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Masterlist and Reveals

On the Twelve Days of Hogwarts, My Flisties Gave To Me ...

... 10 Lords a-leaping (a bribe from albalark, and my, is that cousin of hers bribe-material. (scroll down to comments)

... 11 hot recs. Eleven! On a total of 26 entries!

... 26 terrific entries

... over 500 comments to those stories.

Dear Hoggy Warty Party-goers,

I can only hope you've all had as grand a time as I had during this party. I've been completely blown away by the sheer quality of the stories - winners, all. And the enthusiasm with which you've all participated and commented has made this ... well, actually the most satisfying thing I did in 2010. I cannot even begin to thank you all. It's been absolutely marvellous.

The whole Hogwarts staff and their friends join me in a standing ovation to all of you. While they were at first slightly weary of the Muggle invasion, they've all found it an exhilarating experience. In fact, some of them (starry-eyed and rather flushed) whispered that they had felt the earth move.

Thank you all for a wonderful party.
Your modly mod,

Masterlist and Reveals, in alphabetic order (Irma wouldn't have it any other way; she insisted on the pairings, too.)

aceia wrote What Have I Gotten Myself Into
Characters and/or Pairings: Kingsley/Severus

an_fhanai wrote A Double-Edged Sword
Pairing: Albus Dumbledore/Gellert Grindelwald

atdelphi wrote Love Accidentally
Characters and/or Pairings: Neville Longbottom, Kingsley Shacklebolt/Gilderoy Lockhart, Dudley Dursley/Millicent Bulstrode, Aberforth Dumbledore, Horace Slughorn/Argus Filch, Augusta Longbottom/Pomona Sprout

bethbethbeth wrote West of Stockholm.
Characters and/or Pairings: Moody/Snape

cranky__crocus wrote Minerva Meddling with Mistletoe
Characters and/or Pairings: Septima Vector, Aurora Sinistra, Minerva McGonagall, Rolanda Hooch and Wilhelmina Grubbly-Plank.

featherxquill wrote Blindness and Stars
Pairing: Rita Skeeter/Amelia Bones

flaminia_x wrote Help Will Always Be Given to Those Who Ask For It
Characters and/or Pairings: Hagrid, Minerva McGonagall, Severus Snape, Kingsley Shacklebolt, Filius Flitwick, portrait!Albus Dumbledore, Poppy Pomfrey, and a small cameo by Irma Pince

kellychambliss wrote What to My Wondering Eyes Should Appear
Characters and/or Pairings: Dobby, OHEC (Original House-Elf Character). Everyone else is asleep.

lash_larue wrote A Gilded Cage
Characters and/or Pairings: Lockhart/others

ldymusyc (DW account Musyc) wrote Ex Libris
Characters: Irma Pince, The Librarian (cameo)

magnetic_pole wrote Inheritance
Characters: Remus Lupin, Minerva McGonagall, Sirius Black, Severus Snape

mcgonagallsgirl wrote The Cartography of Arguments
Characters and/or Pairings: Minerva and Severus.

minervas_eule wrote A Magic Beyond Everything We Do Here
Characters and/or Pairings: Charity Burbage

miss_morland wrote And When I Saw It, I Immediately Thought of You
Characters and/or Pairings: Dumbledore/Flitwick, McGonagall/Snape, Remus/Madam Pomfrey, plus a bonus surprise pairing

parseltonguepen wrote From the Desk of Headmistress McGonagall
Characters and/or Pairings: Minerva, brief mention of Neville/Percy, Flitwick, Hooch, Sprout, Pince....others mentioned in passing

purplefluffycat wrote Reflections in Liquid
Characters and/or Pairings: Gen, characters: Severus, Minerva, Albus, Horace

queen_of_snapes wrote Moving Closer
Characters and/or Pairings: Minerva/Severus

r_grayjoy wrote Finding Life After Voldemort
Characters and/or Pairings: Severus Snape, Minerva McGonagall, Pomona Sprout, Alastor Moody, Remus Lupin, Lily Potter, Eileen Snape, and (offscreen) Neville Longbottom

ragdoll wrote The Ministry of Magic Christmas Party Scandals of 1995 OR Old Love
Pairings: Minerva McGonagall/Alastor Moody (with appearances by Dolores Umbridge, Cornelius Fudge and Rufus Scrimgeour.

redsnake05 wrote Being Expendable
Characters and/or Pairings: Minerva McGonagall/Alastor Moody

shiv5468 wrote On The Twelfth Day of Christmas if we all survive that long
Characters and/or Pairings: Severus Hermione Lucius, Minerva, Rose, Scorpius, Albus Severus

sigune created The First Snow and A Quiet Moment
Character: Severus Snape

tetleythesecond wrote Spinsters on a Sunday Morning
Characters and/or Pairings: Irma Pince/Minerva McGonagall, with a journalist reluctantly sticking her nose in.

therealsnape wrote Curtain
Characters and/or Pairings: Severus/Hermione, Minerva as supporting actress - or director.

therealsnape wrote They talk, you know
Characters and/or pairings: Rosmerta/Pomona, Morag (an OC)

ysilme wrote A Winter Walk
Characters and/or pairings: Poppy/Minerva, Rosmerta


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Jan. 9th, 2011 02:54 pm (UTC)
I agree; I'm really thrilled with the response to this little shindig. Tons of readers, and I saw recs all over my f-list. Well done, writers, and fantastic job, mod! Three cheers for therealsnape! (And now I have a TON of catch-up reading to do... Ack!!)
Jan. 9th, 2011 02:58 pm (UTC)
Easily the most fun exchange I have ever been a sort of part of. even though it cost me several keyboards.

Some really amazing stories, and wonderful parties.

