Penname: tqpannie [Contact] Real name: Annie
Member Since: 08/28/2005
Membership status: Administrator
Bio:

I'm older than most but younger than some. I'm one of the founding Captains of the site. I'm a mom of twins, and potentially crazy.

The site is my baby and I spend a great deal of time thinking of ways to make it go.

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Challenges by tqpannie
Summary:


The Quidditch Pitch and Fiction Alley are teaming up to bring you a Back to School Challenge!

Eligibility

Staff of Fiction Alley and The Quidditch Pitch are disqualified from entering the competition. Competitors do not have to be TQP members or Fiction Alley members, but as membership is open and easy to attain, it is encouraged. Both TQP & Fictionalley must approve of any given entry for it to be qualified for the competition.

Entries for the Challenge

  1. This is a fanfiction and fanart contest
  2. NC-17 material is not allowed. The rating guidelines for this challenge mirror Fiction Alley's rating system. Please review the ratings before submitting your story
  3. Your entry must be original to you or a derivative work based on JK Rowling's Harry Potter series of books. By submitting your entry, you represent and warrant that you are the author/artist of all elements of your entry or, if you are not the author/artist of one or more elements, that you have the right to use all elements of your entry.
  4. Minerva McGonagall must be the central character to the story or piece of art
  5. Stories/Art must be submitted with the following format:
    • Title:
    • Author/Artist:
    • Rating:
    • Warnings
    • Disclaimer: This story is based on characters and situations created and owned by JK Rowling, various publishers including but not limited to Bloomsbury Books, Scholastic Books and Raincoast Books, and Warner Bros., Inc. No money is being made and no copyright or trademark infringement is intended.
    • Summary:

 

  1. Stories and art may be entered via challenge@thequidditchpitch.org email address. All entries will be forwarded to both sites for approval/verification.
  2. All stories/artwork must be submitted by October 10th 2007. Voting will commence on the chosen stories on October 15th 2007. Voting will close on October 18th, 2007 at 23:59:59 USA EDT. Winners to be declared on October 19th 2007.

Judging

Staff of Fictionalley and The Quidditch Pitch will choose 10 fics/pieces of art to be voted on. The vote is open to everyone, but it will be a "blind vote," Once the winner is announced, the entries will be revealed.

Prizes:

A signed copy of a Meg Cabot novel.

A copy of Order of the Phoenix signed by Mary GrandPré.

A 2008 FictionAlley calendar.

A "7 books, 1 fandom" t-shirt.

A Quidditch Pitch t-shirt customized for your use

A TQP Bootleg CD

 

***The Winner is: Da BeST Team for their Story Curiosity

 


Categories: None Characters: Minerva McGonagall
Summary: http://www.thequidditchpitch.org/images/banner/200711-snape.png

Monthly Challenge (2007-11) Snapealicious Snapeabration!

This month we are celebrating Snape – Everything Snape! This is in honor of Madam Minnie being right and we need your stories. We celebrate many things in fandom and its finally Snape's turn at the Quidditch Pitch!

Rules:
  • Must be 500 words or more
  • Must include Snape in the story
  • Story can have other characters besides Snape but Snape has to be central
  • Complies with Terms of Service and Submission guidelines
  • Challenge ends on November 30th at 11:59 pm.

Categories: None Characters: Severus Snape
Summary:

This is our first week of drabble challenges!

Our first challenge for drabbles rated G-R is:
Premise: A misunderstanding between Muggle methods and Wizarding methods
Pairing: Dean & Seamus
Phrase that must be used: "Where are you going to put that?"

Our NC-17 Challenge is:
Premise: A misunderstanding between Muggle methods and Wizarding methods
Pairing: Ron/Hermione
Phrase that must be used: "Where are you going to put that?"

The Rules:
Must be posted by November 9th.
Must be under 500 words
Must have forum drabble challenge after the title for submission ease.
Voting will be done here on the forums
NC-17 stories will be voted on in the broomshed area.


