Think you’ve read Hogwarts: A History? Think again! This gruelingly nauseating and onerous MuggleNet exercise will bust your brain as you try to decipher all things related to the innumerable secrets of the Hogwarts castle.
From HeForShe to the JobLot, they’re a busy bunch the “Big Seven”! Catch up on their antics in the latest social roundup.
It’s incredible just how important languages and words in general can be. In the muggle world, they are tools for communication, but they are also mirrors of our cultures. Language is equally important in the Wizarding World, just think that controlling magic is very close to impossible without words. Words are power.
Coming up with a name as amazing as “Sirius Black” can’t be simple, still, Rowling was able to come up with an army of perfect names for each and everyone of her characters, all of them unique and with that touch of “potterness” that makes you immediately relate them with Rowling’s masterpiece.
Harry didn’t stop existing when he defeated Voldemort. His story continues in the “Deathly Hallows” epilogue and the new material on Pottermore. What do you think about this method of keeping our hero’s story alive?
Rowling has admitted to using astrological signs; her characters have a wide variety of birthdays in order to highlight their individual personalities.
“Your Total Health” talked multiple scelrosis with J.K. Rowling, who lost her mother to the illness. Jo discussed the disease’s impact on her life and the books.
In a new interview, J.K. Rowling expresses her feelings on the final “Potter” book. She describes the writing of the final words as similar to “a bereavement.”
An incredible find in J.K. Rowling’s Scottish lineage helps us see where some of her creativity may have come from.