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Nov. 14th, 2018


[info]nachodiablo

The Daily Snitch: Wednesday 14 November 2018

Joanne K. Rowling – Life and Books:
“Lethal White” Makes Semifinals of 2018 Goodreads Choice Awards.
J.K. Rowling’s Website Adds New FAQ Section.

Harry Potter – Actors and Movies:
Castium Revelio: Christmas Stockings and Zombies.
Evanna Lynch Supports Vegan Fashion Campaign.

Fantastic Beasts – Actors and Movies:
SnitchSeeker talks 'Fantastic Beasts' teasers & challenges with Yates, cast in Paris.
J.K. Rowling comments on Grindelwald & Dumbledore's 'Fantastic Beasts' battle, more.
New “Crimes of Grindelwald” TV Spot Plus Zoë Kravitz on Playing Leta Lestrange.
Seven Highlights from the “Crimes of Grindelwald” London Premiere.

Prompt Challenges:
[info]hogwarts365 posted Prompt 268 - Due on or before 17 Nov.

Communities:
[Bad username: hp-nextgen-fest""] is posting.
[info]sirius_black is posting.
[info]hd_fan_fair is posting.
fixitfest is posting.
remuslupinfest Submit Your Prompts.
[info]daily_deviant shared one Harry Potter/Draco Malfoy art (E).
[info]hermione_smut Author Check-in.
[info]hp_goldenage Salt & Pepper Fest 2019: Rules.
[info]potterfests Coming Up in Potterfests.
[info]bill_ficathon Help spread the word!
stag-moon-gang James Potter & Remus Lupin Friendship Appreciation.
[info]hogwarts365 New Fest/Challenge: Drarropoly!

Masterlists and Weekly Round-ups:
[info]hogwarts365 posted the Prompt 267 masterlist.
[info]hp_nextgen_fest posted the Weekly Roundup #1.
fixitfest posted the First Week Round Up.
[info]hd_fan_fair posted the H/D Food Fair 2018 Masterlist.

Fandom Recs:
[info]one_bad_man recced multiple Severus Snape fic & art with multiple pairings & ratings.

Resources:
[info]hd_prophet Saturday, 10 November 2018.
[info]hd_prophet Sunday, 11 November 2018.
[info]hd_prophet Tuesday, 13 November 2018.
[info]sshp_prophet November 4 - 10.

Archive News:
October 2018 Newsletter, Volume 129.

Essay/Meta:
“It’s Just Like Waking Up, Right?”: “The Crimes of Grindelwald,” Kipling, and Shakespeare’s Midsummer Dreaming.
“The Crimes of Grindelwald,” Kipling, and the Origins of the Deathly Hallows Symbol.
The Alchemical Symbolism of the Deathly Hallows in “The Crimes of Grindelwald”.
“Reading, Writing, Rowling” Episode 16: “‘Harry Potter’ and the Detective Ring”.
'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' NYC tickets for summer 2019 on sale from Nov. 29.

Nifty:
Review & Giveaway: Geek Gear’s October World of Wizardry Unboxing.
“Hogwarts Mystery” Lets Players Meet The Weird Sisters in New Side Quest.
'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindewlald' HarperCollins tie-in books US giveaway.
Live Your Magizoologist Dreams with This Deluxe Journal Kit from Running Press.
First Trailer for “Harry Potter: Wizards Unite” Revealed.

Please send your fandom news to the Daily Snitch.

Nov. 10th, 2018


[info]vaysh11

The Daily Snitch – Saturday, November 10, 2018

Joanne K. Rowling – Life and Books:
• J.K. Rowling credits fans for her return to the Wizarding World.
• Mary GrandPré (HP illustrator) reveals the secrets behind her illustrations of Harry Potter.
• The Hogwarts Professor wrote Lethal White: add seven Cuckoo echoes.

Harry Potter – Actors and Movies:
• 'Luna' Lynch (Evanna Lovegood) rumbas to country music.
• Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy) and Natalia Tena (Tonks) in Youtube Originals sci-fi thriller Origins.
• Emma Thompson (Sibyl Trelawney) receives British Damehood Honor.

Fantastic Beasts – Actors and Movies:
• Snitch Seeker: REVIEW: Fantastic Beasts – The Crimes of Grindelwald. (spoiler-free)
• The Leaky Cauldron: REVIEW: Fantastic Beasts – The Crimes of Grindelwald. (spoilers!)
• J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts series come together in new feature.
• Our 15 favorite Crimes of Grindelwald quotes that weren't in the trailers. (spoilers!)
• Felicia wrote Watch out for these 15 Potter callbacks when you watch Crimes of Grindelwald. (minor spoilers!)
• Time to Come Home! Returning to Hogwarts in Crimes of Grindelwald. (spoilers!)
• New Depth of Dumbledore revealed in Crimes of Grindelwald featurette.
• Jude Law and the Dumbledore twinkle. (small spoilers!)
• CatherineH wrote What is Gellert Grindelwald really like. (spoilers!)
• Newt's New Crew: Meet the new characters from Crimes of Grindelwald. (spoilers!)
• J. K. Rowling and cast attend Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald world premiere.
• Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald world premiere casts Lumos on Paris.
• Can't wait for Crimes of Grindelwald to be released? Grab a Ginger New and watch these cast interviews in the meantime.
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald full motion picture soundtrack released.
• Move over, Pixar! Crimes of Grindelwald is its own Easter Egg scavenger hunt. (minor spoilers!)
• Fantastic Beasts: The Simple Sidekicks Who Save the Day. (small spoilers!)
• Barnes & Nobles stores in US celebrating Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. (More news on the Explore the Magic Events.)
• Ezra Miller (Credence Barebone) shares his own #metoo story.

Communities:
• The following fests are currently posting: [info]hd_fan_fair, [info]hp_nextgen_fest and [info]sirius_black Fest
[info]hp_goldenage announced that prompting is open at the Salt and Pepper Fest 2019.
[info]hd_owlpost Fest announced that the email reminders have been sent to participants.
[info]saras_girl announced that she will be posting a 95K Harry/Draco Advent fic again this year.

We publish fandom recs! Please send links to your recs of all fannish Harry Potter creations to the Daily Snitch!

Fandom Recs:
[info]melodyssister recced a Hermione Granger/Severus Snape time-travel fic (R).
[info]bridenore recced a Draco Malfoy/Harry Potter fic (R).

Archive News:
• OTW: Q & A – Five Things Ariana Said.
• OTW October 2018 Newsletter, vol. 129.

Discussions:
• Chelsea speculates on whether Scorpius Malfoy is a descendant of the maledictus. (FF: Crimes of Grindelwald spoilers!)

Essay/Meta:
• McKay wrote Four Reasons Why We Love Harry and Ron's Friendship.
• McKay also wrote Three Reasons Why Neville and Luna Make Sense as a Couple.

General Fandom News:
• The Starkid cast (A Very Potter Musical) may be returning to Hogwarts.
• Funko releases plenty of Pop! figures this month.
• Christmas is coming to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Hollywood.
• Oklahoma students bring a hopefully Gryffindor's dream to life with DIY Hogwarts.
• Events Roundup: De-stress with these Harry Potter events.

Nifty:
• Target brings back Harry Potter Sock Advent Calendars.
• Review and Give-away: Win a Harry Potter 2019 Weekly Planner or Dark Arts Journal Set. (international)

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Nov. 7th, 2018


[info]nachodiablo

The Daily Snitch - Wednesday 7 November

Harry Potter – Actors and Movies:
Social Media Roundup: Theater, Game Shows, and Baseball Heartbreak.
Oliver Phelps to Appear at Utah’s Christmas in the Wizarding World.

Fantastic Beasts – Actors and Movies:
Eddie Redmayne & Katherine Waterston talk 'Fantastic Beasts' 2 creatures, Newt, more.
Ezra Miller Is Not a Hippie.
Ezra Miller, Claudia Kim on Credence & Nagini's relationship in 'Fantastic Beasts' 2.
New Footage from “Crimes of Grindelwald” Hints at Newt’s Feelings Toward Dumbledore’s Mission.
Heroes, Villains, and Beasts Galore in New “Crimes of Grindelwald” Images.

