As a Harry Potter fan, I have many nice things to say about J.K. Rowling and her Harry Potter books. She is an incredible inspiration to any writer.
When the WIZARD NEWS returns the favor, I feel like I’ve made some sort of breakthrough. My earlier post about the origin of the religious attacks on the Harry Potter books must have encouraged the people publishing the WIZARD NEWS, because they posted this headline on their site:
Satirical article caused religious panic over Harry
It’s just another well-documented Urban Legend. The Harry Potter books are excellent entertainment, not a shortcut to perdition. A shame, because too many children are being denied a chance to read one of the phenomenal literary products of the current decade. [more…]
As a result, my traffic is taking a nice jump. Welcome, Harry Potter fans!
The WIZARD NEWS is
an excellent example of a site that uses a weblog format to produce a
more interesting visitor experience. They also have a news ticker that
is less intrusive than ordinary animated banners and is not annoying at
all Quite a feat!. This site bills itself as: The World-Wide Source
for the Latest News from the worlds of Harry Potter and Lord of the
And, for those of you who haven’t checked lately, there are now 178
days until publication of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. (July