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FC: Stephenie Meyer | By: Kylie Young
1: Stephenie Meyer Author Project | By: Kylie Young
2: Stephenie Meyer was born December 24th, 1973 in Connecticut. She has 5 siblings named Jacob, Seth, Paul, and Heidi. At age 4 she moved to Phoenix, Arizona, and when she got older, she got married and had 3 kids.
3: Before being an author, she was a stay at home mom. Late one night on June 1st, 2003, she had a dream with an average girl and a sparkling vampire talking in a meadow and falling in love with each other. She couldn't get them out of her head, and started writing the next day.
4: She often stayed up very late so she could write everything in her head. She wanted a setting that was rainy, and came up with Forks, Washington. Her first rough draft became Chapter 13 in the book.
5: When she was done, her sister told her to send it to the literary agencies. The book ended up with tons of epilogues, so she made it in to a series, New Moon, Eclipse, and Breaking Dawn.
6: Twilight was released October 5th, 2005. New Moon was released August 21st, 2006. Eclipse was released August 7th, 2007. The final book, Breaking Dawn was released August 2nd, 2008. All books were made into a movie.
7: She was named after her dad Stephen, and thats why she had the weird spelling in her name.
8: She has gotten many awards. She won the British Book award for Twilight over J.K Rowling for Harry Potter.
9: She also won the Author Of the Year in 2008.
10: She also won the Most Influential Women in 2008, the year Breaking Dawn was published.
11: The Twilight Saga has sold 250 million copies in 37 languages all around the world
12: Another book she wrote was "The Host" that came out on August 1st, 2011, and may come out with a sequel.
13: She got her inspiration for writing all her books from music, including a band called Blue October. | She has also been influenced by writers like William Goldman, Orson Scott Cord, and Douglas Adams. Her Mormon faith has also comes into her work.
14: The Host is now being filmed for the movie that comes out March 29th, 2013.
15: All books by Stephenie Meyer: | * Twilight * New Moon * Eclipse * Breaking Dawn * The Host | * The Short Story of Bree Tanner * Midnight Sun * Hell on Earth
16: I read The Host, and it is more of a science fiction book. It is about and alien soul called a Wanderer in a humans body, and the human that the body once had, is taking over the Wanderer's life.
17: She teamed up with Meg Cabot, Kim Harrison, Michele Jaffe, and Lauren Myracle to write short stories for "Prom Nights from Hell.'
18: Rumors have been going around that Stephenie Meyer is writing 2 new books adding on to The Host, called The Soul, and The Seeker.
19: She has also donated big amounts of money towards different types of cancer, and made a clothing line based on The Host made of organic cotton.