Dec. 30th, 2018


[info]vaysh11

The Daily Snitch - Weekend Edition, December 30, 2018

Here's wishing all our readers on LJ, IJ, DW and tumblr a magical fannish 2019 - Happy New Year from the [community profile] daily_snitch editor team!

Joanne K. Rowling – Life and Books:
• The Hogwarts Professor wrote Lethal White: The Moving Finger.

Harry Potter – Actors and Movies:
• Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) speaks on life after Potter and the ABC Murders.
• Rupert Grint's ABC Murders are coming to Amazon Prime.

Fantastic Beasts – Actors and Movies:
• Chicago visitors can now experience 'Fantastic Beasts' in augmented reality with Magic Leap.
• 'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald' available for DVD and Blu-Ray pre-order.

Prompt Challenges:
[community profile] hp_iconchallenge posted Challenge One: Your Favourite(s).

Communities:
The following fests and challenges are currently posting: [info]hoggywartyxmas , [info]mini_fest, Remus/Sirius [community profile] small_gifts, [tumblr.com profile] dhr-advent, [info]sshg_giftfest, [info]smutty_claus, [info]newyearcntdown, [info]hd_erised, [info]hd_owlpost Fest, [insanejournal.com profile] daily_deviant's Kinky Kristmas Comment Kink Edition and Drarropoly at [tumblr.com profile] gameofdrarry (Drarropoly AO3 Collection).
[community profile] femmefest announced the 2019 Femmefest. More information will be posted in January.
[tumblr.com profile] fandomtrumpshate posted their 2019 Auction Calendar. Creator sign-ups start January 6 (all fandoms)

Hot Art:
Who Do You Call Old by anon for [info]hd_erised (Harry Potter/Draco Malfoy | G)
Summary: They both secretly like it better than a pensieve.

Hot Rec:
Harry Potter and The Bisexual Awakening by anon at [info]hd_erised (Harry Potter/Draco Malfoy | NC-17 | 23400 words)
Summary: Harry is perfectly content being single, heterosexual and living in Godric’s Hollow with his very clingy rescue dog, Snitch. When Draco Malfoy turns up on Harry’s doorstep demanding that Harry teach him how to drive, things quickly become a lot more complicated.
For Thine is the Kingdom by anon at [info]hd_erised (Harry Potter/Draco Malfoy | NC-17 | 67000 words)
Summary )

Masterlists and Weekly Roundups:
[tumblr.com profile] hpjoggersfest posted the Festive Drarry Mini Fest Masterlist.

Fandom Recs:
[info]ace recced a Harry Potter/Severus Snape fic (NC-17).
[info]birdsofshore recced Harry Potter/Draco Malfoy art and 3 fics (PG-13 | G, 2xNC-17).
[info]themightyflynn recced a Severus Snape doll fic (G).

Resources:
[community profile] daily_snitch posted a Special Edition for Newton Artemis Fido Scamander.
[info]hd_prophet: Edition December 27, December 28 and December 29.
• The SS/HP Prophet from December 23 to 29.

Archive News:
• OTW Q&A: Five Things Angelique Jurd Said. Angelique volunteers as a co-chair for the Communications Committee.

Essay/Meta:
• Quantum Harry wrote The Long Game.

General Fandom News:
• Priscilla suggested Five Awesome Ideas for “Potter” Theme Park Rides. (MuggleNet)

Nifty:
• Arizona's Walden Grove High School Dance Team's Harry Potter Homecoming Routine: This isn't your usual Yule Ball, folks. (video)

Searches:
[community profile] snarry_ficfind posted a search for specific story with a scene at the Ministry Ball. (Snarry only)

Community Spotlight:
[community profile] hp_iconchallengeA Harry Potter Universe Icon Challenges
A fortnightly icon challenge community for Harry Potter, Fantastic Beasts, The Cursed Child and any other spin offs of the greater Harry Potter universe. Anyone is welcome to participate. You can submit up to three icons per challenge. (Welcome, Infos and FAQ)

Editor's Note: This is my last edition of the [community profile] daily_snitch as I am stepping down after four and a half years as editor. It's been a weekly, wonderful labour of love, coding news and keeping up with all things Harry Potter. But the best part of it were my co-editors. You are the loveliest bunch of fannish online friends, and I will miss you like crazy! So much ♥ ♥ ♥ from [personal profile] vaysh!

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Nov. 25th, 2018


[info]vaysh11

The Daily Snitch – Sunday, November 24, 2018

Harry Potter – Actors and Movies:
• Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy) says he'd play Draco in Cursed Child on screen and other actor news.
• Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter) yet again on why he won't see 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child'.

Fantastic Beasts – Actors and Movies: SPOILERS!!
• Fan review by [personal profile] author_by_night: Fantastic Movies and How Not To Write Them.
• September C. Fawkes (HP fan and fiction editor) wrote Crimes of Grindelwald: Guest Review 2. (The Hogwarts Professor)
• The Hogwarts Professor suggested three 'Crimes of Grindelwald' critics to read.
• Ezra Miller on the miscommunication with Rowling and Heyman on 'Fantastic Beasts' reveal.
• The Hogwarts Professor: Crimes of Grindelwald: deleted scenes.
• Eddie Redmayne (Newt Scamander) discusses 'Fantastic Beasts 2' shocking finale, 4 more deleted scenes.
• Laurie Beckoff wrote Four 'Fantastic Beasts' threads lost in 'Crimes of Grindelwald'. (MuggleNet)
• Victor wrote What Makes Credence So Special? (MuggleNet)
• Amy wrote The Top Ten 'Crimes of Grindelwald' character moments. (MuggleNet)
• Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald cast finish global promo tour in Japan.
• Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald passes $300 million in worldwide box office.

