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J. K. Rowling Tweets: It's "the real me," but "pen and paper is my priority"

J.K. Rowling
Posted by: Edward
March 02, 2010, 02:18 PM

Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling has updated her Twitter page once again today to remind followers that, although this is her official account, writing remains her top priority.  Her tweet reads:
This is the real me, but you won’t be hearing from me often I am afraid, as pen and paper is my priority at the moment.
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312 Points

I’d rather her keep writing than tweeting anyways! Yay for JK! First!

Posted by Lucida on March 02, 2010, 02:23 PM report to moderator
1408 Points

Yay she’s still writing!!! I don’t mind the lack of tweets :)

Posted by da_member0808 on March 02, 2010, 02:27 PM report to moderator
1163 Points

i’m glad that she’s writing :) it’s nice to have an update like this every once and a while to let us know what she’s up to. :D

Posted by thewandofdestiny {WBM} on March 02, 2010, 02:30 PM report to moderator
106 Points

I hope she’s writing The Scottish Book, but I’ll read anything she writes.

Posted by FosDoNuT on March 02, 2010, 02:30 PM report to moderator
98 Points

Yay! She’s writing! :D I really don’t think it’s The Scottish Book, but if it is I’ll be really happy! But I’ll read anything she writes. I’m glad she is. I remember when she first got her Twitter somebody on MuggleCast or PotterCast, I can’t remember which, said everybody thinks they aren’t going to use their Twitter but then six months later they update it and get addicted to Twitter. :D Maybe….

Posted by FGFG on March 02, 2010, 02:37 PM report to moderator
3777 Points

SCOTTISH BOOK PLEASE but all in good time
we can count on Jo

Posted by ZachBlack [ROAR] on March 02, 2010, 02:48 PM report to moderator
1830 Points

She must be the most followed person on Twitter who doesn’t actually Tweet, surely. But hey, it’s great to hear she’s writing something, and I really hope she takes her time :D

Posted by nellythemarrow on March 02, 2010, 02:49 PM report to moderator
1373 Points

She is so great! :D

Posted by Pollytomat on March 02, 2010, 03:30 PM report to moderator
1067 Points

I was actually somewhat disappointed in this tweet, not because I expected more but because it’s a repeat of what she’s already said. She basically took her last two tweets and fit them into one. At least use different words next time! Phrase it in a new way. Oh well. She has better things to worry about than being redundant on Twitter.

Posted by eiVega on March 02, 2010, 03:42 PM report to moderator
120 Points

It’s great to know that she acknowledges the fans’ desire to know just which of the many Joanne Rowlings on twitter was her. I’m sure we can all understand her desire to stick to writing though. Can we honestly argue the writing preferences of the greatest author to ever live? :)

Posted by Iamtherealme on March 02, 2010, 04:17 PM report to moderator
4565 Points

Glad she posted an update, but as someone else pointed out, it is basically the same thing. Glad she is still writing though. Hopefully whatever else she publishes is as good as Harry Potter.

Posted by Ron&Hermione-4-ever [ROAR] on March 02, 2010, 04:26 PM report to moderator
221 Points

I love that she’s bothering to tweet at all, so I don’t mind if it’s reiterating her past tweets! I’m just glad to know she’s still focused on the pen & paper :D

Posted by rosepug on March 02, 2010, 04:27 PM report to moderator
2422 Points

I want something new!!

Posted by Mr. Brightside on March 02, 2010, 04:44 PM report to moderator
4852 Points

Yay! Her real priority is books! Please keep writing!

Posted by #1 Witch ROAR! on March 02, 2010, 05:11 PM report to moderator

I think this is a “please don’t shut down my account” post, because it is almost 6 months since her previous post, and accounts that haven’t been used for 6 months can be removed. Hence I don’t think it tells us very much other than that Jo wants to keep her twitter account open.

Posted by roonwit on March 02, 2010, 05:24 PM report to moderator
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