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We’ve been working on updating the reader’s guides lately (particularly those for Goblet of Fire, for some reason), and areas referenced by them. Strictly British is now a section rather than a single page, and is gradually acquiring new material. You also may have noticed that Which Wizard‘s links have been undergoing… Read More
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Congratulations to artist Makani (Heather Campbell), who is now a staffer for our sister site The Leaky Cauldron. Makani’s artwork has been drawing quite a lot of attention due to her drawing skills and laugh-out-loud cartooning. See the entries below (September 11 & 18) for links to some of Makani’s… Read More
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I hope you noticed the boooo-tiful new Hallowe’en artwork created for us by Laura Freeman! Poor Myrtle looks like she’s about to dive into the U-bend! Can you guess that book this scene is from?… Read More
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John here, with a new essay. It’s written by Ravenclaw Rambler, and is called “In Search of Little Whinging.” It’s a look at the location of Little Whinging and Privet Drive, with a different interpretation from the one previously presented by Nik the Hermit in an equally wonderful essay, “Surrey: Showing… Read More
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We have a really cool new addition to the site, and a fantastic reference tool at that. Mrs Muggle has given us permission to post her detailed compilation of Potterwords, which is a usage guide to all of the abbreviations, capitalizations, punctuation, and spellings used throughout the books. Even if… Read More
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I’ve just finished a reorganization of the Bestiary, along with giving it a bit of a face lift. The old pages will stay up for a little while as we work to update links across the site. We also have a new page with lots of information on giants. Read More
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I am beginning to redesign and revise the character timelines! So far Dumbledore‘s and Snape‘s are pretty much finished. My goals with these revisions is to make the timelines easier to use, more complete, and as precise as possible on the dates. Read More
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We have four more artist mini-portfolios to tell you about: Sebastian Theilig, Tea with Voldy, Jeannine Delleré, and Cassie Songer all now have pages about them and their artwork. Read More
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More art news! As you know, we have agreements with many different artists who allow us to display their stunning artwork. Until now, there has been very little information about them, so we have begun creating “biography/mini-portfolio” pages for the artists who want them. So far there are pages for … Read More
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Yup, me again. I am very pleased to announce the addition of a new artist’s work to the Lexicon! Her name is Makani, and I have just finished adding her paintings and drawings of: Young Arthur & Molly Weasley, Dumbledore and Fawkes, Remus Lupin, Hestia Jones and Emmaline Vance, Fenrir… Read More
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The reorganization project is complete! Information-wise, I have added new research into Trelawney’s name: Sibyll (Sybill) Trelawney, and thanks to Santiágo Peresón, we have our first quotes for Book 6: Quotes by and about Sibyll (Sybill) Trelawney… Read More
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Lots of updates all over the site. The Lexicon is constantly changing. One thing we added was our statement of editorial policy, which is on the page about the Lexicon and its staff. On a staff-related note, it is my sad duty to announce that Josh Santilli, my stalwart assistant… Read More
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A few essays have been connected/reconnected to the essay index lately in the midst of all our site maintenance. Most of them predate the publication of Half-Blood Prince (and thus appear earlier in the essay index than visitors might expect) but are none the less interesting for that. We hope you enjoy them. Read More
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The Encyclopedia of Potions has been partitioned into sections while undergoing maintenance. These and other pages on various magical disciplines are still undergoing updates. There may be occasional hiccups when attempting to follow links to specific potions pages as those links are being moved from the (formerly) single main potions page… Read More
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Lots is new! Mrs. Black and her son Regulus have their own pages now, and Mundungus‘ page has been re-worked. My big project this weekend was to redo the way the wizard pages are grouped, and I’m almost done. I’ll post later with links when it is out of beta. Read More
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This morning’s update of the Lexicon brought to you by Michele and The Quibbler, which now has its own page. Other updates to the Communication-related pages have also taken place. Read More