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@RobotAmbassador roll 8d20


:game_die: 14, 2, 16, 18, 12, 8, 12, 4


30: 477

30: 542

25: 396


Year Four

Earlier this summer, Ron invited you to come to the Quidditch World Cup with the Weasleys, Harry, and Hermione. Today is finally the day! You and your friends meet up with the Diggory family to use a nearby Portkey. Write 400 words as you travel by Portkey and get dizzy upon landing.

WC: 449 T: 6:01 TCC: 528 CWO: Opal Waters Chapter 20

After setting up camp for the night, you meet Ludo Bagman, a former Beater and the commentator for the match. Fred and George make a bet with him, and you do as well when Ludo challenges you to write 750 words in thirty minutes.

WC: 503/322 = 825 words T: 20 minutes TCC:1031/TBA CWO: OW Chapters 20/21

If you succeed: Ludo doubles the amount of Galleons you have.

If you fail: Sorry, but Ludo takes half of your Galleons.

Time for the match- Ireland vs Bulgaria. Roll a die; if your roll is even, you’re cheering for Ireland. If your roll is odd, you’re cheering for Bulgaria. Word war with someone cheering for the opposite team for fifteen minutes.

WC: T: TCC: CWO: Word War With: I can’t find someone to word war with right now.

If you win: Your friend gives you a Galleon.

If you lose: You give your friend a Galleon.

The Dark Mark appears over the large campsite after the game. Write 3% of your current word count as you flee the camp and into the woods.

Aboard the Hogwarts Express, Draco Malfoy gloats that he knows about an event happening at Hogwarts this year that no one else knows about. You and your friends decide to ignore him, and you write 500 words as you eat some treats off of the trolley and get excited about your classes for the term.
If you are in Slytherin, Draco has already told you about what’s happening this year at Hogwarts and you may skip this round for free.

At the start of term feast, Dumbledore announces that this year, Hogwarts will be hosting the Tri-Wizard Tournament, and that no one under the age of seventeen will be allowed to submit their names to be considered for the competition. Write for twenty minutes as you scheme with the Weasley twins about how you’ll get your name into the Goblet of Fire.

This year’s new Defense Against the Dark Arts professor is Mad-Eye Moody, a retired Auror for the Ministry. He demonstrates the three Unforgivable Curses in front of the class, using the Imperius Curse on you to make you write 600 words.

The day before Halloween, the delegates from Beauxbatons and Durmstrang arrive at Hogwarts. Write for ten minutes as you notice Viktor Krum among the Durmstrang students and eat at the Welcoming Feast.

Fred and George give you some of their Aging Potion, allowing all three of you across the Age Line protecting the Goblet of Fire from younger students. Unfortunately, the potion doesn’t work, and all three of you are sent to the hospital wing. Write to the nearest thousand as you wait for your gray hair to turn back to normal.
If you are in Ravenclaw, you know better than to use an Aging Potion to get past the Age Line and may skip this round for free.

On Halloween night, four champions are selected for the Tri-Wizard Tournament, and one of them is Harry! He asks you for your help to prepare him for the First Task. Write 300 words as you practice the Summoning Charm with him and Hermione.

The First Task is here, and Harry faces off with a Hungarian Horntail! Participate in a Fifty-Headed Hydra as you watch the event with bated breath, and celebrate in his success completing the Summoning Charm.

Hermione is worried about the well being of the house elves in the kitchens, and she takes you, Harry, and Ron down to the kitchens. Write for fifteen minutes as you talk to Dobby and Winky while the rest of the house elves feed you well.
If you are in Hufflepuff, you’re already in the kitchens when Hermione and the others arrive and may skip this round for free.

Your Head of House announces that there will be a Yule Ball on December 25th, and that you need to find a date for the evening. You have two ideas for who to ask, but you’re unsure of who to pick: a quirky third-year Ravenclaw named Luna Lovegood, or your good friend Seamus Finnigan.

If you ask Luna: She seems excited about the fact that she’ll be able to attend the ball, though you are a little put off by her strange personality. Write 500 words as you make plans with her for when to pick her up.

If you ask Seamus: He’s a little surprised that you asked him but gladly accepts. Write for twenty minutes as you pray that he won’t blow anything up in your face on your date.

Christmas Day arrives, and it’s time for the Ball! After the formal slow dances, you and your date have fun dancing to the band that arrives to play. Write for thirty minutes while listening to your favorite wizard rock music. You can find a master list of wizard rock music here. If you don’t want to listen to wizard rock while you write, listen to the music of your choice, or none if you would prefer.

In preparation for the Second Task, you help Harry in the library to try to find a way to breathe underwater. Write 400 words as you learn little from your search.

The morning of the Second Task, you can’t find Ron or Hermione to walk down with you to the lake, so you go alone and quickly realize that they’re a part of the event. Write for twenty minutes as you wait for your friends to come up to the surface of the lake.
If you are in Gryffindor, you use the time to console Neville, who thinks he killed Harry by giving him gillyweed. You may skip this round for free.

Sirius, who’s still on the run, wants to meet Harry and the rest of you outside of Hogsmeade. Write 500 words as you sneak away from the town and to the cave where you meet him.