Prompt Challenges:
[info]hogwarts365 posted Prompt 267 - due on or before Nov 10.

Communities:
hpconsentfest Announcing HP Consent Fest 2019 - All Pairings & Gen!
[info]sirius_black Posting for 2018 Fest.
[info]hp_nextgen_fest Posting for 2018 Fest.
[info]hd_writers Writing Resources.
remuslupinfest Announcing 2019 Remus Lupin Fest!
gameofdrarry Announcing Drarropoly!
[info]one_bad_man Severus Snape recs (various pairings).
[info]newyearcntdown Sign ups are open.

Masterlists and Weekly Round-ups:
[info]hd_fan_fair posted the Week 5 Round Up.
[info]hogwarts365 posted the Prompts 265 & 266 Master List.
wolfstarwarehouse #fallficaday Masterlist.

Resources:
[info]hd_prophet Saturday, November 3, 2018.
[info]hd_prophet Sunday, November 4, 2018.
[info]hd_prophet Tuesday, November 6, 2018.
[info]sshp_prophet October 27 - November 3.

Archive News:
International Volunteer Managers Day 2018.
This Week in Fandom, Volume 96.

Essay/Meta:
New Fantastic Beasts 2 Featurette Is Really Bad at Discussing Dumbledore’s Sexuality.
Quantum Harry: The Wand Chooses the Wizard.
Why I Desperately Want to Like “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald”.
New Beasts in Crimes of Grindelwald; Rowling ‘Beast Within’ Theme Comment.
“SpeakBeasty” Episode 73: I’m Gonna Take a Shower.
Albus Dumbledore Is Doctor Strange.
Queenie Goldstein Is Morgana Pendragon.
Jude Law is Excited to Delve Into Dumbledore and Grindelwald’s Past.
Two New Behind-the-Scenes Featurettes Delve Deep Into ‘Crimes of Grindelwald’ Characters and Plot.

General Fandom News:
MinaLima Releases New Set of “Harry Potter” Textbook-Themed Journals.
MinaLima Releases Map of the Wizarding World in Paris While J.K. Rowling and Globus Mundi Hint at Future ‘Fantastic’ Destinations.

Please send your fandom news to the Daily Snitch.

Nov. 3rd, 2018


[info]vaysh11

The Daily Snitch – Saturday, November 3, 2018

Joanne K. Rowling – Life and Books:
• J.K. Rowling discusses Paris, characters, creatures, more in 'Fantastic Beasts 2'.
• Geminio! J.K. Rowling's magic touch multiples signatures on library petition.
• J.K. Rowling teases writing about 1930s Rio de Janeiro, could be Fantastic Beasts 3.
• Keao Nesmith translated the Harry Potter books into Hawaiian.
• Robert Galbraith's Lethal White: free audio sample from Robert Glenister's audiobook.
• Robert Galbraith's Lethal White nominated for the British National Book Awards in three categories (UK author, Crime & Thriller and audiobook).

Harry Potter – Actors and Movies:
• Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood) fully supports new free vegan app VeGuide, released by the educational charity The Vegan Society.
• James Phelps (Fred Weasley), playing Richard McFadden: Theater Review of 'The Greater Gamer'. (MuggleNet)

Fantastic Beasts – Actors and Movies: Please heed spoiler warnings!
• Fantastic Beasts 'Crimes of Grindelwald' first screenings, and fan reactions are in.
• Johnny Depp (Gellert Grindelwald) on his collaboration with J.K. Rowling and David Yates in Fantastic Beasts.
• Stuart Craig (production designer) hints at Fantastic Beasts 3 may also take place in Berlin, Germany.
• 'Crimes of Grindelwald' Japan trailer released with new scenes.
• The 'Crimes of Grindelwald' press tour kicks off in Beijing.
• Melissa wrote From Bowtruckle to Zouwu, Meet the Creatures of “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald”.
• School's magical makeover attracts fantastic guests.
• 'Fantastic Beasts 2' full cast list revealed by Warner Bros with return familiar characters. More info! Spoilers!
• MinaLima map reveals 'Crimes of Grindelwald' locations.
• New Scenes from 'Crimes of Grindelwald' international trailers.
• Win tickets to the Irish premiere of 'Crimes of Grindelwald' on November 13. (Residents of Ireland only)

Prompt Challenges:
[info]hp_creatures posted October Round-up and November prompts: Cavalry, "Historical Legend", Indonesian short-nosed fruit bat (Cynopterus titthaecheilus)
[info]hp_het posted Challenge 11.
[info]death_eaters posted November prompts: Bellatrix Lestrange, Amortentia, Travel
[info]hp_coffeehouse posted the November Prompt: a Laurell K. Hamilton quote
[community profile] theiceroyals posted November prompts.
[info]dracoharry posted Weekly Challenge 550: Fright

Communities:
• The following fests are currently posting: [info]hd_fan_fair, Femslash Samhain Love Fest at [info]hpsapphicappeal, [tumblr.com profile] obscurochallenge and the [info]sirius_black Fest.
[info]mini_wrimo is running this year: Welcome to Mini-Nano 2018. Sign-ups are open until November 1, minimum is 100 words/day. (all fandoms, all writing)
[info]hp_halloween posted 42 Halloween-themed double drabbles.
[info]bill_ficathon posted the Rules and the Prompts of the Bill Ficathon Challenge (running from November 1 though 30).
[community profile] theiceroyals announced that the Ice Royals Winter Fest started posting.
[info]dramionelove posted a HP Creatures Dramione Save-List and a HP Halloween Dramione Save-List.
[info]sirius_black announced that the Sirius Black Fest is starting today.
[info]snapecase announced that Sign-ups are over; pinch-hitters are needed.

Editor's Choice Rec:
31 October 1977 by [tumblr.com profile] gin-draws (Minerva McGonagall, the Marauders | G | art)

Fandom Recs:
[info]melodyssister recced a Hermione Granger/Severus Snape fic (R).
[info]kellychambliss recced 13 Halloween-themed drabbles fic (various ratings, gen and various pairings).
[twitter.com profile] tambourine (Charlotte) recced a Remus Lupin/Sirius Black historical AU (R). (in The Rec Center # 148)

Resources:
[info]hd_prophet: Saturday, November 3 edition.

Discussions:
• Victor wrote Four Characters I Would Love to See In Crimes of Grindelwald Other Than. Spoilers!

Essay/Meta:
[tumblr.com profile] tobermoriansass wrote alright so we are all into punk sirius. (Sirius Black AU tumblr meta)

General Fandom News:
• Walt Disney World almost acquired the Wizard World of Harry Potter: Here's why the didn't.
• Events Roundup: West Chicago Public Library Yule Ball, WizardCon...
• Harry Potter Movie Moment Funko Pop: Harry passing through the wall between platforms nine and ten.
• Get the LEGO Diagon Alley set free with purchase.

Nifty:
• Monet wrote What NaNoWriMo Books Would the “Harry Potter” Characters Write? (MuggleNet)

Community Spotlight:
[info]sirius_blackPadfoot's Pad dedicated to all things Sirius
This community was founded 17 years ago, in 2001. All submissions – fanworks, discussions, recs – are welcome if they feature Sirius Black, obviously. [personal profile] sirius_black is the home of the Sirius Black Fest, which starts posting today on LJ, DW ([community profile] sirius_blk) and tumblr ([tumblr.com profile] siriusblackfest).


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Oct. 31st, 2018


[info]nachodiablo

The Daily Snitch: Wednesday 31 October 2018

Harry Potter – Actors and Movies:
Will Evanna and Keo Tango Their Way to the Top of the Leaderboard?
Alfred Enoch’s Recent Play, “Red”, Coming to Theaters.

Fantastic Beasts – Actors and Movies:
‘Crimes of Grindelwald’ Cast in Beijing.
“Crimes of Grindelwald” Will Not Have a United States Premiere.
Video: 'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald' new feature on magical creatures out.

Harry Potter & The Cursed Child – Actors and Stage:
Listen to “Godric’s Hollow” from Upcoming “Cursed Child” Album.
http://www.mugglenet.com/2018/10/cursed-child-london-nominated-for-best-long-running-west-end-show/.

