This is optional if you want to explore. The Pottermore site is now open, and it is unbelievable. You’ll need to register to access the site, but it is well worth the time.
J.K. Rowling adds some background history to many of the characters, places, and things from the novels that you would not know from just the reading.
For those of you not familiar with Harry Potter, the second prompt is for you. Choose one of the two questions to answer. Five quality paragraphs. Since you are writing a story, think in terms of intro, body paragraphs, and conclusion.