Just what does it mean??? Earlier this week, Harry Potter author extraordinaire revealed a link to a secret website, simply entitled Pottermore. One look at the webpage and it makes one wonder if there’s more Harry Potter on the way, or if this is just a bit of marketing as the last Harry Potter movie comes out on July 15th. However, the website is very un-harrypotterish, in my opinion…the background in deep fuschia and the font quite unusual for anything we’ve seen of the wizard boy before. So just what is it?
Rowling claims this is not a new book announcement, but says it will be something just as exciting. As a teaser this week, ten letters were hidden throughout various Harry Potter websites and led to the Pootermore site eventually. Fans were busy searching for hours until they finally came to the right spot. You can see all of the sites and follow the clues yourself by visiting here. You need to take the secret co-ordinates that you find at each site and then enter them at this website called Secret Street View. If nothing else, if you’re a Harry Potter fan, the websites listed have GREAT information on them to keep even the most well-versed fan interested for some time. In particular, check out the Daily Prophet site.
Along with Pottermore, Rowling opened a new twitter account that will add details as they come. Speculation is running wild as to what the site is all about, but only Rowling herself can answer that at the moment. Stay tuned!