JKR still writing in cafes

The Telegraph has a short piece about Jo Rowling continuing to write in cafes:

“I will continue writing for children because that's what I enjoy,” reveals Jo, who greatly misses the child wizard. “It's left me with the biggest emptiness in my life.” She will, however, leave behind the magical world of Hogwarts. “I believe that it's good for me and good for my readers that I bring myself to work on something different,” she declares.

In a search for inspiration, Jo discloses that she has returned to the Edinburgh cafes where she completed her first novel while unemployed and living on benefits: “I am very good at finding a suitable cafe. I blend into the crowd and, of course, I don't sit in the middle of the bar staring all around me. In 90 per cent of cases, it's the cafe's staff who allow me to work without being bothered.”

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