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Nov. 23rd, 2017


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InsaneJournal Holiday Sale is Live!!

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 28th 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. 22nd, 2017

[info]ustorycollector in [info]dailysnitch

The Daily Snitch – Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Harry Potter – Actors and Movies:
Bonnie Wright Returns to Universal Orlando's A Celebration of Harry Potter in 2018.
Photos: Helena Bonham Carter, Helen McCrory attend Harry Potter-themed Save The Children gala.

Fantastic Beasts – Actors and Movies:
‘Crimes of Grindelwald’ Group Portrait: Is it a Meaningful Picture of the Story?.
SpeakBeasty Episode 49.
'Fantastic Beasts 2' will be a thriller, and focus on many types of love, producer says.
Videos: 'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald's international logos, title treatment.
Is ‘Nagini’ the Name of the Maledictus in ‘Crimes of Grindelwald’? ‘Nagini Gaunt’?.
'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald' to take place almost entirely in Paris.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child:
'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' 2019 London Tickets on Sale Soon.

Communities:
[info]rs_small_gifts Posting Instructions.
[info]potterfests Coming Up in Potterfests.
[info]hd_storyroom HD Storyroom Rec Sign-ups!.
[info]hp_goldenage Salt & Pepper Fest: Claiming is Open.
• daily deviant Holiday's Are Coming!.

Masterlists and Weekly Round-ups:
[info]interhouse_fest posted the Round Up, Week 2!.
[info]hp_nextgen_fest posted the 2017 Anonymous Masterlist.
[info]sirius_black posted the Sirius Black Fest 2017: Anonymous Masterlist.

Hot Rec:
Can't Buy Me Love by Currently Anonymous (Albus Severus Potter/Draco Malfoy; NC-17, ~2,900 words)
Summary:It all had began so simply, but when had everything changed? A handsome young man, some gorgeous eye-candy, that's all it was meant to be. Draco hadn't expected to fall head over heels.
On Balance by Currently Anonymous (James Sirius Potter/Teddy Lupin; NC-17, ~6,200 words)
Summary:Teddy’s always been able to fix whatever was wrong with James – until now. He can’t fix it, but maybe together, they can learn to balance.
Beneath the Radiance of the Infinite Sky by Currently Anonymous (None (Potter Family Gen); PG, ~1,300 words)
Summary:Summers at the Potter's cottage had a kind of magic all their own.

Fandom Recs:
[info]madeleone recced one Severus Snape/Hermione Granger] fic.

Essay/Meta:
Quantum Harry, the Podcast, Episode 10: All’s Fair in War and Quidditch.
Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Repeating the Potter Series.

General Fandom News:
Giveaway: “Harry Potter: A History of Magic” Out Soon on DVD.
New Chocolate Frog Card Added to Wizarding World Collection.
'Christmas in the Wizarding World' Comes to Utah.
Celebrate Christmas in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Hollywood.

Please send your fandom news to the Daily Snitch.

Nov. 20th, 2017


[info]pitboss in [info]promote_addme

Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas
What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas. Sometimes literally.
Las Vegas has always been a city that draws people in. The lights, the shows, the freedom...

But something strange has started to happen. The city has begun to pull strange people, people from different universes. Even people who had died but have seemingly found new life under the bright lights.

Pitboss is a panfandom game that welcomes fandom OCs.

Our current plot is based on His Dark Materials. Join today and get your very own daemon!

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[info]vaysh11 in [info]dailysnitch

The Daily Snitch - Weekend Edition, November 19, 2017

Joanne K. Rowling – Life and Books:
• Copy of first edition HP and the Philosopher's Stone breaks auction record and goes for £106,250 54.

Harry Potter – Actors and Movies:
• Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood) and Jason Isaacs (Lucius Malfoy) promote Lumos at charity event in the British Library. (interview)
• Robert Pattinson is not possessive of Cedric Diggory.
• Castium Revelio: Harry Potter cast (and Ezra Miller) Weekly Roundup. And another Weekly Roundup of the HP cast's activities.

Fantastic Beasts – Actors and Movies:
• Everything We Know About Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald so far.
• The Hogwarts Professor wrote Crimes of Grindelwald Group Portrait: Is It a Meaningful Picture of the Story?.
• David Heyman (producer) discusses why Jude Law was cast as Dumbledore in Fantastic Beasts saga.
• Nine previously unseen Fantastic Beats MinaLima prints revealed.
• More about the newly released MinaLima graphics.
• MichaelaM wrote Five Expectations that Fantastic Beasts Met. (MuggleNet)
• New photos from the Fantastic Beasts set show Newt Scamander walking in London.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child:
• Anthony Boyle (Scorpius Malfoy) returns to his hometown Belfast to raise money with charity concert.

