JK Rowling celebrated finishing writing Harry Potter by graffitiing a hotel room

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JK Rowling celebrated finishing writing Harry Potter by graffitiing a hotel room
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Yesterday was a very special day, and not just because we had Nandos for tea. The 11th January 2016 marks nine years since the magical moment that JK Rowling put down her quill and finished writing the last book of the Harry Potter series.

Time flies like a snitch outta the quidditch box, doesn't it?

You might have always imagined that she'd celebrate such an amazing achievement by busting out a butterbeer and eating a whole box of chocolate frogs in one go, but actually JK commemorated the day in much more badass style.

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Taking to Twitter to reveal her big secret, JK shared a picture with Potterheads to reveal that, after closing the final pages, she graffitied a bust in the hotel room in which she'd been writing book seven.

Her hidden message reads: "JK Rowling finished writing Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows in this room (552) on 11th Jan 2007".

We're pretty sure that if you press your wand against the signature and say 'pumpkin pasties' in parceltongue, the ghost of Dobby appears with room service.

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If you're wondering where this mysterious chamber of secrets lies (or y'know, hotel room as most muggles would refer to it), it's actually in the Balmoral hotel in Edinburgh, where JK penned the final chapters of her seventh novel. The suite has been renamed The JK Rowling Suite now, which is pretty awesome.

Oh, and she did also then let a fan know that she "downed a half bottle of champagne in the room fridge" after her graffiti sesh, which we reckon that Hagrid would have been pretty proud of.

Impressed by JK Rowling's badass graffiti celebrations? Would you love to stay in her old hotel room? Let us know with a tweet to @Sugarscape.

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