J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling reveals two rejection letters she got for 'The Cuckoo's Calling'

J.K. Rowling reveals two rejection letters she got for 'The Cuckoo's Calling'

If you're a writer, you're going to get rejected sometime — even if you're the creator of the blockbuster "Harry Potter" books.

Last week, J.K. Rowling posted on Twitter two rejection letters she received while she was trying to find a publisher for "The Cuckoo's Calling," which she submitted under the pen name Robert Galbraith.

"We could not publish it with commercial success," wrote Constable & Robinson, not realizing the rejection was to the author of the very commercially successful Harry Potter series.

"Double check in a helpful bookshop, on...

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