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As usual, there has been a lot of editing over the last few weeks. I’ve been working through a backlog of hundreds of emails to find fixes and additions that needed to be made. Josh has been doing the bulk of the editing. You might spot some of the changes… Read More
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Just a quick note. I’m on vacation, currently in Quebec City, and I happen to have internet available in my hotel, which is pretty darn nice. I had a wonderful time at Convention Alley and now I and my family will be vacationing in Canada for a few days. I… Read More
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More big news. The Lexicon is now being translated into Chinese. A team is forming to begin work and they hope to have the site operational within six months. I also just have to take a moment to express the best wishes of the Lexicon staff to Jo and Neil… Read More
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More and more new stuff. added some information to the page of Titles and Honorifics added even more new information all through the pages of Wizards added a new website to the Resources page pretty much finished the Non-Wizard Characters page, which includes Grawp and Karkus as well as all the Hags,… Read More
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Many, many edits and additions: additions to the Gazetteer of Wizarding Britain additions to the Encyclopedia of Potions additions and edits to each of the Wizard pages new essays: Sibylls, Porthia, and Prophecy additions to the page of titles and honorifics additions to the Quidditch Encyclopedia new page listing … Read More
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What’s new indeed! We were delighted and a bit stunned to discover that the Lexicon was chosen by Jo to receive her Fan Site Award. I can’t even tell you what an honor it is to know that Jo actually visits the Lexicon every so often while writing her books,… Read More
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New stuff all over the place and a couple of really cool new things. Here are the main changes and additions: I’ve finally added the Stinging Hex, so you can all stop emailing me now 🙂 New page of spells, the ones from the films and games. I made this… Read More
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It’s Memorial Day weekend and we’re camping for a few days. Every year, this weekend marks the beginning of the time when my schedule settles down quite a bit and I get a lot more time to work on the Lexicon. A few years ago, I created both the Bestiary… Read More
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After several months of delay, I finally have uploaded an essay that Prefect Marcus sent me. It’s a very well-done analysis of the “potions riddle” which Hermione solved on the way to finding the Stone under Hogwarts. I have also uploaded a new essay by Connie Ann Kirk, the author of the… Read More
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I just spent a week in Cocoa Beach, Florida, at a delightful hotel called the Luna Sea. I did a lot of reading by the pool and had a ball at Islands of Adventure in Orlando. I also did some work on the Lexicon. I have reworked the timelines entirely,… Read More
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I’ve just added an essay by Troels Forchhammer called Mapping the Harry Potter Timeline. Troels is meticulous in his analysis of the various clues and theories which have been debated back and forth for the past few years by fans. He includes all known references from all the books and… Read More
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Steve and I are updating the Lexicon simultaneously this evening, thanks to JKR’s web chat earlier today. Please be patient, we’re scrambling to integrate a gold mine of new information here. 🙂 Podcast: Play in new window |… Read More
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(If anybody out there hexed Steve with his current connectivity issues, quit it, OK?) A new essay from Morag Traynor has just been made available. Enjoy.  Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration:… Read More
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Michele here, the Lexicon’s assistant/junior editor. The Wizards’ List is undergoing a scrubbing today. Hooked up another essay to the essay index that was missed on the first pass, about the Longbottoms. Podcast: Play in new window |… Read More
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Michele here, the Lexicon’s assistant/junior editor. The chapter guide for CS1 has been updated; go to the Help/About page, to the section “Delving Deeper into Harry Potter”. An essay on duelling which has been awaiting review has also been made available. Podcast:… Read More
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Michele here, the Lexicon’s assistant/junior editor. Dreamweaver has been re-installed successfully on Steve’s personal machine after an unfortunate episode with a repair shop and an erased hard drive (didn’t affect the Lexicon’s existing content, I hasten to add, just delayed Steve in producing some new stuff he’s been working on). Read More
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Michele here, the Lexicon’s assistant/junior editor. As regular visitors may be aware, ordinarily Steve alone touches this particular page. However, in the spirit of Friday the 13th, Steve’s been having some ugly problems with his personal machine, so I thought I’d pipe up to let everyone know a little about… Read More
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Another wonderful essay has just been added, this one called “How Safe Is Privet Drive?“, written by Jen Reese. To complement the essay I’ve included another beautiful drawing by Marta T. based on the first chapter of Order of the Phoenix. Podcast:… Read More
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In case anyone’s interested, I’ve uploaded a page showing a scan of one of the pages of my research notebook about OP. I had a few requests for people who wondered what my notebooks looked like, so if that’s you, here you go. Nik the Hermit has added a whole new… Read More
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New pages: information about the Chamber of Secrets film, edited by Marilyn Cole new page for the Atlas giving details of the location of Little Whinging in Surrey, carefully researched by Nik (who lives in that area and has been investigating homes and neighborhoods) Podcast:… Read More