Rowling and Robert Galbraith, is a British novelistphilanthropistfilm producertelevision producer and screenwriterbest known for writing the Harry Potter fantasy series. There were six sequels, of which the last, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallowswas released in
Her mother, Anne, was half-French and half-Scottish. They met on a train as it left King's Cross Station in London. Her sister Diana is about 2 years younger than Joanne.
InPeter Rowling moved his family to the nearby village of Winterbourne still in the Bristol vicinity. Inthe Rowling family moved yet again, this time to Tutshill, near the Welsh border-town of Chepstow in the Forest of Dean and across the Severn River from the greater Bristol area.
Rowling admits to having been a bit of a daydreamer as a child and began writing stories at the age of six. After leaving Exeter University, where she read French and Classics, she started work as a teacher but daydreamed about becoming a writer.
One day, stuck on a delayed train for four hours between Manchester and London, she dreamed up a boy called "Harry Potter". That was in It took her six years to write the book. In the meantime, she went to teach in Portugal, married a Portuguese television journalist, had her daughter, Jessica, divorced her husband and returned to Britain when Jessica was just three months old.
She went to live in Edinburgh to be near her sister, Di. Her sudden penury made her realize that it was "back-against-the-wall time" and she decided to finish her "Harry Potter" book. She sent the manuscript to two agents and one publisher, looking up likely prospects in the library. One of these agents that she picked at random based on the fact that she liked his name, Christopher Little, was immediately captivated by the manuscript and signed her on as his client within three days.
Several publishers turned down the manuscript before Bloomsbury agreed to purchase it in She writes most of her novels in longhand, rather than with a computer.
Her novel, "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire", was the top-selling novel ofwith 7 million hardcovers sold. When the first "Harry Potter" novel was published, the publisher asked her to use initials rather than her first name, because boys would be biased against a book written by a woman.
Since she only had one given name, they then asked her to make up another initial; she took "K. Rowling had lifted ideas from her novel "The Legend of Rah and Muggles"which includes a character called Larry Potter.
However, the case against J. Rowling was dismissed on September 19,when the judged ruled that Ms. Stouffer had lied to the court and doctored evidence to support her claims. Is one of only two contemporary authors to have a novel spend more than a year on both the New York Times hardcover and paperback best-seller lists, the other author being Nicholas Sparks.
As of Novemberthe year and month of the second "Harry Potter" movie Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets being released, her franchise of books have currently sold over , copies and printed in over languages to become the biggest and fastest selling novels ever. It was deemed to plagiarize Rowling's novel "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" and to infringe upon her copyright.
It was approximately pages long, containing 38 chapters and overwords, making it her longest "Harry Potter" novel yet. Inunauthorized Chinese-language "sequels" to the "Harry Potter" series appeared for sale in the People's Republic of China.
These poorly-written novels, by Chinese ghost writers, contain characters from the works of other authors, including Gandalf from J. Tolkien 's "Lord of the Rings" and the title character from L.
Frank Baum 's "The Wizard of Oz". Rowling's lawyers successfully took legal action against the publishers, who were forced to pay damages.
Is a huge fan of "Monty Python" and claims to put some of their humor into her novels. On July 7,she received an honorary degree from Edinburgh University, in recognition of the Potter books and her outstanding contribution to children's literature.
Character names in her novels are often clues to their identities or secrets. For example, Professor Remus Lupin is a werewolf. According to myth, Romulus and Remus were the founders of Rome and were raised by wolves.Rowling is basically from the countryside of England, named as Yate.
Besides, her father (say, P J Rowling) was an Aircraft Engineer who worked at Rolls-Royce Company. Similarly, her mother (say, Anne Rowling) was interested in science and was a science technician by profession.
The results have been validated by reference to independent ground truths (Rowling acknowledged authorship on 12 July ) The results have even been accepted in courts of law, as when Baggins was permitted to remain in the USA. Baker & Taylor Explores the life and career of J.K.
Rowling, author of the best-selling "Harry Potter" books. Facts on File J.K.
Rowling: Author explains how to become a writer by profiling the life story of the woman who overcame adversity to write the highly successful Harry Potter book series.
As a young girl, Joanne Kathleen Rowling loved to make up stories and dreamed of becoming an author. The Life and Obstacles of J.K. Rowling Over million copies of Harry Potter have been sold worldwide placing J.K.
Rowling on the Forbes Billionaires List. Because J.K. Rowling has donated an estimated amount of $ million dollars to charity, she is no longer officially a billionaire. Joanne Rowling: As author of the outrageously popular series Harry Potter, J.
K. Rowling gained widespread popularity in a span of only a few years. Known almost solely as J. K. Rowling to the public, Rowling’s full name is Joanne Rowling (with no middle name).
It is based on the book J.K. Rowling A Biography, by Sean Smith, detailing the journey of struggling single mother J. K. Rowling, her bid to become a published author, and her rise to fame that followed the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.