She then issued some words of wisdom for a troll, who responded to her initial tweet by blasting her writing and political convictions.
“Try being less of an asshole,” Rowling fired back, after politely answering the troll’s first two questions.
Question 1: I do the best I can with the talent I’ve got, but I know my writing isn’t to everyone’s taste.
Question 2: my politics probably spring from my life experience and my temperament, like everyone else’s.
Question 3: (unwritten but implied) Try being less of an asshole. pic.twitter.com/K1QDqnTazB
— J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) January 8, 2019
The Scotland-based writer has in recent years become a vocal critic of President Donald Trump and the United Kingdom’s Brexit vote to leave the European Union.