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


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Joanne K. Rowling:
• J.K. Rowling returns to Forbes' Highest-Paid Celebrities List after three year absence.

Harry Potter – Actors and Movies:
• Domhnall Gleeson (Bill Weasley) and Kelly MacDonald (Helena Ravenclaw) in first trailer for the biopic 'Goodbye Christopher Robin' about Winnie-the-Pooh author A. A. Milne and his son.
• Jason Isaacs (Lucius Malfoy) compares Harry Potter and Star Trek Fandoms.

Prompt Challenges:
[livejournal.com profile] hogwarts365 posted Prompt #197 (due on or before June 10): “I take care of my flowers and my cats. And enjoy food. And that’s living.” — Ursula Andress, cat gif and Madam Malkin’s Robes for All Occasions.
[tumblr.com profile] introvert-club posted Prompt 7. (Remus/Sirius only)

Communities:
[livejournal.com profile] hd_wireless made a Mod Post: submission deadline is coming up on June 20!
[livejournal.com profile] hp_drizzle posted Check-in Post for participants of the Harry Potter Weather Fest.
[livejournal.com profile] hp_crossgenfest posted a Reminder that submissions are due in one month, on July 17.

Masterlists and Weekly Round-ups:
[livejournal.com profile] hprarefest posted the Week Two Round Up.
[livejournal.com profile] hogwarts365 posted the Prompt #196 Masterlist.

Editor's Choice Rec:
Festival of Love by Anonymous at [livejournal.com profile] femmefest (Lavender Brown/Parvati Patil; G, art)

Fandom Recs:
[livejournal.com profile] themightyflynn recced a Hermione Granger/Lucius Malfoy/SeverusSnape/Bill Weasley fic (R for suggestion).
[livejournal.com profile] toblass recced Severus Snape art (G).
[livejournal.com profile] starduchess recced Harry Potter/River Tam (past HarryPotter/Luna Lovegood) cross-over with Firefly fic (PG).

Resources:
[livejournal.com profile] hd_prophet: June 18 edition.
Schedule of Upcoming Events from June 18 to 24 at [livejournal.com profile] potterfests.
• The SS/HP Prophet from June 10 to 17.

General Fandom News:
Nominations are open for Mugglenet Fanfiction's annual Quicksilver Quill Awards 2017. The organisers are still looking for judges. More info here and here.

Searches:
[livejournal.com profile] accio_hd_fics posted a search for rape!victim fics. (Drarry only)
[community profile] snarry_ficfind posted a search for hidden gems i.e. obscure and little known Snarry fic people love.
[community profile] daily_snitch is looking for your recs (fic, art, podfic, meta ...) for the Special Edition: Newt Scamander.

Community Spotlight:
[livejournal.com profile] packmatespadfoot and moony
This is a community (running since 2002!) for those who love Sirius and Remus, whether it's as a slash couple, or just as characters, or both; it's even a community for those who love all things that involve the Marauders (and their Slytherin rivals). Fanfiction, fanart and discussions are more than welcome.


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Joanne K. Rowling:
• J.K. Rowling posted a twitter rant about sexist name-calling of women, more specifically of Theresa May.
• Holliday Grainger on playing Robin Ellacott in the Cormoran Strike TV series.

Harry Potter – Actors and Movies:
• Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood) electrifying in Disco Pigs trailer, playing in London's Trafalgar Square Studios July 12 through August 19.
• List of all Ron Weasley moments that the movies missed by the [tumblr.com profile] ronweasleydefensesquad.

Fantastic Beasts – Actors and Movies:
• Carmen Ejogo (President Picquery) comments on her return to the role in 'Fantastic Beasts' sequel.

Prompt Challenges:
[livejournal.com profile] hogwarts365 posted Prompt # 196 (due on or before June 17): “She saw something awful in the very simplicity she failed to understand.” ― F. Scott Fitzgerald, Dirty and Obscurus Books.
[tumblr.com profile] introvert-clubWolfstar Prompt 6: Carpool Karaoke

Communities:
• Rec your favourite fic or art during Free Flying Month of June at the [livejournal.com profile] crack_broom.
[livejournal.com profile] hd_cliche posted the Claiming Calendar. Sign-ups are open!
[livejournal.com profile] hd_familyfest announced that Prompting starts in 9 days.

Masterlists and Weekly Round-ups:
[livejournal.com profile] hogwarts365 posted the Prompt # 195 Masterlist.
[livejournal.com profile] hphet posted the Week Two Round-up of the HP Het Mini Fest.
[livejournal.com profile] hprarefest posted the Week One Round-up of the 2017 Rare Pairings Fest.

Fandom Recs:
[livejournal.com profile] toblass recced Severus Snape art (G).
[livejournal.com profile] themightyflynn recced a Hermione Granger/Lucius Malfoy (not precisely but) fic (PG).

Resources:
• Because of technical issues, the Schedule of Upcoming Events will go up later at [livejournal.com profile] potterfests.
• The SS/HP Prophet from June 4 through 10.

Archive News:
New Stuff about the move of the 2008 SS/HG Exchange to WIKtT Archives and more at [livejournal.com profile] themasque.
[livejournal.com profile] themasque announced The Masque/The WIKtT Archives/The Garden service disruption on June 16 and 17.
• OTW Q&A: Five Things Ely Said. Ely volunteers as a translator in the Italian translation team. [livejournal.com profile] ely_baby writes Harry Potter fanfiction.

Nifty:
• Dawn Johnson wrote Conjure Your Own Magical ‘Harry Potter’ Party!. (Leaky Cauldron)

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

Community Spotlight:
[livejournal.com profile] hp_hetThe heterosexual ships
A community for posting Harry Potter heterosexual fanfiction and fanart. Slash and threesomes are allowed but the main ship of the creations must be het. (Community not to be confused with [livejournal.com profile] hphet.)


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Joanne K. Rowling:
• J.K. Rowling's Tweet of the Day: Totally Owns Mike Pence.

Harry Potter – Actors and Movies:
• Tom Felton stars as twin in the official Feed trailer.

Prompt Challenges:
[livejournal.com profile] hogwarts365 posted Prompt # 195 (due on or before June 10): An exceptionally skilful wizard, Cake and Porskoff Ploy.
[livejournal.com profile] hd_fluff posted the Monthly Prompt Challenge for June: Summer Nights (Harry/Draco only)
[livejournal.com profile] slythindor100 posted Challenge 207: Happy Birthday Draco (Harry/Draco only)
[livejournal.com profile] poetic_hp posted their June Prompt: RIVAL
[livejournal.com profile] hp_bunintheoven posted the June Prompts: 1. firsts, 2. pre-baby checklist
[livejournal.com profile] hp_creatures posted their May Round-up and June Prompts:
[livejournal.com profile] hp_coffeehouse posted their June Prompt: Coffee because Adulting is Hard
[livejournal.com profile] hp_unfaithful posted the May Masterlist and June Theme: But... where?
[livejournal.com profile] enchanted_jae posted Jae's Monthly Drabble Challenge # 136.

