Plaque to Be Placed at Jo’s Former Writing Spot
The location of where JK Rowling wrote chapters of SS and COS (formerly Nicolson’s coffee shop but now a Chinese restaurant) is where a granite plaque will be placed to recognize the author. The idea was organized by Robert Watt, a retired teacher. Watt worked with Jo to provide a picture for the plaque as well. The Edinburgh Evening News reports:
Mr. Watt has never actually read one of her books, but said he could still see the importance of recognising where it all started.
He said: “After working on [two other] plaques, I realised that the coffee shop where the ‘Harry Potter’ books started was opposite the Stevenson plaque, and it just made it something of a writer’s corner in the city.
“I am hoping to get some local youngsters to unveil it as well, as it would be a good way for them to get a bit closer to their favourite author.”
The full story can be read here. Thanks to Steven for the tip!