Prompt Challenges:
[info]hogwarts365 posted Prompt # 219 (due on or before November 25): picture prompt (tree in grass), Hiking and Unusual Vacations.
• @introvert-club posted Wolfstar Prompt #27.
[info]slythindor100 posted Early Bird Information and Update on the 25 Days of Draco and Harry.

Communities:
[info]mini_fest made a mod post to remind participants of the submission deadline on November 25.
[info]one_bad_man's Friday Sign-up Post: looking for reccers for the two bad men, Lucius Malfoy and Severus Snape (only Monday is still open at time of posting)
[info]sceasleycest made a mod post about the ongoing Fest.
[info]hds_beltane posted the Sign-Up Forms for Artists and Writers. Sign-ups start November 24.

Masterlists and Weekly Round-ups:
[info]hogwarts365 posted the Prompt 218 Masterlist.
[info]hp_nextgen_fest posted the last Weekly Roundup #3.

Editor's Choice Rec:
Unravel Me Gently by [info]anokaba (Draco Malfoy/Harry Potter; NC-17 (absolutely NSFW); digital art)

Fandom Recs:
[info]capitu recced a Draco Malfoy/Harry Potter fic (NC-17).
[info]toblass recced Severus Snape art (G).
[info]themightyflynn recced a Harry Potter/Severus Snape fic (NC-17).

Resources:
• The SS/HP Prophet from November 11 to 18.

Archive News:
• OTW Guest Post: Catherine Coker, a genre historian, talks about fanfiction and book history.

Essay/Meta:
• John Granger wrote Is J.K. Rowling a Novelist? Not Primarily.

General Fandom News:
• Universal Orlando Resort kicked off holiday season of Wizarding World of Harry Potter (videos). Also: It's Already Christmas At Hogwarts.
• Allison Siggard and Liz Vasquez review "The Magic of Christmas at Hogwarts" at Universal Studios Hollywood.

Nifty:
• Hogwarts House Book Recommendations for Ravenclaw by Holly. (MuggleNet)
• New Chocolate Frog Collectible Card at Universal: Hengist of Woodcroft, the founder of Hogsmeade.

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

Community Spotlight:
[info]hds_beltaneA Beltane Oriented Harry Potter Gift Exchange.
After a two-year break, [info]hds_beltane is back. Since 2007 and through eight rounds, this fest has been a colourful and magical annual Beltane celebration of "all permutations of Harry Potter, Draco Malfoy and Severus Snape". There is an AO3 collection hds_beltane for all works created for [info]hds_beltane. Sign-ups for the 2018 HDS Beltane Fest start November 24, 2017.


Please send your fandom news to the Daily Snitch.

Nov. 16th, 2017

[info]ustorycollector in [info]dailysnitch

The Daily Snitch – Thursday, November 16, 2017

Harry Potter – Actors and Movies:
Julie Walters Says She Weeded Her Garden in Celebration of Becoming a Dame.
Anniversaries of First Two 'Harry Potter' Film Release Dates.

Fantastic Beasts – Actors and Movies:
Jessica Williams Talks Being Cast in 'Fantastic Beasts' Sequel.
'Fantastic Beasts 2' First Teaser Promo.
Title of Second 'Fantastic Beasts' Movie Finally Revealed.
'Fantastic Beasts' 2 first promo reveals debut look at young Dumbledore, main cast!!.
EXCLUSIVE: Ezra Miller, Eddie Redmayne comment on 'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald'.

Communities:
[info]hp_halloween Pouring water on the embers - a Wrap-up.
[info]hpsapphicappeal Sapphic Stockings 2017.
[info]hp_goldenage Last Call.

Fandom Recs:
[info]mywitch recced one Severus Snape/Hermione Granger fic.
[info]madeleone recced one Severus Snape/Hermione Granger fic.

Essay/Meta:
Six Burning Questions About 'The Crimes of Grindelwald'.

General Fandom News:
Universal Orlando's Holidays at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter details revealed.
BBCs 'Harry Potter: A History of Magic' Documentary Releasing as DVD.

Have a Laugh:
Top Five Useless Magical Items.
Inspirational 'Harry Potter' Gifs for NaNoWriMo Participants.

Please send your fandom news to the Daily Snitch.

Nov. 13th, 2017


[info]xprojectmods in [info]promote_addme

X-Project - An X-Men/Extended Movieverse RPG on DW

X-PROJECT: AN X-MEN MOVIEVERSE RPG



Want to bring some of the X-Men: Apocalypse characters into present day and see how they work? Storm, Quicksilver and Psylocke are available! Loved Teenage Negasonic Warhead in Deadpool? So did we and we'd love to see her! Same with Colossus! Character dead in the movies? Doesn't matter! We'd love to see Darwin, Spitfire or Banshee! Character a part of the MCU? Make Wasp, Quake, or Yo-Yo Rodriguez a mutant and bring them along! We encourage inspiration from all over Marvel, be it comics, television or movies!

