J.K. Rowling Handwrites a Fan’s Tattoo
Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling is one of the most active authors on Twitter. She loves interacting with fans and dropping new info about the Potter universe, perhaps even to the franchises detriment. However, this week Rowling did something undeniably sweet: she provided her handwriting for a struggling fan’s tattoo.
The fan tweeted at Rowling about her struggles with bullying and suicidal thoughts, and said she wished to get a “expecto patronum” tattoo — a magical guardian spell in the Harry Potter universe.
@jk_rowling i wanna get 'expecto patronum' tattooed & it'd mean the world if it was in ur handwriting. here's why:')pic.twitter.com/fhldRiju3w
Rowling was happy to oblige:
@AlwaysJLover I love that you're working to heal and protect yourself. You deserve this. I hope it helps.pic.twitter.com/T2nDG3z2MJ
As you can expect, the fan was thrilled:
last night my life changed forever. for the better. and i owe it all to you, @jk_rowling.