Author Rainbow Rowell on writing “Harry Potter” fan fiction


Many of you will be aware of Rainbow Rowell's recent novel, "Fangirl", which looks at a teenage girl who is a big deal in the fan fiction world but struggling to start a new life at college. The book speaks to many "Harry Potter" fans because of its parallels with the "Harry Potter" fandom. On Rainbow's recent book promotional tour for "Landline", her latest novel, she has spoken about her own experiences with writing "Harry Potter" fan fiction. Read More »

Special video interview: MuggleNet talks with star and “Potter” fan Jim Curry from the upcoming fantasy show “The Quest” on ABC


"The Quest" is a new hit reality show set to air on July 31, 2014, on ABC. One of the contestants, called Paladins, is MuggleNet fan and Quidditch star from the University of Arkansas, Jim Curry. MuggleNet's Keith Hawk discusses the fandom and the show in this new interview complete with clips from the upcoming show. Read More »

Registration now open for MISTI-Con 2015!

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Registration for MISTI-Con 2015 is now open! If you've ever wanted to attend an immersive "Harry Potter" convention, you'll want to find out more about this one! Read More »

Is Muggle Quidditch outgrowing “Harry Potter”?


Over the last few years, the Muggle version of Quidditch has taken off, with the sport becoming more and more popular. There is the annual Quidditch World Cup as well as the annual conference of the International Quidditch Association. In a new article, which explores the future of Quidditch, as well as considering "Harry Potter" sites such as MuggleNet itself, the changes that are ahead for Quidditch are considered. Read More »

MuggleNet fan to represent “Potter” on TV show “The Quest”!


You may remember last year we posted that the makers of new TV show "The Quest" were looking for fans to take part. Well, one MuggleNet fan, Jim Curry, applied and has been picked to represent "Harry Potter" and Quidditch on the show! Read More »

Hallmark’s 2014 “Harry Potter” ornament available soon!

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The "Harry Potter" keepsake ornament from Hallmark for 2014 has been revealed! Find out when it will be available. Read More »

“Forbes” on how “Harry Potter” fans are changing Hollywood


"Harry Potter" fans already know that fandom can be used in a powerful way. It is clear from the success of the Harry Potter Alliance (HPA) and the collective influence of "Harry Potter" fans that much can be achieved through the power of fandom. "Forbes" has published an article titled "How Harry Potter Fans Are Changing the World - and Hollywood," which explores the collective power of "Harry Potter" fans, the HPA, and Nerdfighters. The article also considers the achievements of the HPA and asks why fandom is changing the world. Read More »

Silence in the Great Hall – OWL exams are still in progress

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Have you taken your MuggleNet Ordinary Wizarding Level examinations, yet? Many of you have, and your knowledge of the wizarding world is at an all-time high! Check out the prize one lucky person will win for passing an OWL exam, and listen to the new commercial from "AudioFictions" right here! Read More »

Quiet in the Great Hall! Ordinary Wizarding Level Examinations (OWLs) are now in progress!

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QUIET IN THE GREAT HALL! Testing is in progress as the MuggleNet OWLs are here! Challenge yourself in your knowledge of the "Harry Potter" series with these exams and enter for a chance to win a fabulous gift set from the Hogsmeade Station Gift Shop! Good luck to all! Read More »

Study “Harry Potter” and International Relations this summer!

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The Policy Studies Organization, which is based in Washington, DC, has announced that they are running a brand new course this summer together with the American Public University. The course, titled International Politics in this World and Beyond: Wizards, Fiction and Political Fact in a Global Age, will look at "Harry Potter", alongside the works of Tolkien and the world of "Star Wars". Read More »

The MuggleNet Ordinary Wizarding Level examinations are only days away – are you ready?


Have you been studying the "Harry Potter" series for years and want to find out just how much you know? Do you think you are the most knowledgable "Potter" fan in the world? The time to prove yourself is coming soon! Read More »

Hogwarts Academia – A magical afternoon of “Harry Potter” discussion and learning


Check out the next major event for the Los Angeles Dumbledore's Army Harry Potter Fan Group right here! Read More »

Read MuggleNet’s review of NESCom’s “The Tale of the Three Brothers”

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Wehave been eagerly anticipating NESCom's adaptation of Beedle the Bard's "The Tale of The Three Brothers" since October, and thanks to one reader who got to attend the short film's premiere, you can now read a full review of the film! Read More »

Review: NESCom’s “The Tale of the Three Brothers”


MuggleNet reader Crystal Woehrle-Logan's review of "The Tale of the Three Brothers" reveals the scoop on this highly-anticipated fan film! Read More »

“Dumbledore Lives”: An op-ed to warm your heart

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Here at MuggleNet, we do our best to keep you up to date on all the latest "Potter" news, but we also love to celebrate how "Harry Potter" has touched the lives of readers around the world. Today, we have a special story about how one woman's love for the books helped her write a letter to the grandchild she would never get the chance to meet. Read More »

Congratulations to Joshua and Meredith on their “Potter”-themed wedding celebration

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A beautiful wedding ceremony inspired by the "Harry Potter" series for Joshua and Meredith. Check out all of the details here. Read More »

Another chance to win Harry Potter Hogwarts Collection boxed set!


Did you miss your shot at winning the newest Hogwarts Collection limited-edition boxed set? Have no fear - another chance is here! Down some Felix Felicis, and see how you can enter to win! Read More »

US fans: Win the new WB Hogwarts Collection!


We posted back in March about the release of the Harry Potter Hogwarts Collection, which features THREE HOURS of brand new special features in addition to all eight "Harry Potter" films. This limited-edition set is now available in stores, but for those of you who can't afford the $249.99 price tag, we've got not one but TWO opportunities for you to win this amazing set! Read More »

J.K. Rowling reveals new “Potter” information on Twitter


Ever since J.K. Rowling joined Twitter back in 2009, fans have been hoping for more engagement with the super-popular author. Until recently, Rowling had been famously sparing with her tweets, updating the account very infrequently. Then, back in March, she tweeted numerous times with the hashtag #wizards4Scotlandrugbyteam, promising fans that if the hashtag gained enough traction, she would release new information on Pottermore. But today, Rowling has responded directly to a fan's question on Twitter for the first time! Read More »

New special guests announced for LeakyCon 2014

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Can’t wait for LeakyCon? In case you need any more reason to be excited, three more special guests have just been announced, including two actors from the "Harry Potter" films. Read More »