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Happy New Year!

Well it's not quite new year where I am, but as it's new year already somewhere I'd just like to take this chance to say thank you to everyone for your continued support of the site, whether it's as an author or as a reader, it's very much appreciated.  I'd like to wish everyone Happy New Year and all the best for 2018, and let's hope it continues to be another good year for SIYE!

ginnyweasley777 on 2017.12.31 - 05:48PM (6 Comments)

Challenge 2018-1 update/rules, plus topic choices for 2018-2

As previously announced, the topic for Challenge 2018-1 is:  By accident, Harry and Ginny stumble upon a hidden Portkey and are swept away.  What happens next, and how do they get back?

Awards will be made for Most Adventuresome, Most Romantic, Best Overall, and People's Choice.  Completed stories must be submitted by midnight, March 15, in order for award announcements to be made on April 1.

Please note rules for challenge stories (including some judge-requested modifications):  submissions must be stand-alone stories that are marked as complete by deadline; stories must be shorter than 20,000 words; R-rated stories are discouraged, and judges are not required to read them.

Finally, please use this space to cast your votes for the 2018-2 challenge topic.  Additional suggestions are encouraged but top current choices include:

1.  Years into their marriage, Ginny discovers something surprising about Harry.  Tell us about it.
2.  Auntie Muriel announces that she will take her tea at the Burrow next Sunday.  Excuses fly as everyone tries to avoid attending.  Will anyone escape?
3.  Tis the Valentines feast at Hogwarts, and something is odd.  The pumpkin juice tastes suspiciously good, and all who drink it are behaving strangely.  Uh oh.
4.  A debilitating accident brings Harry's and Ginny's hectic schedules to a screeching halt.  How will things change as the couple adjusts to a slow recovery?
5.  My, how the kids have grown!  Voices are changing, giggles spur up at the oddest moments.  Dear, I think it's time for... 'the talk'.
6.  Harry has never been abroad before. His first trip is with Ginny. Where do they go, and why?
7.  Late at night, a hooded stranger appears at Harry's bed and casts a spell.  Another does the same to Ginny.  The mysterious pair meets in the Common Room.  After a kiss, they whisper, "That’s done.  Now, for the great adventure."  What happens next?

ghl on 2017.12.19 - 06:51PM (8 Comments)

Awards for Challenge 2017-3 & topic for Challenge 2018-1

Quite a wild ride, this magical creature hunt has been!

Well, the dust has settled, the beasts are accounted for, and the judging is complete.  Congratulations to all contributors, and especially those who produced our winning stories:

Let us all offer a round of applause for our wonderful judges:  AS, KH, MG, AM1 & AM2!

I will mention, for interest's sake, that for every authour who wrote a second story for this challenge, it was the second story that fared best in judging.  Fascinating.  In light of this, from heretoforward, I am happy to now make it standard policy that writers may contribute more than one story to a challenge.

This makes a nice seque to announcing our voter-selected topic for Challenge 2018-1:

By accident, Harry and Ginny stumble upon a hidden Portkey and are swept away.  What happens next, and how do they get back?

Awards will be made for Most Adventuresome, Most Romantic, Best Overall, and People's Choice.  Please stay tuned for a followup announcement in about a week, specifying rules for Challenge 2018-1, and opening the voting process on possible topics for Challenge 2018-2.

ghl on 2017.12.01 - 06:54AM (4 Comments)

September 2017 Silver Trinket Awards

The votes have been counted and the results for the latest DSTA's are as follows -

 

Best Comedy

  • Winner: The Trouble With School by LittleRose13
  • Honourable Mention: What, Exactly, Did Ron Say? by pleurocoelus

  • Best Drama

  • Winner: Fires of Time by GHL
  • Honourable Mention: Darkness Within II by MollyandArthur

  • Best Romance

  • Winner: Memoirs of a Red Headed Witch by My Wicked Quill
  • Honourable Mention: In Search of the Isle of Drear by potterfan2008

  • Best One-Shot

  • Winner: Finding Hedwig by Gin110881
  • Honourable Mention: The Neck Thing by morphin3

  • Best Completed

  • Winner: In Search of the Isle of Drear by potterfan2008
  • Honourable Mention: The First Five Years by LittleRose13

  • Best New Story

  • Winner: Fires of Time by GHL
  • Honourable Mention: In Search of the Isle of Drear by potterfan2008 

