J.K. Rowling Just Gave The Best Advice Any Aspiring Writer Will Ever Receive

“Just because it didn’t find an audience, that doesn’t mean it’s bad work.”

In case you’ve been living on a distant planet for the last almost 20 years, allow me to introduce you to J.K. Rowling: author, Twitterer, and Queen of England*.

In case you've been living on a distant planet for the last almost 20 years, allow me to introduce you to J.K. Rowling: author, Twitterer, and Queen of England*.

*OK, that last one isn't true. But it might as well be.

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She achieved crazy international success back in 1997 after her first book, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, was published. You might have heard of it IDK.

She achieved crazy international success back in 1997 after her first book, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, was published. You might have heard of it IDK.

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Before that, though, she was a struggling writer living alone in Edinburgh with her baby daughter and relying on state benefits. Since becoming successful, she’s been incredibly vocal about those struggles.

Before that, though, she was a struggling writer living alone in Edinburgh with her baby daughter and relying on state benefits. Since becoming successful, she's been incredibly vocal about those struggles.

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And this morning she took to Twitter to share advice with any aspiring writer going through similar struggles – or any struggles at all.

And this morning she took to Twitter to share advice with any aspiring writer going through similar struggles – or any struggles at all.

She retweeted an account encouraging artists to work on ~that thing~ they feel like no one cares about, saying it's “great advice for many reasons”.

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