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The three writers appeared at a charity event at New York's Radio City Music Hall.
"I can resolve the story now and it's fun in a way it wasn't before because finally I've reached my resolution, and I think some people will loathe it and some people will love it, but that's how it should be," said Rowling.
She is reportedly "well into" the final book, but is making no promises about the fate of the now-famous trio. "We're working toward the end I always planned but a couple of characters I expected to survive have died and one character got a reprieve." She would not provide more details.
The Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix movie is scheduled for release next July, and fans are already counting down. The final book is expected late next year or early in 2007.