Communities:
[livejournal.com profile] serpentinelion posted a Reminder that H/D Glompfest submission are due today.
[livejournal.com profile] hd_cliche posted a Poll for Participants.

Masterlists and Weekly Round-ups:
[livejournal.com profile] hogwarts365 posted the Prompt # 194 Masterlist.
[livejournal.com profile] hp_het posted the Week One Round-up of the HP Het Mini Fest.
[livejournal.com profile] hp_may_madness posted the Stats and Wrap-up Post.

Editor's Choice Rec:
[podfic] Magical Meistros vs. The Ministry of Magic read by [personal profile] opalsong written by several tumblr writers (Albus Dumbledore, Cornelius Fudge, Willy Wonka, Valerie Frizzle, Mary Poppins; G; 19:41 minutes)
Summary: concept: willy wonka and harry potter take place in the same universe. the ministry of magic haaaates Willy Wonka

Fandom Recs:
[livejournal.com profile] toblass recced a Lucius Malfoy/Severus Snape art (R).
[livejournal.com profile] themightyflynn recced Remus Lupin/Severus Snape art (PG).

Searches:
[community profile] snarry_ficfind posted a search for everybody's favourite Hogwarts Era Snarry fics.
[community profile] snarry_ficfind posted a search for newer "really good" Snarry fics.
• At [livejournal.com profile] bottom_draco, a search for top!Harry/bottom!Draco pure angst (with or without happy ending) was posted.
[community profile] daily_snitch is looking for your recs (fic, art, podfic, meta ...) for the Special Edition: Newt Scamander.

Resources:
• The [livejournal.com profile] hd_prophet: June 3 edition.
Schedule of Upcoming Events from June 4 to 10 at [livejournal.com profile] potterfests.
• The SS/HP Prophet from May 28 to June 3.

Discussions:
• Blogitorial by Jasmine: Weasly is My King. (MuggleNet)
• Blogitorial by Lizzieg: The Granger Effect: Is It Finally Cool To Work Hard?. (MuggleNet)

General Fandom News:
[community profile] fandom_grammar made a post about Seth Stevenson's "Shibboleth. Casuistry. Recondite".


Community Spotlight:
[livejournal.com profile] bottom_dracoBottom!Draco Support Group
This community was created back in 2003 in support of Draco Malfoy as the "Bottom" in his relationships and hook-ups with (mostly) male characters. The majority of the entries feature Draco Malfoy as a bottom and/or sexually submissive in the main pairing. The community is mostly slash, but accepts het bottom!Draco fanworks, depending on the situation. [livejournal.com profile] bottom_draco is the home of the Bottom!Draco Fest and currently runs Draco's Merry-Making Mini Fest.


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Harry Potter – Actors and Movies:
• Adult Harry Potter Cast: News Round-up from Doctor Who, Star Trek, Downtown Abbey - the Movie, Girlfriends and much more.
• John Williams (composer of the HP movies musical score) will conduct the Cleveland Orchestra on April 8, 2018.
• Nick Dunham (HP creature and makeup effects) joins team for live-action movie 'Pinocchio'.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child News:
• Noma Dumezweni (Hermione Granger) and Sonia Friedman (producer) named ambassadors for The Stage Supports.

Prompt Challenges:
[livejournal.com profile] hp_may_madness posted: Day 21 prompt.

Communities:
[livejournal.com profile] hp_darkarts posted the final entry of this year's HP Horror Fest.
Claiming is open at [livejournal.com profile] hd_wireless, the Harry/Draco Music Fest.

Masterlists and Weekly Round-ups:
[livejournal.com profile] hp_shoreofangst posted the Fest Reveal and Masterlist of this year's Shore of Angst Fest.
[livejournal.com profile] snape_potter posted the Week Three Wrap-up of the Snarry-a-Thon17.
[livejournal.com profile] hd_remix posted the final Round-up Week 3.

Editor's Choice Rec:
Moving Portraits of Harry Potter Characters by Little Chmura (Luna Lovegood, Ginny Weasley, Neville Longbottom, Draco Malfoy, Hermione Granger, Pansy Parkinson, Harry Potter, Ron Weasley)

Fandom Recs:
[livejournal.com profile] toblass recced Severus Snape art (G).
[livejournal.com profile] capitu recced a Draco Malfoy/Harry Potter epistolary fic (R).
[livejournal.com profile] rosevalleynb recced a Draco Malfoy/Millicent Bulstrode fic (PG-13).
[livejournal.com profile] themightyflynn recced a Harry Potter/Severus Snape/Draco Malfoy threesome fic (NC-17).

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

Resources:
Schedule of Upcoming Events from May 21 through 27 at [livejournal.com profile] potterfests.
• The SS/HP Prophet from May 14 through 20.

General Fandom News:
• 20th Anniversary Celebrations of HP and the Philosopher's Stone coming early at MCM London Comic Con next weekend, May 26-28.
• Universal Studios Hollywood: Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts to launch on June 23.

Nifty:
• Harry, Hermione and Ron figurines from new Harry Potter Miniatures Game revealed.


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Joanne K. Rowling:
• First look at BBC One mini series 'Strike' based off J. K. Rowling's crime novels. (Pure Drama 2017 trailer)
• J.K. Rowling helps student to recover missing laptop with notes for his Ph.D. thesis.
• Harry Potter Bookclub coming to London.

Harry Potter – Actors and Movies:
• Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter) cast in new movie 'Guns Akimbo'.
• Robert Pattinson (Cedric Diggory) celebrates his 31st birthday on May 13.
• Zoe Wanamaker (Rolanda Hooch) celebrates her 68th birthday on May 13.
• Hogwarts in the Snow returning at Warner Bros. Studio Tour London. The event will run from November 18, 2017 to February 4, 2018.

Fantastic Beasts – Actors and Movies:
• Johnny Depp (Gellert Grindelwald) feels luck to be part of 'Fantastic Beasts'.
• Audio CD of Eddie Redmayne reading 'Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them' booklet will be released on June 26.

Prompt Challenges:
[livejournal.com profile] hogwarts365 posted Prompt # 192 (due on or before May 20): “Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.”― Rabindranath Tagore, Stray Birds, Gravity and Transylvanian Tackle.
[livejournal.com profile] hp_may_madness posted Day 13 prompts.
[livejournal.com profile] hp_may_madness posted Day 14 prompts.

Communities:
[livejournal.com profile] hphet posted the Claiming Post for the first HP Het Mini Fest.
[livejournal.com profile] hermione_smut announced Round Eleven of the Hermione Smut Fest. Prompting is open.

Masterlists and Weekly Round-ups:
[livejournal.com profile] hd_remix posted the Round-up Week 2.
[livejournal.com profile] hogwarts365 posted the Prompt # 191 Masterlist.
[livejournal.com profile] snape_potter posted the Week Two Wrap-up of Snarry-a-Thon17.

