Happy Birthday, Witch!: Lessons from Hermione Granger
Hermione Jean Granger — the cleverest witch of her age, coolest girl in the world, true hero of the Harry Potter series, and OG Nazi-puncher — turns 39 today. While Hermione preferred to read books instead of write them, there are still many lessons that writers can learn from her. So break out your quill and parchment, because in honor of her birthday, here are four writing lessons inspired by the Patronus saint of magical book-lovers herself.