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J.K. Rowling says she may write more 'Harry Potter' books

10/01/2010 by Corinne Heller

In this photo taken Aug. 30, 2010 and provided by Harpo Productions, Inc., talk-show host Oprah Winfrey, right, is seen with 'Harry Potter' author J. K. Rowling during a taping in Edinburgh, Scotland for an episode of 'The Oprah Winfrey Show' to air nationally on Friday, Oct. 1, 2010.  (Photo courtesy of AP Photo/Harpo Productions, Inc., Rich Stone) J.K. Rowling says in an interview with Oprah Winfrey, set to air on Friday, that she may write more Harry Potter books even though she ended the series about the boy wizard in 2007 in a seventh novel, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, which will be released as a two-part film.

"I could definitely write an eighth, ninth, tenth," People magazine quoted Rowling, 45, as saying. "I'm not going to say I won't. I don't think I will. I feel I am done, but you never know."

Rowling has sold more than 400 million books and in 2003, the UK Newspaper the Times deemed her richer than Queen Elizabeth II. It said in 2008 that Rowling makes more than $4 million a week and is worth more than $880 million.

Rowling, who once wrote her novels in a coffee shop because she could not afford to pay for heating bills, says she still worries about money. People quoted her as saying that she also once declined an offer by Michael Jackson, who died in 2009, to turn her books into a musical.

Check out the trailer for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows part 1, which stars Daniel Radcliffe and is set to be released on November 19:

Check out photos from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1!

'Harry  Potter and the Deathly Hallows' stills from part 1

Check out photos and concept art for the Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida, which also feature guests John Travolta and his pregnant wife Kelly Preston and the cast of the Harry Potter movies:

Photos: Harry Potter theme park opens  June 18

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