Joanne Rowling

J.K. Rowling, is a British author and screenwriter best known for her seven-book Harry Potter children's book series. The series has sold more than 500 million copies and was adapted into a blockbuster film franchise.

Though she is currently considered one of the best success stories out there, and one of the world's all-time bestselling writers, she has experienced poverty, failure, and loss of her own.

After a number of rejections, Rowling finally sold her first book, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, for the equivalent of about $4,000; it hit shelves in June 1997. The word "Philosopher" in the book’s original title was changed to "Sorcerer" for its publication in America.

Joanne covers important and relevant topics, that's include benefits of failure. She had really hard times in her life but believing in herself, perseverance and determination helped her to rich her goals.