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03 November 2020 @ 04:32 pm

Yep. My journal is Friends Only, which, I know, kind of defeats the purpose of an on line journal. But hey, look what a pretty banner I've got. And did you notice they've switched their shorts? I wonder how that happened... what do you think?

Okay, not Friends Only. ^^ All fandom content is pretty much unlocked, general whining and personal stuff that is locked. But if you want to be added, just leave a comment. :)
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I've been wanting to do one of these since birdsofshore and firethesound made theirs. And then gracerene did the Snowflake challenge and challenged people to make them; I went ahead and made mine, too. I blame them.

Likes, dislikes and everything in between. I warn you, I went MAD. Seriously. I'm ridiculous. ^^

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So. *scuffs feet* How are you today, you dear and tormented livejournal friend? Did someone make a post filled with endless babbling and contradictions? I'm sorry! <3
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04 March 2017 @ 09:00 am
A bit late this year, but better late than never, right? ^^

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For the 2015 Masterlists you can go here and for only Harry/Draco please check vaysh's Harry/Draco Fests in 2016.

And of course, for all current fests potterfests is the place to go.

Phew! ^^ I'll add the dates to the fests as soon as they are announced. And if I neglected to include a fest, please, please let me know. I'd love to add it. :)
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20 October 2016 @ 09:15 am
I meant to make myself some ~sexy Next Gen icons, but boy, sometimes finding the right image is hard. Also very distracting. Like, you're looking for a "Scorpius" and next thing you know you're in YouTube watching a puppy taking his first bubble bath. Seriously, how did that happen? :D

Anyway, so I decided to go with minimalist. Much easier to achieve. ^^

They didn't turn out all bad, I thought, so I ended up making all Next Gen characters icons. They are basically like this icon *points to icon* with different (and random) colour schemes. I figured I could share them in case someone, you know, wants them. :)

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Feel free to take one, or a few, or none, it's all good. ^^ If you want one in a specific colour, I can do that, let me know. :)
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19 October 2016 @ 03:28 pm
Today gracerene posted the the last instalment in her 50 Reasons to Have Sex Series (or here at AO3) and in a way it almost feels like the end of an era.

First off, I cannot believe how naughty she is! :D I think of Grace, super organised and efficient and she's written some of the dirtiest stuff ever. *glee* I remember back when Grace mentioned she had this idea for a series two years ago, and I offered, in case she needed an extra pair of eyes, to Alpha read for her. She took me on that offer and from then on it's been a journey.

I've pre-read 90/95% of the Reasons – she did manage to surprise me a couple of times when she wrote me a reason for my birthday and then again after I was sick – and I've loved being part of this.

I'm so proud of having been there to see her do this. I've seen her grow as a writer; trying different pairs, she's such a prolific and diverse writer. I've seen her challenge herself and write angsty stuff, funny stuff, epic stories, and always with a touch of absolute filth in the best ways.

I'm thrilled she ~finished this chapter in her writer life. There's the tiniest bit of bittersweetness, because I will miss the series and the regular posts with Reasons so damn much, but it's mostly pride and happiness because OH MY GOD, she gave us so much happy times with each post. I mean, there have been 50 Reasons to Have Sex posts!

Of course, I don't mean literally finished this chapter, because in case you missed it, she has a post up asking for people to prompt her a new reason or request to continue certain reasons. It's right over HERE. :D

gracerene, congratulations, lovely! Thank you for letting me part of this. I know it all started as fun, but the friendship all the Reasons gave us, is one of the greatest gifts. <3
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12 October 2016 @ 10:10 am
I've been meaning to make a rec post for ages. I have a bunch of stories I've been wanting to rec for, god, weeks, months, even. ^^ So I decided to sort of sort them out by character, because it's more fun if I give myself extra work, also so I can keep posting them. :D

So, I'm offering you some recs featuring one Scorpius Hyperion Malfoy, according to HPwikia (do we even know if wikia is that reliable? At any rate, I like the ring of it, so I'm totally headcanon-ing the Hyperion).

Recs, including Scorpius/Al, James/Scorpius, Teddy/Scorpius.Collapse )

I think I'm in dire need of a Scorpius icon. Must work on that. ^^
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03 October 2016 @ 09:00 am
Beta reading and Alpha reading for me is one of the most fulfilling things I can do.