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Rules || Application || Available Characters || Game Wiki || Read The Game || FAQ || Contact Us || Follow Us on Twitter! || YouTube Channel || Tumblr || Application Checklist


[info]kitty_fic in [info]dailysnitch

The Daily Snitch: Weekend Edition, November 12, 2017

Follow the Daily Snitch on LiveJournal and on tumblr.


Harry Potter – Actors and Movies:
All Eight Harry Potter Films Coming to HBO for New Years

Fantastic Beasts – Actors and Movies:
Are Seven Wizarding Schools Represented in the “Fantastic Beasts” 2 Cast List

Prompt Challenges:
[info]hogwarts365: PROMPT 218 - Due on or before November 18

Masterlists and Weekly Round-ups:
[info]hogwarts365: Masterlist - Prompt 217
[info]hp_nextgen_fest: 2017 Fest: Weekly Roundup #2
[info]interhouse_fest: WEEK 1 RECAP!
[info]sirius_black: FEST 2017: Week 1 Round Up

Fandom Recs:
[info]kellychambliss recced twelve Halloween drabbles.
[info]toblass recced one Severus art.
[info]ldydark1 recced one Harry/Draco fic.
[info]themightyflynn recced one Severus/Draco fic.
[info]ldydark1 recced one Harry/Draco fic.

Resources:
[info]hd_prophet: Saturday November 11, 2017
[info]sshp_prophet: SS/HP Prophet - November 5 - 11
[info]potterfests: Schedule of Upcoming Events in the Harry Potter Fandom from 12 November - 18 November 2017

Essay/Meta:
Trust Me, You Don’t Want a Time-Turner
Review: Christmas in the Wizarding World Pop-Up Shop

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

Community Spotlight:
[info]hp_nextgen_fest - Now Posting!


Please send your fandom news to the Daily Snitch.


Nov. 12th, 2017


[info]thejabberwock in [info]promote_addme

Snitchers RPG

It had started as two men's joint quest to control the wizarding world. Lucius Malfoy and Rabastan Lestrange worked to take over the wizarding world and they were successful, minus one little band of rebels. But, even power isn't forever and the deepest of bonds can be broken. As Rabastan Lestrange came to accept the man he wanted to become, Lucius Malfoy was seduced by the power the Elder Wand brought him.

With the fate of the magical world in the balance, these two former friends are now at odds. One is driven by love, the other by lust. As old enemies are forced to become allies and those who crave power are tempted by their desires, it's impossible to know what will happen. Can there be a winner in a world torn apart? Will the magical world ever truly know peace? Can anyone truly trust either of these men with their futures?

Snitchers is a dark game that is not afraid to push the envelope with dark themes and unhappy endings. It is a plot heavy game with a vast array of players and characters to interact with. If you're tired of purely social games with happy endings, and want to explore the darker nature of HP, please explore the links below to see if this game is for you.

MOST WANTED: Arthur Weasley, Kingsley Shacklebolt, Hufflepuffs, Ravenclaws, Malfoy Supporters, Muggleborns, Lee Jordan


Wanted List Premise Taken/Holds FAQs Is This Game For Me?

CODE BY TESSISAMESS

Nov. 11th, 2017

[info]ustorycollector in [info]dailysnitch

The Daily Snitch – Friday, November 11, 2017

Harry Potter – Actors and Movies:
Julie Walters and Helen McCrory Receive Royal Honours.
HBO to Air All Eight Harry Potter Movies.

Communities:
[info]themasque Vote For Your Favourite Story.
[info]dramionelove Affiliate: Interhouse-Fest 2017 - Dramione-centric stories.
[info]themasque Contest Winner!.

Masterlists and Weekly Round-ups:
[info]dramionelove posted Affiliate: HP-Halloween Drabble Exchange Fest 2017 - Masterlist of Dramione ficlets.

Discussions:
Is Grindelwald More Dynamic a Villain Than Voldemort?.

Essay/Meta:
Redrawing Map of Wizarding Europe.
Peter Pettigrew is a True Gryffindor.

General Fandom News:
‘Wizards Unite’ Virtual Wizarding World Reality to Transform Our Experience of the Hogwarts Saga? Almost Certainly.
Warner Bros. Studio Tour London Wins 2017 Sandford Award.

Have a Laugh:
Did Merlin Really Go to Hogwarts?.
12 Days of Harry Potter.

Please send your fandom news to the Daily Snitch.