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The Portraits Challenge is now closed

As the deadline came to a close, we have five stories submitted for judging for the prestigious honor of being called the Best Overall, Most Resourceful, and/or Adventurous.  Also the popular title of the People's Choice Award.  There's no helping or peeking from the Portraits, they know the rules.  We now wait it out till the end of the month when the results are revealed as to the winners.  To our five authors, all the portraits salute your creativity in this Challenge.

Sir Ollivander on 2015.05.16 - 10:13AM (2 Comments)

And the winner is...

The votes are in and here are the winners of the March/ April Dumbledore Silver Trinket Awards

 

 

Congratulations, everyone!  Nominations are open for May/ June DSTAs.

~Jenn, DSTA admin

jennyelf on 2015.05.11 - 01:03AM (6 Comments)

The Portraits Challenge Update #2

Returning to the Common Room late one evening from the kitchens by way of one of the hidden passageways, Harry asks one of the portraits he's gotten to know well if there  were more secret passageways that nobody remembers.

"You know, there are eleven ways out of the castle.  I believe you know of four of them.  Three may have been closed or collapsed." the portrait replied.

"Eleven!  I've heard of seven.  And yes, four are unusable." Harry exclaimed.

"Well, there's the Shrieking Shack one, the one to that chocolate store in town, the one to the back side of the lake, the troop entrance on the other side of the mountain, the chamber one I think you found, and..."

"Wait. the troop entrance?  That one I haven't heard of.  Or at least by that name."

"Yes.  During war times when the castle was under assault, troops and supplies came through from the other side of the mountain through a hidden passage through the old storage rooms, weapons room and the sleeping quarters.  If you go to the second floor, there's a large closet where the wall moves away, down a long flight of stairs..."

"A weapons room?"

"Oh, yes.  That's where the troops lived and trained.  There's a whole compound set up for 500 men to live and train."

So what do you want to learn about Hogwarts castle?  I'm sure there's plenty more to discover.  You just have to write about them.

*** A Late Note:  This Challenge is based on an original suggestion by Lazy Lazuli.  Thanks JP.

Sir Ollivander on 2015.05.01 - 08:31AM (0 Comments)

Time to Cast Your Vote!

It's time to cast your vote for the March/ April Dumbledore Silver Trinkets Award.  You have until the end of the day May 10 to vote so make your selections!  Good luck to all the nominees!

 

~Jenn, DSTA Admin

jennyelf on 2015.05.01 - 07:13AM (0 Comments)

Site Problems

Hi All,

 

There seemed to be some site problems this morning - they have now been resolved.

Bear on 2015.05.01 - 03:54AM (0 Comments)

The Portraits Challenge Update #1

On a not so late Thursday evening, Harry was again sitting in an unused classroom.  But this time he had an audience of seven portraits in four frames holding a very informal discussion of who knows what.

"For instance," one older lady stated.  "On Thursday nights like tonight, when the staff have their weekly meetings, Mr. Filch always neglects to patrol the fifth floor and above.  He works the fourth floors down to his quarters where he retires for the evening.  Such information could save that young Miss Brown's reputation.  There are more broom closets than the one she favors on the third floor.  She and her current beau missed being caught after curfew by a mere one minute the other night."

"So what locations would you recommend for say, a young, upstanding couple to spend some private time together?" Harry thought out loud.

"Not that you have ever taken advantage of any," an elderly gentleman replied.  "But there are a few long forgotten stowage rooms on the seventh floor that are never checked by the staff or the prefects.  They are quite more comfortable than a cramped broom closet, if you know what I mean."

There were a few comments from the other portraits concerning the gentleman's response.  Some agreed, some were surprised, and one couple appeared to be blushing.

Harry thought of having a quick but private conversation with Lavender when he returned to the Common Room later.  No reason for loosing house points unnecessarily.

What do you think you could or would want to learn from the Hogwarts experts?  Write it down and submit your entry to the Challenge.

 

Sir Ollivander on 2015.04.15 - 06:33PM (0 Comments)

The Portraits Challenge (2015-2)

After brooding around, Harry Potter ended up looking out a dirty window in an unused room in some unknown part of the castle.  He was startled when he heard a voice close by say, “Hello?”  A portrait that had seen better days started a conversation with him.  Harry shortly learned that the vast majority of the portraits at Hogwarts are neglected and abandoned.  Keeping up conversations, Harry became the most popular person the portraits wanted to talk to.

