Early reviews of Golden Compass are insanely positive - I AM GIDDY, GIDDY WITH GLEE AND FANGIRL JOY. Still, I've noticed that I don't always agree with reviews (Enchanted) so ultimately, I'm just waiting for the movie premiere.
 THERE IS NOW, PIRATE/NINJA FIC. It's a oneshot split into three parts and it is WONDEFULL. maderr is my favorite original slash fic author *__* She also wrote a most adorable fic that is surprisingly called Spawn \o/
 Give me shiny stuff and I am your slave - so I did a super, super fast revamp of maderr's lj! Do check it out!
 It's been ages since I talked H/D - so this thread (f-locked) with irrevokable really hit me hard. I seriously wish the ship_manifesto for the pairing would get updated for the last books because our love for the ship has grown and evolved with time and new canon. It's still very much the same fundamentally - but with the last HP books, the H/D dynamics are not quite what they used to be.
 When you read fanfiction/stories/prose online - what format do you like to see it in? Should the background be white - or off white like paper? What about line-spacing, line-height and text (times new roman/serif vs arial/sans serif)? What's a good width for reading fic (eyes going left and right vs constantly scrolling down)? There are dozens of articles online but I wonder about personal preferences...