Prompt Challenges:
[info]hogwarts365 posted Prompt # 270 (due on or before December 1): New Adventure, Disgust and Comics.

Communities:
• The following fest is currently posting: [info]hp_nextgen_fest
[insanejournal.com profile] daily_deviant posted promotional banners for Kinky Kristmas: Comment Kink Edition.
[info]newyearcntdown posted a reminder that Sign-ups will close next week on November 30.
[info]mini_fest posted Fest Reminder and Submission Guidelines. Submission are due tomorrow, November 25!
[info]dramione_remix posted Remix Remembrall Teaser.
[info]ron_draco_fest posted a reminder that Prompting closes this Sunday, November 25.
[info]hd_fan_fair posted the 2019 H/D Food Fair Statistics.

Masterlists and Weekly Round-ups:
[info]hogwarts365 posted the Prompt 269 Masterlist.

Fandom Recs:
[info]melodyssister recced a Neville Longbottom and Severus Snape fic (PG).
• Laura recced a Pansy Parkinson/OFC fic (PG). (The Rec Center 151)
• Ganno recced a Draco Malfoy/Harry Potter fic (R). (The Rec Center 151)
[tumblr.com profile] liaroflesbos recced a Harry Potter/Ginny Weasley, Hannah Abbott/Neville Longbottom, Ted Tonks/Andromeda Tonks character studies fic (PG). (The Rec Center 151)
[tumblr.com profile] queersintherain recced a Hermione Granger/Pansy Parkinson WIP (R). (The Rec Center 151)
[tumblr.com profile] elizabethminkel recced a Remus Lupin/Sirius Black fic (R). (The Rec Center 151)
[tumblr.com profile] hellotailor recced a Draco Malfoy/ Harry Potter fic (PG). (The Rec Center 151)

Resources:
• The SS/HP Prophet from November 18 to 24.

Archive News:
[info]themasque announced a demo BDSM scene on Sunday, November 25.

Discussions:
• hpboy13 wrote A Reckoning at the Three Broomsticks. (MuggleNet)
• CatherineT wrote Disliked 'Crimes of Grindelwald'? Here are seven reasons why I loved it. (MuggleNet)

Essay/Meta:
• Michelle Jaworski wrote 'The Crimes of Grindelwald' and the painful history of 'Harry Potter' canon. (The Daily Dot)

General Fandom News:
• Christmas has arrived at Hogwarts – Warner Bros Studio Tour.
• Singapore's Changi Airport transforms into a Wizarding Wonderland.
• Bakery in Edmonton, Canada, creates gingerbread Hogwarts Castle for charity.
• Win the chance to recreate the magic with LEGO Hogwarts UK competition.

Searches:
[info]bluefatso posted a search for adopted Draco fics.

Community Spotlight:
[info]ron_draco_fest | [community profile] ron_draco_fest | [tumblr.com profile] rondracofestBetter together!
Going into its sixth round, this is the fest for Dron lovers. It is an anonymous prompt-claim fest, for the pairing Draco Malfoy and Ronald Weasley – the Weasel and the Ferret duo. Submissions can be any genre or medium – from poetry, cross-stitch, video, collage... to traditional fic and art. Prompting ends tomorrow, November 25; submissions are due February 15, and the fest will start posting on March 1, 2019.


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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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Aug. 18th, 2018


[info]vaysh11

The Daily Snitch – Friday, August 18, 2018

Joanne K. Rowling – Life and Books:
• Enter to win a signed copy of Lethal White. (UK residents only)

Harry Potter – Actors and Movies:
• A Conversation with Chris Rankin (Percy Weasley) at Leaky Con 2018.

Communities:
• The following fests are currently posting: [info]hp_crossgenfest, Mini Fest at [info]hphet, Summer Wish Event at [info]rarepair_shorts
[info]mini_fest announced the Mini Holiday Fest. Prompting is open until August 25.
[info]death_eaters posted about the Results of the Poll about the future of the community.
[info]firewhiskeyfic posted a reminder that Voting ends today, August 18 at midnight EDT.
[info]hp_nextgen_fest posted a reminder that today is the last day to leave a prompt.
[info]hp_drizzle reminds participants that submissions are past due.
[info]hd_owlpost opened Sign-ups for the 2018 H/D Owlpost Winter Fest (with owls).
[community profile] hhr announced Round 1 of the Harry/Hermione Prompt Challenge. Prompt submission starts September 1.

Masterlists and Weekly Round-ups:
[info]wolfstarbigbang posted the Week Three Roundup.

Fandom Recs:
[info]williamsnickers recced a Harry Potter/Severus Snape fic (NC-17).
[info]melodyssister recced a Hermione Granger/Severus Snape fic (R).
[archiveofourown.org profile] causeways recced a Draco Malfoy/Harry Potter classic (R).

Resources:
[info]hd_prophet: August 15th edition and August 17th edition.

Archive News:
• OTW: Five Things Stephanie Godden Said. Stephanie is a staffer in the Open Door Committee.

Essay/Meta:
• Quantum Harry wrote an Essay: Fireworks, Heretics and Traitors.
• David Martin wrote Serious Punning in the Prisoner of Azkaban.
• Evan Willis wrote Rowling’s Mercurial Hermetic Artistry from Snape to Strike.

General Fandom News:
• Lizzieg reviewed the Harry Potter's Magical London walking tour. (MuggleNet)
• Emily Hedrick reviewed the Harry Potter Quidditch match LEGO set. (plus Giveaway) (MuggleNet).

Community Spotlight:
[community profile] hhr
This is a brand new community on Dreamwidth for the ship Harry Potter/Hermione Granger. The community is currently fanfiction only; it is for prompts, fests, challenges, big bangs, etc. exclusively for Harry/Hermione. A prompt challenge will start September 1, you find the Guidelines and Rules here.


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