Communities:
[info]hp_halloween is posting for 2018.
[info]hpsapphicappeal posted one Pansy Parkinson/Ginny Weasley fic (T) and one Minerva McGonagall/Rolanda Hooch, Andromeda Black/Zadie Zabini fic (T).
[info]smutty_claus Reminder emails and Pinch hitters.
[info]one_bad_man recced one Abraxas Malfoy/Severus Snape fic (E) and two Severus Snape/Hermione Granger fics here (G) and here (M).
[info]potterfests Remus/Sirius Small Gifts
[info]potterfests Coming Up in Potterfests!.
[info]hp_creatures is posting for Octobet Prompts (1. Mature, 2. Addiction, 3. Berlin).
[info]snapecase posted sign ups update: available showcase positions.
obscurochallenge is posting for the 2018 challenge.

Masterlists and Weekly Round-ups:
[info]hd_fan_fair posted the Week 4 Round Up.

Happy Halloween!
Choose Your Own Adventure: Can You Survive Halloween at Hogwarts?
Chilling Adventures of Harry Potter: Parallels between “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” and “Harry Potter”.
Ten Times “Harry Potter” and “Hocus Pocus” Were Basically the Same.
A “Harry Potter” Horror Movie.
Scary Settings: Harry’s Underground Adventures.
The Creepiest “Potter” Moments Perfect for Halloween.
obsob posted Marauders Halloween art (G).
miseach posted Marauders Halloween art (G).
artymakeart posted Marauders Halloween art (G).

Resources:
[info]sshp_prophet October 21 - 27.
[info]hd_prophet Sunday, October 28, 2018 and Tuesday, October 30, 2018.

Archive News:
Elusive Lover is Moving to the AO3.

Essay/Meta:
The Dumbledore Conundrum.
Quantum Harry, the Podcast, Episode 27: Legacy.

General Fandom News:
Globus Mundi Store Opens in Diagon Alley.
Brand-New Wizarding World Cafes to Open in Japan.
LEGO Harry Potter Collection video game out this week, launch trailer released online.
The HPA Hopes to #StoptheSnatchers this Election Day in Oregon.

Nifty:
Fantastic Beasts Wands Now at Universal.
Review & Giveaway: Magical Merchandise for “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald”.
UK and Ireland Get “Harry Potter” Cosmetics Range.

Searches:
[info]bottom_draco posted a search for Harry/Draco on an island with a dragon and mpreg.

Please send your fandom news to the Daily Snitch.

Oct. 28th, 2018


[info]vaysh11

The Daily Snitch - Saturday, October 27, 2018

Joanne K. Rowling – Life and Books:
• Kazu Kibuishi (HP illustrator) Talks Art, 'Harry Potter' Covers, and 'Amulet' Film Adaptation.
• The Hogwarts Professor wrote Lethal White: The Big Change at the Turn The End of the Strike Agency in Book 5?

Harry Potter – Actors and Movies:
• French Netflix to acquire all eight Harry Potter films.
• Emma Watson (Hermione Granger) shows support for trans kids, is gifted art for being an ally.
• James Phelps (Fred Weasley) on starring in the WWI drama 'The Greater Game'.

Fantastic Beasts – Actors and Movies:
• Fantastic Beasts 'Crimes of Grindelwald' News Roundup.
• Kelly Loomis wrote Top Ten ‘Crimes of Grindelwald’ Plot Points Pulled from Trailers, Merchandise, and Fan Sites. (The Hogwarts Professor)
• EXCLUSIVE: Leaky features in Newsweek's Fantastic Beats of the Wizarding World Special Edition.
• Fantastic Beasts 'Crimes of Grindelwald' to be released on 270-degree ScreenX.
• Fantastic Beasts 2 new feature released on 'Grindelwald's Vision'.
• Fantastic Beasts 'Crimes of Grindelwald': three new soundtrack pieces released.
• New 'Grindelwald' footage hints at Grindelwald's manipulation.
• Claudia Kim Addresses Controversy Surrounding Her Character in “Crimes of Grindelwald”. Spoilers!

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child:
• Theater Roundup: New images, schedule changes, interview and Awards nominations.

Prompt Challenges:
[info]hogwarts365 posted Prompt # 266 (due on or before November 3): “…every time I look at you autumn leaves come in between - does it matter they're the color of your hair - or they still fall in my memory?…” ― John Geddes, A Familiar Rain, Kettle and Anthology.
[info]slythindor100 posted the 25 Days of Draco and Harry - Early Bird Sign Up Post.

Communities:
• The following fests are currently posting: [info]hd_fan_fair
[community profile] small_gifts announced that Sign-ups are open for the 13th annual Remus/Sirius Small Gifts year-end gift exchange 2018.
[info]snapecase posted Fest Business. Sign-ups are ongoing! Artists wanted!
[info]snapecase posted Post-snafu: available showcase positions for Snapecase.

Masterlists and Weekly Round-ups:
[info]hp_creatures posted the Reveal and Masterlist of the 2018 HP Creatures Halloween Fest.

Fandom Recs:
[info]melodyssister recced a Harry Potter/Severus Snape fic (NC-17).
[info]kellychambliss recced a Minerva McGonagall/Severus Snape fic (PG-13).
[profile] frknlymrshnkly recced a Harry Potter/Severus Snaoe podfic (PG).

Resources:
[info]hd_prophet: October 27 Edition.
• The SS/HP Prophet from October 21 through 27.

Archive News:
• AO3, the Archive Of Our Own, celebrates 30,000 fandoms!

Discussions:
• Mikaelam wrote The [redacted] Controversy: Optimism is underrated. Spoilers!

Essay/Meta:
• Minal wrote Ranking the Cruelest “Harry Potter” Villains. (MuggleNet)

General Fandom News/Merchandise:
• Events Roundup: Get Ready for Some Fall Fun with These Exciting Wizarding Events.
• US National Quidditch Team to transform squad structure.
• Got a spare 300K? Have a costume designed for you by Colleen Atwood and donate to Lumos.
• Official images of LEGO Diagon Alley released.
• Fantastic Beasts 2 character wands now selling at Universal Orlando and Hollywood.


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Oct. 20th, 2018


[info]vaysh11

The Daily Snitch – Friday, October 19, 2018

Joanne K. Rowling – Life and Books:
• J.K. Rowling teases good & evil, light & dark, more in new 'Fantastic Beasts' 2 clip.
• The Hogwarts Professor wrote Lethal White: The Cratylic Names.

Harry Potter – Actors and Movies:
• Concept Art revealed for characters that never made it to the screen. (Entertainment Weekly)
• Get your Gilderoy fangirl on with these ridiculous photo shoot outtakes. (MuggleNet)

Fantastic Beasts – Actors and Movies:
• Photos: 9 Hi-res 'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald' promos of characters in Paris.
• Lindsay Docken wrote Five Times Newt Scamander Was All of Us. (MuggleNet)
• Videos: 'Fantastic Beasts' & J.K. Rowling's Lumos's wand install display unveiled in London.
• AT&T partners with Warner Brothers for huge 'Crimes of Grindelwald' promotions.
• Costumes of 'Crimes of Grindelwald' on display in Houston, Texas.
• Warner Bros releases new TV spot for 'Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald'.

Communities:
• The following fests are currently posting: [info]hd_fan_fair, [info]hp_creatures Halloween Creature Fest, [info]hd_fluff Halloween Fest
[info]hp_creatures made a Mod Post about anonymous posting.
[info]hp_nextgen_fest: Submissions are due October 22.
[info]snape_potter posted Secret Snarry Swap Reminder that entries are due November 18.
[community profile] yuletide_admin posted a reminder that Sign-ups for Yuletide 2018 end tomorrow, October 21. (all rare fandoms)

Fandom Recs:
[info]frnklymrshnkly recced a Millicent Bulstrode/Hermione Granger podfic (PG-13).
[info]smirkingcat recced a Draco Malfoy/Severus Snape fic (NC-17).
[info]melodyssister recced a Hermione Granger/Severus Snape and Harry Potter/Ginny Weasley fic (PG-13).
[info]kellychambliss recced a Severus Snape, Albus Dumbledore fic (PG-13).

