There are numerous Harry Potter
related activities on the Web. From entire fan listings, to Web communities
and even fan fiction, Harry Potter fans have plenty of options for online
There are tons of personal as well as professional Web sites related to
Harry Potter. Some sites are about the series in general, while others
focus on the movies and its characters. Some even serve as forums and
discussion boards for members to share opinions and theories.
Warner Bros. has the official site for the Harry Potter
You can visit it for the latest news about the movies, or to play fun
games and participate in other related activities. You can also join the
official Webmaster community, where you are supplied with graphics and
banners to use on your personal HP site.
||This is a very thorough source of information about
the Harry Potter books. An Encyclopedia of sorts, definitely the
most extensive reference work related to Harry Potter I've ever
||This is also a great site. It deals mainly with Harry Potter related
News. It also has lots of great information about all the HP movies.
||This is an unofficial fan site. It is well organized with a variety
of options such as editorials, trivia, downloads, and book errors.
Harry Potter fans worldwide have written fiction about the HP series based
around original characters, events, and locations from the books. In addition
to writing fiction, some fans also create graphic depictions based on
This is the largest fanfic site specific
to the Harry Potter fandom (community of Potter fans). They have
4 separate houses, as the books do, which represent the different
categories of fiction included. They also have a message board community
and thousands of pieces of fan art.
||Described as a small forum where like-minded Potterites obsess over
the Harry Potter stories. In addition to the forums, Sugar Quill includes
fan fiction writing and art.
There are various groups on the Internet related to Harry
Potter. Groups, similar to Web sites allow fans to share in their love
for all things HP. The difference is, groups usually require membership
to enjoy all of the benefits.
Harry Potter for Grown-Ups (HPFGU) is a group on Yahoo!
It is described as a friendly, thought-provoking place for adults to enjoy
discussions of the Harry Potter books. It is a moderated list with very
high volume. Along with the extensive discussion board, HPFGU feautures
polls, essays, jokes, as well as scheduled chat sessions.
HarryPotter is another Yahoo! group for adult fans. This group advertises
in-depth discussions of the series in its original form. Some fan fiction
is allowed, as long as it stays within the theme.
These are just two groups about Harry Potter, which I recently joined.
There are many others, open to all types of fans. Some groups and communities
focus on a wider variety of activities such as RPGs, fan fiction, as well
as shipper discussions (possible romantic relationships).
In addition to these activities, there are many other
Internet ventures for Harry Potter fans of all ages... from coloring pages
and magical trading card games, to a myriad of HP quizzes. Here are a
All of these activities contribute to the notion that
no matter what critics say; Harry Potter has many fans, young and old.
These activities provide a way for fans to express their love for HP with
other fans instead of focusing on the negative things critics have to