When I alpha/beta read a story I give my everything. I try and do my best to make that story the best it can be. I love giving feedback to the author, help them in the parts they are having difficulty, give suggestions, even if those only serve for the author to realise they want to do something else, polish any little typo or mistake that went past the author, flail and get silly and excited in the parts I loved the most.

Beta reading takes time and effort, but in my experience 100% of the time the author is absolutely thrilled and thankful you're dedicating your time to work with them and help them.

Beta reading is a bit like being the magic behind the magic. And the end of the day, there are few things better than knowing you were there for someone when they needed, that you helped an author to work on something they can be proud and happy with, and often times it's the beginning a beautiful friendship.

hd_erised is asking for Beta Readers volunteers for the fest. If you have a moment, please consider signing up as a Beta. I know authors and artists alike will be very grateful if you can help them. :)

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28 September 2016 @ 07:30 am
Happy Birthday, birdsofshore!!

I really can't say how much I love her. :) She's given me so much, not just her loving friendship, which is the greatest treasure, but endless hours of enjoyment through her amazing writing.

Today is her birthday and I wanted to do something really especial to celebrate her. But you know, I'm kind of lame and I couldn't figure out what do to do. *sad face*

But then I thought of something! *happy face*

Which is going to embarrass her. *shameful face*

But we're all friends here, so figured it was OK. *is hopeful*

And since she's wonderful like that, she won't be too upset with me. *is REALLY hopeful*

So I present you some of the most mischievous, funny, unexpected and usually utterly sexy things she's put Harry and Draco through via quotes from some of her fics.

This took time and effort, and I had the most AMAZING time doing it. Oh my god, Birds, I was hours and hours at this – for a few days, too! The thing is, at times I had selected the quotes and it went: This OR This OR This OR This. So I had to seriously think which to pick in pretty much every case. :D Also had the hardest time picking a handful of stories. Then I said to myself, I can't do anything less than ten, then I said, okay, impossible less than 15, by the time I reached 20 I thought that was enough, but it was so, so hard.

I want to say I'm sorry, I want to, I wish I could say it and mean it, but I'm not sorry. I loved doing this and I hope you forgive me (she can be so shy, you guys!).

Happy Birthday, Birds! Here some of your quotes for you!

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I have to say, I am sorry I didn't actually do anything (though coding took a while lol), please consider this entry one big IOU for anything and everything you think you can ask me. I do love you though, and I hope it, um, comes through, through quoting your own work. I know, I'm a bit weird. ^^

Much love, Birds! ♥ ♥ ♥
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17 September 2016 @ 05:02 pm
You guys!


I'm so hard trying not to go call CAPS LOCKY on you, but this deserves all the cap locks in the world. Like, if there's a good moment to use caps locks this is it!!1!!

Okay, breath capi, breath! ^^

You know Leviosa, right? Well, back before Grace went to it I asked her sort of joking sort of serious if she could please take a notebook or something and ask people to sing it so she could send it to me, because the truth is, if I would have had the chance to go, I would absolutely walked around with a notebook asking all the amazing people there so sign it and taking photos (speaking of that, you people did not take enough photos, for the next Con, I'm going to self-proclaimed the Colin Creevey of the event!) and basically make a nuisance of myself. So I asked her if it wasn't too much trouble, if she remembered, if she could and mostly if she wanted to, to do that for me. She, lovely, amazing Grace that she is, said yes.

Then after Leviosa she told me she had something for me and she was going to send it soon.


And ohmygod, it's a Harry Potter postcard colouring book and—!!!!—she got me some of those signatures I've been dreaming about. :D

And the things they wrote. ♥_♥

You have to believe me when I say, happy tears, so much happy tears reading those amazing, lovely messages they wrote for me, all the hugs and the heart drawings (There's a Snape as well!) and greetings and everything.

There were messages from zeitgeistic, akatnamedeaster, fantasyfiend09, alisanne, gracerene, sassy_cissa, vaysh, noeon, oceaxe, blithelybonny, amorette, dysonrules, femmequixotic, writcraft, khalulu, dicta_contrion, piratesmile331, otakuwench, oldenuf2nb, sesheta_66, cassie_black12 and oakstone730.

