Last night I went the midnight screening of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part II – my first midnight screening – to bid au revoir to the Harry Potter film franchise. That said, I echo many people’s feelings that the world of Harry Potter came to a close four years ago with the release of the last book, but the films have been a pleasant and entertaining afterword. Like a lot of people my age, I grew up with Harry Potter. I aged right alongside the protagonists and followed their adventures and battles.
Magic is something particularly fantastic to imagine, and even though I’ve been in a non-fiction, academic streak the call of this type of fiction is still fun. Truth be told, I’ve always wished I could write something creative – and I’ve tinkered with it before. Maybe one day I’ll write something worth reading. In the mean time, I’ll be on the lookout for another book replete with magic, swords, elves, and the lot. ‘Til then: