MyLeaky Login

Join the largest Harry Potter Social Network on the Web! | FAQ

In the News

"Twilight" Author Stephenie Meyer Talks J. K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling
Posted by: Edward
April 10, 2008, 08:27 PM

In a new interview on MTV.com Stephenie Meyer, the author of the popular “Twilight” novels, discusses Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling along with the similarities she finds between the “Twilight” and “Harry Potter” series. While Mrs. Meyer notes she has not yet had the opportunity to meet her fellow author, she does say she “would love to sit down and talk with her.” She continues, noting the fact that while both series are hugely popular among younger readers, comparing one series to the other is something she finds difficult to do. She states:

“The interesting thing about the comparison is that I think you can compare my fans to her fans more easily [than me to her]. I do think that we both have people who are just really really enthusiastic, and will come miles to see you and be involved, and everybody really cares about our characters. But the [’Harry Potter’ and ‘Twilight’] stories are just so different.”

“J.K. Rowling’s audience is everybody, so that means we all have a piece of her audience,” Meyer laughed. “It’s terribly flattering to be compared to her, but there’s never going to be another J.K. Rowling; that’s a phenomenon that’s not gonna happen again.”

Finally, Mrs. Meyer goes on to talk more on topics she would like to speak with J. K. Rowling about if given the opportunity, including Jo’s thoughts of the Harry Potter films, her fans, and her experience of being a popular writer. As readers will remember, actor Robert Pattinson (Cedric Diggory) has been cast as leading man Edward Cullen in the upcoming “Twilight” film. All three previously released novels in the “Twilight” series are available for purchase in our Cauldron Shop.

Previous Article | Next Article Browse all Recent J.K. Rowling News

241 Comments

fromage
Posted by fromage on April 14, 2008, 09:24 AM report to moderator
Willy Wonka
Posted by Willy Wonka on April 14, 2008, 09:53 AM report to moderator
tintanktonks
Posted by tintanktonks on April 14, 2008, 10:26 AM report to moderator
anne
Posted by anne on April 14, 2008, 10:39 AM report to moderator
Cain
Posted by Cain on April 14, 2008, 03:04 PM report to moderator
Cain
Posted by Cain on April 14, 2008, 03:05 PM report to moderator
siyrean
Posted by siyrean on April 14, 2008, 04:33 PM report to moderator
Kerrie
Posted by Kerrie on April 14, 2008, 07:18 PM report to moderator
Kerrie
Posted by Kerrie on April 14, 2008, 07:24 PM report to moderator
siyrean
Posted by siyrean on April 14, 2008, 07:30 PM report to moderator
Kerrie
Posted by Kerrie on April 14, 2008, 07:37 PM report to moderator
Kerrie
Posted by Kerrie on April 14, 2008, 07:38 PM report to moderator
Kerrie
Posted by Kerrie on April 14, 2008, 07:42 PM report to moderator
Pixie
Posted by Pixie on April 14, 2008, 07:55 PM report to moderator
Pixie
Posted by Pixie on April 14, 2008, 08:09 PM report to moderator
You must be logged in to MyLeaky to comment. Please click here to log in.

Finding Hogwarts
PotterCast Interviews Jo Rowling! Click here to Listen! The Books Everything...Half-Blood Prince...and the rest of the HP Films Leaky Apps

Guess That Book

The creature slipped off the bed and bowed so low that the end of its long, thin nose touched the carpet. Harry noticed that it was wearing what looked like an old pillowcase, with rips for arm- and leg-holes.

Scribbulus Essay Project

Issue 28 - Jul. 2014

Scribbulus is THE place for Leaky Cauldron readers to submit their essays and opinion pieces!
See more over at Scribbulus!
Learn to knit your own 'Weasley Sweater'. Learn to brew your own 'Butterbeer'. Find out how at Leaky Crafts!