Fandom Recs:
[livejournal.com profile] bixgirl1 recced a Draco Malfoy/Harry Potter interview fic (PG-13).
[livejournal.com profile] lijahlover recced a Draco Malfoy/Harry Potter fic (NC-17).
[livejournal.com profile] kellychambliss recced a Severus Snape, Minerva McGonagall, Albus Dumbledore fic (PG-13).
[livejournal.com profile] rosevalleynb recced a Millicent Bulstrode fic (PG).
[livejournal.com profile] themightyflynn recced Lucius Malfoy/Severus Snape art (NC-17).
[livejournal.com profile] toblass recced young Severus & parents art (G).

Searches:
[livejournal.com profile] accio_hd_fics posted a search for fics where Harry did not grow up with the Dursleys (Drarry only).
[community profile] snarry_ficfind posted a search for Hogwarts Era Snarry fics.
[community profile] daily_snitch is looking for your recs (fic, art, podfic, meta ...) for the Special Edition: Newt Scamander.

Resources:
[livejournal.com profile] potterfests made a Mod Post about technical difficulties. The Weekly Schedule of Upcoming Events will be posted late.
• The SS/HP Prophet from May 7 through 13.
Media References to Fanfiction for the week ending May 13, 2017.

Archive News:
• OWT Volunteer Q&A: Five Things Rebecca Sentance Said. Rebecca is a chair of the AO3 Documentation Comittee.

Discussion:
• Meme: What Moments Made Severus Snape the Most Controversial Character? by Dean. (MuggleNet)

General Fandom News:
[livejournal.com profile] alisanne posted a list of people going to MistiCon.
[community profile] slashorific posted a Check-in post, asking for participants' favourite national food/dish/dinner. (all fandoms)

Community Spotlight:
[livejournal.com profile] hermione_smutHermione Granger Fic Exchange
A prompt fest for Hermione Granger stories that have a higher rating. The community is for adults only. This year is the eleventh round of Hermione Smut. Prompting is open.


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Joanne K. Rowling:
• In celebration of the 20th anniversary of HP and the Philosopher's Stone: Roanoke becomes Hogwarts for a day. (Celebrations on May 13.)

Pottermore News
• Pottermore launches a Wizarding World Book Club to discuss the seven HP books (starts June 2017).

Harry Potter – Actors and Movies:
• Matthew Lewis (Neville Longbottom), Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy), Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood), Emma Watson (Hermione Granger), Jason Isaacs (Lucius Malfoy): Social Media Round-up.
• J.K. Rowling, Emma Watson, Tom Felton, Ralph Fiennes (Voldemort), Kenneth Branagh (Gilderoy Lockhart), Helen McCrory (Narcissa Malfoy), Timothy Spall (Peter Pettigrew), Emma Thompson (Sybil Trelawney) and others in: The 'Harry Potter' Round-up.

Prompt Challenges:
[livejournal.com profile] mixandmatch100 posted a Poll about mirroring the community on DreamWidth.
[livejournal.com profile] hogwarts365 posted Prompt #191 (due on or before May 13): “The love of learning, the sequestered nooks, And all the sweet serenity of books.” ― Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Disorientation and Three Broomsticks.
[livejournal.com profile] hp_may_madness posted the Day 7 Prompt.

Communities:
[livejournal.com profile] hp_podfic_fest posted the timeline of this year's HP Podfic Fest.
[livejournal.com profile] hp_mhealthfest posted a reminder that the Final Check-in is today.
[livejournal.com profile] hprarefest is looking for two pinch-hitters.
[livejournal.com profile] hp_crossgenfest posted the List of Prompts for this year's fest. Claiming starts tomorrow, May 8.
• There is a new Drarry Squad Group Chat on discord.
[livejournal.com profile] hd_familyfest posted the Fest Announcement and timeline of this year's fest.

Masterlists and Weekly Round-ups:
[livejournal.com profile] hogwarts365 posted the Prompt # 190 Masterlist.
[livejournal.com profile] hd_remix posted the Roundup Week One.
[livejournal.com profile] snape_potter posted the Week One Wrap-up of the Snarry-a-Thon17.

Fandom Recs:
[livejournal.com profile] lq_traintracks recced Harry Potter/Draco Malfoy fic (NC-17).
[livejournal.com profile] themightyflynn recced Harry Potter/Severus Snape fic (NC-17).
[livejournal.com profile] toblass recced Severus Snape art (G).

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

Resources:
Schedule of Upcoming Events from May 7 to 13 at [livejournal.com profile] potterfests.
• The SS/HP Prophet from April 30 to May 6.

Discussions:
• Elizabeth Baird-Hardy wrote about Rowling Apologizes for Killing Snape (Hogwarts Professor).
• Claudia Boleyn: My Personality Disorder is not a Punchline (JK Rowling please take note) (on Rowling equating Trump's politics with mental illness). (video)

Essay/Meta:
• Bella wrote How has Harry Potter Inspired Today's Popular YA Writers? (Muggle.Net)

Archive News:
AO3 News: Death-Marked Love, a Buffy the Vampire Slayer fanfiction archive, is moving to AO3.

General Fandom News:
• Join the Organization of Transformative Works at WhedonCon 2017 near Los Angeles on May 19.


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Harry Potter – Actors and Movies:
• James Phelps (Fred Weasley) will be a judge for the new Adam Morley Sponsor a Playwright Bursary.
• BBC to host John Williams (who composed the music of the first 3 HP movies) 85th Birthday Tribute Concert in July.

Fantastic Beasts – Actors and Movies:
• Callum Turner to appear as Newt Scamander's brother Theseus in 'Fantastic Beasts' sequel. (Pottermore)
• SpeakBeasty podcast Episode 35: "Hey Jude".

Prompt Challenges:
[livejournal.com profile] hogwarts365 posted Prompt #189 (due on or before April 29): His headache was still sitting over his right eye as if it had been nailed there. ― Ian Fleming, Moonraker, Adherence and Little Red Books.

Communities:
[livejournal.com profile] darkwitches posted a Poll about the HP Femmeslash Darkfest.
[livejournal.com profile] hprarefest posted header template and a Reminder of the submission deadline on May 15.
[livejournal.com profile] hphet announced the two-week HP Het Mini Fest. Prompting opens April 30.
[livejournal.com profile] hp_may_madness announced Round 6 of HP May Madness and the new [community profile] hp_may_madness mirror community on Dreamwidth.
[livejournal.com profile] hp_3somes posted a Deadline Reminder: submissions for the HP Threesomes Gift Exchange are due April 25.
• There is one prompt left to claim for [livejournal.com profile] serpentinelion's H/D Glompfest.

Masterlists and Weekly Round-ups:
[livejournal.com profile] dracotops_harry Fest posted the Week Three Round-up.
[livejournal.com profile] hogwarts365 posted the Prompts #187 und #188 Masterlists.