My heartfelt thanks to the lovely TRS for hosting.
Jan. 9th, 2011 03:23 pm (UTC)
This has been one of the highest quality (not to mention, one of the most fun!) fic fests I've ever had the privilege of attending. Thank you to all of the brilliant authors who wrote such marvelous stories, and thank you to therealsnape for being the mod-iest mod who ever mod-ed and for hosting such a fabulous party! ::glomps you::
Jan. 9th, 2011 04:06 pm (UTC)
I love reveals -- I always feel both vindicated (look how many I guessed right!) and abashed (and wow, was I wrong!) This time, I guessed people who hadn't even participated.

Thank you, TRS, for one of the best fests I've been in.

My (American-style) grade is attached.
Jan. 9th, 2011 04:44 pm (UTC)
Thank you so much for all the hard work and marvellous creativity you put into running this fest. I had a wonderful time!
Jan. 9th, 2011 05:20 pm (UTC)
This was so much fun, and such a brilliant collection of stories! Thank you so much, TRS, for all your hard work and patience.
Jan. 9th, 2011 05:35 pm (UTC)
A delightful fun time, and many wonderful things to read! :D

((Psst, TRS, my user name starts with el, not eye. No worries, everyone gets that wrong. 'swhy I switched to Musyc for DW. XD ))
Jan. 9th, 2011 08:51 pm (UTC)
Sorry, dear Ldmusyc. I'll go in as soon as possible to fix it.
Jan. 9th, 2011 05:45 pm (UTC)
This was my first fest and a wonderful introduction to them. Thank you to TRS for being such a kind (extension granting) mod, to featherxquill for my gift and all the authors for such fabulous contributions!
Jan. 9th, 2011 06:08 pm (UTC)
Hurrah! I've had so much fun these past 12+ days! Every single fic I read has been wonderful--congrats, authors!--and of course signue's art is always a delight. Thanks so much for all your hard work, TRS! Maggie
Jan. 9th, 2011 06:53 pm (UTC)
Thanks for running such an incredible, positive fest. I still have a ton of things to catch up on, but you did a fantastic job (and so did everyone else).
Jan. 9th, 2011 06:57 pm (UTC)



*Dances gleefully around.* This fest definitely sits at top-two favourite fest (I could never choose between this and a fest dedicated solely to Minerva McGongall, and no one in right mind would have me do such a thing)! It was fantastically fun. In a winter-holiday-time that could potentially have been a downer for me, Hoggywarty was a set of shining lights to keep me entertained and amused and generally Feeling throughout. Absolutely lovely!

And, further keysmashing I will save you from, I can't believe I got a Kelly Chambliss story. I guess it's like someone fashion-conscious getting one of those Designer Purses with the funny names I can't pronounce, or high heels you could compete with the Eiffel Tower with, only I don't do purses or heels, I do words. And stories always last longer than either of those, so I am endlessly ecstatic to have a Kelly Chambliss in my collection. The absolute perfect story for me to receive. I knew whoever had written it had to know me well. (; And when I saw Kelly's short review of it, my eyebrow rose slightly...but to have it confirmed is marvellous. Whee! Yay!

(And, hopefully she knows how pleased I am, since I see I left a rather lot of squeeing all over the story. :Þ)
Jan. 9th, 2011 07:00 pm (UTC)
Thank you so much for this fest, Real Snape! It was such a wonderful winter gift to all of us! You are the best Modly Mod. (: And I love how involved you were as Just One of Us too. You wear your many hats well! *Tips her own hat to you.*
Jan. 9th, 2011 07:34 pm (UTC)
Like cranky__crocus said: This fest definitely sits at top-two favourite fest (I could never choose between this and a fest dedicated solely to Minerva McGongall, and no one in right mind would have me do such a thing)! .... This brought so much joy - and therealsnape has not just been the best mod but also brought two gifts to share (one I guessed the other one I'd never ;-) ) : you have outdone yourself as the perfect host ! Thank you so much!
Jan. 9th, 2011 09:18 pm (UTC)
This has been great fun! Thank you, TRS, for organising it, and thanks to everyone for producing such great work. :-D
Jan. 9th, 2011 10:43 pm (UTC)
Great, great, great fest!!! Thanks to everyone involved for such a great time. Wonderful fics and delightful comments, and I can't wait to catch up and read everything I've missed!!!
Jan. 9th, 2011 11:04 pm (UTC)
Also joining the applause! This has been really a wonderful party and a brilliant fanfic fest, making the drab time after Christmas and the New Year so much more enjoyable! Thank you, therealsnape, for hosting it and all, and queen_of_snapes for your wonderful gift! ♥
Jan. 10th, 2011 12:24 am (UTC)
This whole thing FELT like a big, festive party, and definitely helped infuse my holidays with some much-needed Christmas spirit. All the fics I've read have been amazing, and I'm so excited to think that this week I'll have time to catch up on more. :D

TRS, you've been a totally kickass mod, if that term can possibly be applied to such a wonderfully nice and laid back person. Please say we can do this again next year?
Jan. 10th, 2011 09:01 am (UTC)
This has been the first time in which I've read something from an HP Christmas fest. I haven't read all stories, but following this has been great fun. Thank you all for the wonderful stories you gave us!
Jan. 10th, 2011 10:46 am (UTC)
I'd just like to add my thanks to the chorus, TRS - you've done a wonderful job here, and my heart is warmed by how this little fest really grew wings and flew :-) Same time, nest year, perhaps? ;-)

PurpleFluffyCat x
Jan. 10th, 2011 02:24 pm (UTC)
I've posted some statistics from the party here:

Jan. 10th, 2011 02:28 pm (UTC)
This was great fun; I'm so happy I could be part of this fest! Thanks for your initiative, TRS, and for having me :D!
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