Archive News:
• OTW Guest Post: Annalise Ophelian (documentary filmmaker).
• The Masque: Author Chat with Justine Elyot on October 28.

General Fandom News:
[twitter.com profile] europodfriends is meeting this weekend in Berlin, Germany.
• Early bird tickets for Leviosa 2019 are now on sale. Leviosa 2019 is a Harry Potter / Young Adult Literature Conference taking place June 27-30, 2019, in Los Angeles, USA
• Giveaway: Win a Harry-Potter-Wanted-Poster Notebook. (US and Europe only)
• Halloween RL Events Roundup: Prepare for some magic and mischief this Halloween. (MuggleNet)
• 'Puffs the Play' now available to stream on demand. (Harry Potter inspired comedy)
• Dr Beatrice Groves: 'Harry Potter: A History of Magic' and Plant Lore, Part 4: 'We can talk if there is anyone worth talking to': The Language of Flowers.
• The Wizarding World wand installation launches in London with a special event.


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Oct. 17th, 2018


[info]nachodiablo

The Daily Snitch: Wednesday, 17 October 2018

Joanne K. Rowling – Life and Books:
• J.K. Rowling Once Suspected the BBC Outed Her as Robert Galbraith.
• J.K. Rowling Twitter Mask: Bonfire Night 2017.
Lethal White: Cormoran’s Real Father? Part Two here.

Harry Potter – Actors and Movies:
Weekly Round-Up: A First Look at Emma Watson in Little Women, Bonnie Wright Gives Advice on Becoming Plastic-Free, Rupert Grint Almost Quit Harry Potter and More.
Evanna and Keo Worked Some “Black Magic” with the Help of a Slytherin Friend.
Photos: James & Oliver Phelps kick off launch of Harry Potter: The Exhibition in Germany.
Theater Round-Up: First Look at Daniel Radcliffe in ‘The Lifespan of a Fact,’ ‘Puffs’ Streams on BroadwayHD and More.

Fantastic Beasts – Actors and Movies:
Spoilers out on Yusuf Kama's ties to Leta Lestrange & Credence.
Entertainment Weekly Releases First Look Photos Inside Nicolas Flamel’s House.
Claudia Kim Talks Auditions, Ezra Miller Defends Her Casting.
The Magic of Music: “Crimes of Grindelwald” Soundtrack Details.
TV Spots for “Crimes of Grindelwald” Now Airing.
“Crimes of Grindelwald” Cast Talk Wizarding World Favorites.
5 new 'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald' on-set photos with Yates & cast.
Special Screenings of “Crimes of Grindelwald” to Be Held at Warner Bros. Studio Tour.
Tickets on sale for special early screening of “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” + Major Spoilers.
J.K. Rowling Talks Writing for Dumbledore Again in “Crimes of Grindelwald”.
New Details Released About Mysterious “Crimes of Grindelwald” Character Yusuf Kama.
New Footage Reveals Credence’s Important Role in “Crimes of Grindelwald”.
Videos: 5 new 'Fantastic Beasts' 2 TV spots tease Grindelwald & Queenie, baby nifflers, more.
'Fantastic Beasts' 3 set to begin filming in July 2019, as per Ezra Miller's schedule.

Harry Potter & The Cursed Child – Actors and Stage:
Casting Call: San Francisco Production of “Cursed Child”.

Pottermore News
Details on New ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Character Yusuf Kama.

Prompt Challenges:
[info]hogwarts365 posted Prompt 264 - Due on or before Oct 20.

Communities:
[info]hd_fan_fair is posting for 2018 Fest.
[info]hp_creatures is posting for 2018 Halloween Fest.
[info]potterfests posted Coming Up in Potterfests.
[info]hprarepairs posted one Luna Lovegood/Pansy Parkinson fic (PG).
[info]hp_halloween Drabbles Due Sunday October 21.
[info]daily_deviant posted one Severus Snape/Sirius Black art (E).

Masterlists and Weekly Round-ups:
[info]hogwarts365 posted the Prompt 263 - Masterlist.
[info]hd_fan_fair posted the H/D Food Fair Week 2 Round Up.
[info]dramione_remix Remix Round 9 Awards Ceremony.

Fandom Recs:
[info]podfic_love recced one Harry Potter/Seveus Snape podfic (E).
[info]one_bad_man recced one Severus Snape Art (G), one Rabastan Lestrange/Severus Snape Fic (T), one Severus Snape & Lucius Malfoy Art (G), and one Hermione Granger/Severus Snape Fic (T).

Resources:
[info]sshp_prophet October 6 - October 13.
[info]hd_prophet Sunday 14 October 2018.
[info]hd_prophet Tuesday 16 October 2018.

Archive News:
Thank You for Your Support!
The OTW is Recruiting Translators, Fanlore Staff, and Communications Staff.

Essay/Meta:
Wizards, Moomins and pirates: the magic and mystery of literary maps.
Dumbledore Never Treats Harry Like He Seems to Be Treating Newt.
Muggles, Mystery, and Malfoys: What We Get from the Chapters That Harry Isn’t In.
Quantum Harry: Mock-Wars and Anti-Warriors.
“Harry Potter: A History of Magic” and Plant Lore, Part 3: Plants and J.K. Rowling’s Cratylic naming.

Nifty:
Universal Orlando Resort Announces ‘Unprecedented’ Offer on Annual & Season Passes.
“It Truly Has Been a Dream!”: LEGO Hogwarts Designer Justin Ramsden Discusses Creating the Castle.
Win tickets to UK premiere of “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald”.
New Kano Harry Potter Coding Kit now available - a hands-on experience & review.

Searches:
[info]harry_and_ron posted a search for "Best Served Cold" by Jadea (deleted).

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Oct. 14th, 2018


[info]kitty_fic

The Daily Snitch: Saturday, October 13, 2018

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Joanne K. Rowling:
• J.K. Rowling: Reading, Writing, Rowling 15: Quidditch!
• J.K. Rowling: Rowling Posts Demonic Twitter Cameo

Harry Potter – Actors and Movies:
Daniel Radcliffe Is Voicing Rex Dasher in Upcoming Playmobil Movie

Fantastic Beasts – Actors and Movies:
Eddie Redmayne, Dan Fogler tease shocking, cliffhanger 'Fantastic Beasts' 2 finale
‘Fantastic Beasts’ & ‘Harry Potter’ Photos, Interviews & Rare J.K. Rowling Chat in New Entertainment Weekly Issue!
Johnny Depp Opens Up About “Childlike” Grindelwald in New Interview
See “Crimes of Grindelwald” Early with AMC IMAX
New “Crimes of Grindelwald” Photos Reveal Interesting Information…
“Entertainment Weekly” to Feature “Crimes of Grindelwald”
Giveaway: Win a “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” Swag Bag!
New ‘Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald’ Tracks Debut!
'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald' motion picture soundtrack list released
Claudia Kim Discusses Auditioning for Nagini, New ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Wand Breakdowns & More!

Communities:
[info]hp_creatures: Posting begins in 4 days!
[info]ron_draco_fest: ANNOUNCEMENT: Ron/Draco Fest will be returning for 2019! *Plus some new features!*
[info]snapecase: The 2019 List of snapecase Creators! (Sign ups are ongoing!): ETA
[info]dramione_remix: FINAL REMINDER: Two Days Left to Vote!

Archive News:
Display Your OTW Pride!

General Fandom News:
Universal’s Magical Annual Pass Offer – Up to Six Months Free

Nifty:
Harry Potter-themed official Funko advent calendar to be released later this fall

Searches:
[info]daily_snitch: looking for your recs (fic, art, podfic, meta ...) for the Special Edition: Newt Scamander.

Community Spotlight:
[info]hpsapphicappeal - a Harry Potter community full of sapphic, femmeslash appeal. This community is solely for female/female relationships.

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Oct. 11th, 2018


[info]nachodiablo

The Daily Snitch: Thursday, 11 October 2018

Joanne K. Rowling – Life and Books:
Spoiler-Free Review of “Lethal White”.

