J.K. Rowling

  • J.K. Rowling is Born

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    J.K. Rowling's Life

  • Moving

    J.K. Rwling was four when her family moved to Wintrbourne and it was there that she had a neighor with the last name Potter.
  • Little Author

    J.K. Rowling was six when she wrote her first book about a Rabbit named Rabbit.
  • Moving Again

    At the age of nine, Rowling moved to Church Cottage in the Gloucestershire village of Tutshill, close to Chepstow, Wales.
  • A Character is Born

    It was there at age eleven she went to Wyedean School and worked hard for her grades, but was awful at sports. Thats how J.K. Rowling made the character Hermione Granger. J.K. Rowling based it off herself at that age.
  • Harry Potter is Created

    On a train journey to in London, Harry Potter the character fully formed into Rowlings head, and she starts to create the whole world of Hogwarts School around him. Unfortunately, she had no pen or paper to jot down her imaginings, so stores it away saftly in her memory
  • Death in the Rowling Family

    Mother Death was Inspiring J.K's Mother dies at age 45 from multiple sclerosis. The death of Rowlings mother affected her writing very much, leading to her incorperating the death of Harry Potter parents.
  • The Name J.K. Rowling is Created

    Fearing that the target audience of young boys might not want to read a book written by a woman, her publishers demanded that she use two initials, rather than her full name.And so, the name J.K Rowling was born.
  • Hard Work Pays Off

    After lots of publishers turned her down, Bloomsbury had made an offer. Allthe hard work paid off
  • Named "Most Influential Person"

    In October 2010, J. K. Rowling was named 'Most Influential Woman in Britain' by leading magazine editors. Comming from nothing to everything in a matter of years couldnt have been more of a shock to J.K, but she was and still is thrilled to have made Harry Potter apart of alomost the entire globes life.