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Pottermore one of "Times" 50 Best Websites of 2012

Posted by: Catherine
September 18, 2012, 04:25 PM

Time has released their list of 50 Best Websites of 2012. Pottermore has made the list! Pottermore was one of the six websites selected for the "Family and Kids" category. Time Techland reports:


After seven books and eight movies, J.K. Rowling left millions of Muggles wanting more HarryContinued...

Movies

Harry Potter Wizard's Collection: Leaky Review (Part 1)

Posted by: Edward
September 14, 2012, 11:44 PM

This past week, Warner Bros. released the ultimate collection of the Harry Potter films: the Harry Potter Wizard's Collection.  This box set is the culmination of 13 years of film-making, and everything a Potter fan could hope for.  Leaky was able to get a review copy of the boxed setContinued...

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JK Rowling Special on ABC

Posted by: Catherine
September 14, 2012, 06:12 AM

J.K. Rowling's first US televised interview about The Casual Vacancy will be with ABC News' Cynthia McFadden. This "exclusive" interview is to air on ABC's Good Morning America (7:00-9:00 AM), World News with Diane Sawyer (6:30 PM), and Nightline (11:35 PM-12:00 AM) on Wednesday, September 26.The interview willContinued...

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Jk Rowling Specials on BBC2, BBC Radio 4

Posted by: Catherine
September 13, 2012, 06:29 AM

JK Rowling is to be interviewed about her new novel, The Casual Vacancy (to be released on September 27), on BBC2 and BBC Radio 4. Both shows will broadcast the week of her novels release. On Wednesday, September 26, at 10:00-10:30 PM, BBC 2 will air their special: JK Rowling - Writing For Grown-Ups: A CultureContinued...

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JK Rowling Event at the Jazz at Lincoln Center: Ticketing Issues

Posted by: Catherine
September 12, 2012, 08:16 PM

As you all know, there has been much excitement about purchasing tickets for the JK Rowling event at the Jazz at Lincoln Center. The issue involving a security breach of the website, early ticket sales, overbooking tickets, and moving venues has been solved.  All ticketsContinued...

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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...

J.K. Rowling

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...

Books

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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