J.K. Rowling inspires me not for the success she enjoys today, but for bouncing back from rock bottom despite her battles with clinical depression – and that must have been a huge mountain to climb.
It surely was not a fairy tale rise to fame as media have projected. Just thinking about what she must have gone through to write a book in the midst of the deep struggle with her own mind is an inspiration itself.
Her rise from impoverished single mother to her current net worth of 500+ million pounds will be an inspiration for many writers. Hitting rock bottom laid a solid foundation for her life.
I haven’t even read the book she wrote that went on to become the most popular book of our lifetime. Neither have I watched the movie.
I am not a writer and I do not aim to be one. But there…
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