Harry Potter – Actors and Movies:
Rupert Grint Still Hates Running in “Snatch”.
Tom Felton and Natalia Tena Head to New Frontier in YouTube Sci-Fi Thriller.
Theater Round-Up: Interviews With Stage Stars Daniel Radcliffe, Ralph Fiennes and James Phelps.
“Am I a Feminist?”: Evanna Lynch Pens Wonderful Essay for New Collection.
See Emma Watson on the Set of “Little Women” as Meg March.
Bonnie Wright Directs Music Video for Pete Yorn and Scarlett Johansson.
James Phelps to Star in New London Play.

Fantastic Beasts – Actors and Movies:
Dan Fogler Is Living “Fully in the Moment” as Jacob Kowalski.
‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’ Premieres in Paris November 8.

Harry Potter & The Cursed Child – Actors and Stage:
Music of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child previews of intro, more released online.

Pottermore News
Pottermore Releases New Character Posters for “Crimes of Grindelwald”.

Prompt Challenges:
[info]hogwarts365 posted Prompt # 263: Unusual Attire/Leading/Horror.

Communities:
[info]hd_fan_fair is posting for 2018 Fest.
[info]snarry100 is posting for various prompts.
[info]potterfests posted upcoming fests.
[info]hp_unfaithful is posting for October theme - costume.
rondracofest announced Ron/Draco Fest 2019.
hpfemslash-minifest announced HP Femslash Minifest.

Masterlists and Weekly Round-ups:
[info]hogwarts365 posted the Prompt 262 Masterlist.
[info]hp_drizzle posted the Drizzle FEST 2018: Reveals.

Fandom Recs:
[info]one_bad_man recced one Lucius Malfoy/Hermione Granger art (E) and one Severeus Snape art (G).

Resources:
[info]hd_prophet Saturday, October 6, 2018.
[info]hd_prophet Sunday, October 7, 2018.
[info]hd_prophet Tuesday, October 9, 2018.
[info]snape_potter SS/HP Prophet for September 30 - October 5.

Archive News:
September 2018 Newsletter, Volume 128.
Your Donations Help Us Grow!

General Fandom News:
“Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery” Celebrates Halloween with a “Sinister Twist”.
Take an Inside Look at Insight Editions’ New Hogwarts Pop-Up Book.
Experience the Magic of a Pensieve at New York Comic Con.
NPR Wants Potter Professors for Show.
LUMOS Launches Limited Edition Newt Scamander Pin Badge.

Discussions:
Can Newt Cure the Maledictus?
Two Weekends, Two Virginia Magic Festivals and One Tired Professor.
“Reading, Writing, Rowling” Episode 15: “Quidditch-Palooza!”
J.K. Rowling explains the reasoning behind her curious Quidditch scoring system.

Essay/Meta:
‘Harry Potter: A History of Magic’ NYC Review.
“Harry Potter: A History of Magic” and Plant Lore, Part Two: Bubotuber Pus and the Doctrine of Signatures.
https://youtu.be/DSwqj5DeU7o.

Nifty:
The Protego Foundation Announce New Fantastic Beasts Themed ‘Find Dougal’ Campaign with Accio! Subscription Box.
Harry Potter Immortalized in Jelly Beans at New York Comic Con.
Win a Trip to the “Crimes of Grindelwald” Premiere by Watching “The Big Bang Theory”.
Win a Trip to the UK Premiere of “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” by Supporting Lumos.
Win a Set of Glass Memory Vials from Audible’s Pensieve Experience at New York Comic Con.

Please send your fandom news to the Daily Snitch.

Oct. 6th, 2018


[info]kitty_fic

The Daily Snitch: Monday, October 5 , 2018

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Harry Potter – Actors and Movies:
‘Cursed Child’ Cast Panel, ‘Origin’ Panel with Tom Felton & Natalia Tena, ‘Harry Potter Pensieve Experience’ & More NYCC Exclusives!
New “Origin” Trailer Debuts at New York Comic Con

Fantastic Beasts – Actors and Movies:
'Fantastic Beasts' 2 new promos reveal Grindelwald luring Leta, Hogwarts, Dumbledore

HP & The Cursed Child – Actors and Stage:
A Magical Start to New York Comic Con: “Cursed Child” Takes on a Different Stage

Prompt Challenges:
[info]enchanted_jae: Jae's Monthly Drabble Challenge # 151

Communities:
[info]one_bad_man: One bad man's enough, but two are better -- and daily doses are best of all!
[info]slythindor100: Challenge #222
[info]hp_creatures: HP CREATURES - SEPTEMBER ROUND UP - OCTOBER PROMPT POST.
[info]hd_writers: SIGN-UPS FOR THE COMMENT-A-THON ARE OPEN!
[info]hd_fluff: Announcing the TENTH annual Fluffy Halloween Fest

Fandom Recs:
[info]melodyssister recced one Severus fic.
[info]smirkingcat recced one Severus/Lucius fic.

Essay/Meta:
The Five Best Dumbledore and Harry Moments

General Fandom News:
RUMOR: Possible ‘Harry Potter’ Role-Play Game “Magic Awakened” Footage Leaked

Nifty:
How to Get Your Hands on This Year’s NYCC-Exclusive Funko Pop! Figures

Searches:
[info]daily_snitch: looking for your recs (fic, art, podfic, meta ...) for the Special Edition: Newt Scamander.

Community Spotlight:
[info]mixandmatch100 - Biweekly drabble prompts focusing on the interactions and relationships of interhouse characters.

Please send your fandom news to the Daily Snitch.


Oct. 4th, 2018


[info]nachodiablo

The Daily Snitch: Thursday, 4 October 2018

Joanne K. Rowling – Life and Books:
‘Lethal White’ is Heading to BBC One.
Tom Burke, Holliday Grainger to Return for “Lethal White” Television Adaptation.

Harry Potter – Actors and Movies:
Afshan Azad Launches YouTube Channel, Plus Five Vlogs We’d Like to See from “Potter” Alumni.
‘Harry Potter’ Actor Chris Rankin Launches ‘Best Adoptive Parent’ Award (& Other Non-Profit News!).
Video: Rupert Grint reveals watching 'Sorcerer's Stone' entirely for the first time recently.

Fantastic Beasts – Actors and Movies:
Jude Law comments on Dumbledore's beast-like tendencies in 'Fantastic Beasts' series.
Is Dumblewald Canon? David Yates Addresses Dumbledore’s Relationship with Grindelwald.
New Exclusive ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Content in Empire Magazine.

Harry Potter & The Cursed Child – Actors and Stage:
“Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” Faces Legal Obstacles in San Francisco.

Communities:
[info]hp_drizzle is posting for Fest 2018.
[info]hd_fan_fair is posting for Round 2018.
[info]rarepair_shorts announced Winter Exchange Fest 2018/19.
[info]hd_writers sign up for the Comment-A-Thon.
[info]rsfixitfest Posting Instructions for 2018.

Fandom Recs:
[info]one_bad_man recced one Seveus Snape/Hermione Granger fic (M).
wolfstarhq recced two Sirius Black/Remus Lupin fics here and here.

Resources:
[info]hd_prophet Tuesday, October 2, 2018.

Essay/Meta:
Call It What You Want Except Retconning.
JKR Lumos Interview with Whoopi.
Crimes of Grindelwald: Fun Speculation.

Nifty:
What the “Harry Potter” Characters Would Look Like in D&D.
First Glimpse of Universal Orlando’s New Wizarding World Coaster Experience.
“Harry Potter: A History of Magic” and Plant Lore, Part One: J.K. Rowling and Culpeper’s Complete Herbal.
“Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery”: Adopt Two New Pets and Wish Hagrid a Happy Birthday with New Side Quest.
Bring Photos to Life with the Harry Potter Magic Photo and Video Printer.
Top Five “Potter Puppet Pals” Video.

Please send your fandom news to the Daily Snitch.

Oct. 2nd, 2018


[info]vaysh11

The Daily Snitch – Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Joanne K. Rowling – Life and Books:
• J.K. Rowling's (Robert Galbraith's) novel 'Lethal White' confirmed for four-part BBC One TV drama series.
• The Hogwarts Professor wrote Lethal White: Parliament Prediction 'Hit'.
• The Hogwarts Professor wrote Lethal White: Marketing effort and sales.
• J.K. Rowling tops the list of best female financial role models.

