Robert Galbraith

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JK Rowling Shares Harsh Rejection Letter ... a Recent One

An editor told her to attend a writer's course

(Newser) - Every good writer gets rejected, and JK Rowling may know that better than most. Despite selling 400 million copies of her Harry Potter books, she still had trouble getting her 2013 novel The Cuckoo's Calling published under pseudonym Robert Galbraith . In fact, she got some pretty "cringe-worthy" rejection... More »

Law Firm Pays Up Over JK Rowling Leak

Agrees to cover author's legal costs, make charitable donation

(Newser) - The law firm whose partner spilled the beans on JK Rowling's crime-writing pseudonym has agreed to pay damages, after the writer took the lawyer and his friend, who spilled the beans even further, to court. Russells Solicitors will pay Rowling's legal costs and make a donation to the... More »

Rowling's Alter Ego Boasted Fake Military Service

'Robert Galbraith' bio claimed novel was shaped by experience with British Army

(Newser) - JK Rowling embarked on quite the flight of fancy when inventing her pseudonym Robert Galbraith —and that might prove controversial. Galbraith's bio claims that he spent "several years with the Royal Military Police" and that the protagonist of his novel—one-legged Afghanistan veteran Cormoran Strike—"grew... More »

JK Rowling Uses Fake Name to Write Crime Novel

Well-received book by 'Robert Galbraith' is really by 'Harry Potter' author

(Newser) - Fans of Harry Potter author JK Rowling who can't get enough might want to check out a new detective novel by Robert Galbraith. It turns out that Rowling and Galbraith are one and the same, reports the Telegraph . The 450-page crime novel called The Cuckoo's Calling came out... More »

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