Here are a few very interesting Rowling quotes for your reading pleasure. I've added my own thoughts here and there.
About the first chapter of Philosopher's Stone:
"The very, very earliest drafts of the first chapter of 'Philosopher's Stone' have the Potters living on a remote island, Read MorePottermore website launch (2011)• Event
J K Rowling’s new website for Harry Potter fans (http://www.pottermore.com) was originally launched in July 2011, with limited access to a group of beta testers. It was opened to all fans in April of 2012. Read More