  • Congratulations to all the winners.  Nominations are now open for the November 2017 awards so don't forget to nominate your favourites!
    ginnyweasley777 on 2017.11.30 - 04:01AM (4 Comments)

    September 2017 Trinket Voting

    Where has the time gone!  It seems like the last two months have flown by.  And so without further ado I now pronounce the voting open.  Winners will be announced on 30th November.

    http://www.siye.co.uk/trinkets.php

     

    ginnyweasley777 on 2017.11.21 - 03:43AM (1 Comments)

    Challenge 2017-3 Voting & Evaluation

    Well well well!  There was clearly a demand for some magical critters, and that has been met with seven fine stories to choose from for the People's Choice Award:


    Please cast a vote for your favourite via http://siye.co.uk/trinkets.php?peopleschoice=Y, and cheer on our judges as they sift carefully through the criteria to arrive at their selections for 'Most Adventuresome', 'Most Unexpected' and 'Best Overall'.

    I'll chime in again on Dec. 1 with challenge awards, and our topic selection for 2018-1.

     

    NOTE:  this is a bit unusual, but for StarFeather's story "Harry Potter and Druidic Magic", it seems that only Chapters 4 and 5 are to be considered as the Challenge entry.  I am inclined to allow this since it's a fine story and various of us in the past have submitted Challenge entries that are part of a longer series of stories.  For fairness to the other entrants, however, judges and People's Choice voters should take into consideration how well these two chapters, as an isolated unit, stand alone as a distinct story.

    ghl on 2017.11.16 - 06:17AM (0 Comments)

    Challenge 2017-3 update 3

    Dear friends!  It is almost upon us -- another submission deadline to another exciting SIYE challenge!

    As a reminder, the topic for Challenge 2017-3:  Somebody is going on a magical creature hunt -- tell us about it!

    Categories for the challenge include 'Most Adventuresome', 'Most Unexpected' and 'Best Overall'.  Stories must be marked as complete by midnight, Nov. 15, in order for award announcements to be made on Dec. 1.  By way of old standard caveats, please note that judges are not required to read stories that are classified as 'Restricted', and are permitted to skive off after the 20,000th word of long stories.

    For this challenge, we had waived the strict requirement that stories focus on Harry/Ginny, although I believe most stories are fairly HG-centric thus far.

    Those people who have judged in the past, please expect a note from me sometime in the coming ~week asking you again for your participation.  Those who have not judged in the last, but are interest in doing so are asked to contact me via my profile.

    Finally, votes and ideas for the Challenge 2018-1 topic are still being tallied.  Comments are a bit distributed, but input will be considered from anyone who replies to this new item, or to any of those time-stamped as below:

     

    2017.08.01 - 05:02AM

    2017.09.01 - 12:04PM

    2017.10.01 - 10:19AM

     

    Thank you all!

                      - GHL

    ghl on 2017.11.09 - 09:46AM (4 Comments)

    Challenge 2017-3 update 2

    "So I thought to myself, 'Oi James, now you're done for!  It's dead dark an' you'll never find your way back!', then suddenly a second Hinkypunk -- a good Hinkypunk this time -- pops up behind me, an' he's lighting up the gap in the hedge, an' I say, 'Oh bless you, bless you, li'l mate!', an' I run run run all the way back home, and snuck back in bed 'fore anyone even noticed I was gone!"

    "You're bluffing, Jamey!"  Albus Severus scowled at his older brother.  "No way you went down to the stream last night, no way there's a Lethifold behind the gorse, and way no way he took Griffy!"

    "Leffy-fooled took Gwiffy-Wiffy!"  Lily Luna clapped her hands, grinning cheekily at Albus's glare.

    "No bluffin'."  James gave his younger brother a deathly serious smirk.  "Only way to get your stuffed Griffin back now 'sif we go down there together.  You lure the Lethifold away, an' I'll grab Griffy."

    "Al fools leffy-fool 'n' Jamey grabs Gwiffy 'n' Lily Luner's gonna watch!"  Lily danced about the room, singing her assessment.

    "Oi crumbs."  Albus's face sank wearily into his hand.  "When do we go?"

    James thought for a moment.  "Maybe Tuesday night, as it's full moon an' we shan't need the Hinky-"

    "Biscuits and milk!"  Ginny sailed into the room with a loaded tray, then froze, reading their faces.  "Oh my!  What are you three planning now??"

    After a moment of awkward silence, Lily shrugged.  "Nuffin' Muvver."


