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J.K. Rowling Shares Two ‘Riddikulus’ Rejection Letters She Received

The moral of the story? Never give up

Even the world's most successful authors were once practically begging for a publisher to mass produce their work. For example, Stephen King's first novel, Carrie — which went on to sell over a million copies — was rejected a whopping 30 times before someone with half a lick of sense realized there was raw talent in King. And J.K. Rowling's story is no different.

Before the planet met Harry Potter and followed his adventures at Hogwarts, Rowling's book was rejected... and rejected... and rejected. She tweeted in 2015 she had "loads" of rejections before getting published. On March 25, she shared more of her rejection experience, and it's a real eye-opener.

H/T Mashable