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More Material on Pottermore and More to Come

Posted by: Catherine
March 14, 2014, 08:34 PM

As promised, showing support for the Scottish rugby team by tweeting #wizards4scotlandrugbyteam, J.K. Rowling has posted more material on the Quidditch World Cup on Pottermore. In this new entry, which can be read here, Rowling tells us of the foundation of the Quidditch World Cup, its rules, and aContinued...

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J.K. Rowling "If you re-tweet, I'll put loads on Quidditch on Pottermore"

Posted by: Catherine
March 07, 2014, 10:51 AM

This morning, twitter once again seemed to come a live for wizards and J.K. Rowling. As it is always a treat when our literary Queen takes time to post a tweet, it was a pleasant surprise to see her twitter a buzz with more rugby. Low and behold, Ms. Rowling was even respondingContinued...

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Sarah Phelps Screenwriter of BBC adaption of "The Casual Vacancy"

Posted by: Catherine
March 04, 2014, 10:47 AM

As BBC announced their plans for adapting Dame Agatha Christie novel's in celebration of 125 years of publication, they also mentioned the screenwriter of the mini-series adaption of J.K. Rowling's The Casual Vacancy. Acclaimed screenwriter Sarah Phelps, who will be adapting ChristieContinued...

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New Images of "Diagon Alley" in Orlando

Posted by: Catherine
January 18, 2014, 11:18 AM

The UORBuzz twitter has posted new photos of Orlando's "Diagon Alley" expansion of the Harry Potter theme park. The photos, with the scaffolding taken down to allow a clearer view, are of Diagon Alley's water front. This will be the entryway into the park. The outside of the entryway looks like several LondonContinued...

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Universals New Trailer for "Diagon Alley" Park

Posted by: Catherine
January 17, 2014, 07:32 PM

Universal Orland has posted a new trailer for the Diagon Alley expansion of their Wizarding World theme park on their YouTube page. The teaser shows some of the most notable attractions in the books and films, such as the Weasley's Wizard Wheezes, Gringotts, as well as Knockturn Alley, Hogsmeade stationContinued...

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Pottermore: More "Goblet of Fire"

Posted by: Catherine
January 16, 2014, 09:04 AM

Pottermore has released a tweet, and posted, that the next installment of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is now available to explore! Head over to Pottermore and enjoy what these next chapters have in store!

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J.K. Rowling Confirms Potter Play: Harry to Fly Onto Floorboards

Posted by: Melissa
December 20, 2013, 09:31 AM

Today on her Facebook page, J.K. Rowling confirmed a story that appeared in the Daily Mail claiming that a play based on Harry Potter's years as an orphan in Surrey would be winging its way to a UK stage. It will be based on Harry's "early years as an orphan an outcast...featuringContinued...

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Lumos Fundraising Event at Warner Bros Studio Tour

Posted by: Catherine
November 10, 2013, 10:51 AM

Last night, J.K. Rowling hosted a fundraising event for her Lumos charity. Lumos is designed to rid Europe of systematic institutionalized child care, reunite families, and provide loving and caring environments for children to grow up in. The fundraiser was held at the Harry Potter Warner BrothersContinued...

Charity

Win a Harry Potter Book Signed by J.K. Rowling and Donate for the HPA!

Posted by: Melissa
October 06, 2013, 06:38 PM

We're entering the final week of the Harry Potter Alliance's Equality FTW fundraiser, and the amazing donation perks just Keep. Getting. Better. Today, it was announced that JK Rowling has donated a full set of the Harry Potter series books to the Harry Potter Alliance. An autographedContinued...

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J.K. Rowling to pen screenplay for Movie Spin off on "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them"

Posted by: Catherine
September 12, 2013, 02:23 PM

Warner Brothers has announced that a movie series based off of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. J.K. Rowling will be writing the screenplay for this extension of the wizarding franchise, making this her screenwriting debut. The focus of the filmContinued...

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Lumos Petition

Posted by: Catherine
August 06, 2013, 10:31 AM

Our beloved J.K. Rowling has posted a tweet! Ms. Rowling asks that fans please take the time to sign a Lumos petition. Lumos is a charity that benefits institutionalized children in Europe. Ms. Rowling founded Lumos in 2005 after reading an article (and seeing photographs) of institutionalized children being kept in caged beds. LumosContinued...

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Rowling wins damages against Russells, Money to go to Charity

Posted by: Catherine
August 02, 2013, 11:04 AM

Miss Rowling brought charges against Chris Gossage (a Russells partner) and his friend, Judith Callegari, in London's High Court. The charges were of damages from the leak of confidential information concerning Miss Rowling's pseudonym, Robert Galbraith. "Ms Rowling, who was notContinued...

Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Robert Galbraith!

Posted by: brad
July 31, 2013, 04:55 PM

It's the day we wait for all year long! The birthday of our favorite author, Robert Galbraith!


We can all remember when we met Robert: while browsing the "little known" section of the independent bookstore last month. It was love as soon as we saw the jacket cover, amirite? An author that reminded us of the hazyContinued...

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J.K. Rowling's "The Cuckoo's Calling" sales leap

Posted by: Catherine
July 25, 2013, 09:48 AM

Since the veil was lifted on Robert Galbraith, and J.K. Rowling was discovered, sales figures have grown in leaps and bounds for The Cuckoo's Calling. The week before Ms. Rowling's pseudonym was uncovered, the book sold 43 copies (within that week) in the UK. In the days after the news broke, sales jumpedContinued...

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Source of Galbraith Leak Revealed, JKR "Very Angry"

Posted by: brad
July 18, 2013, 05:02 PM

When The Sunday Times first broke the news about J.K. Rowling being the real author of The Cuckoo's Calling, it was mentioned that a tip on Twitter had led to the eventual reveal. According to the Huffington Post, that anonymous Tweeter has now been traced. London legal firm Russells stated on ThursdayContinued...

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