So I got my Pottermore email… and… wow. I can practically promise that I overreacted way more than you. Did you scream? Did you burst into maniacal laughter? Did you cry? I did all three. I’m writing this as I’m on Pottermore, so you’re getting my first reaction. Literally.
I got to Ollivander’s wand shop before I decided to start writing a blog post. I thought about it before, but I didn’t actually get around to it until now. So far, my reaction is that it went so fast! And I spent a lot of time of each scene. And I mean a lot. I think music and sound effects would enhance the experience, but I really was enjoying myself. Until Diagon Alley. Most people look forward to this moment, but I was dreading it. Why? Because once I get my wand and my pet, I can’t exactly return them. First I’ll tell you about my wand. It was Rowan and Dragon, 12 inches, and slightly springy. It looks like this: