In my first week in Portugal, I wrote my favorite chapter in .
I had hoped that I would’ve been done with the book by the time I was back from Portugal, but I came back with something better, my daughter, Jessica.
When did you come up with the idea for Harry Potter?
JK Rowling: In 1990, my then boyfriend and I decided to get a flat and move to Manchester together. One weekend after flat hunting, I took the train back to London on my own and the idea for Harry Potter fell into my head.
Sure, maybe it's clairvoyance that tells her who's likely to hit it off, but I think the explanation she gave to Forbes is more likely: "I am a people person from the get-go," she said.