Editor's Choice Rec:
The Man from H.O.G.W.A.R.T.S. by [personal profile] rabbit_says (Draco Malfoy/Harry Potter; G; art)
Summary: Cross-over art with Man from U.N.C.L.E., 1960s Muggle spy AU.

Fandom Recs:
[livejournal.com profile] glittering_git recced a Draco Malfoy/Harry Potter long!fic (NC-17).
[livejournal.com profile] themightyflynn recced a Ron Weasley/Severus Snape fic (NC-17).
[personal profile] toblass recced Lily Evans & Severus Snape art (G).

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

Resources:
[livejournal.com profile] twistedm asked about men's clothing at [livejournal.com profile] hp_britglish.
Schedule of Upcoming Events from April 23 to 29 at [livejournal.com profile] potterfests.
• The SS/HP Prophet from April 15 through 23.

Poll:
Check out the Fannish Platforms Poll from the [community profile] daily_snitch. You may also vote in the Poll on Dreamwidth.

General Fandom News:
First Quidditch Premier League Championship will take place August 26 in Yorkshire.

Nifty:
Eight Flagrantly Fabulous Film Moments from the HP movies. (MuggleNet)


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Harry Potter – Actors and Movies:
• Maggie Smith and Daniel Radcliffe among the stars at National Theatre tribute to Peter Shaffer. (Evening Standard, 31 March 2017)
• Ciaran Hinds (Aberforth Dumbledore) and Colin Farrell (Pervical Graves) to attend Irish Film and Television Awards in Dublin.
• Michael Gambon (Albus Dumbledore) cannot make it to the IFTA Awards due to illness.
• Jim Broadbent (Horace Slughorn) didn't catch up on Game of Thrones before filming.
• Check out Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy) in first look in upcoming war drama Megan Leavey.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child News:
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child nearly sweeps all at Olivier Awards.
• Dominic Cavendish, Cursed Child Mastermind Sonia Friedman 'I Was in Tears when I met J. K. Rowling. (The Telegraph, 5 April 2017 - only available to registered users or subscribers)
• Sonia Friedman (producer of The Cursed Child) was moved to tears on meeting J. K. Rowling.

Fantastic Beasts – Actors and Movies:
• Katherine Waterston's (Tina Goldstein): Alien: Covenant plot spoilers and theories.

Prompt Challenges:
• The Daily Deviant posted the Day 1 Prompt of the Dirty Drabble/Drawble Days (part of the Devian't 11th Birthday Bash.

Communities:
[livejournal.com profile] nextgen_mas made a Mod post about the new LJ TOS and the future of the fest.
[livejournal.com profile] worshipdarklord made a Mod Post: Housekeeping DW Account.
[livejournal.com profile] dramione_remix opened the Couple Suggestion Prompt Post for the Dramione Couple Remix Fest Round 8.
[livejournal.com profile] hd_owlpost made a Mod post about the new mirror community on Dreamwidth.
[livejournal.com profile] hd_eighthyear made a Mod post about the new Dreamwidth community.

Masterlists and Weekly Round-ups:
[livejournal.com profile] dracotops_harry posted the Week One Roundup.

Editor's Choice Rec:
Lucius by [tumblr.com profile] wisesnail (Lucius Malfoy; PG; art)

Fandom Recs:
[livejournal.com profile] capitu recced a Harry Potter/Draco Malfoy fic (NC-17).
[livejournal.com profile] capitu recced another Harry Potter/Draco Malfoy fic (NC-17).
[livejournal.com profile] gracerene recced a Harry Potter/Draco Malfoy fic (NC-17).
[personal profile] noeon recced a Harry Potter/Draco Malfoy WIP (NC-17).
[livejournal.com profile] themightyflynn recced a Fenrir Greyback/Harry Potter fic (NC-17).
[livejournal.com profile] themightyflynn recced a Minerva McGonagall/Severus Snape fic (NC-17).
[livejournal.com profile] toblass recced Professor Severus Snape art (G).

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

Resources:
[livejournal.com profile] vaysh posted the updated list of H/D Fests in 2017.
Schedule of Upcoming Events from 9 to 15 April at [livejournal.com profile] potterfests.
• The SS/HP Prophet from April 1 to 8.

Archive News:
OTW 5 Things an OTW volunteer said: Five Things Madoc Said. Madoc is a translator in Team Welsh.

Nifty:
Meet the Artist Behind the Indonesian Book Covers – Part 2.


Community Spotlight:
[livejournal.com profile] dramione_remixDramione Couples Remix
This is the concept of [livejournal.com profile] dramione_remix: for prompting, people choose a well-known couple from history, mythology, literature, folklore, legend, comics, movies, pop culture, etc. Participants then claim a prompt and "remix" that couple's story into a brand new Dramione fic or piece of art. Check out the tags for all the couples that have already been remixed. Currently, round 8 of the Dramione Couples Remix is underway; you may leave your couple prompts here.


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Happy Birthday, Fred and Georg Weasley!

Harry Potter – Actors and Movies:
• British Library Exhibition "A History of Magic": Tickets go for sale tomorrow. The exhibition runs from 20 October 2017 until 28 February 2018.
• Emma Watson Round-up.

Prompt Challenges:
[livejournal.com profile] hogwarts365 posted Prompt #186 (due on or before April 8): "I've never had the luxury of political opinions." – Jyn Erso, Reauthenticate and Dust & Mildewe.
[livejournal.com profile] poetic_hp posted the April Prompt: CLUB
[livejournal.com profile] hp_coffeehouse posted the April Prompt: dark roast
[livejournal.com profile] hp_creatures posted the April Prompts: blue - Abyssinian cat - swimming
[livejournal.com profile] hp_unfaithful posted the March Masterlist and April Theme: "Half my age"
[livejournal.com profile] hd_fluff posted the April Picture Prompt. (Drarry only)
[livejournal.com profile] slythindor100 posted the Challenge #205: April showers, rain. (Drarry only)

Communities:
daily_deviant 11th Birthday Bash presents: The Bad Porn Alphabet.
[livejournal.com profile] hp_drizzle posted the Prompting Post for the HP Weather Fest.
[livejournal.com profile] darkwitches announced the 2017 Dark Witches Fest (timeline and rules).
Prompting is open at the [livejournal.com profile] darkwitches Fest.
[livejournal.com profile] hd_writers made a mod and discussion post.

Masterlists and Weekly Round-ups:
[livejournal.com profile] hp_getlucky posted the Week Three Round-up.
[livejournal.com profile] hogwarts365 posted the Prompt #185 Masterlist.