Thank you so much, all of you, for taking that moment from all the awesome time you were having to write something for me. You have no idea what this means to me. This little book now lives in my heart. Also in my collection, but you know, mostly in my heart. <3

And then, the cherry on top, I also received some HP stamps!!!! I've been coveting those since they came out thinking I'd never get a chance to have them and now they are here as well. \o/ Apparently there was a raffle and the lovely, generous winner gifted them to me. THANK YOU! *strokes stamps gently*

And of course I went and take pictures! Because, obviously, I had to. ^^

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I'm just over the moon.

Being part of fandom with all you, every single one of you out there, it's just the best thing in the world. This might sound silly, but sometimes when I'm going through a rough time in RL or at work or whatever coming here just fills me with so much positive energy, it gives me strength, knowing you're out there, knowing you're sharing your talent and love with me, and we're part of this crazy world together, it just makes everything better you know?

Just, all you, thank you for being out there. <33
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22 August 2016 @ 10:00 am
Because I'm ridiculous that way? ^^ But so many good things all around!

First off, last week hd_tropes finished posting and if you haven't checked the fest, head over there now! It's been a great round and there's still time to catch up before reveals on August 29th. Here's the anonymous masterlist for you to check all the goodies: H/D Tropes Anon Masterlist.

And Crossgen also finished posting on Saturday, and it was a blast! So many fics and pairings, there's something for everybody. :) I meant to make a rec post each week, but last week I skipped so yep, long rec post is long. ^^ (I'll add all the authors after reveals!)

From hp_crossgenfest:

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If you need to catch up with the fest here's Week 1, Week 2 & Week 3. :D
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16 August 2016 @ 10:00 am
Claiming is Open at the hp_nextgen_fest!

come join hp_nextgen_fest!

Art by 8c, Banner by capitu

*jumps* Yeah, I'm excited. :D
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08 August 2016 @ 09:37 am
Yesterday hd_erised assignments went sent and it was like:

fireworks bw

Well, I think the mods were very excited indeed! :D And hoping everybody was also excited about their assignments. :) I think it's going to be a GREAT round! *sighs happily*

If you're participating and you haven't done so, please don't forget to confirm your assignment! :) And please, please, please consider signing up as Pinch Hitter. ♥ ♥ ♥

And now onto equally important things, RECS! From the every provocative hp_crossgenfest:

Multi-ship recs including Remus/Harry, Molly/Seamus, Charlie/Teddy, Harry/Sirius and Draco/Al. YUM!Collapse )

So many amazing things in this fest! If you're not following, here's a link to the Weekly Roundup #1. Gorgeous stuff over there. Don't miss it! :)
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29 July 2016 @ 08:13 am

hd_erised is a Harry/Draco exchange fest
It's first come, first served, so be there to sign-up on July 29th (9AM EDT | 2PM BST)
Rules and Guidelines | Pimping Banners
Art by mybutterflower | Banner by capitu

ETA: Wow. 1 hour and 40 min later, all writer spots are taken. :D

I guess artists are sleeping in but WE'RE WAITING FOR YOU, GUYS!!! ♥
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28 July 2016 @ 03:15 pm
Tomorrow! Tomorrow are hd_erised Sign-ups!

Waiting for H/D Erised Sign-ups, in gifs!Collapse )

And some helpful links: Last minute reminders, Rules & Guidelines, Sign-up forms. :D

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14 July 2016 @ 10:02 am
I haven't updated in a several days, but it's been crazy busy over here. ^^

I'm around though! And very happy too my friends back from Leviosa and knowing you guys had such a brilliant time. :) Making new friends. *waves* HI! *jumps and goes all puppy on you* And generally making a nuisance of myself around here. ^^

Only I'm travelling this Saturday, actually, it's very early in the morning, so I need to be ready by tomorrow and I haven't done anything – until just now!

I took out my bag and [un]dusted it and started throwing stuff in. I have sunblock, moisturiser and flip flops already packed. \o/

No, I'm not going to a nudist beach. :D I'm just very slow at packing, and by "slow" I mean terrible.

I come back the 25th, that's only FOUR days before hd_erised Sign-ups open! Never a bad time to remind you H/D Erised Sign-ups Open July 29th (9AM EDT | 2PM BST) :D

I hope to see you there. In the meantime, I'm going to do some packing.

