A new "Harry Potter" story has been released on Tuesday. Author J.K. Rowling has released a new short story for fans to read online, according to New York Daily News reports. Rowling's last book was released in 2007 to the public.
Columnist Rita Skeeter, portrayed in the new story for "The Daily Prophet,” will provide die hard Potter fans an adult version of a 34-year-old Harry who is now a law enforcement officer to protect everyone against the Dark Wizards. The new story – available for online reading if you're lucky enough to get through at Rowling's Pottermore website – will be centered around updates of the aging characters, Harry Potter, wife Ginny, her brother, Ron Weasley and his mate Hermione Granger; they all reunite at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup.
British novelist, J.K. Rowling shot to multi-millionaire fame literally overnight with hundreds of millions of Harry Potter book series grabbed by teen and adult readers worldwide since her first book debut in 1997; the movie industry turned the book series in collaboration with the author, into motion movies for theater patrons.
While the "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" writer vows to not write anymore sequels to her initial announced six, she has begun to write a screenplay, her first in a new movie series, "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them." The air date for this first film series is expected to be released on November 18, 2016.
The "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" author had transferred her own personal challenges into her book sequels that made her famous to date. Having been faced with divorce, the emotional grief felt from losing her mother who had suffered with multiple sclerosis, to being a single mother in poverty, those struggles were depicted in her chosen characters which could explain why readers were touched by the characters' lives.
The "Cuckoo's Calling" novelist gives Harry Potter and Hogwarts friends successful lives complete with children in her new short story; a fitting end to mirror the successful writer turned philanthropist we see now.
J.K. Rowling is a married mother to two daughters, one son with second spouse, Dr. Neil Murray; the couple happily married in December 2001.
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