Fandom Recs:
[livejournal.com profile] bixgirl1 recced a Harry Potter/Draco Malfoy fic (NC-17).
[livejournal.com profile] capitu recced another Harry Potter/Draco Malfoy fic (NC-17).
[livejournal.com profile] capitu made a Drarry rec post: Humour 3 (7 x NC-17, 2 x PG-13).
[livejournal.com profile] evening12 recced Ginny Weasley/Luna Lovegood art (G).
[livejournal.com profile] themightyflynn recced a Hermione Granger/Severus Snape/Lucius Malfoy fic (NC-17).
[livejournal.com profile] toblass recced Severus Snape/Weasley twins art (NC-17).

Searches:
[livejournal.com profile] accio_hd_fics posted a search for Harry or Draco topping from the bottom, dom/sub. (Drarry only)
[community profile] daily_snitch is looking for your recs (fic, art, podfic, meta ...) for the Special Edition: Newt Scamander.

Resources:
[livejournal.com profile] lauren3210 posted about fics getting added to personal AO3 collections without author permission. (Very good advice in comments.)
Schedule of Upcoming Events from April 2 to 8 at [livejournal.com profile] potterfests.
• The SS/HP Prophet from March 26 to April 1.

Archive News:
• OTW Finance: 2017 Budget.

Essay/Meta:
[livejournal.com profile] lokifan wrote Romance in Potter is a Mystery: Why Cursed Child Isn't Queerbaiting (Part 1).

Have a Laugh:
• MuggleNet's rebranding Welcome to NoMajNet and MuggleNet Rebrands Itself for new Era in the Wizarding World. Related articles: [x], [x], [x], [x].


Community Spotlight:
[livejournal.com profile] darkwitches - A Harry Potter Femmeslash Darkfest
Dark Witches is a Harry Potter fic and art exchange focusing exclusively on dark femmeslash creations. All femmeslash pairings are welcome. After round 1 in 2012 and round 2 in 2013, the fest runs for the third time this year; posting starts 10 July 2017. Prompting for [livejournal.com profile] darkwitches is open until April 14.


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Harry Potter – Actors and Movies:
• Matthew Lewis (Neville Longbottom) and Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy) at Wizard World Portland and Emerald City Comic Con (Seattle), respectively.
• Bonnie Wright's (Ginny Weasley) directorial debut Phone Calls to debut at Tribeca Film Festival.
• Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy) and Flash co-star Grant Gustin doing a Q&A at Silicon Valley Comic Con on April 23rd.
• Bill Nighy (Rufus Scrimgeour) talks about Love Actually mini-sequel and Red Nose Day.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child News:
• James and Oliver Phelps (George and Fred Weasley), Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood), and Jason Isaacs (Lucius Malfoy) talk about the current London production of The Cursed Child and its Broadway run next year.

Fantastic Beasts – Actors and Movies:
• Win a Fantastic Beasts tumblr cup.(US residents only)
• SpeakBeasty Podcast Episode 33: Witches Be Basic.
• Ezra Miller (Credence Barebones) is the new Flash in Justice League (trailer).
• Tickets for Fantastic Beasts sequel premier on November 16, 2018 give-away in a DVD/Blu-ray release scavenger hunt in the UK.

Prompt Challenges:
[livejournal.com profile] hogwarts365 posted Prompt #185 (due on or before April 1): quote from Femme by Marshall Thornton, Level Four and Doppelbeater Defence.

Communities:
[livejournal.com profile] hp_drizzle posted information for prompting at the *drizzle* fest.
[livejournal.com profile] digthewriter thinks about starting a LiveJournal community for HP Coffee Shops AUs.

Masterlists and Weekly Round-ups:
[livejournal.com profile] hp_getlucky posted the Week Two Round-up of the Harry Potter Get Lucky Fest.
[livejournal.com profile] hogwarts365 posted the Prompt #184 Masterlist.

Hot Recs:
Inevitable by [livejournal.com profile] llaeyro (Harry Potter/Ron Weasley, NC-17, 4K words)
Summary: Ever since their divorces, Harry and Ron have been closer than ever. Really, really, close.
Settle by [livejournal.com profile] mindabbles (James Sirius/Teddy Lupin, NC-17, 9300 words)
Summary: James has never wanted to settle down – or maybe he’s never wanted to settle.
Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow by [livejournal.com profile] gracerene (Ginny Weasley/Luna Lovegood, NC-17, 2000 words)
Summary: Her shoulder always ached when it rained.
Night Changes by [livejournal.com profile] writcraft (Harry Potter/Draco Malfoy, NC-17, 10600 words)
Summary: Draco and Harry have spent years dancing around one another, but Potter’s straight and married. Until one day he isn’t.

Fandom Recs:
[livejournal.com profile] bixgirl1 recced a Harry Potter/Draco Malfoy fic (G).
[livejournal.com profile] themightyflynn recced Lucius and Narcissa Malfoy art (G).
[livejournal.com profile] toblass recced Severus Snape iPod art (gen).
[livejournal.com profile] williamsnickers recced a Harry Potter/Lucius Malfoy fic (NC-17).

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

Resources:
Schedule of Upcoming Events from March 26 to April 1 at [livejournal.com profile] potterfests.
• The SS/HP Prophet from March 19 through 25.

Archive News:
• OTW Guest Post: filmmaker Alice Huzar, currently filming Fanfic: The Documentary.

Essay/Meta:
• @bottledspirits wrote The year after the Battle of Hogwarts, Hagrid and the Thestrals.
Summary: It is the year after the Battle of Hogwarts. School is starting again. And the thestrals are confused by all of the attention they are getting.
Five Wizarding Holidays I Wish Were Real by Mikaela (MuggleNet).


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Harry Potter – Actors and Movies:
• Happy Birthday! Harry Melling (Dudley Dursley).
• Katie Leung (Cho Chang) stars in the play Snow in Midsummer at the Swan Theatre. (theatre review)
• Imelda Staunton (Dolores Umbridge) in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf to be broadcast live on March 18th.
• Catching up with Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley): summary of several recent interviews.
• Emma Watson (Hermione Granger) talks about Beauty and the Beast (with kittens).
• James and Oliver Phelps (George and Fred Weasley), Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood), and Jason Isaacs (Lucius Malfoy) talk about what they think their characters were doing in the 19 years between the Battle of Hogwarts and the Epilogue.
• The Leaky Cauldron's Review of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone in Concert.
• Universal Studios Japan announced a Magical Nighttime Show for the Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park.

Fantastic Beasts – Actors and Movies:
• Eddie Redmayne in Early Man trailer and Studio Tour visit with Dan Fogler. (videos)
Fantastic Beasts wins 4 Three Empire Film Awards including Best Actor for Eddie Redmayne.
• Print error in U.S. Hogwarts Library editions of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them explained in statement by Scholastic Publishing. Copies with the print error can be exchanged.

Prompt Challenges:
[livejournal.com profile] hogwarts365 posted Prompt #184 (due on or before March 25): Coretta Scott King quote, On Stage and Scar.

