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GWENDOLINE MARINUS

 

 

 

 

[HOGWARTS STARTER KIT]

[✔] Roleplay receiving your Hogwarts letter

[ ] Roleplay visiting Diagon Alley to buy school supplies

[ ] Roleplay buying your wand at Ollivander’s OR send your SWS quiz to receive your wand

[ ] Roleplay on the Hogwarts Express

[ ] Post in the Sorting Ceremony

 

[WRITING & ROLEPLAYING]

[ ] Start an open roleplay

[ ] Join someone else’s open roleplay

[ ] Write a solo RP topic

[ ] Roleplay in a group thread (3 or more participants)

[ ] Try a writing challenge of your choice for a post or a thread

[ ] Participate in this year’s VHRPC challenge

[ ] Roleplay with an Unsorted character

[ ] Roleplay with a sorted student

[ ] Roleplay with an alumni or staff member

[ ] Choose Your Own Page: any roleplay-related activity of your choice

 

[PLOTTING]

[ ] Think up a roleplay concept, plot arc, or story point relating to some aspect of your character’s past or  future

[ ] Plot out a Pre-Hogwarts roleplay in cooperation with another member(s). Start a thread and write out your plot!

[ ] Choose Your Own Page: any plot-related activity of your choice

 

[CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT]

[ ] Draft the first post of your character library. You can find the form here.

[ ] Post a RP Wanted topic for your character in Roleplaying Connections. Include a little bit of information about your character and some possible roleplay ideas.

[ ] Complete a character questionnaire.

[ ] Complete a character prompt.

[ ] Choose Your Own Page: any character development activity of your choice

 

[ARTS & CRAFTS]

[✔] Select a celebrity lookalike for your character, or create your own art to represent your character

▸Emma Fuhrmann [IG]

[ ] Create a family tree for your character.

[ ] Code one of your scrapbook pages to look more appealing to you

[ ] Create a graphic, drawing, doll or other visual representation of your character or someone else's

[ ] Participate in the "Make something for the person above you" thread.

[ ] Start a gallery, shop or request thread in the Member Creations forum.

[ ] Choose Your Own Page: any art or coding activity of your choice

 

[COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT]

[ ] Join VH’s Discord server by clicking here.

[ ] Join your year’s Discord server, found in this list.

[ ] Post in someone else’s RP Wanted topic in Roleplaying Connections volunteering to plot or roleplay with them.

[ ] Post in an off-topic discussion

[ ] Post in an off-topic game

[ ] Comment on someone’s gallery in the Member Creations forum

[ ] Send someone a message (on this board) offering to roleplay with them

[ ] Send a new character a message welcoming them to the site

[ ] Sign up for a site mentor OR apply to be a site mentor

[ ] Choose Your Own Page: any community involvement activity of your choice

 

[ACTIVITIES, EVENTS, & GAMES!]

[ ] Participate in a bonding chat

[ ] Participate in a game

[ ] Participate in the pen pal programme

[ ] Attend an activity day or excursion

[ ] Make multiple posts in an activity interacting with the other students/the leader

[ ] Got an idea for a scrapbook page or memory? Send it to Mr Lugg and Ms Murphy.

[ ] Choose Your Own Page: any activity, event, or game of your choice

Edited by Gwendoline Marinus

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Hogwarts Letter

 

As the day began to wind down, Gwen and her father, Samuel, stepped out of the fireplace and into the living room of their home. They had spent the last few days in Lyon, France; her father had business for the Ministry there (top secret, at least from her curious ears), but they had gotten a chance to explore the French countryside before returning home.

 

"I wouldn't be surprised if your letter to Hogwarts arrived soon," her father said, turning around to double check that Gwen didn't track soot into the rest of the living room. "It being the end of July and all. Just means we'll have to hit Diagon Alley soon for all your supplies."

 

She tried to bring a smile to her face, but considering her father's reaction it was obviously forced. "I know going to Hogwarts is going to be different than what you've gotten used to, but you need a proper education you know. Lucky the Ministry has let you come out on these trips to begin with."

 

"Travelling sounds so much more fun than going to Hogwarts," she said with a sigh, slowly lowering her bag to the floor. "And you're a great teacher."

 

"Nothing you say is going to keep you away, you know," he said, tapping his finger against her nose lightly. She knew it was true, but in her mind it never hurt to try. She had spent the last 2 years going on most of his work trips; she had been to Egypt, Japan, Russia, Australia, and next week they were slated to go to Los Angeles for 2 days. Staying put at Hogwarts was going to be a drastic change from the life she had grown to love.

 

They quickly began to stow their things away, all of her clothes going neatly back into their dresser. She took a few moments to look out her window at the sea just beyond the fence of their backyard; she was extremely lucky no matter where she was. Their modest house sat at the edge of the English Channel, and she would spend much of her time at home along the shoreline.

Going to Hogwarts would change everything.

 

"Gwendoline, the post we missed while we were gone just arrived!"

 

Surely the letter wasn't there now. She closed the curtains back on her window, and quickly made her way down the stairs into the kitchen. There was a stack of letters in front of her dad, but on the opposing side of the table sat one, single envelope. She picked it up, and looked at the address.

 

Sure enough. Her name was written on the outside.

 

Gwendoline Laine Marinus would be attending Hogwarts in September.

Edited by Gwendoline Marinus

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