Nov. 25th, 2018


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.

• The following fest is currently posting: [info]hp_nextgen_fest
[ 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)
[ profile] liaroflesbos recced a Harry Potter/Ginny Weasley, Hannah Abbott/Neville Longbottom, Ted Tonks/Andromeda Tonks character studies fic (PG). (The Rec Center 151)
[ profile] queersintherain recced a Hermione Granger/Pansy Parkinson WIP (R). (The Rec Center 151)
[ profile] elizabethminkel recced a Remus Lupin/Sirius Black fic (R). (The Rec Center 151)
[ profile] hellotailor recced a Draco Malfoy/ Harry Potter fic (PG). (The Rec Center 151)

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

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

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

• 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.

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

Community Spotlight:
[info]ron_draco_fest | [community profile] ron_draco_fest | [ 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


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

• The following fests are currently posting: [info]hd_fan_fair, Femslash Samhain Love Fest at [info]hpsapphicappeal, [ 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 [ 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).
[ profile] tambourine (Charlotte) recced a Remus Lupin/Sirius Black historical AU (R). (in The Rec Center # 148)

[info]hd_prophet: Saturday, November 3 edition.

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

[ 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.

• 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 ([ profile] siriusblackfest).

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Aug. 18th, 2018


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.

• 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).
[ profile] causeways recced a Draco Malfoy/Harry Potter classic (R).

[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.

• 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.

Please send your fandom news to the Daily Snitch. Our tumblr hashtag is # dailysnitch. We check the hashtag for each edition; please tag tumblr posts you want us to see and/or include in the Daily Snitch.

December 2018




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