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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...

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Updated: Pottermore's Magical Quill Challenge, Day 4, Now Closed

Posted by: Stephanie_J
August 03, 2011, 11:00 AM

Update: Registration for day 4 is now closed; tomorrow's clue will revolve around Order of the Phoenix. No word yet on what time to expect the latest challenge.

Day 4 of Pottermore's Magical Quill Challenge is now open with a clue from Goblet of Fire.
How many students take part in the TriwizardContinued...

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Pottermore Blog Gives Additional Info on Magical Quill Challenge

Posted by: Mel
August 02, 2011, 03:25 PM

The Pottermore Insider blog has answered a few more questions with regards to the Magical Quill Challenge. Of particular interest might be the time frame during which the fourth clue will be posted:

So far, all the clues have appeared in the early hours of the morning in my time zone.Continued...

JKR Interviews

J.K. Rowling Talks About "Who Do You Think You Are?" Episode with Radio Times

Posted by: Stephanie_J
August 01, 2011, 10:39 PM

Author J.K. Rowling recently gave an interview to Radio Times magazine in conjunction with her upcoming episode for the BBC show, "Who Do You Think You Are?"

As Leaky reported in June, Ms. Rowling decided to appear on the show to trace her mother's French ancestry. ExcerptsContinued...

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Additional Info on Magical Quill Challenge from Pottermore Blog

Posted by: Mel
August 01, 2011, 07:30 PM

The Pottermore Insider Blog has answered some questions regarding the Magical Quill challenge, including what time the third clue will be released:

I have seen Pottermore early access accounts being sold online on places like eBay. Is it okay to buy or sell Pottermore accounts?

J.K. Rowling

Pottermore's Magical Quill Challenge Begins July 31

Posted by: Edward
July 30, 2011, 10:33 PM

The Pottermore Insider Blog and website have been updated this blog post and link, revealing more about J. K. Rowling's latest project:

The eagle-eyed amongst you may have spotted the hidden link in our 'You ask, we answer' blog post from 19 July, which took you to an interview J.K. Rowling gaveContinued...

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Happy Birthday Harry and J. K. Rowling

Posted by: Edward
July 30, 2011, 09:30 PM

As it is now July 31st in the UK, it is the day where we send our birthday wishes to author J. K. Rowling and her literary creation, Harry Potter.  Please join us at Leaky in wishing these two remarkable people a happy, wonderful and, above all, fun birthday.  Cheers to you, Jo and Harry.  AndContinued...


TV Watch: "50 Greatest Harry Potter Moments" Tonight on ITV1 at 8 p.m. GMT

Posted by: Stephanie_J
July 27, 2011, 10:57 AM

In June, Leaky told you about ITV's plans to produce a show entitled "50 Greatest Harry Potter Moments." Fans were invited to vote for their favorite moments from the first seven films via Facebook.

ITV has now announced that the 2-hour show will air tonight at 8 p.m. GMT onContinued...

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Pottermore Q&A Reveals More about J. K. Rowling's Next Project

Posted by: Edward
July 19, 2011, 02:50 PM

The Pottermore Insider has posted a new blog entry answering a number of questions from readers of fan sites across the internet about J. K. Rowling's Pottermore.  The post reads:

Potter fan sites from around the globe helped us with the Pottermore name reveal, and now those same fanContinued...


Pottermore Launches Official Blog: The Pottermore Insider

Posted by: Stephanie_J
July 14, 2011, 04:37 PM

Announced this morning on the Pottermore Twitter account, the Pottermore Insider is a new blog being maintained by members of the website's team in order to bring fans the latest news and updates and answer questions.

The first blog post features a photo of the Pottermore sign being unwrappedContinued...

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Pottermore Releases Two New Preview Screenshots for Hogwarts Express Pages

Posted by: Rosi
July 08, 2011, 06:22 PM

Pottermore have released two new preview images from the pages for the Hogwarts Express via their Twitter account, the first showing the train and announcing:

Fantastic! 'The Hogwarts Express' by J.K. Rowling is now unlocked. Now you can read this exclusive entry from J.K.Continued...

DH Film

Arrival Time Announced for U.K. World Premiere, Trio and J.K. Rowling Confirmed to Attend

DH Film
Posted by: Stephanie_J
July 01, 2011, 04:17 PM

As a follow-up to our news about the public viewing areas for the U.K. world premiere of "Deathly Hallows: Part 2," Warner Bros. have also announced a start time for cast and crew arrivals on July 7.

Cast and crew will begin arriving at London's Trafalgar SquareContinued...

DH Film

Warner Bros. Releases Visitor's Information For U.K. World Premiere

DH Film
Posted by: Stephanie_J
July 01, 2011, 12:35 PM

The world premiere of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2" is just a short week away, and no doubt many of you are already making plans to attend this grand event in London's Trafalgar and Leicester Squares on July 7.

To help make the planning process easier, Warner Bros.Continued...

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First Pottermore Preview: Introduction to Chapter 6 of Sorcerer's Stone

Posted by: Stephanie_J
June 30, 2011, 12:22 PM

The first of three Pottermore previews has been unveiled through Twitter, and gives a quick glimpse at the introduction to Chapter 6 of Sorcerer's Stone: 'The Journey From Platform Nine and Three-Quarters.'

Click here to see the screenshot.

Interactive features which will be includedContinued...

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J.K. Rowling Leaves Christopher Little Literary Agency; Now Represented byThe Blair Partnership

Posted by: Edward
June 30, 2011, 11:13 AM

The Bookseller is reporting that Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling has ended her association with the Christopher Little Literary Agency and will be represented in the future by a new firm launched by longtime agent Neil Blair.  The formation ofContinued...

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