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J.K. Rowling Would Prefer If You Didn’t Name Your Adorable Puppies After Her Most Evil Characters

Hello@jk_rowling meetmypuppyBellatrix?? —AnnaMusilli(@Anna_musilli)January19,2015 Seethatpuppy?Acutie,right?Herowner,aHarryPotter fannamedAnnaMusilli,namedherBellatrix,afterBellatrixLestrange fromthebooks(pShow More Summary

All the Hidden Jewish Students at Hogwarts

Right before winter break, there was a small backlash against JK Rowling online.  She was answering a fan’s question, and she stated that there had been a Jewish student at Hogwarts all along, even though there was nothing marking him as Jewish in any of the books:.@benjaminroffman Anthony Goldstein, Ravenclaw, Jewish wizard. — J.K. […]

Literary Gamers

Nabokov played (and frequently wrote about) chess; J.K. Rowling plays Minecraft, though it has yet to appear in any kind of Harry Potter spin-off. And why shouldn’t she? After all, “there’s a long tradition of other authors turning to a variety of such games – mostly as light relief from their vocation, but also sometimes […]

POPSUGAR Shout Out: See How the Wizarding World of Harry Potter Came Together

4 days agoNews : CitizenSugar

J.K. Rowling's fascinating notes for Harry Potter revealed - Tech 9 style rules for girls with small busts - Fashion Real-girl nightstands to inspire your bedroom decor - Home Over the pill? Facts about nonhormonal birth control - Love...Show More Summary

J.K. Rowling’s Handwritten Harry Potter Notes

4 days agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

When J.K. Rowling was working on the fifth Harry Potter book, she mapped it out on a piece of lined paper. The handwritten sheet which informed Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, includes chapter titles, plot points and timelines...Show More Summary

Tom Felton Is Sorted Into Gryffindor On Pottermore, But J.K. Rowling's Response Is The BEST Part!

THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING, J.K. Rowling!!! Well, not everything but STILL!! Tom Felton, known to Harry Potter fans as the actor who played Draco Malfoy, took to Twitter to let the world know that he'd FINALLY joined the website Pottermore. Ya know, the one created by J.K. Rowling that posts amazing juicy not-in-the-books morsels of HP related information! [ [...]

J. K. Rowling Calls Out False Quote Attributed To Her At Outdoor Retail Show

J. K. Rowling has been pretty active on Twitter lately, with her alter ego, Robert Galbraith, working on a new book. Thanks to all her online activity, she was available to catch a tweet bearing her image and a quote Rowling says didn’t come from her, before it was deleted. Show More Summary

X-Men’s Jane Goldman Joining Fables Film Writing Team, Updates on Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts - Also, the Fables movie is still a thing that is happening.

6 days agoOdd : Geekosystem

David Heyman's Paddington is making hay men  at the box office, and so he's doing the usual press thing, which means he's being asked about his other projects, i.e., two geek properties that have women writing their screenplays, so, up our alley.

Harry Potter Fans Want to Save the World

In response to a four-year campaign by a Harry Potter fan group that drew support from author J.K. Rowling, chocolate products licensed from the book and film series will all be sourced from certified Fair Trade or 100 percent UTZ Certified cocoa -- dumping a cocoa company that had a poor record on child labor and human rights. Show More Summary

How J.K. Rowling Plotted Harry Potter with a Hand-Drawn Spreadsheet “If you think about Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, that’s it,” writes /Film’s Germain Lussier. “Those columns pretty much encompass...Show More Summary

John McCain is the spitting image of Lord Voldemort in this photo

A new photograph of five-term Arizona senator and 2008 Republican presidential nominee John McCain is drawing comparisons to a certain dark wizard from J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series. Yes, Sen. John McCain looks exactly like Lord...Show More Summary

How The First 'Harry Potter' Movie Came Together

"Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" was released on Nov. 16, 2001, but the film was in development long before that date. Author J.K. Rowling published her first Harry Potter book in 1997, and sold the book's rights in 1999. Courtesy...Show More Summary

Exploring the Careers of Famous Authors: INFOGRAPHIC

Which authors do you admire most? The team at blinkbox books has created an infographic that examines the careers of several famous authors including J.K. Rowling, Stephenie Meyer, Meg Cabot, Stephen King, and Haruki Murakami. For each author that is listed on this image, their “breakthrough” novel is highlighted. Both Douglas Adams and J.R.R. Show More Summary

New Illustrations from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

Scholastic is putting out a fully-illustrated edition of J.K. Rowling's original Harry Potter masterpiece The post New Illustrations from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone appeared first on

Harry Potter's World Like You've Never Seen It Before: Illustrated

Publishers Scholastic and Bloomsbury are re-releasing the series with full-color illustrations. Between author J.K. Rowling's fan hub experience Pottermore and a slew of fans bringing elements of Harry Potter's world to life (Marauder's Map, a seven-book saga in one), the boy who lived lives on, this time in gorgeous color illustrations. Read Full Story

New Harry Potter Illustrations Unveiled

Scholastic and Bloomsbury UK have unveiled four new images from the upcoming release of a fully illustrated edition of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. These latest images reveal four major characters from the books...Show More Summary

'Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone' Gets New Book Art

4 new images have been released from the fully-illustrated reprint of J.K. Rowling's best-selling 'Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone' novel. [...]

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