Although J.K. Rowling‘s Pottermore announcement this morning was frustratingly vague, at least one fan claims to have the goods. Jess at JoRowling.net just tweeted a bevy of screenshots from what she claims is the Pottermore site; if these are real, it would seem that she got a test beta to explore the digital community.
According to Rowling’s live press conference at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, Pottermore users get to play along with the plotline of the first book, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone: They choose a username, get interrogated by the Sorting Hat, and are granted a wand from 33,000 different combinations. The plotline of The Chamber of Secrets should go live on the site in early 2012. But enough of that — let’s get to the pretty photos!