***This week's drabble challenge is brought to you by Captain Dream Wia Dream and Pumpkin Spice Latte****

 

 

And the winner is:

 


Categories: None Characters: None
Summary: Our G-R rated challenge is:
Premise: Breaking into the Firewhisky sixth year
Pairing/characters:  Slytherin Boys
Phrase that must be used:  "It just wasn't the same once she pulled that out"

Our NC-17 challenge is:
Premise:  Finding some of Sirius's "special" stash at Grimmauld
Pairing:  Trio in any combination
Phrase that must be used:  "I never knew your eyes could glow like that"

The Rules:
Must be posted by November 16th.
Must be under 500 words
Must have forum drabble challenge after the title for submission ease.
Voting will be done here on the forums
NC-17 stories will be voted on in the broomshed area.


***This weeks drabble challenge is brought to you by Captains Simons Flower and three hard shell tacos and a chicken quesadilla from Taco Bell****
Categories: None Characters: None
Summary:

The Birds and the Bees

The Quidditch Pitch is pleased to bring you The Birds and Bees Challenge! Spring is coming, it's Valentine's Day, and love is in the air. This month's challenge is a challenge about love. We want to see stories and art that is sweet, naughty, fluffy, and just downright embarrassing. So submit your stories soon and let's have a love in. Yes, we are reliving the sixties and seventies!

Rules for stories:

  • Must be at least 500 words
  • Must be prebetad
  • Must comply with our terms of service
  • Must include love, the birds and the bees, or naughtiness

Challenge ends on March 12th at 11:59 pm EST.

Art:

  • Must be willing to let us host the artwork in our gallery for March and April
  • Must contain love, the birds and the bees, or naughtiness
  • You would submit all artwork via email to thecaptains@thequidditchpitch.org
  • Your email should contain:
    • Your penname
    • Your email address
    • Rating
    • Summary
    • Title
  • Focal Point should be Love.

 


Categories: None Characters: None
Summary:

With the ending of Deathly Hallows we have a whole new generation to incorporate into the Harry Potter World. In honor of the newest additions to fan-fiction and art we are challenging you to write/draw about them! We are not putting a limit on the ages of the next generation...but they do have to be born already! So lets get to work writing and drawing The Next Generation!

Rules for stories:

  • Must be 500 words
  • Must be prebetad
  • Must comply with our terms of service
  • Must include the next generation as focal points
  • Challenge ends on January 30th at 11:59 pm EST.

Art:

  • Must be willing to let us host the artwork in our gallery for January and February
  • Must contain the next generation
  • You would submit all artwork via email to thecaptains@thequidditchpitch.org
  • Your email should contain:
  • Your penname:
  • Your email address
  • Rating
  • Summary
  • Title:
  • Focal Point should be The Next Generation

Categories: None Characters: None
Summary:

Gluttony: the June 2008 Monthly Challenge

Gluttony. You've heard of the seven Potters and this month we challenge you to write about one of the seven sins: Gluttony.

We challenge you to use food to seduce, food to bribe, food to well--heck even a sit down dinner would work.

Rules for stories:
  • Must be at least 500 words
  • Must be prebetad
  • Must comply with our terms of service
  • Must be centered around the challenge theme
Art:
  • Must be willing to let us host the artwork in our gallery for June
  • The focal point should be the Gluttony theme
  • You would submit all artwork via email to thecaptains@thequidditchpitch.org
  • Your email should contain:
    • Your penname
    • Your email address
    • Rating
    • Summary
    • Title
Challenge ends on June 30th! Good luck and Happy writing :)
Categories: None Characters: None
Summary:

http://www.thequidditchpitch.org/images/banner/2008-04-Challenge-Rebirth.png

The Quidditch Pitch is pleased to bring you our April challenge: "Rebirth". The Wizarding World is entering a post-Voldemort era of rebirth. We want your stories/art of spring, things blooming, winter fading, allergies exploding--okay no allergies exploding. Is there a post-Voldie baby boom? Does the Phoenix really rise again? These are questions we need answered!

Rules for stories:

  • Must be at least 500 words
  • Must be prebetad
  • Must comply with our terms of service
  • Must be centered around the challenge theme

Art:

  • Must be willing to let us host the artwork in our gallery for May.
  • The focal point should be the rebirth theme
  • You would submit all artwork via email to thecaptains@thequidditchpitch.org
  • Your email should contain:
    • Your penname
    • Your email address
    • Rating
    • Summary
    • Title

Challenge ends on April 30th! Good luck and Happy writing :)


Categories: None Characters: None
Summary:
Artwork in banner by Sarapsys
It's the time for another Challenge from The Quidditch Pitch. We are issuing the Wild World of Weather Challenge. All stories must have the weather as the central focus to the plot. Wizards can't control the weather…can they?

