[2014] zeidmanh17: Zeidman.JKRowling

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[2014] zeidmanh17: Zeidman.JKRowling

J.K. Rowling

July 31, 1965- Joanne Rowling was born. June 28, 1968- Her sister, Dianne, was born.1971- Rowling wrote her first story about a Rabbit who gets the measles.December 31, 1990- Her mother died from complications caused by multiple scelorsis.During this time, Joanne was struggling with her writing, but she never gave up. She created Harry Potter's world even when her own was crumbling.

11 Harry Potter video games have been released.There are entire college courses dedicated to the Harry Potter series.Harry Potter even has his own website, Pottermore, which launched in April 2012.JK Rowling has more than 1.5 million Twitter followers.

June 2, 1999- The second book, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, was released.Septmber 9, 1999- The third book was publishedJune 8, 2000- The fourth book was published.November 2001- The first movie was released. June 21, 2003- The fifth book was published.2004- Rowling became the first billion dollar author.July 2005- The sixth book was released.July 2007- The final book was released and sold more than 8 million copies in one day.2001-2011- The rest of the movies were released.

Before Harry Potter

Making Harry Potter

1990- After a long train ride, Rowling started writing Harry's Story in her apartment in Clapham Junction.1991- She married Jorge Arantes and had her first child, Jessica.1992-1994- Rowling was living in poverty, but still writing Harry's story.July 1997- Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone was printed in England.September 1998- The Sorcerer's Stone was published in the US.

From rags to the red carpet!

FinishingHarry Potter

September 27, 2012- Rowling released her first adult book, Casual Vacancy.April 30, 2013- Rowling released the start of another book series, under the name Robert Galbraith, called The Cuckoo's Calling.June 24, 2014- The second book in her new series, The Silkworm, was released.

After Harry Potter

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