Pottermore's Facebook page said that the media
incorrectly assumed their post. "Just to put everyone straight on
the misleading media reports of 'Twelve New Stories for
Two days back, it was posted, Christmas is coming early to
Pottermore. Starting Friday, December 12, we'll be releasing a
surprise for you every day on pottermore.com at 1pm GMT (8am
With wonderful new writing by J.K. Rowling in Moments from
'Half-Blood Prince', shiny gold Galleons and even a new potion or
two, make sure you don't miss out - just visit pottermore.com and
answer our rhyming riddles to unwrap a #PottermoreChristmas
surprise every day.
As true Potter fans worked out straight away, our 12 days of
festive surprises and accompanying rhyming riddles refer to new
potions and Moments in addition to several new entries by JK
Rowling that will be posted on pottermore.com between 12th and 23rd
December," the announcement read. "Sorry to disappoint fans, but
there will not be a set of 12 new short stories, one for each day
of Christmas. Even Pottermore wouldn't be that generous."
Previously, many fans were excited when reports suggest that the
author would be releasing new materials. Pottermore had previously
said that there would be "wonderful writing by JK Rowling in
Moments from Half-Blood Prince, shiny gold Galleons and even a new
potion or two" on Facebook.
In October, Rowling dropped a series of new tales for Halloween, including a story about the evil Hogwarts professor, Dolores Umbridge.