“We’re terribly sorry about this, Mrs Dursley,” said the uniformed Ministry official, as the large, inflated woman slowly fell to the ground. “I imagine that’s somewhat uncomfortable.”
“Uncomfortable?!” she bellowed, her voice amplified by the masses of air escaping her. “UNCOMFORTABLE?! I felt like I was going to burst! That maniac boy... He should be locked up!”...
Our first example, presented anonymously, is from that event this term. For those who've never been to one—firstly, why not? But secondly, to explain the format, would-be authors are given two characters and two objects, of which they must weave two of the characters and at least one of the objects into their prose. In this case, the author was provided with Stan Shunpike, Aunt Marge, Ron Weasley's Broken Wand and the Black Family Tapestry, managing to work the first three into his story, "Marge's Day Out":
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