J.K. Rowling and John Green are both very famous authors. J.K. Rowling and John Green were both creative and outstanding writers. J.K. Rowling is a fiction author while John Green is a realistic fiction author. Both of them had an interesting childhood and career besides their phenomenal style of writing. Green’s books reflect most of the troubles he faced in his life; for instance, his novel Turtles All The Way Down showed how he lived in constant fear. On the other hand, J.K Rowling’s fiction books showed her dreams, specially the famous book series Harry Potter. In this series, she imagined Harry and his mates on a journey in a supernatural place. Both of them are extraordinary authors. This report will be comparing their early life and childhood, style of writing and career, and their lives after career.
To begin with, J.K. Rowling was born in Yate, Gloucestershire, England on July 31st 1965 to James and Anne Rowling. Joanne had a younger sister Dianne. Joanne attended St Michael’s primary school and then moved to Wyedean’s school and college. She attended Moray House Teacher Training College in Manchester. After graduating she enrolled in the University of Exeter for BA (Bachelor of Arts) in French and classics. After graduating she moved to London and worked as a researcher and a bilingual secretary for Amnesty International. That was when she wrote a short story titled, what was the Name of that Nymph Again? This was published in the University of Exeter’s journal Pegasus. J.K. Rowling’s love of writing started when she was five and since then she never failed to pursue her dream of fiction writing. In 1991 Joanne moved to Portugal and taught English as a second language. There she married a T.V. journalist in 1992 and divorced him in 1993, after that she returned with her daughter to Britain. Moreover, John green was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on August 24, 1977 to Mike and Sydney Green. John had a younger brother, William Henry Hank Green. Soon after his birth he and his family moved to Michigan, then to Birmingham, and finally to Orlando. He enrolled in Lake Highland Preparatory school in Orlando, and Indian Springs School in Alabama. John graduated from Kenyon College in 2000 with a double major in English and religious studies. After graduating he worked as a junior at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio for a very short time. He was officially a member of University of Chicago Divinity School, but he didn’t attend. He wanted to become a religious man, but his experience at the hospital and when he saw how the children suffered from very threatening diseases inspired him to write and later he wrote the book The Fault in Our Stars based on these experiences.
One of the most important things about authors is their styling of writing. John’s style of writing is realistic fiction. Green is passionate about people and his stories show the feelings of real people in real situations. John’s writing began when he started to write what he felt and what he saw in people. He writes to inspire and influence. John began his career as a publishing assistant and production editor for Booklist, a book review journal in Chicago. Other than reviewing books, john created radio essays. During this time he started writing Looking for Alaska. His first novel looking for Alaska was published in 2005. It was about teen romance he was inspired by his own experience at his school, Indian Springs. In 2012, the novel reached the New York Times Best Seller list for children’s works. His second novel, An Abundance of Katherines, it was released in 2006. It is a young adult novel, about equations the main character uses to simplify his romantic relationship. Furthermore, J.K. Rowling’s style of writing is fiction. Joanne uses her imagination and dreams and puts it in a story. While on a journey from Manchester to London, Rowling started writing the first Harry Potter book. When she moved to Scotland next to her sister Dianne, were she was in a bad situation with no job, Joanne started writing again was the only passion left for her. By 1995 she finished the manuscript of Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone, after being rejected by 12 publishers, finally Barry of Bloomsbury agreed to edit and publish her book. After sometime Joanne started planning the life of Harry Potter, his school Hogwarts School and his friends, Hermione Granger, Ron Weasley. She came out with the book in 1998, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. Much like the one before, the book was very well received.
Finally, this paragraph will compare their lives after their careers. John got married to Sarah Urist on May 21st 2006 she was a museum tutor before she started her own web series, The Art Assignment. They have two children their son Henry Green was born on January 20, 2010 and daughter Alice Green was born on June 3, 2013. Green has been diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder, and has discussed his struggles for people to be aware of this illness on his YouTube channel. On the other hand, Joanne got married to a Portuguese journalist on October 16th 1992. The following year, they had a baby girl. However, the two last long together and separated on November 17, 1993. She divorced on August 1994. In 2001, she got married for the second time to Neil Michael Murray. The couple was blessed with a son David and daughter Mackenzie.
In conclusion, J.K. Rowling and John Green are both famous authors. J.K. Rowling and John Green were both creative writers. J.K. Rowling is a fiction author while John Green is a realistic fiction author. They both had a difficult life but an amazing career. This report discussed their lives, careers, and lives after careers. Both J.K. Rowling and John Green are intelligent writers and they influence people with their writing although both of them use different styles.