Harry Potter

Highlights from Oprah’s JK Rowling Interview

Posted by on Oct 4, 2010 in failure, Harry Potter, JK Rowling, Oprah | 0 comments

Something about JK Rowling has always been fascinating to me. Maybe it’s knowing her roots or looking at how connected she still is to her roots, maybe it’s having watched how she handled the perils of instant worldwide fame with such class, or maybe because I love the Harry Potter books and it’s fun to know more about the author behind that series. Rowling’s Harry Potter series has sold over 400 million copies in 69 languages and 200 countries around the world. Book 7, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, is the fastest-selling book of all time with 8.3 million copies sold in its first 24...

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Virgin Blogger

Posted by on Mar 10, 2008 in Apprentice, Harry Potter, journey | 6 comments

Blogging for me has always been the thing I couldn’t wait to do tomorrow.  I sort of figured there was an advantage in waiting to blog until you actually have something to say. I may not have reached that point yet. But I wanted to begin keeping a public record on my journey to publication.  I say “journey” because I expect it to happen at some point, hopefully sooner than later, but I certainly haven’t arrived yet. I began writing full length fiction about ten years ago in the genre of women’s suspense.  The stories were good but not great and I eventually came...

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