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Life according to JK Rowling

JK Rowling is back in the news this week after announcing the publication of her second crime novel ( The Silkworm, published under her pseudonym, Robert Galbraith), set to hit shelves in June. One of the world's most endearing authors found global fame and fortune by creating Harry Potter; a series she began when she was scrapping together pennies as a single mother living in Edinburgh. From the magical power of books to the importance of failure, she has plenty of life advice to dispense. We've rounded up a few of JK Rowling's words of wisdom, below:

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