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Nov. 21st, 2018


[info]squeaky in [info]announcements

InsaneJournal Holiday Sale

It's that time of year again, the InsaneJournal Holiday sale is live. Here are the prices we will be selling our upgraded accounts and rename tokens at.

Permanently Insane account - $30 (regular price $50)
Permanent Extra Userpics - $15 (regular price $30)

Paid account 12 Months $15 - (regular price $25)
Paid account 6 Months $10 - (regular price $15)
Paid account 1 Months $2 - (regular price $5)

Extra Userpics 12 Months $10 - (regular price $20)
Extra Userpics 6 Months $5 - (regular price $10)

Rename tokens - $4 (regular price $5)
Rename tokens (5 pack) - $15 (regular price $20)

Insane Userpics (5000 total user pics) - $100 (regular price $150)

These prices will remain in effect until November 27th at 9am Eastern Standard Time (GMT -0500)

Then, for the rest of November and the entire Month of December we will be selling Permanently Insane accounts for a discounted price of $40 (regular price $50)

Nov. 18th, 2018


[info]vaysh11 in [info]dailysnitch

The Daily Snitch – Sunday, November 18, 2018

Joanne K. Rowling – Life and Books:
• New Rowling Twitter Header: What is it? (The Hogwarts Professor)
• J.K. Rowling's Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald original screenplay out in bookstores and online.

Harry Potter – Actors and Movies:
• Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy) boards a spaceship, meets the (Cursed Child) Malfoys, avoids adoption.

Fantastic Beasts – Actors and Movies:
• Fandom Review by [info]kikimay: Fantastic Bleaks and the Cringes of Switzerland
• hpboy13 wrote The Real Crimes of Grindelwald Is The Movie. Spoilers! (If you are all right being spoilered, or have already seen the movies, make sure to read the comments.)
• The Hogwarts Professor wrote Crimes of Grindelwald – First Thoughts. Spoilers!
• Victor wrote Why Newt Is Rowling's Best Written Hero. Spoilers!
• hpboy13 wrote It Is No Longer Our Choices: The Mediocrity of Crimes of Grindelwald. Spoilers!
• Victor wrote Five Things We Learned About Dumbledore from Crimes of Grindelwald. Spoilers!
• Magic gets bigger as 'Crimes of Grindelwald' meets immersive cinema.
• The Hogwarts Professor: 'Crimes of Grindelwald' best questions from audience.
• Gavia Baker-Whitelaw wrote ‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’ fails its female characters. (The Daily Dot) Spoilers!
• Gavia Baker-Whitelaw wrote Why isn’t ‘The Crimes of Grindelwald’ about Grindelwald doing crimes? (The Daily Dot) Spoilers!
• Gavia Baker-Whitelaw wrote Is Dumbledore gay? Here’s why it matters. (The Daily Dot) Spoilers in one section
• Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald cast surprise fans at London IMAX show.
• Eddie Redmayne (Newt Scamander) says Newt it a hero with autism.
• Ezra Miller (Credence Barebone): "Art is the only thing that I have" (in-depth Playboy interview)
• Welcome to the Wizarding World: Meet the Supporting Cast of 'Crimes of Grindelwald'.
• Fantastic Beasts series cast tease possible move to Rio de Janeiro in third movie.
• The cast of 'The Crimes of Grindelwald' discuss fan theories.
• Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald – Roundtable Interviews:
– with Dan Fogler (Jacob Kowalski) and Alison Sudol (Queenie Greengrass).
– with Ezra Miller (Clarence Barebone) and Claudia Kim [redacted].
– with Eddie Redmayne (Newt Scamander) and Katherine Waterston (Tina Goldstein).
– with David Heyman (producer) and Callum Turner (Theseus Scamander).

• Eddie Redmayne and Callum Turner (Newt and Theseus Scamander) promote 'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald'.
• Snitchseeker chats about Fantastic Beasts 2 graphic art and new exhibit with MinaLima.
• Giveaway: Win a pair of ScreenX ticket to see 'The Crimes of Grindelwald'. (US only)
• Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald brings in 10.1 million dollars at Wednesday box office in ten countries.

Prompt Challenges:
[info]hogwarts365 posted Prompt # 269 (due on or before November 24): Dictionaries, Point and Incredibly Unsafe.

Communities:
• The following fests are currently posting: [info]hp_nextgen_fest, [info]sirius_black Fest, [info]hd_fan_fair's Food Fair
[insanejournal.com profile] adventdrabbles announced that Adventdrabbles is happening again this year and asking for prompt to fill the Advent Prompt Calendar.
[insanejournal.com profile] daily_deviant announced that Kinky Kristmas: Comment Kink Edition will be back, starting December 2.
[info]bill_ficathon posted the Comment Fest Post. The comment fest runs from November 15, 2018 to November 30, 2018.
[info]hd_owlpost posted Today's the day: Owl Gifts Are Due!

