Stephenie Meyer Facts

Stephenie Meyer Facts:

-Stephenie Meyer is a Mormon.

-She had no prior writing experience before she wrote Twilight.

-She went to Brigham Young University and studied English

-Although she majored in English, she studied literature, not creative writing

-She has three sons: Gabe, Seth, and Eli

-The idea for Twilight came to her in a dream about a vamp and a girl in a meadow, talking. This dream became Chapter 13 of Twilight, Confessions

-She wrote Twilight in about 3 months

-She only told her older sister, Emily that she was writing Twilight – then called “Forks”.

-She didn’t plan to get Twilight published, just wrote it for fun, but after she was done Emily persuaded her to get it published.

-Stephenie Meyer had known her husband, Pancho (his real name is Christian), since she was four. They did not talk to each other, though. Sixteen years later, they finally spoke. Nine months later they were married.

-Before writing Twilight, she was a stay at home mom. A lot of people would ask her what she did, and she said ‘I scrapbooked!’

-Stephenie Meyer is a huge fan of the band Muse.

-Eclipse knocked Harry Potter off the bestseller list when it came out

-Her name came from her father (Stephen + ie =Stephenie)

-After the publication of her first novel, Twilight, booksellers chose Stephenie Meyer as one of the “most promising new authors of 2005″ (Publishers Weekly).

-Stephenie Meyer was born in Connecticut in 1973

-She doesn’t know a lot about cars and asked her brothers all about cars for her books.

-The exact date Stephenie Meyer began writing Twilight was June 2, 2003. She started writing after having a dream (the meadow scene).

-Stephenie Meyer is 5’6″

-Stephenie Meyer’s younger brother Seth made her official website for her

-A lot of Stephenie’s inspiration comes from music

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