December 16th, 2007

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Digest: 16 Dec 2007

Digest for 25 November 2007 through 15 December 2007

Announcements:
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Featured Stories
December's Featured Stories can be found here!  Congratulations to everyone!

In January, we will put forth past monthly winners in our Featured Story of the Year poll.  We will also hold a Featured Artist of the Year poll.  Keep an eye out for both!

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New Staff Members
Please give a warm welcome to all our new staff members!

The Captains will try not to frighten them too much.

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Charities
The December holidays are traditionally a time for giving.  Please join us in donating to a few charities to help out those less fortunate.




Donate School Supplies -- please, if you choose this charity, let them know that you found out about them via The Quidditch Pitch.

Help rebuild the New Orleans Public Libraries

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Editor's Choice
Congratulations to shieldmaiden!

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Featured Artist
Congratulations to glockgal!



The interview with November's Featured Artist, artisticentropy, is now available here.

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Quaffle Talk
Episode 9:  The One With All The Schooling is now available!  More details about where to download the podcast are here

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Monthly Challenge
Our December Challenge is a bit different from our usual challenges.  This time it's a secret elf, secret drabble challenge.  Further information can be found here, but hurry since all drabbles must be received by December 29th!

Also, congratulations to the winners of November's challenge, the Snapealicious Snapeabration:  rickey_a, Hysterical Hystorial/abigail89 and tjs_whatnot!

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Christmas Darkmark

Several Announcements

Interviews::
+ Our Interview with Quizzical our Editor's Choice for November has been uploaded. This is an audio interview that Quizzical was kind enough to submit provided us with. You can find the interview on our interview page or on her Bio Page.
We currently are working on interviews with Glockgal and Shieldmaiden. They will be up shortly.

Holiday Closures:
+ For Christmas
The submission queue will close December 22nd at 11:59 pm EDT and re-open December 27th at 8 am EDT.
+For New Years
We will close December 29th at 1159 pm EDT and will re-open January 3rd at 8 am EDT.

Holiday Reminders:
Keep in mind through this busy holiday season that our Quidditch Assistants have family and holiday obligations. They do this entirely voluntarily and we ask for your patience for any delays.

Changes to look forward to in the New Year:
+Our annual featured story of the year poll and our featured artist of the year poll.
+A redesign of our forums
+Revamping of story categories to hopefully simplify the process.
+New art and story challenges!