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Submit to SerpenTimes!

Posted: Tue Sep 01, 2015 2:22 pm
by Prof. Scarlet Leslie-Lewis
SerpenTimes, the Slytherin house newspaper, is now accepting submissions!
All ideas must be approved. Please post here or send your ideas to serpentimes.hol[at]

You can earn a maximum of 50 points per issue. If you have an idea for a column, fill out a Columnist application. It will be open all year!
Points Breakdown

Articles: 5-15 points each (max 30 points)
Graphics: 5-10 points each (max 20 points)
Puzzles: 5-10 points each (max 20 points)

SerpenTimes is also offering three extra point-earning opportunities. These are open to all houses and will be submitted separately from submissions. You can earn a maximum of 40 points from exclusives.
SerpenTimes Exclusives

Magic Moments (max 20 points)
Share up to two images that represent the given theme. Each moment must be accompanied with a brief description (max 50 words). The written description can be included with the picture or submitted separately. Moments are worth 10 points each.

Grab Bag Writing Challenge (max 15 points)
Write a story at least 250 words in length that includes the words in the list provided. Earn 1 point for each word utilized in the story. Any form of the words (change the tense, make them plural, etc.) can be used.

SerpenTimes Superlatives (max 5 points)
Choose fellow HOL'ers for superlatives each issue. People from any house can be named and more than one person can be nominated for each superlative. Provide a reason (at least 1 full sentence) for the nominations.
For our next issue:

Theme: Kaleidoscope
Deadline: 15th March

SerpenTimes Points Spreadsheet

(The theme is simply a springboard for ideas. Submissions are not required to fit the theme for each issue.)
Looking forward to your submissions!

Re: Submit to SerpenTimes!

Posted: Thu Nov 15, 2018 3:13 am
by Prof. Scarlet Leslie-Lewis
Lots of exciting events are coming up, so here is a brief reminder that the next SerpenTimes is 2 months away - January 15th.

As you are spending time with your family and friends, keep the theme Work in Progress in mind. Enjoy your upcoming HOLidays!

Re: Submit to SerpenTimes!

Posted: Tue Jan 08, 2019 2:10 am
by Prof. Scarlet Leslie-Lewis
One week until the deadline! If you're looking to pick up a few quick points before term ends, send in your Superlatives nominations and Moments. Lots of graphics are still up for grabs, check here to see if anything inspires you.