♦ How J.K. Rowling and the Harry Potter series changed my life ♦

swlothian:

This is a wonderful blog post about an amazing woman who has been one of my main inspirations. JK Rowling.

Originally posted on The Jenny Mac Book Blog:

J.K. Rowling is credited for doing more for literacy than anyone else on the planet. She’s the recipient of numerous awards, and is responsible for turning a generation of kids onto reading

J.K. Rowling is one of the most inspiring writer’s that I know.

When she first started writing Harry Potter she was flat broke trying to support herself and her daughter; while trying to keep her head above water she began writing the first Harry Potter book.

J.K. Rowling has been quoted to say “Writing gave my life structure,” and at that time in her life it was a way of fixing her life after making such a mess of it. She was able to become herself at perhaps one of the hardest and lowest points in her life.

With a typewriter and a brilliant idea in her head she set to work and began a 7 year journey towards publication.

After being turned…

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