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Pottermore: Sneak Peek at New Content from JK Rowling

Posted by: Catherine
September 05, 2012, 05:10 PM

Pottermore has released an excerpt from Chapter Eight: The Deathday Party of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. This excerpt is about new character information on Peeves the Poltergeist. Pottermore Insider also stated that the next installment should be arriving to Pottermore "shortly". Continued...

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Pottermore: COS Update

Posted by: Catherine
September 04, 2012, 07:27 PM

Pottermore tweeted about more updates of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, saying that they are working on "bugs and Bludgers". According to Pottermore Insider:


Tuesday 04 September

Onsite update:
The challenge is on today as our Tech team work to fix a few tricky, lingering bugs on Duelling and our codersContinued...

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Pottermore: Sneak Peek

Posted by: Catherine
August 30, 2012, 04:23 PM

Pottermore has opened up a sneak peek of the next few moments for Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. Members can now read about the Deathday Party moment. Pottermore Insider posted:

Many of our Pottermore fans have been keen to see the next chapters of Harry Potter and the Chamber of SecretsContinued...

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Pottermore: Site Updates

Posted by: Catherine
August 29, 2012, 09:00 AM

 Pottermore Insider has announced that it may be difficult for fans to log into Pottermore due to site updates. The site reads:

Onsite update:
As a part of our ongoing work to improve Pottermore.com, we have planned system updates for Wednesday, the 29th of August. During the hours of 10:00GMT and 13:00GMT onContinued...

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"J.K. Rowling: Life After Potter" Australian Special

Posted by: Catherine
August 27, 2012, 02:12 PM

J.K. Rowling will be interviewed by Jennifer Byrne and discussing her post-Potter life on Australia's ABC network. This is solely an Australian special, titled J.K. Rowling: Life After Potter. The special will be shown on September 27, the day The Casual Vacancy is released, at 8:00 PM local AustralianContinued...

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Pottermore: "All in the Fine Details"

Posted by: Catherine
August 24, 2012, 12:48 PM

Pottermore Insider has posted yet another update on Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. Everything is "in the fine details" that Pottermore artists are working on, saying:

Our artists are putting the final touches to some slugs, bugs, quills and watery spills in the next Pottermore chapters. 

Will youContinued...

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J. K. Rowling to Speak About "The Casual Vacancy" in NYC on October 16

Posted by: Edward
August 22, 2012, 04:50 PM

Entertainment Weekly is reporting that author J. K. Rowling will come stateside October 16th for a one-time-US event at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York City to participate in a conversation about her new novel for adults, The Casual Vacancy.  TheyContinued...

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Pottermore: Progress Update

Posted by: Catherine
August 22, 2012, 12:48 PM

Pottermore has tweeted about more progress that is being accomplished this week. According to Pottermore Insider, they are polishing up the next installment of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

This week, we're finessing the animations for the next chapters of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.Continued...

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Pottermore: Next Instalment Progress

Posted by: Catherine
August 15, 2012, 12:34 PM

An update has been posted about the next instalment of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets on Pottermore. According to Pottermore Insider, editors are back in the studio working on more sound features for the next instalment.


We've been back in the studio this week, finalising more sounds that feature inContinued...

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JK Rowling to Launch "The Casual Vacancy" at Southbank Centre on Sept. 27

Posted by: Stephanie_J
August 02, 2012, 12:24 PM

J.K. Rowling will be in attendance at a special event to launch her new novel, The Casual Vacancy, on September 27 at London's Southbank Centre.

Ms. Rowling will read a passage from the book before taking part in a conversation with journalist and author Mark Lawson and answeringContinued...

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Japanese Harry Potter eBooks Now Available in Pottermore Shop

Posted by: Stephanie_J
August 01, 2012, 10:45 AM

The Pottermore Insider has announced that the Harry Potter eBooks are now available to purchase in Japanese.

The Japanese editions of the Harry Potter eBooks are published in EPUB3 format and can be read on any EPUB3 device or reading service, with Japanese font enabled.
Pottermore.comContinued...

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"Casual Vacancy" Withheld from Foreign Publishers Because of Piracy Risks

Posted by: Rosi
August 01, 2012, 04:34 AM

Foreign publishers will not receive a copy of the manuscript for The Casual Vacancy until the book is published in English on September 27th. France and Germany have received advanced copies but countries viewed at a high risk for piracy, including Finland, Italy and Slovenia, have not, meaning theyContinued...

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Fan Q&A Webcast with J.K. Rowling Announced for October 11th

Posted by: Rosi
July 31, 2012, 11:23 AM

Scholastic today announced a Fan Q&A with J.K. Rowling that will take place on the 11th of October at 12 noon ET and 5pm GMT. You can find out more information here on the Scholastic website for the newly launched Harry Potter Book Club!

Scholastic promises new commentary on the seriesContinued...

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Video: J.K. Rowling Reads From "Peter Pan" During Olympic Opening Ceremony

Posted by: Stephanie_J
July 29, 2012, 12:00 PM

As previously reported, author J.K. Rowling played a special role during the London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony. As part of a segment celebrating British children's literature, Ms. Rowling read a selection from J.M. Barrie's "Peter Pan."

A video of her appearance at the ceremonyContinued...

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Rupert Grint Runs in Olympic Torch Relay, JK Rowling in Opening Ceremony

Posted by: Catherine
July 27, 2012, 05:38 PM

It is hectic here in Olympic London, as well as all over the country. Rupert Grint took part in the Olympic Torch Relay, running the ever-lit torch from Middlesex University. He ran the torch down hill to Barnet, near London. The Examiner reports:


One of 8,000 torchbearersContinued...

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