Communities:
[livejournal.com profile] dracotops_harry made a Mod Post: submissions for the Draco tops Harry Fest are due today!
The Birthday Card Comment Kink Challenge at [insanejournal.com profile] daily_deviant is now open.

Masterlists and Weekly Round-ups:
[livejournal.com profile] hp_getlucky posted the Week One Round up of the Harry Potter Get Lucky Fest.
[livejournal.com profile] hp_goldenage posted the Week Two Wrap-up of the Salt and Pepper Fest.
[livejournal.com profile] hogwarts365 posted the Prompt #183 Masterlist.

Editor's Choice Rec:
Don't Like Don't Read by e.johnson (Harry/Draco | G | comic)
Summary: In which the author thinks too hard about the favourite son of the Harry Potter slash scene. Warnings for gross nostalgia, jokes.

Fandom Recs:
[livejournal.com profile] candamira recced three Ron Weasley/Draco Malfoy fanworks, two fics (NC-17, PG-13) and art (G).
[livejournal.com profile] capitu recced eight Harry Potter/Draco Malfoy fics (all NC-17, BDSM and Kinky Fic 2).
• elizabethminkel recced a Remus Lupin/Sirius Black fic (PG-13).
• elizabethminkel recced a Harry Potter/Draco Malfoy fic (R).
[livejournal.com profile] kellychambliss recced a Minerva McGonagall/Severus Snape fic (PG).
[livejournal.com profile] themightyflynn recced Madam Rosmerta/Severus Snape art (G).
[livejournal.com profile] themightyflynn recced Lucius, Narcissa & Draco art (gen).
[livejournal.com profile] toblass recced Hermione Granger/Severus Snape fic and art (R).

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

Resources:
Schedule of Upcoming Events from March 19 to 25 at [livejournal.com profile] potterfests.
• The SS/HP Prophet from March 12 to 18.
Media References to Fanfiction for the week ending March 18, 2017.

Discussions:
Dramione Characters Traps: Harry Potter by Kris. (MuggleNet)

Essay/Meta:
Harry Potter and the Chosen Ones: Katniss Everdeen by Nathalia. (MuggleNet)

Nifty:
• Jim Kay, the illustrator of the (new editions of the) Harry Potter books, has been nominated for the Kate Greenaway Medal.

Community Spotlight:
[livejournal.com profile] femmefestHP Femmeslash Fest
The community is the home of the official Harry Potter Femmeslash Exchange, which has been taking place since 2009 – this year is round #9. For Femmefest, all main relationships must be female/female. No crossovers, no gen, and no genderswap is allowed. Male characters are permitted as side characters and in secondary pairings. Threesomes (or more) are allowed as long as all of the participating characters are female. Posting this year starts May 8, you may sign-up here.


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Harry Potter – Actors and Movies:
• Sir Michael Gambon (Albus Dumbledore) to receive Lifetime Achievement Award of the Irish Film and Television Academy.

Fantastic Beasts – Actors and Movies:
• J. K. Rowling explains a new word that describes the size transformation of the Occamy.
• A new clip of Eddie Redmayne's Fantastic Beasts audiobook narration has been released. (reading the Basilisk story)
• Snitchseeker does a March Madness Merch Giveaway for the release of the Fantastic Beasts DVD and Blu-ray on March 28. (worldwide)

Prompt Challenges:
[livejournal.com profile] hogwarts365 posted Prompt #182 (due on or before): “Making money isn't hard in itself... What's hard is to earn it doing something worth devoting one's life to.” ― Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Shadow of the Wind, Slug Club and Selective.
[livejournal.com profile] slythindor100 posted the Monthly Challenge #204. The challenge ends March 31.
[livejournal.com profile] hd_fluff posted March Challenge: Rainbow

Communities:
[livejournal.com profile] femmefest made a Mod Post, announcing that Femmefest will be back this year.
[livejournal.com profile] hp_drizzle announced the 2017 HP Weather Fest. Prompting opens April 1.
[livejournal.com profile] hp_getlucky: Claiming for the HP Get Lucky Fest ends tomorrow, March 6.

Masterlists and Weekly Round-ups:
[livejournal.com profile] hogwarts365 posted the Prompt #181 Masterlist.

Fandom Recs:
[livejournal.com profile] theimpossiblegl recced a Hermione Granger/Severus Snape fic (R).
[livejournal.com profile] themightyflynn recced Lucius Malfoy/Narcissa Black art (R).
[livejournal.com profile] toblass recced GamerSnape art (G).

Resources:
Schedule of Upcoming Events from March 5 – 11 at [livejournal.com profile] potterfests.
• The SS/HP Prophet from February 16 to March 4.

Discussions:
• Cassie wrote J. K. Rowling on Twitter: Is she practicing what she preaches? (Mugglenet)
• Kris wrote Why Fandom Gatekeeping Needs to Stop. (Mugglenet)
• Multi-authored discussion post about (possible) generational changes in femslash shipping.


Community Spotlight:
[tumblr.com profile] fandomtrumpshatea fandom auction to benefit charities in the wake of the US Presidential election
This all-fandom online auction ended on January 19, 2017. It raised $32,000 for charities and organisations resisting the Trump agenda; 100 fanworks have been created so far. You can peruse and read the works in the auctions's AO3 Collection. [tumblr.com profile] fandomtrumpshate will be back next year.


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Harry Potter – Actors and Movies:
• Ralph Fiennes cast for upcoming Holmes and Watson comedy.
• Mark Williams (Arthur Weasley) returns to television as Father Brown.
• Looking Back on the casting of the Harry Potter movies (Harry, Ron, Hermione).
• New Videos on special effects in Deathly Hallows.
• Gary Oldman (Sirius Black) to star in teen sci-fi romance The Space Between Us.
• Emma Watson reshoots scenes with Tom Hanks for upcoming tech thriller The Circle.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child:
• Christine Jones, the Cursed Child set designer, leads the theater initiative The Ghostlight Project. The project will be launched January 19, 2017, 5.30 pm in each time-zone.

Fantastic Beasts – Actors and Movies:
• Video: VFX reel of visual and graphics effects of scene in the Goldstein sisters' apartment in Fantastic Beasts.

Prompt Challenges:
[livejournal.com profile] hogwarts365 posted Prompt #174 (due on or before January 14): Snape and his "ferocious, anguished face.", “Circumstances are the rulers of the weak; they are but the instruments of the wise.” ― Samuel Lover, Rory O'More and Explanations.

Communities:
[livejournal.com profile] firewhiskeyfic announced the Firewhiskey Fic Inauguration Edition on January 20, 2017.
[livejournal.com profile] hp_darkages posted about plans for the community (Dark LDWS, Flash Collab Fest and much more).
Prompting is open for the first HP Pregnancy Fest at [livejournal.com profile] hp_bunintheoven.
[livejournal.com profile] hprarefest announced the 2017 HP Rare Pairings Fest (Prompting starts January 20).
• Kinky Kristmas' Wacky Fest Statistics.
[livejournal.com profile] dracotops_harry announced the 2017 Draco tops Harry Fest and posted the Fest Rules. (Prompting starts January 11.)
[livejournal.com profile] lucissa has a new Mod and a Poll!
[livejournal.com profile] rs_small_gifts announced the start of Bonus Round.

