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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Amazon.com "Deathly Hallows Kid Correspondents" Videos Now Online

Posted by: sue
June 12, 2007, 12:03 PM

Previously we told you about the contest online retailer Amazon.com had asking young Harry Potter fans to submit videos about their love of the series in the buildup to the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. The first of these videos is now online, including one fromContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Leaky Facebook Application

Posted by: Melissa
June 06, 2007, 01:13 AM

If you use Facebook, the popular social networking site, we have something for you: Super!Alex Robbin, one of our senior staff programmers, had a few extra minutes (we are out of supleratives for the kid, seriously) and so created a Facebook application for the Leaky countdowns and PotterCast. You can add it to your profileContinued...

Contests

Harry Potter and the Deathly Dursleys

Posted by: sue
June 03, 2007, 03:26 PM

Hey everyone, would you like to read Harry Potter and the Deathly Dursleys? No, this editor has not lost her mind (well not completely, squeeing tendencies aside), but rather this is our new contest where you write a chapter due in "Deathly Hallows" where Harry has to return to Privet Drive, as heContinued...

Rumor

Fly the Ford Anglia at New Harry Potter Theme Park?

Posted by: sue
June 01, 2007, 11:04 PM

There are a few pieces of news tonight regarding the newly announced "The Wizarding World of Harry Potter" theme park coming to the Islands of Adventure at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida.
First, for those that missed the news before, the HarryPotter/Universal website we told youContinued...

Scribbulus

June Issue of "Scribbulus" Now Online

Posted by: sue
June 01, 2007, 04:28 PM

The June issue of Scribbulus is now online, featuring this month some great essays on the theme of Character Analysis and more. There are four essays that spotlight specific characters: Ron Weasley, Remus Lupin, Draco Malfoy, as well as a comparison of Harry and Tom Riddle. In addition, there are pieces on aContinued...

Books

New "Wizarding World of Harry Potter" Theme Park Announced for Universal Studios

Posted by: sue
May 31, 2007, 12:02 AM

DIGG this news!
There is an exciting turn of events tonight as Universal Studios and the people behind Harry Potter announced that there will in fact be a Hogwarts type theme park at Universal Studios (Islands of Adventure) in Orlando, Florida called "The WizardingContinued...

Fans

Reminder: "Sonorous " Approaching Soon

Posted by: sue
May 27, 2007, 07:06 PM

A reminder tonight for those who may still be considering attending "Sonorous," the one day Harry Potter gathering being held in Lancaster, California Saturday, June 9. As we told you previously, the event will include a special dinner and feature two speakers, Steve Vander Ark of our Floo partner,Continued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Miami Herald "Deathly Hallows" Contest with Judge Dave Barry

Posted by: sue
May 26, 2007, 05:10 PM

Thanks to all the readers who mailed about the new contest the Miami Herald is holding asking fans to write their own final chapter to "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows." In 300 words or less, submissions entered by June 21 from those 18 years and younger may be the winnersContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Amazon.com Launches Kid Correspondent Quest

Posted by: sue
May 24, 2007, 11:29 AM

As part of the buildup to the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Amazon.com has now launched a new contest for young Harry Potter fans under the age of 18 to submit videos reflecting on their love of the Harry Potter series. According to their press release, "ten entrants will be selectedContinued...

Katie O'Brien Memorial Scholarships Deadline Soon

Posted by: sue
May 24, 2007, 10:54 AM

Several years ago we told you about a young Harry Potter fan by the name of Katie O'Brien who lost her battle against leukemia. Her longtime friends at Fiction Alley set up a memorial scholarship fund in her honor and applications for the 2007-2008 Katie O'Brien Scholarships for Writing,Continued...

J.K. Rowling

Contest Information to Hear JKR Read from "Deathly Hallows" Plus New HP Site from Bloomsbury

Posted by: sue
May 23, 2007, 07:43 AM

As a follow up to the big news that author J.K. Rowling will be reading from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows at the release of the novel midnight July 21 at the Natural History Museum in London, England, UK publishers Bloomsbury US publishers Scholastic,Continued...

J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling to Sign Copies of "Deathly Hallows" in London July 21

Posted by: sue
May 23, 2007, 07:29 AM

J.K. Rowling has updated her website with news regarding a book signing for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows on July 21. Our favorite author has announced a new contest for fans to attend this moonlight signing of copies of the last Harry Potter book the night of the release whereContinued...

OotP Film

Second Set Report Preview Now Online

Posted by: Melissa
May 22, 2007, 04:16 PM

In the second preview of our full OOTP set report, John, Andrew and I visit the Atrium, Room of Requirement, Great Hall and court room sets at Leavesden Studios! Listen in as we give you guys the inside scoop...everything from the architecture of the Room of Requirement to what's etched onto the tablesContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" Stamps Due for U.K.

Posted by: sue
May 20, 2007, 10:19 PM

The Royal Mail in the UK has announced they will issue special stamps to mark the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. The Times reports these stamps will be available starting July 17 and will have images of all seven books on first-class stamps. In addition the "crestsContinued...

Contests

Winners of Wizard Wheezes Contest Announced

Posted by: sue
May 16, 2007, 09:03 AM

Last month we had a contest to create an advertisement for a Weasleys' Wizard Wheezes item, and today we can now announce the winners. Below are three advertisements that would make Gred & Forge proud. Congratulations to all!

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