I love inventing names, but I also collect unusual names, so that I can look through my notebook and choose one that suits a new character.
He had never seen a wizard work things out like this, simply by looking and touching; but Harry had long since learned that bangs and smoke were more often the marks of ineptitude than expertise.
I'm a writer, and I will write what I want to write.
This was one of those uncomfortable things Luna often said and which made Harry feel a squirming mixture of pity and embarrassment.
That's what they should teach us here, he thought, turning over onto his side, how girls' brains work... it'd be more useful than Divination anyway....
Animal magnetism, said Ron gloomily, pulling.