The portraits know every square inch of the castle, where everybody and everything is, what everybody is saying, what they’re doing, and with whom.  Within a month, Harry became the most informed person in the castle.  Nothing was sacred.

The Challenge is to write a story of how this came about, what all information Harry can and did gain from the portraits, and how he uses this information to his advantage.

Rules:

1. All general submission rules apply. Stories over 20,000 words are discouraged but not prohibited.  R-rated stories are allowed but discouraged. Judges are not required to read stories over 20,000 words or any R-rated stories.

2. All entries must be submitted under “The Portraits” Challenge 2015-2, sub-category of SIYE Challenges and be submitted by midnight SIYE Time, Friday, May 15, 2015.

3. Only completed stories by the deadline are acceptable.  Multiple chapters are allowed.

4. The categories for judging are Best Overall, Most Resourceful, Adventurous, and The People’s Choice Award.

*** A Late Note:  This Challenge is based on an original suggestion by Lazy Lazuli.  Thanks JP. 

 

Sir Ollivander on 2015.04.01 - 11:09AM (0 Comments)

DSTA Awards go to....

Whoever heard of having the 10th be during the week...  Very crazy week at that.  Here are the winners of the January/ February Dumbledore Silver Trinket Awards:

 

 

 

Congratulations, everyone.  The nominations are now open for March/ April DSTAs. 

~Jenn, DSTA Admin

jennyelf on 2015.03.14 - 09:32AM (7 Comments)

Voting Commences

It's time once again to cast your ballot for your favourites in the Dumbledore Silver Trinket Awards.  Voting will end on March 10th with results being revealed on the 11th.  Good luck to all!

 

~Jenn, DSTA Admin

jennyelf on 2015.03.01 - 09:59PM (2 Comments)

And The Winner Is....

With only one "Home Alone" story, the judges still had to submit their votes and comments.  The results was pretty much straight forward and split down the middle.  Two comments concerning Dobby were polar opposites.  So, the winner is...

The award for Humorous & Ingenious goes to:

Fuddle Fog & Fungus Bumps by GHL

The winning story is now prominently listed in our Featured Stories section.  The 2015-2 Challenge will start April 1st.  Remember all those people in the school...in those ugly frames

I would like to thank the judges that sent in their votes.  You know who you are: AM, BA, JG, JG, TM, & ZA.  Your time to help out is quite valuable. The Challenge would not exist if nobody judged them.

 

Sir Ollivander on 2015.02.28 - 04:43PM (8 Comments)

Completed Reads
Bedfellows by ForeverLadonna
Ginny went to get up and found she couldn't. Her legs and Harry's were tangled up and he was still sleeping soundly. Merlin, she had never been in this situation before.
Rating: R
Category: Post-OotP, Post-OotP
Genre: Fluff
Warnings: Sexual Situations
Words: 17799
Chapters: 11
Published: 2005.05.10
Updated: 2005.05.20
Hits: 35088
Reviews: 427


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One Perfect Day by HPmum2014 (R)
Harry has the perfect day.
Rating: R
Category: Post-Hogwarts, Post-Hogwarts
Genre: Fluff, General
Warnings: Mild Sexual Situations
Words:
Chapters: 1
Published: 2015.05.26
Updated: 2015.05.28
Status: Completed
Hits: 68
Reviews: 0


The Search for Life and Death by UmbraeCalamitas (R)
Harry and his friends have been dreaming of seven artifacts that, when brought together, can summon Life and Death. Voldemort seeks them so he can become immortal, and Dumbledore seeks them to stop Voldemort. When Harry and his friends are sent into another realm through their dreams to find these artifacts before both Voldemort and Dumbledore, they begin to unwittingly unleash old magics that have been thought lost to time, and awaken ancient creatures that would have been better off left sleeping. 5th year AU. Book One of Three.
Rating: R
Category: Pre-OotP, Pre-OotP
Genre: Action/Adventure, Angst, Drama, Romance
Warnings: Dark Fiction, Death, Disturbing Imagery, Extreme Language, Mental Abuse, Mild Language, Mild Sexual Situations, Rape, Sexual Situations, Spouse/Adult/Child Abuse, Violence, Violence/Physical Abuse
Words:
Chapters: 23
Published: 2011.11.26
Updated: 2015.05.28
Status: Work in Progress
Hits: 17689
Reviews: 62


