I am going to try really hard to post here more, even though I do not have any fic updates yet (i don't know why its so hard to post, or why i don't want to really think about why.)
For my first post, I have two, unrelated things to post on...
1. Any one have any recs for gardening communities where I could post photos of Squash and get feedback on what varieties they most likely are?
2. I have noticed (since Bugland asked me to co-write a relatively short one-shot (HP travelling back in time to meet a Snape just a few years older than he is) that I have a strong preference for Teacher Snape / Student Harry. If I MUST write outside of this (eg a gift request that has teacher/student or underage listed as a squick), that I prefer future fics rather than fics that attempt to make them closer ina ge (eg: (de)-aging potions, time travel, etc)
This is not because I prefer older/younger pairings or underage characters, pairings that are considered controversial or illegal in the fic' setting, or a preference for one character to be one in a position of authority. I like plenty of pairings that do not fit the moulds that Teacher Snape / Student Harry fit into. Why should this be? Two possibilities that came to mind are:
A. Canonically, the characters have a teacher/student relationship (the non-sexual type of relationship I mean here). I thought about, and found in support of this, that I would not care for Remus/Sirius fic where they were significantly different ages.
B. I think they are more psychologically/emotionally/
I suspect there maybe even other reasons, I've yet to put a finger on, as this is a new revelation for me.