Today the Harry Potter fandom realized a tragic loss. simons_flower--podcaster, prolific fan fic writer, Ravenclaw, mother, and master of snark--was laid to rest in a cemetery in Washington state. As a mentor to new writers, host of the Quaffle Talk podcast, and valued friend to all who knew her, simons _flower touched more lives than can be expressed in the form of a post to this blog. Although her death was sudden and much too soon, it served as an example to illustrate the love and kinship in this fandom. Sometimes pictures are more effective than words in expressing emotions and that may be the case here...

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