J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling has a very distinct word choice and style that simply cannot be compared with the standard of today’s writers. She has certainly set herself apart from her fellow writers, earning numerous awards and worldwide recognition and even spawned a movie enterprise from her 7 book series of Harry Potter.

J.K. Rowling exposed the Harry Potter series in 1990, and her very unique style of writing in the third person, with the narrator unidentified quickly captivated readers worldwide. However, Harry, the main character, sometimes has his feelings and thoughts revealed to the reader. Through the events of the long story, the audience begins invested within the characters, and to them, they are not characters any longer. Through her intensive writing style, she brings her characters to life.


Although people, young and old, can pick up and enjoy a Harry Potter novel, her writing offers a simplistic elegance to any reader, and the audience is allowed to drink in the scenery in a very specific way. She uses description more than dialogue, and allows the reader to have a stronger grip on the situation in a very palpable and real way.


However, it can speak to older readers in a way it couldn’t possibly with the young. As the story progresses, it begins to mature and darken.




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