Solace by weirdweasley (G)
"So here she was, alone and a bit lonely, but less sad and more confused. She was somewhere in between apathy and acceptance. For a month they avoided each other's presence. She knew it was hypocritical to be mad, because she was doing the same, but she felt a dull ache in her chest every time he looked away from her or left the room if they were alone."
Rating: G
Category: Post-DH/AB, Post-DH/AB
Genre: Angst, Romance
Words:
Chapters: 1
Published: 2015.05.26
Updated: 2015.05.27
Status: Completed
Hits: 148
Reviews: 1


A Second Chance by Wolveine (R)
The war is finally won, but there were far too many casualties. A depressed Harry gets a second chance to save the wizarding world from an unexpected source. What will he do differently this time, and will there be unexpected consequences from his tampering of time? Original timeline follows JK Rowling, but Voldemort was not defeated at the Battle of Hogwarts.
Rating: R
Category: Alternate Universe, Alternate Universe
Genre: Action/Adventure, Drama
Warnings: Dark Fiction, Death, Disturbing Imagery, Extreme Language, Intimate Sexual Situations, Mental Abuse, Mild Language, Negative Alcohol Use, Sexual Situations, Spouse/Adult/Child Abuse, Violence, Violence/Physical Abuse
Words:
Chapters: 9
Published: 2015.02.15
Updated: 2015.05.27
Status: Work in Progress
Hits: 7060
Reviews: 42


The Space Between by YelloWitchGrl (R)
Harry and Ginny's lives have finally evened out. They've faced trauma, and loss, more than most have, but they've fought hard to find a normal. If only things could stay that way... Old enemies find new ways to seek revenge. This story is the sequel to Bound. It would be extremely helpful if you read that first. Warnings are to be safe. It's probably overkill. Please message me if you have any questions or concerns.
Rating: R
Category: Post-Hogwarts, Post-Hogwarts
Genre: Action/Adventure, Drama, Fluff, General, Humor, Tragedy
Warnings: Dark Fiction, Death, Disturbing Imagery, Extreme Language, Intimate Sexual Situations, Mental Abuse, Mild Language, Mild Sexual Situations, Negative Alcohol Use, Rape, Sexual Situations, Spouse/Adult/Child Abuse, Violence, Violence/Physical Abuse
Words:
Chapters: 13
Published: 2014.12.14
Updated: 2015.05.26
Status: Work in Progress
Hits: 12571
Reviews: 97


"Right under your Nose" by Mish24A (R)
3 years after the end of the war. AU Harry/Ginny story. In this story Fred is ALIVE. I'm sorry I just can't kill one of my favorite twin!
Rating: R
Category: Alternate Universe, Alternate Universe
Genre: Comedy, General, Humor, Romance
Warnings: Extreme Language, Intimate Sexual Situations, Mild Language, Mild Sexual Situations, Sexual Situations
Words:
Chapters: 1
Published: 2015.05.21
Updated: 2015.05.25
Status: Work in Progress
Hits: 625
Reviews: 4


Christmas Eve by HPmum2014 (PG-13)
AU In a world where Harry and Hermione haven't met the Weasleys, a chance encounter on Christmas Eve wil prove fortuitous
Rating: PG-13
Category: Alternate Universe, Alternate Universe
Genre: General, Humor, Romance
Warnings: Mild Sexual Situations
Words:
Chapters: 1
Published: 2015.05.21
Updated: 2015.05.25
Status: Completed
Hits: 600
Reviews: 6


Harry's Quidditch Queens by HPmum2014 (PG-13)
It's Lily Luna's story
Rating: PG-13
Category: Post-Hogwarts, Post-Hogwarts
Genre: General, Humor
Warnings: Mild Sexual Situations
Words:
Chapters: 1
Published: 2015.05.21
Updated: 2015.05.25
Status: Completed
Hits: 485
Reviews: 4