Harry Potter – Actors and Movies:
• Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood) is encouraging fans to fight for animals. (MuggleNet)
• Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood) and Keo samba their way into our hearts!
• Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy), Natalia Tena (Tonks), Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) , Alison Sudol (Queenie Goldstein), Claudia Kim (Nagini) and others: Castium Revelio: Reboots and New Pilots and Weekly Actor Round-up.

Fantastic Beasts – Actors and Movies:
• Christina Semmens wrote Three Reasons to Believe Dumbledore’s Sexuality will NOT be a Highlight of the Fantastic Beasts Films. (The Hogwarts Professor)
• David Yates (director) talks 'sensual moments' between Dumbledore & Grindelwald in 'Fantastic Beasts' but also says, "Dumbledore is not out as a gay man in this film."
• Dozens of new 'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald' promo photos released in tie-in book 'The Archive of Magic'.
• Richa Venkatraman wrote 'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald' – That Shocking Reveal Actually Makes Perfect Sense. (SPOILERS!)
• Top Five Moments from the Latest “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” Trailer. (MuggleNet)

Prompt Challenges:
[tumblr.com profile] marauders70s posted the Jilytober Prompt Challenge 2018. (daily prompts all through October)
[info]hogwarts365 posted Prompt # 262 (due on or before October 6): Visiting a different town, Impossible and Mystery.
[info]hp_unfaithful posted the October theme: Costume.
[info]death_eaters posted the October prompts: Evan Rosier, Curse Breaker, Chocolate
[info]hp_het posted the monthly Challenge 10: Ginny Weasley
[community profile] theiceroyals posted the Monthly Prompts for October.
[info]draco100 posted biweekly Prompt # 53: Yawn
[info]dracoharry100 posted Challenge 546: Grass

Communities:
• The following fests are currently posting: [info]hp_drizzle, [info]dramione_remix and [info]hd_fan_fair.
[info]hpsapphicappeal posted the Claiming post for the Femslash Samhain Love Fest.
[tumblr.com profile] hptriadsnet is hosting a Halloween themed Challenge.
[info]hoggywartyxmas announced that Assignments have been sent out.
[info]snapecase posted the Sign-up Post for the 2019 Snape Showcase.
[info]dramione_remix posted the Round 9 Awards Announcement: We Need Your Vote!
[tumblr.com profile] festdrarryesp posted the Rules of the 'Drarry Fest en espagñol 2018, a Spanish Drarry Fest hosted on tumblr and AO3.
[info]hd_writers posted a Roll Call for community members who are still active on LiveJournal.
[info]hd_erised posted the fest beta readers post: Want to Beta? Need a Beta.
[info]hd_fan_fair announced thatH/D Food Fair has started posting and asks commenters to take the H/D Food Fair Quiz.
[info]hd_writers announced that Sign-ups for the Comment-a-thon will go up on Wednesday.

Masterlists and Weekly Round-ups:
[info]dramione_remix # 9 posted the Week 3 Round-up.
[info]hp_drizzle posted the Weekly Round-up - Four.
[info]hogwarts365 posted the Prompt 261 Masterlist.
[info]death_eaters posted the September Monthly Wrap-up.
[info]draco100 posted the Prompt # 52 Roundup.

Fandom Recs:
[info]toblass recced Severus Snape art (gen).
[info]themightyflynn recced the Teeny Nagini art series (up to NC-17).
[info]dreamy_dragon73 recced a autumnal Severus Snape art (gen).
[info]gracerene recced a James Potter/Sirius Black and a Harry Potter/Ron Weasley fic (both NC-17).

Resources:
[info]hd_prophet: September 30 edition.
[info]momatu posted (Muggle) Athletics Professor or Games Professor, or Master? at [info]hp_britglish.
Schedule of Upcoming Events from 30 September to 6 October at [info]potterfests.
• The SS/HP Prophet from September 16 through 29.

Discussions:
• Lila Riesen wrote Hogwarts as a Panoptical Prison: The “Umbrage” Umbridge Brings. (MuggleNet)

Essay/Meta:
• Quantum Harry, the Podcast – Episode 26: Until Someone Loses an Eye.
• Dawn Henderson wrote Ron Weasley and the Most Epic Chess Battle of All Time. (MuggleNet)

General Fandom News:
[community profile] yuletide_admin revealed the 2018 Yuletide Tag Set. (all rare fandoms)
• LEGO reveals new 'Fantastic Beasts' BrickHeadz.
• Artists, animators, designers, and illustrators! You Could Work with Warner Bros. on “Fantastic Beasts” Artwork.
• Trailer debuts for Matthew Reinhart and Kevin M. Wilson's Harry Potter: A Pop-up Guide to Hogwarts. (Insight Editions)
• Creighton University, host of a two-day Quidditch tournament in Omaha, Nebraska, are out to impress.
• 'Harry Potter: A History of Magic' audiobook New York City previews with narrator Natalie Dormer.

Nifty:
• Jelly Belly expands its 'Harry Potter' Line with Chocolate Wands, Gummy Creatures, and More.


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Sep. 29th, 2018


[info]vaysh11

The Daily Snitch – Friday, September 28, 2018

Joanne K. Rowling – Life and Books:
• J.K. Rowling addresses Claudia Kim's character for disgruntled Fantastic Beasts fans.
• J.K. Rowling and cast chat about major shocks and reveals to come in Fantastic Beasts 2.

Fantastic Beasts – Actors and Movies:
• hpboy13 wrote Nagini and Voldemort's twisted relationship. (MuggleNet; warnings!)
• hpboy13 wrote Nagini and Drumbledore's Connection. (MuggleNet; spoilers!)
• Richa Venkatraman wrote Will Theseus Scamander be another Percy Weasley.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child:
• Broadway shows release over 100,000 tickets for 2019 next Thursday 11am ET.

Communities:
• The following fests are currently posting: [info]hp_drizzle, [info]dramione_remix
[info]hp_halloween posted the Sign-ups for this year's round. Sign-ups close on October 6.

Fandom Recs:
[info]melodyssister recced a Hermione Granger/Severus Snape fic (R).

Archive News:
• The OTW is recruiting volunteers Open Doors, Policy & Abuse, and TWC publication.

Essay/Meta:
• Mikaela wrote The 'Harry Potter' characters resorted.
• Alohomora Podcast: Ring Composition Part One: It's a wow thing.

General Fandom News:
• Help the Harry Potter Alliance welcome refugees with owls of hope.
• 'Harry Potter: A History of Magic' now available from New York Historical Society. (free shipping with code)
• Send magical letters with new Harry Potter stamps. (released by Britain's Royal Mail on October 16)
• A new PotterCast just slithered in.
• Events Roundup: From bar crawling and rescuing fantastic beasts to a 'Harry Potter' themed inner.

Nifty:
• Seven items to find in Albus Dumbledore's safe house. (MuggleNet)

Community Spotlight:
[community profile] hp_halloweenA spooky double-drabble exchange for adventurous HP fans
This is a quick turn-around, double-drabble (200 words exactly) exchange where gifts are posted with reveals on Halloween (October 31). Flexibility and a sense of adventure are a must for this classic HP Halloween exchange.


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Sep. 26th, 2018


[info]nachodiablo

The Daily Snitch: Wednesday 26 September 2018

Harry Potter – Actors and Movies:
We Believe in the Magic of Evanna and Keo.

Fantastic Beasts – Actors and Movies:
'Fantastic Beasts' 2 new character posters tease prophecies, disappearances, danger.
A Breakdown of the Final “Crimes of Grindelwald” Trailer.
Why Fans Are Concerned With a Certain “Fantastic Beasts” Character.
Claudia Kim Finally Breaks Silence on Her Character.
The 'Fantastic Beasts 2' Trailer Has Sparked A Huge Controversy & Here's What You Need To Know.
The 'Fantastic Beasts 2' Controversy Shows We Won’t Accept Tired Stereotypes Anymore.
'Fantastic Beasts' actors Katherine Waterston, Zoe Kravitz, Alison Sudol talk trailer.
Exclusive ‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’ Cast Q&A Panel Hints at Big Reveals.
Meet the Wands and Wardrobes of “Crimes of Grindelwald”.
Seven Things We’ll Definitely Be Seeing in “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald”.