Masterlists and Weekly Round-ups:
[info]hogwarts365 posted the Prompt 268 Masterlist.
[info]hp_nextgen_fest posted the Weekly Roundup # 2.

Fandom Recs:
[info]birdsofshore recced Draco Malfoy/Harry Potter fics (all NC-17) and one comic (PG-13).
[info]melodyssister recced a Hermione Granger/Severus Snape fic (NC-17).
[info]toblass recced Professor Snape art (gen).
[info]themightyflynn recced peacock!Lucius art/comics (G).
• Gav ([tumblr.com profile] hellotailor) recced a Draco Malfoy/Harry Potter epic fic (NC-17 in the later parts) in The Rec Center No. 150.
[info]bridenore recced a Draco Malfoy/Harry Potter fic (R).

Resources:
• The SS/HP Prophet from November 11 through 17.
Schedule of Upcoming Events from November 18 through 24 at [info]potterfests.

Archive News:
• OTW Guest Post: Josué Cardona, founder of Geek Therapy Network.

Essay/Meta:
• Quantum Harry – The Podcast: Episode 28: The Grimm Campaign.
• Marica wrote Gringotts’ “Real” Worth and Wizarding Job Salaries Revealed. (MuggleNet)

General Fandom News:
• Leviosa 2019 is coming to Hollywood. (MuggleNet)
• Harry Potter: Wizards United (coming 2019) augmented reality app game: first look.
• Harry Potter new line of interactive wands, LEGO sets and more coming for holiday season.
• New 'Crimes of Grindelwald' figures from Sideshow Collectibles.
• Review and UK Giveaway: Win one of five Harry Potter wands from Jakks Toys.

Searches:
[info]meister posted a search for fics with dark or Slytherin Harry. (Drarry only)

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.


[info]alisanne

Drabble: Message Delivered

Title: Message Delivered
Author: [personal profile] alisanne
Rating: PG
Word count: 100 x 2
Characters/pairings: Harry Potter/Draco Malfoy, Narcissa Malfoy.
Challenge: Written for [community profile] dracoharry100/[livejournal.com profile] dracoharry100's prompt 552: Break.
This is part 132 of my H/D Auror Series (LJ/IJ/DW).
It starts at part one: The Beginning (LJ/IJ/DW).
Disclaimer: The characters contained herein are not mine. No money is being made from this fiction, which is presented for entertainment purposes only.
Beta(s): None, poke me if you spot anything wonky.
Authors Notes: Harry does as promised.

Message Delivered )

Nov. 14th, 2018


[info]nachodiablo in [info]dailysnitch

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. 11th, 2018


[info]alisanne

Drabble: Waved Off

Title: Waved Off
Author: [personal profile] alisanne
Rating: PG
Word count: 100 x 2
Characters/pairings: Harry Potter/Draco Malfoy, Narcissa Malfoy.
Challenge: Written for [community profile] dracoharry100/[livejournal.com profile] dracoharry100's prompt 551: Wave.
This is part 131 of my H/D Auror Series (LJ/IJ/DW).
It starts at part one: The Beginning (LJ/IJ/DW).
Disclaimer: The characters contained herein are not mine. No money is being made from this fiction, which is presented for entertainment purposes only.
Beta(s): None, poke me if you spot anything wonky.
Authors Notes: Narcissa asks a favour of Harry.

Waved Off )

Nov. 10th, 2018


[info]vaysh11 in [info]dailysnitch

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)

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.

Nov. 8th, 2018


[info]alisanne

Meme time!

I gacked this from [livejournal.com profile] lijahlover, and since I have no fic to offer, have some random answers to some random questions. ;)

Forty Questions Meme )

I didn't plan to tag anyone to do this, although I'm happy to ~suggest some people. *g*
How about [personal profile] sassy_cissa, [personal profile] sdk, [personal profile] shaddyr, [profile] torino10156, [personal profile] titti, [personal profile] cruisedirector, [personal profile] lilyseyes, and anyone else who's interested? <3

Nov. 7th, 2018


[info]nachodiablo in [info]dailysnitch

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.


[info]squeaky in [info]announcements

Holiday Sale Coming

On Wednesday November 21st we will be implementing our InsaneJournal Holiday sale that will take place from 9am Eastern Standard Time (GMT -0500) until November 26th at 9am Eastern Standard Time (GMT -0500). These will be some of our best prices ever and we WILL be offering our Insane Userpics option.

Prices will be announced at the start of the sale.

Then, for the rest of November and the entire Month of December we will be selling Permanently Insane accounts for a discounted price of $40 (regular price $50)

This year we have decided to start our sale on the day before Thanksgiving so you can spend your time on Thanksgiving with your families. Please have a safe and happy holiday season.