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March Contest: History of a Special Friendship

Posted by: Mel
March 03, 2012, 06:52 PM

For our contest this month we're asking you to think about some of the human-animal friendships found in Harry Potter and to write the story of their origin. Using 500 words or less write a story of how a witch/wizard and their creature companion (mentioned in the books) met. Please email your submissions to by 11:59 pm (EDT) on 31 March, with "History of a Special Friendship" in the subject line of the e-mail. Also, make sure to copy-paste your description into the body of the e-mail and include a name to be used for authorship. You may use your real name or your Leaky Lounge name.

Winners will receive a handcrafted wand (design changes each month) and a copy of the book The Practitioners Guide to Wand Magic by William C. Wilson, both donated by Wizard Wood Wands, as well as 200 MyLeaky points. Second, third, and honorable mention(s) will receive 150, 100, and 50 MyLeaky points respectively.

Many thanks to Lady Princess who suggested this idea.

More information on the contest can be found here.

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10471 Points

How lovely! Great prompt! Hate the word limit though. . . .

Posted by . on March 03, 2012, 06:59 PM report to moderator
4138 Points

Hmm don’t think I’ll enter this

Posted by Calum Wilson (RuneDream54) on March 03, 2012, 08:02 PM report to moderator
368 Points

YES PLEASE!!! I am starting it right now!

Posted by Sarah Artemisia on March 03, 2012, 10:08 PM report to moderator
20981 Points

This is a good one, I love it!! I’m going to enter this, the last one I did was the Draco and Snape one after Dumblrdore died. :)

Posted by LunaLuver on March 04, 2012, 12:19 PM report to moderator

OMG I am totally doing this. FOR A WAND??!! EPIC!

Posted by katelyner123 on March 04, 2012, 01:43 PM report to moderator

This is a smart idea Lady Princess.

Posted by The Harry Potter Books on March 04, 2012, 04:51 PM report to moderator
80450 Points

Another contest!

Posted by Won_Two on March 10, 2012, 10:41 AM report to moderator
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