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We’ve just passed the 30-day point, waiting for the publication of the sixth book. Here at the Lexicon, we’re gearing up for the massive task of integrating all the new information from Half-Blood Prince into the 700+ pages of the site. Between now and July 16, we’re trying to make… Read More
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This evening I’ve been doing a lot of file maintenance throughout the Lexicon. In the process, a lot of filenames and links have been changed. Dreamweaver does a marvelous job of managing that sort of thing, but it takes a while to re-synch everything. If you happen to encounter a… Read More
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Every so often I get an e-mail from someone who is dismayed because nothing new has been added to this page. I completely understand. I don’t post here nearly often enough. If you really want to know why that is, you can refer to any number of apologetic entries in… Read More
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And now… announcing a page with Peeves quotes, just in time for April Fool’s Day. Come join the fun over at the Leaky Lounge where Peeves has gotten loose and is raising quite a ruckus! Podcast: Play in… Read More
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We now have a “bookquotes” page for Petunia and the Dursley family, and more complete listings for Neville and Draco, all due to Asphodel (aka Lori Damerell, she of the magic fingers)! Coming soon: a more complete listing of quotes by Lord Voldemort, courtesy of Lady Stratford. Podcast:… Read More
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Happy birthday, Lupin! I have updated his pages to show his new birthdate. Thanks to Leaky Lounge member Asphodel Wormwood there are 2 more quotes pages: Fred & George and Sybill Trelawney. Enjoy! Podcast: Play in new window… Read More
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I have created 13 new pages listing book quotes for most of the major characters. Also, the pages for Draco, Ron, Hermione, Sirius, and Ginny have all been reorganized and enlarged! New sections include information on the actors who play the characters in the movies and new artwork. I hope they are… Read More
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I have been working on expanding the pages for the main characters. I am adding interior navigation (similar to a Table of Contents), quotes pages, expanded name research, new artwork, and more that I can’t think of right now. So far the Dumbledore, Hagrid and Snape pages are done. Podcast:… Read More
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The following essays have been hooked up to the essay index that were previously missed: The Ethics of Rowling Luna’s Place in the Expanding Circle of Friends by Antosha Quirrell’s Leave of Absence by Melissa Erin Friedline Where Does the name “Knight Bus” Come From? by Morag Traynor In cases… Read More
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First, congratulations to JKR on the birth of her daughter. And for the rest of you out there… the following essays have been hooked up to the essay index that were previously missed: Battle of the Department of Mysteries by Kendall Smiley George Weasley by Jana Tucker Is Dobby a… Read More
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Happy birthday! No, it’s not some Harry Potter character this time. It’s two people, actually. By a wonderful quirk of fate, Melissa Anelli of The Leaky Cauldron and I share a birthday, which is today, the 27th of December. I have no idea what Mel is doing to celebrate hers,… Read More
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Christmas is early! We just couldn’t wait. The Floo Network is pleased to announce its holiday gift to you, our loyal readers. We are delighted to welcome a new website, Madam Scoop’s, to the Network. The Floo Network, which brings you the best Harry Potter resources on the planet, now… Read More
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Just updated the timelines with Hermione’s birthyear, just revealed on Jo’s site. There are more details, but they will have to wait until this evening. Let me just say again how thrilling it is to have this kind of direct line from Jo. (And just how thrilling it is to… Read More
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A couple of new pages have been added: a page listing various competitions in the Wizarding World, including the Daily Prophet Grand Prize Galleon Draw and the annual Swedish broom race. a page listing organizations such as the B.O.G. (Brotherhood of Goblins) and S.P.E.W. an expanded guide to Jo’s website in our “sources of Lexicon… Read More
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I’m working very hard to catch up on essays which have been waiting in my work pile for so long. This evening I added one entitled …and I Grew Up With Percy…which I really enjoy. A beautiful drawing by Marta T. of the Weasley siblings appears on the page, too. Read More
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Thanks to Trish Drasnin, I have now posted the synopses of all four Daily Prophet newsletters which Jo wrote in the late 1990s for Bloomsbury. Sorry, I don’t have permission to reprint them word for word (although Jo, if you’re reading this, please consider letting me do so!). However, I have… Read More
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Well, you might already see one thing that’s new…the font on this page. We’re gradually changing every page in the Lexicon to this new font, Georgia, since it’s designed to be particularly easy to read on a web page. Josh and I are changing each page that we edit, so… Read More
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I’ve done a lot of editing of the timeline, thanks to helpful suggestions and error-checking from a lot of you. Thanks so much for helping out. I also added a new page, a “year calendar,” which lists birthdays and other dates of importance through the year. This will obviously… Read More
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Okay! It’s done! It took me four days, but I’ve finished a complete update of the timeline. There have been a lot of corrections and additions (and I’m still working on adding some of the information about who won the House and Quidditch Cups for the last ten years). And… Read More
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I was delighted to see the answer to another of my Open Letter questions on Jo’s website today. I have added the October 17 birthday to Flitwick’s page along with the first name Filius for sure. It’s just nice to know. Thanks, Jo. I have also turned on the link for… Read More