JK Rowling

Struggles And Success

Joann Rowling was born on July 31, 1965 in Yate, United Kingdom. Having somewhat of a difficult childhood with her mother having Multiple Sclerosis, and her having a rough relationship with her father. After her divorce to her first husband, Rowling was living off of welfare while raising her first daughter, Jessica. She would write Harry Potter in cafes late at night. Rowling was also diagnosed with depression, which would be her inspiration for dementors.


"It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends." - Jk Rowling

"We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all the power we need inside ourselves already. We have the power to imagine better."- Jk Rowling

"You sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve."- Jk Rowling

Author Of Harry Potter Series J. K. Rowling - Biography and Life Story

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