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Pottermore Speculation Continues

Posted by: Edward
June 17, 2011, 12:05 AM

Last night, ten map coordinates were scattered across nine fan sites and one official Twitter account, revealing letters that spelled out P-O-T-T-E-R-M-O-R-E. The speculation started here with the first letter revealed on Leaky, leading to confirmation that Pottermore is actually J.K. Rowling's newest project.Continued...

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JK Rowling Reveals Pottermore! (JK Rowling's Secret Street View)

Posted by: Edward
June 17, 2011, 12:00 AM

Update: Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling has revealed that the title of the mysterious project we've been following this afternoon is called POTTERMORE. Confirmation came via the projects Twitter account,@Pottermore. This news also completes the speculation of what the last letter of theContinued...

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J. K. Rowling's Secret Street View

Posted by: Edward
June 15, 2011, 02:00 PM

Following the completion of the seven Harry Potter books and eight films, J.K. Rowling has something new to announce. Even though this is not a new book, we have been informed it is something equally exciting.

As a teaser before the official announcement, ten letters have been hidden on the website below for you toContinued...

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JK Rowling Dicusses Life-Changing Books, eBooks and More in New Interview

Posted by: Stephanie_J
June 03, 2011, 06:55 PM

The June 2011 issue of the literary magazine Words with Jam recently published an exclusive interview with Harry Potter author JK Rowling.

Ms. Rowling talks about some of her favorite books to read as a child, the challenge of balancing a family and writing, her (messy!) workContinued...

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J.K. Rowling Attends London Dinner Hosted by Barack Obama

Posted by: Rosi
May 26, 2011, 01:36 AM

BBC News today reported Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling's attendance at a dinner hosted by US President Barack Obama. The dinner was hosted by Obama in honour of Queen Elizabeth II and marks the end of the US President's state visit to the UK. Taking place in London at the official home of theContinued...


49 Days Until LeakyCon 2011! Reminders, Previews, and More

Posted by: Edward
May 24, 2011, 12:27 PM

There are only 49 days until LeakyCon 2011, our second charity conference taking pace at Universal Orlando, Florida, the home of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter.  With time ticking closer, here are a few updates and reminders before we get into BIG announcements next week.


Support Lumos and Light a Birthday Candle for on International Children's Day

Posted by: Edward
May 20, 2011, 10:41 AM

Lumos, the charity started by Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling supporting disadvantaged and institutionalised care in Eastern and Central Europe, has launched a campaign for International Children's Day on June 1st to Light a Birthday Candle for Lumos.  AccordingContinued...


Bloomsbury Poll to Find Favorite Harry Potter Character Open; Author J. K. Rowling Offers Her Choice

Posted by: Edward
May 16, 2011, 12:49 PM

Bloomsbury Publishing has launched a new poll to find out which Harry Potter characters fans would pick as their favorite via this link.  Starting today, fans may pick from a list of forty characters which wizard, Muggle, or creature is their favoriteContinued...

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J. K. Rowling Recounts Collaborative Relationship with "Potter" Screenwriter Steve Kloves for Written By Magazine

Posted by: Edward
April 19, 2011, 08:08 PM

Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling has written for the Writer's Guild's Written by magazine about her collaborative relationship with "Potter" Film screenwriter Steve Kloves for their April/May issue.  The full piece, which can be readContinued...

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Press Peeks into J.K. Rowling's Back Yard, Sees Hagrid, Gets It Wrong

Posted by: Melissa
April 19, 2011, 06:17 AM

There's a pretty hilarious article going around from the Daily Mail that posits that J.K. Rowling is building Hagrid's Hut in the yard of her Edinburgh home. It claims the author is constructing a "lodge" that will sit at the bottom of her gardens that will mirror the hut we've seenContinued...

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J.K. Rowling Donates Signed Books for Young Fan's Fundraiser, Money to Centre of Hope

Posted by: Stephanie_J
April 13, 2011, 05:03 PM

Two reports have surfaced online recently regarding generous donations Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has made to various charities.

The first comes from The Daily Record in Scotland which reported that Ms. Rowling donated 50,000GBP ($81,400) to help victims ofContinued...


J.K. Rowling "Actively Considering" Plans for E-Book Release of Harry Potter Series

Posted by: Rosi
April 04, 2011, 10:52 AM

The Scotsman is today reporting a quote from J.K. Rowling's agent, which says that the Harry Potter author is "now actively considering plans for e-book versions" of the Harry Potter books.

The article speculates that the e-book rights that would need to be purchasedContinued...

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J. K. Rowling Tweets Again; Pen and Paper Remain Priority

Posted by: Edward
February 24, 2011, 01:26 PM

Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling has once again taken to her Twitter account to share the news that writing is still her top priority, but has not given any further indication on what exactly that might be.  Jo tweets:

This is the real me, but you won't be hearing from me often I'm afraid,Continued...

Filmmaker Interviews

Stuart Craig Talks Potter Films; Work Aesthetic, Choices; and More in New Interview

Posted by: Edward
February 18, 2011, 11:58 PM

Harry Potter film production designer Stuart Craig is the subject of a new, hour-long interview with ArtInsights Magazine. The interview with the three time Oscar nominee accompanies the release of exclusive Harry Potter related concept artwork by artist JamesContinued...

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Reports: Unauthorized Film About Life of J. K. Rowling to Start Production in March

Posted by: Edward
February 18, 2011, 10:18 AM

Reports have been making their way online regarding a "unauthorized made-for-TV biography" of the life of Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling beginning production next month.  The Times Colonist is reporting that the film, titled "Strange Magic," is set to be shot in Victoria,Continued...

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