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J.K. Rowling tweets about changing characters' gender

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J.K. Rowling has not been idle since the conclusion of Harry Potter. In addition to her prolific Twitter presence, Rowling has also completed four novels (three under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith), written the screenplay for the upcoming film Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them, and collaborated on the play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Apparently that’s not all, either. Rowling sent out an enigmatic tweet Thursday morning about an unidentified piece of writing she’s working on.

An even more interesting part of this tweet, of course, is Rowling’s announcement that she changed her characters’ genders (the fact that she mentions three would seem to indicate a new work rather than a fourth Cormoran Strike novel).

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This isn’t the first time Rowling has indicated a preference for gender fluidity in fictional characters’ gender or race. In December she tweeted approvingly when black actress Noma Dumezweni was cast as Hermione Granger in Cursed Child.