Lewis She moved with her family to Tutsill a small village within the parish of Tidenham in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, England.
Her mother, Anne, was half-French and half-Scottish. Her sister Diana is about 2 years younger than Joanne.
J. K. Rowling OBE (born 31 July as Joanne Rowling) is a British author. She wrote the Harry Potter books. She only uses the name J. K. Rowling for her books: the "K" stands for "Kathleen" which was the first name of her grandmother. Joanne Rowling was born in Yate, near Bristol, a few miles south of a town called Dursley ("Harry Potter"'s Muggle-family). Her father Peter Rowling was an engineer for Rolls Royce in Bristol at this time. Read a full biography of Harry Potter author, Joanne Rowling, and find out more about what inspired her to write the 7 Harry Potter books at, barnweddingvt.com Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is an upcoming two-part West End stage play and a book written by Jack Thorne and based on a story by author J. K. Rowling.
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 approximately pages long, containing 38 chapters and overwords, making it her longest "Harry Potter" novel yet. These poorly-written novels, by Chinese ghost writers, contain characters from the works of other authors, including Gandalf from J.
Is a huge fan of "Monty Python" and claims to put some of their humor into her novels. Character names in her novels are often clues to their identities or secrets.
For example, Professor Remus Lupin is a werewolf.J. K.
Rowling OBE (born 31 July as Joanne Rowling) is a British author. She wrote the Harry Potter books. She only uses the name J. K. Rowling for her books: the "K" stands for "Kathleen" which was the first name of her grandmother. J.K. Rowling is the author of the much-loved series of seven Harry Potter novels, originally published between and Along with the three companion books written for charity, the series has sold over million copies, been translated into 80 languages, and made into eight blockbuster films.
Joanne Rowling was born in Yate, near Bristol, a few miles south of a town called Dursley ("Harry Potter"'s Muggle-family). Her father Peter Rowling was an engineer for Rolls Royce in Bristol at this time.
Joanne Rowling was born on July 31, in Yate, Gloucestershire, England. She wrote her first book, Rabbit, at the age of six and wanted it published. J.K. (Joanne) Rowling Biography Joanne Kathleen Rowling (pronounced rolling) was born on July 31st, in Chipping Sodbury, Gloucestershire, England.
Her sister, Di, was born a little under 2 years later. J. K. Rowling OBE (born 31 July as Joanne Rowling) is a British author. She wrote the Harry Potter books.
|J.K. Rowling | Biography, Books, & Facts | barnweddingvt.com||Rowling, her name, before her remarriage, was Joanne Rowling. Anticipating that the target audience of young boys might not want to read a book written by a woman, her publishers asked that she use two initials rather than her full name.|
She only uses the name J. K.
Rowling for her books: the "K" stands for "Kathleen" which was the first name of her grandmother.