Communities:
[info]interhouse_fest is running the Comment-Fic-a-Thon.
[info]hp_drizzle is posting for 2018 Fest.
[info]snapecase posted revised rules, schedule, and submission guidelines.
[info]dramione_remix posted Round 9.
[info]dramione_duet is currently posting.

Fandom Recs:
[info]one_bad_man recced one Hermione Granger/Lucius Malfoy art (PG), one Severus Snape/Hermione Granger fic (M), and one Remus Lupin/Severus Snape art series (M).
wolfstargarden recced one Sirius Black/Remus Lupin art (G).

Archive News:
This Week in Fandom, Volume 94.

Discussions:
Four Questions We Have About the Maledictus.
What Role Will Newt Play in Taking Down Grindelwald?.

Essay/Meta:
Newt Is Everything Dumbledore Wishes He Was.
Crimes of Grindelwald Final Trailer Thoughts.
Robin Williams Would Have Been the Perfect Peeves.
Quantum Harry: Love and Wargames.

Nifty:
Pottery Barn Kids Releases Perfect “Harry Potter” Halloween Costumes.
Muggle Quidditch Provides a Different Kind of Athletic Experience for Players.
HP Fan Tours Offers “Fantastic Beasts”-Themed New York City Extravaganza.

Searches:
[info]bottom_draco posted a search for veela Draco with mpreg.

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Sep. 25th, 2018


[info]kitty_fic

The Daily Snitch: Monday, September 24, 2018

Follow the Daily Snitch on LJ, DW, IJ, and on tumblr.

Harry Potter – Actors and Movies:
Weekly Round-Up: A First Look at Maggie Smith on the Downton Abbey Film Set, a New Role for Alfred Enoch, New Trailers for Julie Walters in ‘Mary Poppins Returns’ and Jude Law in ‘Captain Marvel’ and More!
See Evanna Lynch on 'Dancing With The Stars'

Fantastic Beasts – Actors and Movies:
J.K. Rowling kicks off 'Fantastic Beasts' 2 promo on NYC's The Today Show this Monday
New “Crimes of Grindelwald” Trailer Drops
“SpeakBeasty” Episode 71: Pickett in Your Pocket
9 New ‘Crimes of Grindelwald’ Posters Debut; Final Trailer Tomorrow!
New Posters Reveal “Crimes of Grindelwald” Clues

HP & The Cursed Child – Actors and Stage:
Theater Round-Up: Ticket News for ‘The Lifespan of a Fact’ and ‘Cursed Child’ and Lumos Lights Up Broadway With Gala and Ticket Dontations!
Noma Dumezweni Talks About Broadway and Her “Cursed Child” Experience

Prompt Challenges:
[info]hogwarts365: HOGWARTS365 - PROMPT 261 - Due on or before Sept 29

Communities:
[info]hp_nextgen_fest: Submissions due in ONE MONTH!
[info]hp_drizzle: FEST 2018: PSA - This fest is anonymous.
[info]interhouse_fest: COMMENT FIC-A-THON!
[info]hp_halloween: It's that time of year again! ;D
[info]hd_writers: [Write-A-Thon] Challenge 1

Masterlists and Weekly Round-ups:
[info]hp_drizzle: WEEKLY ROUND UP - THREE!
[info]dramione_remix: Round 9, Week 2 Round-Up!
[info]hogwarts365: MASTERLIST - PROMPT 260

Fandom Recs:
[info]themightyflynn recced one Severus/Harry art.
[info]toblass recced one Severus art.

Resources:
[info]hd_prophet: Friday, September 22nd
[info]hd_prophet: Sunday 23rd September 2018
[info]potterfests: Coming Up in Potterfests!c

Essay/Meta:
Seven Cut Scenes I Wish Made It into the Films

General Fandom News:
Find Wizarding World Exclusives at New York Comic Con 2018
Waterstones Offers Fans the Chance to Own Original Chris Riddell Art

Searches:
[info]daily_snitch: looking for your recs (fic, art, podfic, meta ...) for the Special Edition: Newt Scamander.
[info]bottom_draco: looking for an epic fanfic (maybe around 1 million words
[info]bottom_draco: draco under polyjuice potion

Community Spotlight:
[info]hp_drizzle - a Harry Potter fest that involves weather of any kind.

Please send your fandom news to the Daily Snitch.


Sep. 21st, 2018


[info]vaysh11

The Daily Snitch – Friday, September 21, 2018

Joanne K. Rowling – Life and Books:
• Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone: Enter to win an audiobook. Give-away ends September 30. (seems to be open to international readers)
• Does Lethal White echo 'The Goblet of Fire? (The Hogwarts Professor)
• Lethal White: "Cuckoo's calling retold? (The Hogwarts Professor)
• Charlotte Graham-McLay, Book of the Week: the new JK Rowling is up there with Harry Potter. (review)

Fantastic Beasts – Actors and Movies:
• Final 'Crimes of Grindelwald' trailer coming next Tuesday.
• 'Crimes of Grindelwald' Wizarding World wands installation coming to London.
• Wands Ready! Nine giant wands soon to illuminate London.
• Fantastic Beasts 2 new tie-in book reveals spoilers in Grindelwald's Escape & more. (new photos)
• New 'Crimes of Grindelwald' still suggests that the Scamander brothers will team up.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child:
• HP and the Cursed Child soundtrack will be released November 2.

Communities:
• The following fests are currently posting: [info]hp_drizzle, [info]dramione_remix
[info]smutty_claus made a mod post: Check your emails!
• Today is the last day to sign up for [info]hoggywartyxmas.

Fandom Recs:
[info]melodyssister recced a mentor!Snape fic (Harry Potter, Severus Snape, Minerva McGonagall, Delores Umbridge) fic (gen, PG-13).

Searches:
[community profile] snarryficfind posted a search for pretend to real relationships fics. (Snarry only)

General Fandom News:
[dreamwidth.org profile] yuletide announced that Yuletide nominations are closed.
• Ithaca Wizarding Weekend continues despite Warner Bros' crackdown on festivals. (MuggleNet)
• Christmas in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter returns to Universal Hollywood.
• New York Comic Con: A Harry Potter Pensieve Experience.
• Events Roundup: From Quidditch fests to bar crawls across the US.

Community Spotlight:
[tumblr.com profile] hprarepairnetLove is where we least expect it!
A tumblr blog dedicated to all Harry Potter rare-pairs. Rare-pair is defined as a pairing that is not canon (and rarely talked about) or a canon ship that is rarely talked about. Threesomes are welcome. HP Rare-Pair Net has run various challenges. Membership is currently closed but you can still follow the tumblr.


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Sep. 19th, 2018


[info]nachodiablo

The Daily Snitch: Wednesday 19 September 2018

Joanne K. Rowling – Life and Books:
Celebrate the Release of “Lethal White” by Taking a Tour of Strike’s London.
‘Lethal White’ Teaser Extract Published.
J.K. Rowling as Robert Galbraith discusses new Strike mystery novel, 'Lethal White'.
“The Tales of Beedle the Bard” Illustrator Chris Riddell to Appear Across the UK.

Harry Potter – Actors and Movies:
Evanna Lynch Talks ‘Dancing With the Stars’ & Dance Partner Keo Motsepe’s Sorting Ceremony.
Alfred Enoch Cast as Lead Character in Season 2 of BBC Drama “Trust Me.”
Get $40 Tickets to Daniel Radcliffe’s New Broadway Play.
Happy birthday, Hermione Granger!

Fantastic Beasts – Actors and Movies:
Eddie Redmayne Reads ‘Harry Potter’.
EXCLUSIVE SNEAK PEEK: Look Inside “Movie-Making News: The Stories Behind the Magic”.
EXCLUSIVE COVER REVEAL: Harper Design’s New “Crimes of Grindelwald” Tie-In Books.
EXCLUSIVE SNEAK PEEK: Look Inside “The Crimes of Grindelwald: Magical Adventure Coloring Book.”
'Fantastic Beasts' 2 new promos released of baby niffler, augurey, Grindelwald, more.
Fantastic Beasts 2 pics reveal Grindelwald's German motto, Tina, Newt, Leta in Paris.