    ***************


    Two wonderful stories in and six more weeks to discover some others, right?  Time to rattle some keys and jolt us readers with your great tales of tails, yarns of barns, and furry fantasies!

    Give the time stretch between the earliest stories that those about to come our way, I am going to add our first two entries to Featured Story prominence.

    Finally, please continue to cast votes for favorite 2018-1 challenge topics within the 2017.09.01 discussion space (scroll down SIYE home  page).  Note that the newest topic suggestions, plus vote-getters from the 2018-1 ballot, will be recycled as options for the 2018-2 challenge.

    ghl on 2017.10.01 - 10:19AM (15 Comments)

    July 2017 Dumbledore Silver Trinket Awards

    The votes have been tallied and the results are in.  The winners are as follows:

    Best Comedy

  • Winner: No Go by HPmum2014
  • Honourable Mention: Trix by GHL
  •  

  • Best Drama
  • Winner: Hiding In Plain Sight by GinevrasChampion
  • Honourable Mention: Harry Potter And Love’s Changes by ScubaDoc3
  •  

  • Best Romance
  • Winner: Strangers At Drakeshaugh by Northumbrian
  • Honourable Mention: Tu Me Manque by 0902FRIENDs
  •  

  • Best One-Shot
  • Winner: Going On A Unicorn Hunt by potterfan2008
  • Honourable Mention: No Go by HPmum2014
  •  

  • Best Completed
  • Winner: Tu Me Manque by 0902FRIENDs
  • Honourable Mention: Driving Miss Weasley by BigFatMaybe
  •  

  • Best New Story
  • Winner: Darkness Within II by MollyandArthur
  • Honourable Mention: Driving Miss Weasley by BigFatMaybe

  • Voting has now reopened for the September 2017 awards, so don't forget to nominate your favourites!
    ginnyweasley777 on 2017.09.28 - 11:17AM (10 Comments)

    July 2017 Trinkets Voting

    And so it's that time again, time to vote for our favourite stories of the last two months.  Although a few of the categories are a bit thin on the ground with nominations it has been decided to keep to the schedule of a two-month cycle in order to hold the Annual Awards early next year.

    And so I now hand the reins over to yourselves.  Please vote for your favourite stories.  Voting can be found here -

    http://www.siye.co.uk/trinkets.php

    I *think* I'm away on the 29th (calf shopping!) so voting will close and the winners will be announced on Thursday 28th September.

    ginnyweasley777 on 2017.09.20 - 03:31AM (0 Comments)

    Completed Reads
    Delivery by RoarTriumphant534
    When Lily and James arrive from the future, was it all an accident? What happens when the future takes interest in the past?
    Rating: PG-13
    Category: Twin Travel Challenge (2008-3), Twin Travel Challenge (2008-3)
    Genre:
    Words: 11986
    Chapters: 5
    Published: 2008.06.19
    Updated: 2008.07.01
    Hits: 13156
    Reviews: 33


    Recently Updated/Added
    Darkness Within II by MollyandArthur (R)
    Sequel to Darkness Within. This story begins the night before Harry's fifth year at Hogwarts. Canon couples accurate to JKR. The romance between Harry and Ginny will develop slowly due to their ages. Please note rating and warnings.
    Rating: R
    Category: Pre-OotP, Pre-OotP
    Genre: Drama, Romance
    Warnings: Dark Fiction, Death, Disturbing Imagery, Extreme Language, Intimate Sexual Situations, Mild Language, Mild Sexual Situations, Negative Alcohol Use, Sexual Situations, Violence/Physical Abuse
    Words:
    Chapters: 26
    Published: 2017.07.30
    Updated: 2018.01.21
    Status: Work in Progress
    Hits: 13699
    Reviews: 135


    Feelings Detained by snarky24 (PG-13)
    Harry and Ginny struggle with their complicated feelings for each other as Ginny takes her first steps to pursuing a Quidditch career. A series of detentions, a lucky adventure, and a new invention from Fred and George help them cut through the tension and find their way to each other. Set alongside the events of HBP and sequel to “Secrets and Slugs.”
    Rating: PG-13
    Category: Alternate Universe, Alternate Universe
    Genre: Action/Adventure, Angst, General, Humor, Romance
    Warnings: Mild Sexual Situations
    Words:
    Chapters: 16
    Published: 2017.12.30
    Updated: 2018.01.21
    Status: Work in Progress
    Hits: 3397
    Reviews: 35


