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Discussion in 'Announcements' started by World, Aug 10, 2011.

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  1. Portus

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    If you can write a seven-year fic - that's coherent, not a canon rehash, and doesn't suck balls - in seven weeks, you'll have my vote.
     
  2. mknote

    mknote 1/3 of the Note Bros. DLP Supporter

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    Oh, one of my favorite genre's. Count me in as a judge; I'd love to see everybody's interpretation of Harry in a different House.
     
  3. Oruma

    Oruma Order Member

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    Entering, already have an idea what to write, now just have to execute it.

    /can't exactly back out now after bitching about the contest for ages
     
  4. Voice of the Nephilim

    Voice of the Nephilim Death Eater DLP Supporter

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    Hmm, I'm having ideas for this one. I may fold the ideas I had for the continuation of 'Sole Survivor' into a different story for this contest. We'll see how the planning stage goes.
     
  5. Carmine

    Carmine Unspeakable

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    A mere 300 words written so far, but I'm already excited. Looking forward to seeing the other entries in October, and good luck to everyone participating.
     
  6. The Santi

    The Santi Professor

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    LOL, that so shouldn't count.

    I doubt I'll have the time to even judge, but I'm really interested in reading the submissions for this genre. Hope there's some good ideas. Personally, I've always wanted to read a good Beauxbatons!Harry.
     
  7. Alindrome

    Alindrome A bigger, darker mark DLP Supporter Retired Staff

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    I'm attempting to participate. Started today - I have the first scene written. Hopefully I can stick to it rather than succumb to how much I inevitably hate my work after I write it. >__>

    Best of luck to everyone else. Sounds like it'll be a great contest.
     
  8. thebrute7

    thebrute7 High Inquisitor

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    I think I may try my hand at this one, I have an idea or two that may work.
     
  9. Katricia

    Katricia DA Member

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    I'm writing something for this contest as well, although there's probably a 1 in 2 chance I'll not end up posting it.
     
  10. Speakers

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    Does the alternate school/house have to be from canon verse? For example, can we create an unknown assassin school in canada and have Harry go there?
     
  11. T3t

    T3t Purple Beast of DLP ~ Prestige ~ DLP Supporter

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    I would assume that it's not limited to Beauxbatons and Durmstrang, so yeah. But Canada? Fuck that shit, man.
     
  12. Speakers

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    heh, yeah that was a dig at Miranda Flairgold's fic.
     
  13. Joe

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    Heh. It doesn't have to be 'fuck that shit, man'. Done well, a secret Canadian school for top-level wizardry could be an excellent story.

    Some of the most amazing vistas, mountain ranges and picturesque lakes in the world can be found in Canada. Magically-inclined folk training and learning in that environment, against unknown magical beasts and threats would make for a fine tale.

    In fact, I may try my hand at this. Best part of six weeks to write it? Eh... what else could make this cool?

    Now there's an idea - a fic written by DLP, with elements inspried, perhaps even voted on, by the community. A by-the-numbers story, with sections written by members, to be included in the final draft.

    The potential could either save or destroy the fandom.
     
  14. Jon

    Jon The Demon Mayor Admin DLP Supporter

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    Only if Harry drinks scotch.

    o_o

    His liver better be replaced with a magical faux counterpart by his fourth year.
     
  15. scaryisntit

    scaryisntit Death Eater

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    Started writing something for this, as I have an idea or two. Got nowhere, started writing Sixth Year instead. Eh. I consider it a win.

    That said, looking forward to this contest more than any so far. Lots of great potential, and with seven weeks to work with, this ought to be good.
     
  16. Joe

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    That would be my humble contribution to the DLP-compiled story, yes.

    WE ALL CONSIDER THAT A WIN AND YOU SHOULD UPDATE NOW!
     
  17. Jon

    Jon The Demon Mayor Admin DLP Supporter

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    Yo Joe!

    Get on hangout.
     
  18. Joe

    Joe The Reminiscent Exile ~ Prestige ~ DLP Supporter ⭐⭐⭐

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    Ehhhhhh.... okay.
     
  19. Shinysavage

    Shinysavage Madman With A Box ~ Prestige ~

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    I'm certainly mulling over a few ideas for this, although whether any of them will actually see the light of day is another matter entirely...

    Just so I know whether to discard one idea entirely, I'm guessing having Harry at a different school in another fandom wouldn't be suitable for this contest?
     
  20. Eidolonic

    Eidolonic Supreme Mugwump

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    I've had an AU Beauxbatons fic floating around in my head for... years, now, just no inspiration to put pen to paper. It may be slightly too ambitious for this contest, but... entering the chapter(s) I finish should work, methinks. Consider me a tentative contestant.
     
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