From a single mother to a multi-millionaire. These words may not surprise you but the hard work or dedication of a person and how the she struggle in life can change your life too, which will motivate you to never give up on your dreams. Nothing is impossible and you have to make it possible yourself.
“By every usual standard, I was the biggest failure I knew.”
These are the words of J.K. Rowling – the author whose book series of Harry potter has been translated into 73 language, sold millions of copies. She got $20 billion through movie and sponsorship.
Then why she does confess to being such a failure?
Writing a book series of Harry potter was not easy at all for her. It took so many years to become a successful author, she is today.
When the idea of Harry potter came in her mind she began to writing, but suddenly the death of her mother made her depressed and she stop writing. She could not got over her mother death, so she took a job of teaching English in Portugal for a year to make herself out of grievance. Then she came back after a year and set a goal to start working on first harry potter book.
Things did not go as planned. She ended up a failed marriage and a baby daughter, now she had to raise alone. Now she had no job and she have to raise her daughter with her. It was the most hectic time for her.
As she struggled in these days and again start working on her book in cafes while her daughter was asleep. Even with so many obstacle, she found love again in writing. When she finished her first three chapters of the book. She sent the manuscript to a publisher. They passed on the project.
She sent it to another editor. Yet again the answer was no. she was getting rejection from everywhere. But she did not give up.
“Some failure in life is inevitable. It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all—in which case, you fail by default.” — J.K. Rowling
After some time she began to losing confidence in her book. But then a publisher agree to publish her novel. But he said to her that she should do a job too, writing novel for children would not make any money.
She proved everyone wrong once her first book of Harry potter got publish. She was the first female to become a billionaire author.
“Failure is so important. We speak about success all the time. It is the ability to resist failure or use failure that often leads to greater success. I’ve met people who don’t want to try for fear of failing” — J.K Rowling