Rules:
+ Any rating, Any pairing
+ All stories must be a minimum of 500 words
+ All art must feature weather in the background
+ Must fit the submission guidelines
+ Must be betad
+ Challenge Closes on September 30th at 11:59 pm EDT  
Categories: None Characters: None
Summary:
The Quidditch Pitch is pleased to present the October 2008: That's Frightening Challenge

Halloween has always been a central focus in the Harry Potter books and now The Quidditch Pitch wants your scary stories. We want stories that focus on Urban Legends such as Bloody Mary, Characters telling each other ghost stories, and even the ghosts of Hogwarts scaring the witches and wizards.

So take out your quills and get to writing.

The Rules:
+ Any rating, Any pairing
+ All stories must be a minimum of 500 words no maximum.
+ All art must feature Halloween in the background
+ Must fit the submission guidelines
+ Must be betad
+ Challenge Closes on November 12th at 11:59 pm EDT
Categories: None Characters: None
Summary:


Basics
  • The Quidditch Pitch's Secret Elf Exchange is all rating, all pairing, and all time periods
  • The exchange will be anonymous until December 26th when all will be revealed
  • Does not have to be centered around Christmas
  • All Stories will be emailed to Secret Elf

The Rules
  • Sign ups start tonight October 18, 2008 the Sign up deadline is November 15, 2008 at 10:00 PM EDT.
  • The deadline to turn in stories is December 22nd. We will begin posting on December 23rd and continue through December 25th.
  • If you request a gift you must be prepared to also give a gift.
  • These are ficlets the minimum length is 600 words the maximum length is 1000
  • All ratings allowed
  • All pairings allowed
  • All time periods allowed
  • All stories must be new stories and not a part of a series.
  • All fics must be beta read and spell checked. If you do not have a beta reader please email Secret Elf and we will arrange one.
  • Stories can not be posted anywhere else until all authors have been revealed on December 26th.
  • The Captains will match pairings with authors to make sure no one receives an assignment that they can not or will not write.
  • If you can not complete your story please email Secret Elf so that we may find a pinch hitter for you.

Request Template (Please copy and paste this into your reply)
TQP Username:
Valid Email Address:
Rating you prefer receiving: GP-FG-13 or MT-RT
Rating you prefer writing: GP-FG-13 or MT-RT
Things you enjoy reading or kinks:
Squicks or things that make you want to spork your eyes out:
Three pairing requests:
Scenario (one or more):
What pairings will you absolutely not write?
What subject matter will you not write about?
Are you willing to pinch hit?

Please respond to this post to make your request!
Categories: None Characters: None
Summary:
In this challenge, we have MANY pieces of fanart to inspire your writing and your job is to write a drabble or ficlet to accompany the piece. Here are the details:
  • Pick a piece of art from the selection below.
  • Write a piece of fanfic between 100 and 750 words based upon the art. No art is NC-17 but fic ratings can be any rating.
  • Submit the fic to thecaptains@thequidditchpitch.org by July 30th.
  • Read and review the drabbles and ficlets when they are posted on July 31st.

Excited, huh, huh?

Well then what are you waiting for? Go shopping for that inspirational piece of Harry Potter fanart and get writing!

THANK YOU to the wonderful artists! LeelaStarsky, DianaWeasley, LillyWMW, GlockGal, LizardSpots, Mudblood428, Odella, ElspethElf and Reallycorking.

Links to art....

Draco/Hermione---Draco/Ginny---Draco/Pansy---Gen Art---Gen Harry---Harry/Draco---Harry/Ginny---Harry/Hermione---Harry/Luna
Femme Slash---Ron/Hermione---Harry/Ron---Harry/Snape---James/Lily---James/Sirius---Lucius/Narcissa---Neville/Ginny---Remus/Tonks
Ron/Draco---Snape/Hermione---Sirius/Remus---Trio---Snape/Remus---Snape/James---Snape/Lucius---Sirius/Snape---Bill/Draco---Bill/Fleur
Categories: None Characters: None