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April Contest: Fred and George Family Prank

Posted by: Mel
April 02, 2012, 07:09 PM

This month's contest is inspired by none other than Messrs Fred and George Weasley and asks you to write the story of a prank the Weasley twins played on their family members. Stories should be no more than 500 words and should not conflict with canon. Email your submission to by 11:59 pm (EDT) on April 30th, with "Family Prank" in the subject line of the e-mail.  Please 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 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. You can read more about the contest here.

Good luck!

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10471 Points

Topic’s very broad, don’t you think? I’m quite excited, I have a couple of ideas already for this prompt! Tricky part is to go under the word limit. Why, Leaky? Word limits are one of my greatest challenges in writing.

Posted by . on April 02, 2012, 07:42 PM report to moderator
20981 Points

Sounds like a good one. Dont thing think I’ll have time this month to try my hand at it, but I’m looking foward to reading the winning entries. :)

Posted by LunaLuver on April 02, 2012, 09:35 PM report to moderator
80450 Points

Sounds like fun…

Posted by Won_Two on April 03, 2012, 10:11 AM report to moderator
80450 Points

Sounds like fun…

Posted by Won_Two on April 03, 2012, 10:11 AM report to moderator
27 Points
I’m expecting this should be fun but, I don’t think I can squeeze this with all my other HP-related plans. Though I’m looking forward to reading the entries, too.
Posted by Potty wee Potter on April 03, 2012, 10:59 PM report to moderator
5439 Points

That look like fun!

Posted by Fleur-de- Lily on April 04, 2012, 07:11 AM report to moderator
4138 Points

Might enter but stuck for ideas :D

Posted by Calum Wilson (RuneDream54) on April 04, 2012, 09:28 AM report to moderator
72 Points

i may enter but does it have to be a real prank or can u make it up?

Posted by Mrs Radcliffe on April 04, 2012, 11:17 AM report to moderator
310 Points

It’s a prank that you make up that you think Fred and George might have pulled on a member of their family. All of the details are in the link provided at the bottom of the description. I hope that helps!

Songbird – Contest Staff

Posted by songbird on April 04, 2012, 01:57 PM report to moderator
3269 Points

Well it sounds great and I can think of a couple of things that they could’ve done but I don’t think I’ll try for this one this time and I don’t think I’d be able to stay under the word count.

Posted by Acciobrooms on April 05, 2012, 02:26 PM report to moderator
27 Points

Sounds so fun! I just sent it in with 13 words to spare! why the word limit though? Why? :)

Posted by SorceressBrainiac on April 05, 2012, 08:09 PM report to moderator
42 Points

Sounds fun. Now I’m debating about if I should do it or not….. hmmmmmmm.

Posted by Lana Lark on April 06, 2012, 07:09 PM report to moderator
72 Points

like I cant do it cause im not 13 im 12

Posted by Mrs Radcliffe on April 07, 2012, 12:39 PM report to moderator
394 Points

is hoping to have a go. :)

Posted by mariakingsford on April 09, 2012, 05:44 AM report to moderator
467 Points

Interesting… Very interesting!!!

I love it! I wonder what to write… :D

Posted by lovelle on April 10, 2012, 02:09 AM report to moderator
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