JK Rowling’s Twitter Response to “The Cuckoo’s Calling”
Jul 15, 2013
J.K. Rowling has posted a tweet with a link to her website. The tweet’s link is her personal statement about her decision to publish The Cuckoo’s Calling as Robert Galbraith.
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@jk_rowling What I have to say about being Robert Galbraith and writing ‘The Cuckoo’s Calling': http://bit.ly/12s3WbO
Statement from her website:
J.K. Rowling’s statement regarding ‘The Cuckoo’s Calling’ by Robert Galbraith
“I hoped to keep this secret a little longer, because being Robert Galbraith has been such a liberating experience! It has been wonderful to publish without hype or expectation and pure pleasure to get feedback from publishers and readers under a different name. The upside of being rumbled is that I can publicly thank my editor David Shelley, who has been a true partner in crime, all those people at Little, Brown who have been working so hard on The Cuckoo’s Calling without realising that I wrote it, and the writers and reviewers, both in the newspapers and online, who have been so generous to the novel. And to those who have asked for a sequel, Robert fully intends to keep writing the series, although he will probably continue to turn down personal appearances.”