Rowling bashes ‘Harry Potter Lexicon’

NEW YORK – As the creator of the Harry Potter books sees it, her kindness to fans might come back to haunt her. In papers filed for a lawsuit in Manhattan, J.K. Rowling says she feels betrayed by a fan, Steven Vander Ark, for his role in trying to publish an unauthorized reference work, “Harry Potter Lexicon.” By LARRY NEUMEISTER, Associated Press Writer.  Read more…

I found this a disturbing news article, being R.K. Rowling is exceptionally tolerant of fanfiction based on her writing and someone would use that against her. After all, she often voiced how writing fanfiction helped kids to write, to sharpen their stills in story telling. Now it would seem this is coming back to haunt her.


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