Rowling to unveil new Potter venture today


Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowling will unveil her latest venture involving the boy wizard, today, ending fevered speculation among fans about what comes next. Having announced a new website (, the British author has kept its contents a closely guarded secret, giving previews to just a handful of the biggest fan sites who have been sworn to silence. All will be revealed today, with a countdown clock linked to the website indicating that it will go live at around 4pm Pakistan time. Potter fans believe an eight novel is in the offing but Rowling’s publicist dispersed rumours involving a new book.Other options on the website include a social networking fan site, an online game or the launch of the novels as ebooks.