Jul. 2nd, 2017

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Happy Belated Birthday Wishes to Dobby the Free Elf!
(June 28, ? – March 1998)


Joanne K. Rowling:
• Former Scholastic president Barbara Marcus: An Exclusive Interview with the Publisher Who Brought Harry Potter to the United States. (getunderlined.)
• HP and the Philosopher's Stone is being translated into Scots by Matthew Fitt.

Harry Potter – Actors and Movies:
• Celebrating Harry's 20th Anniversary Around the World.
• Pottercast # 271: The Boy Who Lived. (20th Anniversary podcast)
• The late Sir John Hurt (Garrick Ollivander) honoured by the British Film Institute.
• Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood) in new theatre play 'Disco Pigs' rehearsal pictures (with Colin Campbell).
• Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley), Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy), Warwick Davis (Griphook), Domhnall Gleeson (Bill Weasley) & others from the HP and Fantastic Beasts franchise join Oscars Academy. (More info here.)
• Voldemort's death in 'Deathly Hallows Part 2' movie almost featured him as tree shape.
• MinaLima, the HP movies graphics team, celebrates Pride Month with special workshops and tours.
• Mikaelam wrote Wax On Wax Off this "Harry Potter" Misconception. (MuggleNet)

Fantastic Beasts – Actors and Movies:
• Jude Law (young Albus Dumbledore) backs campaign to bring free theatre tickets to kids.

Pottermore News
• Pottermore announced week-long Harry Potter pop-up shop in London, July 1 to 7. And here is the report by MuggleNet, after visiting the shop.

Prompt Challenges:
[livejournal.com profile] hogwarts365 posted Prompt # 199 (due on or before July 8): “You can never be overdressed or overeducated.” ― Oscar Wilde, Nearly Headless Nick and Goblin Liaison Office.
HPfanFicTalk is running the Sirius Black is Gay Challenge (ends July 7).
• @introvert-club posted Wolfstar Prompt # 9: Fireside Confessions (Remus/Sirius only)
[livejournal.com profile] hp_creatures posted the creature prompts for July: 1. kelpie, 2. boiling hot, 3. “Until one has loved an animal, a part of one's soul remains unawakened.” ― Anatole France

Communities:
[livejournal.com profile] hp_creatures posted the Prompting Post for this year's Creatures Halloween Fest. Promotion banners for the fest are here.
[livejournal.com profile] hprarefest posted an end of the fest mod post.
MuggleNet Fan Fictions is running the Nineteen Years Later Ficathon. The Ficathon will run through September 1, 2017. (More info.
Sign-ups have started for the ninth round of the Harry/Draco LDWS contest at [livejournal.com profile] slythindor100. Sign-ups end on Wednesday, July 5.
[livejournal.com profile] hd_erised posted promotion banners for H/D Erised 2017. Sign-ups start July 28.
[livejournal.com profile] hd_erised posted Rules and Guidelines for this year's winter fest.
[livejournal.com profile] hd_wireless: Posting started at the Harry/Draco Songfic Fest.
Claiming is open at the [livejournal.com profile] party_4_potter. (List of Prompts)
[livejournal.com profile] hd_fanart announced the 10th Annual Harry/Draco Art Fest. Prompting starts July 8.
[livejournal.com profile] one_bad_man posted the weekly sign-up post for reccers. Three days are still open.

Masterlists and Weekly Round-ups:
[livejournal.com profile] hp_mhealthfest posted the Masterlist and Reveals of this year's Mental Health Fest.
[livejournal.com profile] hogwarts365 posted the Prompt # 198 Masterlist.
[livejournal.com profile] hprarefest posted the Week Four Round-up of the Harry Potter Rare Pair Fest.

Editor's Choice Rec:
Moldova's Magical Tea by anon @ [livejournal.com profile] hd_wireless (Harry/Draco | NC-17 | 32,220 words)
Summary: Neville Longbottom, Luna Lovegood, and – to everyone’s surprise – Draco Malfoy are opening a magical tea shop to revive wizarding tea culture and, hopefully, to bring the community together after the war.

Fandom Recs:
• @nachodiablo made a rec post with 11 top!Remus/Sirius fics (explicit).
[livejournal.com profile] tdcat recced a Draco Malfoy/Harry Potter fic (R).
[livejournal.com profile] madeleone recced Hermione Granger/Severus Snape fic with art (R).
[livejournal.com profile] germankitty recced Buffy the Vampire Slayer crossover fic (G).
[livejournal.com profile] capitu recced a Draco Malfoy/Harry Potter fic (NC-17).
[livejournal.com profile] toblass recced Severus Snape art (G).
[livejournal.com profile] themightyflynn recced Lucius Malfoy/Severus Snape(/Hermione Granger) fic (NC-17).

Resources:
Schedule of Upcoming Events from July 2 to 8 at [livejournal.com profile] potterfests.
• The SS/HP Prophet from June 26 to July 1.

Archive News:
• OTW Guest Post: Marina Cano (University of Limerick, Ireland) talks about her recent book Jane Austen and Performance.

Discussions:
• tumblr thread by various contibutors: 'White Boy' Snape: Classism (and Racism) in Harry Potter.

Essay/Meta:
• Chelsey Pippin & Ellie Bate wrote/collected 7 Essays That Every Harry Potter Fan Needs To Read. (Buzzfeed, June 30, 2017)
• Beatrice Groves wrote Literary Allusions in Harry Potter: Shakespeare and Harry Potter, Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3. (MuggleNet)
• Alison wrote Seven Reasons We Should All Want To Be Hufflepuffs, told by Puffs. (MuggleNet)

General Fandom News:
• US Quidditch Cup 11 announced date and location: April 14 – 15, 2018, in Round Rock, Texas.

Searches:
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