listeners, and are here to dish!
- In "The Very Secret Diary" by Arabella, Laura found a depth to Ginny's character that was lacking for her in the books.
- Eric describes the 700,000 word Hermione time-travel epic, "The Debt of Time" by ShayaLonnie
- Debt of Time is so massive that it even has its own read-through podcast, Firewhisky and Honey.
- Micah's choice for fan fiction, "In the Light of the Stars" by little0bird, features a lot of diversity as a teenaged McGonagall navigates wartime Britain.
- Draco and Hermione meet repeatedly for coffee in Andrew's new favorite fanfic, "Remain Nameless" by HeyJude19.
- After talking about SO MUCH fan fiction, and listing off some honorable mentions, the hosts try their own hand at writing fanfiction with prompts given to them by Laura!
- Andrew reads his heartwarming meetcute for adult Scorpius Malfoy and Albus-Severus Potter.
- Micah adds a new best friend on to the journey Hagrid and Maxime take through the mountains in his fanfic.
- ...and Eric reads his scene in which My Chemical Romance headlines the Yule Ball at Hogwarts.
- Quizzitch: Which member of American rock band MCR dropped out of college to join the band? Visit MuggleCast.com/Quizzitch to submit your answer!
- This week’s episode is sponsored by BetterHelp (Get 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/mugglecast) and MasterClass (Get 15% off an annual subscription at MasterClass.com/mugglecast)!
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