Last night, the Harry Potter Wiki launched our Wikia Book Club initiative with a bang, hosting a rousing discussion on the first eight chapters of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. The official discussion topics can be found here , but the hour-long conversation veered in a number of different directions -- with savvy insights being raised by all who participated.
If you weren’t able to join in the discussion, fear not… now’s your chance to continue the conversation! Below find an edited transcript of the hour-long chat (edited to group discussion topics together, remove the various “so-and-so has entered/exited the chat” messages, etc.). Feel free to leave your thoughts on any of the topics in the comments below.
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Welcome to the Wikia Book Club – a place where the Wikia community can together read and discuss novels currently heating up the pop culture zeitgeist. To kick the tires on this new program, we’re piggy-backing our launch off the announcement that all seven books in the Harry Potter franchise are coming to the Kindle Owners’ Lending Library. As such, we’re going to be reading and discussing the first book in the “Boy Who Lived” saga, The Sorcerer’s Stone.
Whether it’s your first or fifth time reading the story, join us via live chats (schedule outlined below) on the Harry Potter Wiki to discuss:
Read Chapter 1 (“The Boy Who Lived”) through Chapter 8 (“The Potions Master”). Discussion topics to include:
- How many of you just read the book for t…
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Known in some circles as the geek Mecca, Comic-Con International: San Diego has become the place for entertainment enthusiasts looking to get their yearly fix of all things film, TV, comics, anime, toys and more. With the 2012 show fast approaching, what better place to celebrate the living, breathing embodiment of Wikia than at the ultimate pop culture event. So I am excited to announce, Wikia is going!
That’s right. We’re pulling up our Internet stakes and traveling circus-style to Southern California where we have a number of fun events planned (meet-ups, parties, interview opportunities, etc.) for the duration of the convention. But what is Wikia without you, the community? After all, is not the whole greater than the sum of its parts? …
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