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The Literary Success of John Grisham John Grisham is a fantastic novelist writer He was born on February 8 1955 in Jonesboro Arkansas home of President Bill Clinton He was the son of a construction worker and a homemaker Grisham married Renee Jone who he has had two children with Ty and Shea He received his Bachelors degree from Mississippi State and his Journalist degree from the University of Mississippi Besides being a novel writer John Grishams career started as a lawyer in private practice in Southhaven Mississippi from 1981 - 1990 He served in the Mississippi House of Representatives from 1984 - 1990 The effects of John Grishams life are reflected in his style and writings such as The Partner While working in the state legislature Grisham continued to run his law office His first book A Time to Kill was inspired by a scene he saw one day in court in which a preadolescent girl testified against her rapist For example I never felt such emotion and human drama in my life I became obsessed wondering what it would be like if the girls father killed that rapist and was put on trial I had to write it down Grisham 152 He felt real intense about this court episode and must have been bored to think up this plot This quote shows how the effects of his life are shown in his work In addition For The Firm Grisham decided to follow a Wroters Digest article for plotting a suspense novel Grisham was not as motivated when writing The Firm as he had been when composing A Time to Kill but with his wifes encouragement he finished the book Grisham 153 Writing this novel was not as enjoyable as writing A Time to Kill so without any encouragement he might have sold it to a
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