• Character Wilbert Slinkhard was the author of Defensive Magical Theory, a dull and heavily theoretical Defence against the Dark Arts textbook that favors more passive responses to dark forces (OP9, OP12, OP15, OP17, OP29). In chapter 15, Slinkhard claimed that counter-jinxes are improperly named, because he believed that “counter-jinx”… Read More
• Character Winkus Oddpick was a writer on the Daily Prophet’s op-ed page (DP3). Oddpick wrote an editorial entitled “Why can’t goblins be more like elves?“, which appeared on p.32 of the Daily Prophet after the Chipping Clodbury riot (DP3). Read More
• Character Eldred Worple was the author of Blood Brothers: My Life Amongst the Vampires and a guest at Slughorn’s Christmas party with his friend Sanguini. (HBP15)… Read More
• Occupations The writers and employees known to work for the Daily Prophet: Personnel Ludo Bagman – wrote a feature article during the 2014 Quidditch World Cup (QWC) Bozo (surname unknown) – Rita’s photographer partner (GF18) Betty Braithwaite – interviewed Rita Skeeter about her forthcoming… Read More