Featured Stories
Bound by YelloWitchGrl (R)
** Winner of the DSTA for Best Completed **
The battle is over, there is life to be lived, peace to be enjoyed and trouble following close at their heels.Ginny hasn't seen Harry since the dust settled from the battles with Voldemort, but when an unexpected piece of news draws them together will they be driven apart or become bound?Follows Canon to the best of my knowledge.The warnings are just to be safe. I don't know that they're all needed, but I'm putting them up just to cover my bases. If you have any questions or concerns, please message me.
Rating: R
Category: Alternate Universe, Alternate Universe
Genre: Angst, Drama, Fluff, Romance, Tragedy
Warnings: Dark Fiction, Death, Disturbing Imagery, Extreme Language, Intimate Sexual Situations, Mental Abuse, Mild Language, Mild Sexual Situations, Negative Alcohol Use, Rape, Sexual Situations, Spouse/Adult/Child Abuse, Violence, Violence/Physical Abuse
Words: 92463
Chapters: 24
Published: 2014.07.08
Updated: 2014.12.14
Status: Completed
Hits: 39954
Reviews: 317


The Seeker Daughter by GHL (G)
** Winner of the DSTA for Best Drama **
*** Winner of Best Overall in the Quidditch Challenge *** May 2004: It's being billed as the Hogwarts match of the decade! The best Gryffindor team in ages is set to clash against the sleek, defending champion Slytherins. Both squads are stacked with young stars whom Harry and Ginny have mentored, and the Potters are on-hand to mingle with their adoring acolytes. Yet amidst the excitement and good will, lurks a spectre of pain and betrayal -- a brilliant yet prickly Slytherin seeker whose bewildering legacy Harry knows he can no longer defer.** Starting lineups posted! ** (click link; scroll half way down page)This was actually supposed to follow another story ('Trix'; writing ongoing; posting to begin in November) but the Quidditch challenge came out too durned soon, so I'm trying to give you enough background for the current story to stand alone, without spoiling Trix. Hope you enjoy!
Rating: G
Category: Alternate Universe, Alternate Universe
Genre: Drama, Humor
Words: 19716
Chapters: 4
Published: 2014.10.09
Updated: 2014.11.11
Status: Completed
Hits: 5944
Reviews: 42


Trix by GHL (PG-13)
** Winner of the DSTA for Best New Story **
"But now old friends are acting strange..." -- Joni MitchellVoldemort is dead; Harry and Ginny are in love and living the dream. What's not to like, right? Then, a sudden rash of strange incidents piques Harry's anxiety. After years of war, are people just having difficulty adjusting to peace? Or is someone nasty pulling dirty 'trix'?The story is set three months after the end of 'The Prevailing Counterpoint', and builds on characters and events elaborated therein. TPC is probably not required reading if you accept that Dumbledore and Snape are dead; that Lupin, Tonks and Fred are alive, and that Slytherins are fundamentally neurotic.
Rating: PG-13
Category: Alternate Universe, Alternate Universe
Genre: Action/Adventure, Angst, Humor
Warnings: Death, Mental Abuse, Mild Language, Mild Sexual Situations, Negative Alcohol Use, Violence/Physical Abuse
Words: 63837
Chapters: 7
Published: 2014.11.07
Updated: 2015.03.31
Status: Work in Progress
Hits: 6409
Reviews: 27


Bikini Girls on Brooms by Northumbrian (R)
** Winner of the DSTA for Best Comedy **
*** Winner of Most Humorous in the Quidditch Challenge ***Harry and Ginny visit Portugal for sun, sea, sand, and something else. Bikini Girls on Brooms! Surely the title is enough?
Rating: R
Category: Quidditch Challemge (2014-4), Quidditch Challemge (2014-4)
Genre: Action/Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fluff, General, Humor, Romance
Words: 7744
Chapters: 1
Published: 2014.11.12
Updated: 2014.11.12
Status: Completed
Hits: 3958
Reviews: 24


Fuddle Fog & Fungus Bumps by GHL (PG)
** Winner of the DSTA for Best Comedy **
*** Winner of Humorous & Ingenious in the Home Alone Challenge *** "I wonder what would happen if I mix this paste with that powder?" Ginny honestly had no idea, but she was willing to wager that it could be a really funny way to extract sweet revenge. As she discretely placed the containers back into Fred's prank chest and relocked it, she would never have guessed that, several accidents later, she would become embroiled in the best punishment ever -- a weekend alone at the Burrow that would change her life forever!
Rating: PG
Category: Home Alone Challenge (2015-1), Home Alone Challenge (2015-1)
Genre: Action/Adventure, Comedy, Humor
Warnings: Mild Language
Words: 18964
Chapters: 3
Published: 2015.01.28
Updated: 2015.02.13
Status: Completed
Hits: 4781
Reviews: 42





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