    Hollow Ash by FloreatCastellum (R)
    When a mysterious woman comes to the Auror office claiming to be the victim of a terrible crime, Theia and Harry want to do everything they can to help her. The problem is, she has no memory of what has happened. As they piece together the sinister events, their own troubles and traumas rise to the surface, causing them to question who they really are. Sequel to The Aurors.
    Rating: R
    Category: Post-Hogwarts, Post-Hogwarts
    Genre: Drama
    Warnings: Dark Fiction, Death, Disturbing Imagery, Extreme Language, Mild Language, Mild Sexual Situations, Sexual Situations, Spouse/Adult/Child Abuse, Violence, Violence/Physical Abuse
    Words:
    Chapters: 3
    Published: 2017.12.30
    Updated: 2018.01.18
    Status: Work in Progress
    Hits: 1096
    Reviews: 20


    Some Cuts Leave Scars by melindaleo (PG-13)
    Not all wounds heal completely – many scars aren’t readily visible. Join Harry and his friends as they journey through the year following the war, learning how to maneuver over hurdles both unique and lingering. An 8th-year sequel to the summer of These Cuts I Have.
    Rating: PG-13
    Category: Post-DH/AB, Post-DH/AB
    Genre: Action/Adventure, Angst, Drama, Romance
    Warnings: Mild Language, Mild Sexual Situations, Violence
    Words:
    Chapters: 3
    Published: 2018.01.04
    Updated: 2018.01.17
    Status: Work in Progress
    Hits: 1860
    Reviews: 19


    Dimensions of the Soul by ShawdowWriterMSP (PG-13)
    The war was won, but everything was lost. Now Harry is alone with nothing but the ringing in his head reminding him of what he lost. But when a dimensional rift appears in his living room, he may just find a way back to her. To his soul mate. Only in this new dimension, war is still raging. Will Harry be forced to fight once more? (Soul-bond fic, dimension-fic. As seen on fanfiction[dot]net)
    Rating: PG-13
    Category: Alternate Universe, Alternate Universe
    Genre: Action/Adventure, Romance
    Warnings: Mild Language, Mild Sexual Situations
    Words:
    Chapters: 2
    Published: 2018.01.10
    Updated: 2018.01.16
    Status: Work in Progress
    Hits: 579
    Reviews: 5


    Fires of Time by GHL (PG)
    All space and time is relative. The only constant is the speed of... fire. Victory in tatters; great deeds undone; the world is unraveling, and Ginny has vanished. Yet somehow, with the shared strengths of a cadre of highly implausible allies, Harry finds the will to persist through a bewildering tangle of centuries and realities, all hurtling toward an explosive, time-bending eruption. An impossibly charring sequel to the utterly fractious Splinters.
    Rating: PG
    Category: Alternate Universe, Alternate Universe
    Genre: Action/Adventure, Angst, Drama, Romance
    Warnings: Mild Language
    Words:
    Chapters: 12
    Published: 2017.10.31
    Updated: 2018.01.16
    Status: Work in Progress
    Hits: 4371
    Reviews: 74


    Albus Potter and the Deathly Hallows by JetLaBarge (R)
    Albus has his challenges during his first year. Cleopatra is obviously his soulmate, and has brilliant insights into magic, except she cannot do it like anyone else. Albus has to help her while keeping peace between the two brightest and most competitive students at Hogwarts, Scorpius and Rose. It doesn’t help that people are out to get Albus. Harry is not sure he can keep everyone safe. Then you have Ginny and Cleopatra.
    Rating: R
    Category: Post-Hogwarts, Post-Hogwarts
    Genre: Action/Adventure, Drama, Humor, Romance
    Warnings: Death, Intimate Sexual Situations, Violence, Violence/Physical Abuse
    Words:
    Chapters: 29
    Published: 2016.03.20
    Updated: 2018.01.16
    Status: Work in Progress
    Hits: 23198
    Reviews: 74


    All My Heart by ginnyweasley777 (R)
    A distraught Harry disappeared from the Wizarding World, but what happens when he returns to Hogwarts for Ginny's seventh year?
    Rating: R
    Category: Alternate Universe, Alternate Universe
    Genre: Angst, Drama, Fluff, General, Romance
    Warnings: Mild Language, Mild Sexual Situations
    Words:
    Chapters: 2
    Published: 2018.01.08
    Updated: 2018.01.15
    Status: Work in Progress
    Hits: 988
    Reviews: 8



