Joanne Rowling – British Novelist – Biography



JK Rowling she is a famous author born disjoint she was born on July 31st 1965 in late Gloucestershire England her father's name was Peter James Rowling and mother's name was n Rowling her father was a rolls-royce aircraft engineer and mother was a science technician she attended the st. Michael's primary school before enrolling herself at the Y D in school in college later she admitted herself at the University of Exeter for Bachelor of Arts and French and classics her tryst with writing fiction tales started when she was five her first ever written story being rabbit graduating in 1986 she moved to London and took up the job of a researcher and bilingual secretary for Amnesty International while on a journey from Manchester to London she thought about the plot about a wizard boy Harry Potter the same evening she started penning Philosopher's Stone the first of the Harry Potter series she tied the knot with a Portuguese journalist Jorge Orontes on October 16th 1992 at the age of 27 the following year they were blessed with a baby girl however the two did not stay long together and separated on November 17th 1993 and divorced in August 1994 she moved to Scotland in 1993 to live near her sister Diane and did not have any job in 1995 she completed her manuscript of the legendary book Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone after facing rejection from about 12 publishers editor she finally got green signal from Barry Cunningham of Bloomsbury meanwhile to support herself financially she took up a teacher training course at Edinburgh University 1,000 copies of the first edition of the book were printed of which 500 were distributed to libraries she came out with a sequel of the book in 1998 titled Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets the wait wasn't a very long one as she published the third book of the series Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban in 1999 by the summer of 2000 the three of the seven book series had already done a business of 480 million dollars with over 35 million copies in print in 35 languages meanwhile the overwhelming success of the Harry Potter series made it the single most profitable franchise for film makers as such capitalizing on the success of the written works Warner Bros signed a deal with her to come up with film adaptation of the same on July 8 mm she released her fourth book Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire the book crashed all the previous records in 2001 she got married for the second time – Neil Michael Murray an anesthetist by profession at the age of 36 the couple was blessed with a son and a daughter in 2001 the film version of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone was released the film was greatly received at the box office earning 90 point three million dollars in its first weekend itself year 2002 witnessed the release of the next film of the series Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets in 2003 she came with her fifth novel of the series Harry Potter in the order of the Phoenix while the sixth book titled Harry Potter and the half-blood Prince came in 2005 it further created new records in the literary world by selling 9 million copies in its first day itself in 2004 Harry Potter and Prisoner of Azkaban was released while in 2005 came Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire the final book of the series came on July 21st 2007 titled Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows it became the fastest-selling book of all time with 11 million copies sold on its first day of release in United Kingdom and the United States the last book of the series was adapted in two installments while the first part was released in November 2010 the second and final part hit the theatres in 2011 in 2013 she came up with yet another adult book the Cuckoo's calling under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith presently she is supposedly working on two types of novels one aimed for children while the other for adults it is our choices that show what we truly are far more than our abilities said JK Rowling you

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