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01 July 2016 @ 10:27 am

hd_erised is a Harry/Draco exchange fest
It's first come, first served, so be there to sign-up on July 29th (9AM EDT | 2PM BST)
Rules and Guidelines | Pimping Banners
Art by 8c | Banner by capitu

And look at those shinny new banners!!! I think they show everything Harry and Draco are. All three of them. *sighs happily*

ARE YOU READY? I'm so ready!!!!
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I was tagged to do this meme and now I think I'm the last to do it? But hey, better late than never I say.

Rules! lol Begin the next answer with the last letter of the previous answer. I think you have to start with your name or username? ^^

Name: Capitu
Animal: Unicorn
Girl's name: Natalia
Colour: Amber
Movie: Robocop
Something you wear: Panties
Drink: Soda
Food: Avocado roll
Item in the bathroom: Light bulb
Place: Bahamas
Reason to be late: SMUT (reading it, that is. :D Although sometimes – you know, I'm gonna stop while I'm ahead. :))

I won't tag because I'm not even sure who hasn't done. But if you haven't, DO IT! Please?

Also, since I'm posting, I wanted to show my brand new gloves! :D Actually, they aren't new, exactly. Back for Christmas saras_girl and dannyfranx send me an amazing little package and in it I found these lovely gloves made by Marie herself! :D I didn't have a chance to wear them just then, as December/January are summer months for me, but: Winter is Here. (HA!)

Look how pretty they are! :D

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RIGHT? ♥ ♥ ♥

And lastly, I'm so super excited about slythindor100 Last Drabble Writer Standing! \o/

I've been refreshing daily since sign-ups opened and celebrating and cheering each time a new name is added to the list.

Last year birdsofshore made me sign up, okay, encouraged me to sign up (I have to laugh at being voted off when for the first time ever I wrote smut LOL, but I lasted all 5 weeks!) and it was so much fun. If you guys are considering, GO FOR IT. It's brilliant being part of that, writing your drabbles and then the voting.


Rules | Sign-up Post

Check the rules and consider it. Sign ups end June 29th. That's tomorrow, so hurry! :D
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27 June 2016 @ 09:15 am
It was. . . OH MY GOD. OH MY GOD. Did you guys see that?

My reactions in gifs. Because like, no words? Too many words otherwise? IDK!!!

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No actual spoilers in the post, but probably in the comments. ^^
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22 June 2016 @ 04:53 pm
So many recs! All from hprarefest. And it's just that there is amazing stuff being posted over there right now.

A bit of everything, for ever taste:

Multi-ship recs: Marauders Era, Trio Era, Cross Gen, Next Gen and Femslash art! \o/Collapse )

If you need to catch up on hprarefest: Week 1 and Week 2. Don't forget to leave some love to the writers and artists. <3

And don't forget:

Prompting is Open at hd_familyfest
Claiming is Open at hd_fan_fair
and hp_podfic_fest is posting right now! \o/
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07 June 2016 @ 09:05 am
Oh my god, so many recs! I'm ridiculous and went overboard, but there are so many amazing things being posted at dracomalfoy! I'm reccing right now Harry/Draco, but there is Draco/Al, Draco/Harry/Scorpius, Draco/James/(Harry), Draco/Ron – well, Draco is getting a lot of love. :D

All these are less than 5K, quick and dirty brilliant to sneak in in the middle of your day. Go for it!

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And don't forget:
Prompting is Open at hd_fan_fair.
hprarefest is posting right now!
hp_podfic_fest starts posting on Monday.
Posting ended at harrydracompreg but here's a link to the Anonymous Masterlist so you can check all the goodies before reveals on June 12th.
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02 June 2016 @ 04:29 pm
I don't know if you are aware of this, but the "Find Your Favourite Draco" Party started over at dracomalfoy today!

That's right, Prompting is Open! But you know what? Claiming is also Open!

If you see a prompt you like, fill it and post it, it's THAT easy! :D

And I think – I think those mods over there are dying for people to start filling, too! ^^

Head over there and be part of the party! It'll only be great if YOU are there. ♥♥♥
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28 May 2016 @ 06:04 pm
I meant to make part of this rec post before, but, hey, better late than never, right? :) So there are many recs here. ^^

From [info]daily_deviant's Banging Birthday Party and from hp_mhealthfest:

Marauders Era, Trio Era and Next Gen!Collapse )
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22 May 2016 @ 10:45 am
Oh my god. I don't know where to begin.