Harry Potter & The Cursed Child – Actors and Stage:
'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' new set of London tickets for 2019 now on sale.

Communities:
[info]potterfests Coming Up in Potterfests!
[info]hd_erised 2018 H/D Erised Check-In.
[info]hd_fan_fair H/D Food Fair Deadline is Here!
[info]hpsapphicappeal Femslash Samhian Love Fest: Prompting Post .
[info]hp_creatures 2018 Fest Betas Wanted!
[info]hd_owlpost Assignments have been seen out! / How to submit your gift to H/D Owlpost? Quick & Dirty Guide.

Masterlists and Weekly Round-ups:
[info]hp_podfic_fest posted Masterlist and Cover Art 2018.
[info]dramione_remix posted the Round 9, Week 1 Round-Up.
wolfstar-bigbang posted Masterlist 2018.
[info]hp_drizzle posted Week 2 Round-Up.

Fandom Recs:
[info]one_bad_man recced three Severus Snape/Hermione Granger fics here, here, and here, one Severus Snape/Harry Potter/Draco Malfoy fic here, and one Severus Snape/Lucius Malfoy/Narcissa Malfoy fic here.

Resources:
[info]hd_prophet Saturday, September 15, 2018.
[info]hd_prophet Sunday 16th September 2018.
[info]hd_prophet Tuesday, September 18, 2018.
[info]sshp_prophet SS/HP Prophet for September 9 - 16.

Archive News:
Transformative Works and Cultures releases No. 28.
EU Legal Developments, the AO3, and You.

Essay/Meta:
Does Rowling Use a Mind Palace to Manage Her Fictional Worlds?
Lethal White and Strike Speculation 101: The Trouble with JKR/Galbraith Dates Heroin Dark Lord 2.0: The IED Explosion.
Sorting Arthurian Characters.
The Most Unrecognized Elements of “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.”
Quantum Harry, the Podcast, Episode 25: The Wand Game.

Nifty:
'Fantastic Beasts' 2 new line of Funkos unveiled, including baby niffler, chupacabra.
GIVEAWAY: Cinereplicas Hogwarts Hair Sets & Newt Scamander Bow Tie.
Events Roundup: Forget Your Muggle Troubles with These Upcoming Festivals.
Review & Giveaway: Harry Potter by Danielle Nicole!
Hogwarts in the Snow & Dinner in the Great Hall Return to Warner Bros Studio Tour London.
Alivan’s Master Wandmakers Is Making Your Wand Dreams Come True!

Please send your fandom news to the Daily Snitch.

Sep. 14th, 2018


[info]vaysh11

The Daily Snitch – Friday, September 14, 2018

Joanne K. Rowling – Life and Books:
• 7 Reasons why J.K. Rowling deserves the Nobel Prize (for Literature): 3. The literariness of her work. (The Hogwarts Professor)
• 7 Reasons why J.K. Rowling deserves the Nobel Prize (for Literature): 2. CSL's poeima - genre and influence. (The Hogwarts Professor)
• Robert Galbraith: A tour of Strike's London ahead of Lethal White release.

Harry Potter – Actors and Movies:
• Emma Watson (Hermione Granger) has date set to begin filming for Little Women.
• Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter) talks 'The Lifespan of a Fact' on the Tonight Show and the Today Show.
• Chris Rankin (Percy Weasley)'s film 'Dad' premieres tonight on BBC 2 Wales.

Fantastic Beasts – Actors and Movies:
• Dan Fogler (Jacob Kowalski) to narrate Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald – makers, mysteries and magic audiobook.
• Eddie Redmayne (Newt Scamander) reads his favourite HP and the Sorcerer's Stone excerpt.

Prompt Challenges:
[tumblr.com profile] hpcupminifest posted the September prompt: muddy

Communities:
• The following fests are currently posting: [info]hp_drizzle, [tumblr.com profile] harrydracobang, [info]hp_podfic_fest, [info]dramione_remix, [community profile] pod_together (all fandoms)
[info]mini_fest posted the Mini Fest 2018 Info Post. Sign-ups are open
[info]snapecase announced that Sign-ups begin on October 1.
[personal profile] rs_fireside_tales announced the Remus/Sirius Fireside Tales Fest.
[tumblr.com profile] wolfstar-big-bang posted a Bonus Round. The Masterlist will be revealed tomorrow.

Fandom Recs:
[info]melodyssister recced a Hermione Granger/Severus Snape fic (PG-13).
[info]smirkingcat recced a Lucius Malfoy/Narcissa Malfoy/Severus Snape fic (NC-17).

Resources:
[info]hd_prophet: Edition September 12.

[community profile] pod_together 2018 Harry Potter Save List (Day 1 through 9):
Metamours, by [archiveofourown.org profile] Wereflamingo and [archiveofourown.org profile] Ellejabell (Hermione Granger, Ron Weasley, Victor Krim | PG-13 | 13:41 minutes)
Broadening Horizons, written by [archiveofourown.org profile] BastardSirius and performed by [archiveofourown.org profile] icarusinflight (Remus Lupin/Sirius Black | NC-17 | 23:31 minutes)
The Chill, written by [archiveofourown.org profile] BastardSirius and read by [archiveofourown.org profile] asuninside (Remus Lupin, Sirius Black, Nymphadora Tonks | PG-13 | 50:37 minutes)

Archive News:
• OTW Guest Post: Una McCormack, author of Star Trek DS9 and Dr Who tie-in novels and an academic who has written about fandom.

Essay/Meta:
• Quantum Harry, the Podcast, Ep. 25: The Wand Game.

Nifty:
• Kano's first of its kind Wand and 'Harry Potter' coding kit.

Community Spotlight:
[personal profile] rs_fireside_tales | [tumblr.com profile] rs-fireside-tales
This fest features Remus/Sirius in spooky, uncanny, strange and atmospheric stories that you’d love to read (or be told) while sipping a warming beverage by a crackling fire. Submission can feature strange apparitions, detectives, mist and fog, mysterious characters, mythical creatures, or just a general sense of unease... All ratings are welcome, posting is not anonymous. Prompts will be published September 24, the fest starts posting February 11, 2019.


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Sep. 13th, 2018


[info]kitty_fic

The Daily Snitch: Wednesday, September 12, 2018

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Joanne K. Rowling:
• J.K. Rowling 7 Reasons Rowling Deserves Nobel Prize (1) Syuzhet and Fabula: The Planning

Harry Potter – Actors and Movies:
Emma Watson starring in 'Little Women', Evanna Lynch joins 'Dancing With the Stars'
Dance the Wrackspurts Away: Evanna Lynch Rumored to Join “Dancing with the Stars”
Win Tickets to See Daniel Radcliffe in “The Lifespan of a Fact”
Rupert Grint Shares Details on Second Season of “Snatch”

Fantastic Beasts – Actors and Movies:
What Excites You Most About “Crimes of Grindelwald”?

Communities:
[info]hd_fan_fair: One Week To Go!
[info]snape_potter: Prompt Claiming for Secret Snarry Swap Continues
[info]harrydracobang: Harry/Draco Big Bang Posting Schedule

Fandom Recs:
[info]madeleone recced one Severus/Hermione art.

Resources:
[info]hd_prophet: Sunday 9th September 2018
[info]potterfests: Coming Up in Potterfests!
[info]hd_prophet: September 12, 2018

Archive News:
OTW: August 2018 Newsletter, Volume 127

Essay/Meta:
Why Didn’t the Dursleys Turn Harry into an Obscurus?
What Is the Best Moment of Encouragement in “Harry Potter”?

General Fandom News:
What’s That Building?: Updates on Universal’s New “Harry Potter” Ride
New Photos of Construction at Universal Orlando’s Hogsmeade Attraction May Give Biggest Thematic Clue Yet!

Searches:
[info]daily_snitch: looking for your recs (fic, art, podfic, meta ...) for the Special Edition: Newt Scamander.

Community Spotlight:
[info]wand_in_a_knot the 24 HOUR PORN TAG CHALLENGE will be returning in May 2019.

Please send your fandom news to the Daily Snitch.


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