Masterlists and Weekly Round-ups:
[livejournal.com profile] smutty_claus posted the Smutty Claus 2016 Masterlist.
Kink Kristmas posted the Final Message and 2016 Artist and Author Reveals Masterlist.
[livejournal.com profile] hogwarts365 posted the Prompt #173 Masterlist.
[livejournal.com profile] rs_small_gifts posted the Week 6 Round-up.

Hot Art:
Friday Nights at Grimmauld Place by anon at [livejournal.com profile] hd_erised (Harry/Draco; PG)
Summary: According to wizarding law, any change Harry makes to the ancestral home of the Blacks must first be approved by one of the bloodline. Luckily, Draco Malfoy is more than happy to step in- it's getting him to leave that's the trick.
Rainy Days and Grimoires by anon at [livejournal.com profile] hd_erised (Harry/Draco; PG)
Summary: Draco unabashedly uses Harry as a pack mule for transporting all his heavy, fancy, weighty books.

Hot Rec:
The Loathly Worm by anon at [livejournal.com profile] hd_erised (Harry/Draco | NC-17 | 12,000 words)
Summary: When Draco Malfoy is forced to go undercover among the remaining Death Eaters in the aftermath of the war, the last person he expects to find there is Harry Potter.
And, On the Other Side, A Welcoming Voice by anon at [livejournal.com profile] hd_erised (Harry/Draco | PG | 39,000 words)
Summary: For twenty years, the official history has told readers that Harry Potter died at the Battle of Hogwarts. The next edition is going to require some significant revisions.

Fandom Recs:
[livejournal.com profile] toblass recced four Severus Snape Dark Mark works of art.
[livejournal.com profile] themightyflynn recced two works of art: Lucius/Severus (R) and Lucius & pimp cane (G) art.
[livejournal.com profile] who_la_hoop recced 5 works of Harry/Draco art (G, 3xPG, NC-17) and one Scorpius/Albus work of art (NC-17).
[livejournal.com profile] sassy_cissa recced two Harry/Draco fics (NC-17, PG).

Searches:
Ending Soon [community profile] daily_snitch is looking for your recs (fic, art, podfic, meta ...) for the Special Edition: Roxanne Weasley.

Resources:
Schedule of Upcoming Events from January 8 to 14 at [livejournal.com profile] potterfests.
• The SS/HP Prophet from December 31 to January 7.

Discussions:
[livejournal.com profile] hprarefest posted Discussion #18: Which pairings constitute a rare pairing?

General Fandom News:
• OTW: Guest Post by Smitha Milla on her research using natural language processing to reveal patterns in fanfiction texts and feedback.
[community profile] snowflake_challenge posted Day 1 through Day 8 Fannish Challenges.

Participate:
• The Harry Potter Hook-Up Map Project needs your help. (Drarry and WolfStar only for now.)


Community Spotlight:
[livejournal.com profile] lucissaThe Good Ship Icicle: Lord and Lady Malfoy
A fan community for the pairing of Lucius Malfoy/Narcissa Black Malfoy. The community exists since 2004. Take the Poll about new community activities.


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♦ Happy Holidays from the Daily Snitch! ♦


Joanne K. Rowling:
• This Christmas light up 8 million lives with Lumos, J. K. Rowling's charity to help children in institutions.
• J.K. Rowling shares a heartfelt holiday message on twitter.
• J.K. Rowling shared "words of hope" in the Lumos Charity newsletter.

Harry Potter – Actors and Movies:
• Imelda Staunton stars as Sally Plummer in the National Theatre’s production of the musical Follies.
• Harry Potter Film Marathon on Freeform TV (ABC Family) plus Tom Felton Meets the Superfans documentary. (Schedule December 30 and 31)

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child:
• Christine Jones, artistic director of the 'Cursed Child' production lead upcoming Sanctuary Project.

Fantastic Beasts – Actors and Movies:
• Fantastic Beasts Blue-Ray edition will be released April 11, 2017.
• Alison Sudol (Queenie Goldstein) celebrated her birthday on december 23.
• Katherine Waterston and Carmen Ejogo in new Alien: Covenant trailer.
• Interpreting Fantastic Beasts: Part 3: Six Screenplay Scenes Deleted From 'Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them' by John Granger.
• Interpreting Fantastic Beasts: Part 4: Five Merchandise Tie-Ins Revelations & Newsbreaks at Rowling’s Site & Twitter by John Granger.
• Exclusive Interview with Michael Kogge, author of Fantastic Beasts' 'Character Guide' and 'Magical Handbook'.

Prompt Challenges:
[livejournal.com profile] hogwarts365 posted Prompt # 172 (due on or before December 31): “I am also concerned not to come off as shrill or preachy when what I really am is more like confused.” ― David Foster Wallace, cantankerous and Snitchnip.
[livejournal.com profile] slythindor100 posted the final traditional prompts of 25 Days of Draco and Harry.

Communities:
• The Fandom [community profile] snowflake_challenge is looking for volunteers to continue the annual challenge.
[livejournal.com profile] hoggywartyxmas posted The Grand Opening of the Twelve Days of Hoggywarts.
[livejournal.com profile] rs_small_gifts takes a small break. Posting will resume Monday, December 26.
[livejournal.com profile] one_bad_man posted the weekly sign-up post for reccing Severus Snape and/or Lucius Malfoy creations. (Wednesday is still open at time of posting).
[livejournal.com profile] sceasleycest posted the Week 3 and 4 summary and Week 5 prompts.

Masterlists and Weekly Round-ups:
Kinky Kristmas posted the Week 3 Roundup.
[livejournal.com profile] mini_fest posted the Weekly Roundup #3.
[livejournal.com profile] hd_erised posted the Weekly Round-up #4.
[livejournal.com profile] hd_owlpost posted the Roundup Week Three of the H/D Owlpost Winter Fest.
[livejournal.com profile] snape_potter posted the Wrap-up for Week Three of the Secret Snarry Swap.
[livejournal.com profile] hogwarts365 posted the Masterlist for Prompt #171.

Hot Rec:
Simple As It Is, Complicated As You Need by anon Kinky Kristmas 2016 (Harry/Teddy; NC-17, 3500 words)
Summary: It's not something they do often, this whole 'Daddy' thing. But to be fair, they don't even have regular sex as often as Teddy would like either. It's not as though they've even admitted they're doing anything. One of the benefits and curses of both of them being Legilimens actually: Nobody ever has to talk.