These past few weeks have been some of the hardest. I was so, so very ill, I honestly thought I wasn't going to feel well again. I'm not going to bore you with the details, because, man, I could go on and on about how terrible I felt. I'm just, so happy be feeling better.

I'm so sorry I missed so much. I'm slowly trying to catch up with life, work (dude, work will be crazy next week! ^^) and fandom. I've missed you so much. So much to read and flail about. :) I'll try to catch up with as much as I can, but I think this month has been crazy, it might take a while. ^^

I just, I can't thank you guys enough for your comments and messages and your wishes. It meant all the difference in the world.

While I was laying in bed, feeling so sick I'd go through your words and I couldn't wait to be back. You guys are the fucking best. Not kidding, the fucking best. I love you. Thank you! <3
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10 May 2016 @ 07:39 am
Dear fandom, I'm going to be away for a couple of weeks. I just haven't been well at all.

The surgery went well enough, but then I got diagnosed with Chikungunya, along with gastritis and ulcer, it's all I've been able to do to keep going, to keep some medicines in my stomach, just hanging there.

I need some time to recover properly. It's such a horrible time because there's Mpreg and HPmhealthfest and glompfest, which I've been looking forward for ages, but I can't do anything, not even muster any enthusiasm for nothing that isn't laying in bed and try to keep something in my stomach, try to feel better.

So I'm off for a couple of weeks, hopefully will be back good as new. Will miss you all. <333
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24 April 2016 @ 10:30 am
This waiting has been literally:

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Not that he's my favourite character, but that can be said about almost any character, basically.

I'm half, "Yes! It's finally here!" And half, "Oh God, what now?!"

I'm not sure what I'm hoping. I'm not sure I have hopes, even. What the hell is this show doing to me? ^^

But still, tonight, finally!
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18 April 2016 @ 10:00 am
And very kinky at that! These are mulity ship recs from [info]daily_deviant's Banging Birthday Party. :D

A taste of the kinkiness going on over there:

James/Teddy/Al, James/Teddy, Weasleycest, Pottercest and art!Collapse )

If you haven't, do check all the fics and art because, damn! Here's Week 1 Round-Up and Week 2 Round-Up.

Now I'm off there myself to catch up with new stuff. Don't forget to leave a comment if you enjoyed something! <333
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01 April 2016 @ 10:01 am

hp_drizzle FEST TIMELINE
Prompting: April 1 - 15
Claiming: April 20 - August 7
Submission deadline: August 15th
Posting: September 1st
Visit hp_drizzle for more info!

Prompting is open at HP Drizzle! \o/

And today dracotops_harry starts posting.

And this Sunday [info]daily_deviant's Banging Birthday starts posting, too!

It's going to be a great month. Happy April, people! <3
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22 March 2016 @ 09:48 am
I've been back at home for a few days now. Still in nurse-duty 24/7, but things are a bit more settled. So I'm bringing you some recs from on-going fests. All stories are under 5K, please check them out. They'll make your day:

2 James/Scorpius, 1 Draco/James and one super Harry/DracoCollapse )

do_me_veela Art:
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08 March 2016 @ 08:52 am
Slash, femmeslash and gen. All beautiful, amazing fics from the Salt and Pepper fest at hp_goldenage. If you haven't checked them out, do! But here's something to get you started. :)

From hp_goldenage:

Hermione/Millicent, Harry/Draco, Gen Fred and George and Gen fanart Professor Sprout and NevilleCollapse )

From ron_draco_fest:

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06 March 2016 @ 09:28 am
Today I made the worst waffles in the history of waffle-making. I'm not even kidding, they were pathetic. :(

Sadder still is that I forgot to take a picture of them, because such bad waffles should have been documented, but maybe they're best left forgotten. What a loss though.

Anyway, on a different topic:

Does anyone know what happened with the Harry/Draco AO3 feed? I remember at the end of February it stopped loading properly and I was planning to open a support request asking what was the problem, but now it's completely gone. No more H/D AO3 feed, and it's so sad because that thing was super useful. Any idea how this work or what can be done or, I dunno, who to call? Ghostbusters? Anyone? ^^

Edit: Well, it's showing: ao3harrydraco Only it's not updated since Feb 18th. ://
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