Your life becomes fairly uneventful as you wait for the Third Task to approach. For every class you study for, complete the challenge below. If you complete all of them, take a Galleon for your valiant efforts.

Transfiguration: Write 200 words as you practice turning a guinea fowl into a guinea pig.

Potions: Write for thirty minutes as you perfect your Wit-Sharpening Potion.

Divination: Write 150 words as you study out of The Dream Oracle

Charms: Write 300 words as you learn how to perform the Banishing Charm.

Defense Against the Dark Arts: Write for twenty minutes as you work on your counter-curses.

The Third Task is finally here, after you watched with much curiosity as the labyrinth grew on the Quidditch field. Write for 45 minutes as you patiently wait for the champions to leave the maze. You are not allowed to skip this round even if you have enough Galleons to do so.

When Harry appears, he comes with Cedric Diggory’s dead body. A quiet hush falls over everyone in attendance, and you can hear several people crying. Write 200 words as you stare at him in shock.

There was no time to come to terms with Cedric’s death when it’s revealed that Professor Moody isn’t the real Alastor Moody at all: he’s actually Barty Crouch, Jr., a Death Eater who was the one who entered Harry into the Triwizard Tournament! Write for fifteen minutes during the chaos.

At the end of year feast, Dumbledore that Voldemort has returned and was responsible for Cedric’s death. Participate in the Three Digit Challenge during Dumbledore’s speech and as Harry, who sits next to you, explains more details about what happened.

Summer vacation is here once again, but this time it comes with a heavy burden on your chest. Write 500 words on the train home, and start preparing for your fifth year at Hogwarts!


NaNo starts soon.


I know I hope this thread blows up soon because of it.


I’m planning on doing it, and this thread is going to help a lot.


I’m going to try it but I barely managed my 13K goal in Camp NaNo and that was in the summer holidays too. RIP :cry:


I am back, starting with the rest of Molly’s list of things to do.

Write for fifteen minutes as you make dinner and Mrs. Weasley gets some rest.

Write 500 words in ten minutes if you help get rid of the boggart upstairs.

426 words

237 words. I know it isn’t 500 words, but I still did it, so I’m taking the galleon.

September first arrives, and it’s time for you to go back to Hogwarts. Ron and Hermione are prefects and go to sit in their own carriage, so you share a compartment with Ginny, Neville, and Luna Lovegood. Write for 45 minutes during the long ride to school .

1058 words.

At the start of term feast, you notice that Hagrid is missing from the staff table. You also learn that this year’s new Defence Against the Dark Arts professor is Dolores Umbridge, who looks like a toad who was drowned in pink fabric. You soon learn in class that she is a horrible teacher. She makes you write 3% of your word count when you speak out against her in class.

My current word count for the Harry Potter crawl is 46,945. 3% of that is 1408.35. That’s a bit much so I’m going to do my work’s word count. That is 5,793 and 3% of that is 173.79, so I’m gonna write 174.

189 done in 6 minutes and 43 seconds.

Umbridge is out of control, and her rule over the school is becoming more and more extreme. In secret, you and several others who disagree with her teaching methods meet in Hogsmeade to organise a group that will learn under Harry. Write 500 words during the meeting at the Hog’s Head.

512 words in 17 minutes and 41 seconds.

The new group, now called Dumbledore’s Army and forced to meet in secret due to the Educational Decree Number Twenty-four, needs a place to learn where it won’t be discovered by Umbridge or any of the students in her Inquisitorial Squad. Write for twenty minutes as you search for a place to meet. Dobby tells you about the Room of Requirement, and it is decided that you’ll meet there. If you are in Slytherin, you are also a member of the Inquisitorial Squad to try to sabotage Umbridge and may skip this round for free.

517 words.

Hagrid has come back to Hogwarts, and you, Harry, Ron, and Hermione go to visit him. Participate in a Fifty-Headed Hydra as he describes the giants to you.

163 words. Nowhere near 500.

Harry wakes you up in a panic and tells you that he had a nightmare about Mr. Weasley being attacked at the Ministry by a snake. Write 600 words during the long night with the Weasleys comforting them as they discover that what Harry dreamed about was true.

616 words in 17 minutes and 18 seconds.

I’m going to bed, so I’ll continue this later. Words for this part is 3,718.


@RobotAmbassador roll 8d20


:game_die: 16, 20, 6, 14, 15, 14, 16, 5


30: 442

30: 546

25: 329

20: 333


I’m going to be kicking off my new novel with a 3.5k day tomorrow and I will be using these crawls.

Crawl One
Crawl 2



roll 1d100


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@RobotAmbassador roll 1d100


:game_die: 29


Hmm, short time BUT I CAN MAKE IT WORK


Hopefully now that my computer and everything is set back up, my husband and I will be able to figure something out with the wifi situation and soon, hopefully I will be able to sprint out some serious numbers again.


Good luck! I’d let you borrow some of my wifi, but it’s kinda sucky so I doubt I can toss it far enough so instead I’ll give you luck. Have some luck *tosses ALL THE LUCK*

Okie, I’ll shut up now