Fandom Recs:
[livejournal.com profile] capitu recced a Harry/Draco fic (NC-17).
[livejournal.com profile] theimpossiblegl recced a Snape and Harry gen fic (PG).
[livejournal.com profile] kellychambliss recced a Snape/Hermione and Neville/Hannah fic (PG.13).
[livejournal.com profile] capitu recced a long Harry/Draco fic (NC-17).
[livejournal.com profile] toblass recced Severus Snape Christmas art and drabble (with Draco) (G).
[livejournal.com profile] themightyflynn recced three pieces of art: Narcissa, Draco, Lucius and Dobby (G) and Severus Snape (NC-17 and PG version).

Searches:
Last Call [community profile] daily_snitch is looking for your recs (fic, art, podfic, meta ...) for the Special Edition: Roxanne Weasley.

Resources:
Schedule of Upcoming Events from 25 to 31 December at [livejournal.com profile] potterfests.
• The SS/HP Prophet from 18 through 24 December.

General Fandom News:
• Potter Spell Tattoos: 1. Obliviate and 2. Expecto Patronum.


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Joanne K. Rowling:
• J.K. Rowling and Eddie Redmayne chat at 'Fantastic Beasts' Gala Screening at Carnegie Hall. (video)
• Hermione Grange tops list of 50 favourite fictional female characters in a survey of the Hollywood Reporter. (more info)

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child:
• 'Cursed Child' script officially amazon's bestselling book of 2016.
• Paul Thornley on playing Ron Weasley.

Harry Potter – Actors and Movies:
• Daniel Radcliffe on cover shoots for L'Officiel Hommes, and GQ Brazil magazines.
• Warner Bros Studio Tour London offers Valentine Dinner in the Great Hall.
• A Celebration of Harry Potter 2017 at Universal Studios Orlando Resort take place January 27-29, 2017. (special guests, events, tickets and vacation packages now online on site)
• Short review from the 'Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone' Live Concert, performed by the Minnesota Orchestra.
• Muggle.net reviews LEGO Harry Potter Collections.

Fantastic Beasts – Actors and Movies:
• 'Fantastic Beasts' wins won Editor's Award at the 2016 Evening Standard British Film Awards.
• Exclusive Chat with Unique Vintage on the 'Fantastic Beasts' Collection.
• Muggle.net's review of the 'Fantastic Beasts' original screenplay.
• 'Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them' eBook coming soon. Proceeds go to charity.
• Dan Fogler and Bonnie Wright opened 'Fantastic Beasts' exhibit at the Warner Bros Studio Tour in Hollywood.

Prompt Challenges:
[livejournal.com profile] hogwarts365 posted Prompt # 170 (due on or before December 17): "War made the state, and the state made war” ― Charles Tilly, Charlie Weasley and Metamorphose.
[livejournal.com profile] slythindor100 posted prompt #10 and #11 for the '25 Days of Draco and Harry' Challenge.

Communities:
[livejournal.com profile] hp_mhealthfest posted the Rules and Timeline of the 2017 Harry Potter Mental Health Fest.
[livejournal.com profile] sceasleycest posted the Week 3 Prompt Post.
[livejournal.com profile] hd_owlpost made a Mod Post about updating the publication date on AO3.

Masterlists and Weekly Round-ups:
[livejournal.com profile] hogwarts365 posted the Prompt #169 Masterlist.
[livejournal.com profile] smutty_claus posted the Sunday Recap: Dec 5 to10.
Daily Deviant posted the Kinky Kristmas Round-up #1
[livejournal.com profile] snape_potter posted the Wrap-up of Week 1 of the Secret Snarry Swap.
[livejournal.com profile] dhr_advent posted the Advent 2016 Round-up #1.
[livejournal.com profile] hd_owlpost posted the Fest Round-up #1.
[livejournal.com profile] hd_erised posted Weekly Round-up #2.

Hot Recs:
Weeds or Wildflowers by anonymous at [livejournal.com profile] hd_erised (Harry/Draco; NC-17, 17500 words)
Summary: A perfect match, a romance for the ages, with a one hundred percent success rate! Magic Match claims they can give Draco all of this. So why do they keep sending him on dates with Harry Potter?

1,000 Points from Gryffindor by anonymous at [livejournal.com profile] hd_erised (Harry/Draco; NC-17, 25000 words)
Summary: The story of how Harry Potter single-handedly lost Gryffindor the House Cup while attempting to have a “normal” year at Hogwarts. Featuring Harry's suspicious nature turned up to eleven again, a new DADA teacher who is so not here for Harry’s fame, multiple detentions, Slytherins being sneaky, Hufflepuffs being sneakier, and the mystery of Draco Malfoy's hoodie because seriously Hermione who gave that to him and is he wearing it just to torment me? This is ridiculous!

Fandom Recs:
• Amelia recced six Draco Malfoy/Hermione Granger fics (5 x R, PG-13, one fic rec links to a member-only archive).
[livejournal.com profile] amorette recced a Harry/Draco fic (NC-17).
[livejournal.com profile] amorette recced Harry/Draco art (PG-13).
[livejournal.com profile] amorette recced another Harry/Draco fic (NC-17).
[livejournal.com profile] gracerene recced two Harry/Draco fics, here (NC-17) and here.
[livejournal.com profile] kellychambliss recced Minerva McGonagall/Rolanda Hooch fic (PG-13) and art (NC-17).
[livejournal.com profile] kellychambliss recced two Hermione Granger/Severus Snape works of art (NC-17 and G, resp.).
[livejournal.com profile] nerak_rose recced Harry/Draco fic (R) and art (PG-13).
[livejournal.com profile] nia_kantorka recced a Harry Potter/Scorpius Malfoy fic (R).
[livejournal.com profile] nia_kantorka recced Draco Malfoy art (R).
[livejournal.com profile] toblass recced Severus Snape/Sirius Black art (G).
[livejournal.com profile] toblass recced more Severus Snape/Sirius Black art (G).
[livejournal.com profile] themightyflynn recced a Regulus Black/Severus Snape fic (G).
[livejournal.com profile] vaysh recced three Harry/Draco fics (G, PG, R) and one work of art (NC-17ish).

Searches:
[livejournal.com profile] catreader posted a search for Draco/Gellert Grindelwald or Draco/Newt Scamander fic.
Final Days [community profile] daily_snitch is looking for your recs (fic, art, podfic, meta ...) for the Special Edition: Roxanne Weasley.

Resources:
Schedule of Upcoming Events from December 11 – 17 at [livejournal.com profile] potterfests.
• The SS/HP Prophet from December 4 to 10, 2016.
Media References to Fanfiction for the week ending December 10,

Essay/Meta:
• Kayti Burt wrote How Harry Potter Shaped Modern Internet Fandom, Den of Geeks, December 2, 2016.

General Fandom News:
• OTW Guest Post: Antonia talks about what it’s like to volunteer for Comiket a major dōjinshi convention held in Japan.

Nifty:
• A newly discovered spider has been named after a Hogwarts founder: “Eriovixia gryffindori”.


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