    Featured Stories
    Memoirs of a Red Headed Witch by My Wicked Quill (PG-13)
    ** Winner of the DSTA for Best Romance **
    Ginny Weasley was always overlooked. Always the youngest, always the smallest, and was never really given the chance to let her voice be heard. But sometimes the best insight comes from those who were always in the background. Her story of redemption, loyalty and love, proves that she was never just the Weasley brothers' little sister.
    Rating: PG-13
    Category: Pre-OotP, Pre-OotP
    Genre: Action/Adventure, Comedy, Humor, Romance, Songfic
    Warnings: Mild Language, Mild Sexual Situations, Violence
    Words: 234764
    Chapters: 32
    Published: 2010.07.18
    Updated: 2017.12.20
    Status: Work in Progress
    Hits: 96592
    Reviews: 132


    In Search of the Isle of Drear by potterfan2008 (PG-13)
    ** Winner of the DSTA for Best Completed **
    ** Winner of Most Adventuresome, Best Overall and People's Choice in the Magical Creatures ChallengeGinny is looking for an adventure. She's wondering if she's in over her head when she joins an expedition searching for the Isle of Drear and Quintapeds. She's thrilled to find Harry Potter, who she hasn't seen in years, is part of the expedition. HP/GW, LL/RS
    Rating: PG-13
    Category: Alternate Universe, Alternate Universe
    Genre: Action/Adventure, Drama, Romance
    Warnings: Violence
    Words: 19924
    Chapters: 3
    Published: 2017.10.11
    Updated: 2017.10.23
    Status: Completed
    Hits: 3035
    Reviews: 23


    The Trouble With School by LittleRose13 (G)
    ** Winner of the DSTA for Best Comedy **
    It was Ginny’s idea originally to send the children to the local muggle primary school. She found the idea fascinating and was keen for her children to learn about the muggle world as much as possible before they started their magical education. Harry hadn’t considered the idea until Ginny suggested it when Albus was only days old. His only reservations came from his own experience at any school that wasn’t Hogwarts and Ginny gently reminded him that this would be different. Three little Potters with emerging magic and an unsuspecting muggle primary school, what could possibly go wrong?
    Rating: G
    Category: Post-DH/AB, Post-DH/AB
    Genre: Comedy, Fluff, General, Humor
    Words: 4042
    Chapters: 1
    Published: 2017.10.27
    Updated: 2017.10.27
    Status: Completed
    Hits: 1265
    Reviews: 9


    Fires of Time by GHL (PG)
    ** Winner of the DSTA for Best Drama **
    All space and time is relative. The only constant is the speed of... fire. Victory in tatters; great deeds undone; the world is unraveling, and Ginny has vanished. Yet somehow, with the shared strengths of a cadre of highly implausible allies, Harry finds the will to persist through a bewildering tangle of centuries and realities, all hurtling toward an explosive, time-bending eruption. An impossibly charring sequel to the utterly fractious Splinters.
    Rating: PG
    Category: Alternate Universe, Alternate Universe
    Genre: Action/Adventure, Angst, Drama, Romance
    Warnings: Mild Language
    Words: 40997
    Chapters: 12
    Published: 2017.10.31
    Updated: 2018.01.16
    Status: Work in Progress
    Hits: 4371
    Reviews: 74


    Chasing Gnats by Gin110881 (G)
    ** Winner of Most Unexpected in the Magical Creatures ChallengeLittle Luna has been invited to sleep over on Little Ginny’s 5th birthday. After an eventful birthday party, an adventurous night is waiting for the girls.
    Rating: G
    Category: Pre-OotP, Pre-OotP
    Genre: Humor
    Words: 1025
    Chapters: 1
    Published: 2017.11.11
    Updated: 2017.11.11
    Status: Completed
    Hits: 792
    Reviews: 4


    Finding Hedwig by Gin110881 (PG)
    ** Winner of the DSTA for Best One-Shot **
    In the summer after Dumbledore's death, Harry feels lonely and forlorn. He already felt miserable when he had to break-up with his girlfriend, Ginny, but now his beloved owl and faithful companion Hedwig has disappeared.
    Rating: PG
    Category: SIYE Challenges, SIYE Challenges
    Genre: Drama, Romance
    Words: 7858
    Chapters: 1
    Published: 2017.11.11
    Updated: 2017.11.11
    Status: Completed
    Hits: 980
    Reviews: 7





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