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J.K. Rowling

One Million Pottermore Emails Sent Out

Posted by: Stephanie_J
September 27, 2011, 10:51 AM

The Pottermore Insider has updated to announce that all one million Welcome emails for Pottermore beta users have been sent out!

The site is expected to be very busy now that all users have been given access, so you may have to wait and try a few times before successfully signing in.

To everyone who has beenContinued...

Fans

Harry Potter Actors to Join the Wizarding World of Harry Potter Celebration November 11-13

Posted by: Mel
September 21, 2011, 10:20 PM

As readers will recall, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter will be hosting a special celebration of the Harry Potter films November 11th through November 13th. We now know that this celebration coincides with the release of the final Harry Potter film onContinued...

Leaky

Introducing the new LeakyNews.com: Leaky's New Multifandom Site

Posted by: Melissa
September 20, 2011, 08:10 PM

For several years we have been telling you to use LeakyNews.com as a quick shortcut to get to our admittedly difficult-to-remember domain name, the-leaky-cauldron.org. Yet as soon as we got the name and started using it, we realized that it had the potential to be its own entertainmentContinued...

LeakyCon

LeakyCon 2011: Forever Started That Night

Posted by: Melissa
September 15, 2011, 03:26 PM

Well, it's been about two months since LeakyCon and we still have a lot to show you: the pictures, the stories, the plans for 2012, and more. For right now, though... let's have a video. This is the last 10 minutes of the Esther Earl Rocking Charity Ball, captured by Pro One Video, our Moving Portrait Artists.Continued...

Contests

Winners Announced for the Rita Skeeter Writing Contest

Posted by: Stephanie_J
September 12, 2011, 07:21 PM

Last month, Leaky's contests team launched the Rita Skeeter Writing Contest in which fans were given the opportunity to write as Rita Skeeter who was assigned to cover the wedding of Luna Lovegood to Rolf Scamander.

Some wonderful entries were received, and the seven winners have been picked!Continued...

Fans

Vlogbrothers John and Hank Green Are Now Geek a Week Vlogger/Mudblood Trading Cards

Posted by: Edward
September 07, 2011, 02:43 PM

Ever have the desire to collect Vlogbrothers and Nerdfighters John and Hank Green in trading card form?  Well, thanks to Len Peralta's Geek a Week art project you can.  The Green Bros. are the newest members of an art project, Geek a Week,Continued...

J.K. Rowling

Pottermore Insider Answers Questions on Duelling, Potions, and Beta Feedback

Posted by: Stephanie_J
September 02, 2011, 05:52 PM

As mentioned last week, the Pottermore Insider blog has now been updated to answer frequently asked questions that Pottermore beta users have been asking. Concerns dealing with the potions brewing, wizards duelling, and moderation for common room comments are all addressed.Continued...

Contests

September Contest: Other Uses for the Room of Requirement

Posted by: Stephanie_J
September 01, 2011, 12:59 PM

The Room of Requirement has always had different uses throughout the Harry Potter series, from a training room for Dumbledore's Army to a room full of chamber pots for Professor Dumbledore. For our September contest, Leaky is asking how would you, as a Hogwarts student, utilize the room'sContinued...

J.K. Rowling

Pottermore Insider Answers Questions About Beta Testing and Welcome E-Mails

Posted by: Stephanie_J
August 25, 2011, 03:35 PM

A new blog post has gone up on the Pottermore Insider following the latest batch of welcome e-mails which were sent out today.

Several frequently asked questions about the beta process are covered in this latest update as well as the timeline for receiving welcome e-mails.Continued...

J.K. Rowling

Latest Batch of Pottermore Early Access E-mails Sent Out

Posted by: Stephanie_J
August 25, 2011, 10:54 AM

The Pottemore Insider has been updated to say that a new batch of Welcome e-mails for Pottermore beta access were sent out today, August 25th, from 2:45pm BST (9:45am EST).

Welcome e-mails were also sent out yesterday to a lucky few.

You can read Leaky's first thoughts on Pottermore at thisContinued...

Movies

Last Chance to See Harry Potter: The Exhibition in North America Before It Goes International

Posted by: Stephanie_J
August 10, 2011, 12:39 AM

Fans still have a few more weeks to visit Harry Potter: The Exhibition at Discovery Times Square in New York City before it closes on September 5 and heads overseas.

Tickets are available for purchase online at www.DiscoveryTS.com, at the Discovery TimesContinued...

Fans

Get Ready for the 2011 Quidditch World Cup, November 12 and 13 in NYC

Posted by: Stephanie_J
August 06, 2011, 07:43 PM

The International Quidditch Association is gearing up for the 5th annual Quidditch World Cup on November 12 and 13, 2011 in Randall's Island, New York City.

The event will take place across 10 fields with 100 teams represented and 2,000 athletes taking part.

A special video wasContinued...

J.K. Rowling

Updated: Day 6 Clue for Pottermore's Magical Quill Challenge

Posted by: Stephanie_J
August 05, 2011, 10:49 AM

Update: Registration for day 6 is now closed. Day 7's registration will take place between 12:30am and 3:00am BST which will still be Friday for some parts of the world (11.30pm – 2am GMT/ 7.30pm – 10pm EST/ 4.30pm – 7pm PST).

The Half-Blood Prince clue for Day 6 of the Magical Quill ChallengeContinued...

J.K. Rowling

Updated: Now Closed, Day 5 Clue for Pottermore's Magical Quill Challenge

Posted by: Stephanie_J
August 04, 2011, 01:11 PM

Update: Registration for day 5 is now closed; only two more days left!

Update #2: The Pottermore Insider has revealed the times for the last two registration days.

Day 6 will be released between 1:30pm and 4:00 pm BST (8:30am - 11am EST)
Day 7 will be released between 12:30am and 3:00amContinued...

Leaky

July 30th Edition of The Quibbler Now Online

Posted by: Stephanie_J
August 04, 2011, 01:10 PM

The July 30th edition of The Quibbler, Leaky's monthly publication "for all the news you won't find anywhere else," is now available for download.

In this month's issue, Herbology professor Neville Longbottom reassures readers about the "vicious veggies and fanged fruits" that are threatening the wizardingContinued...

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