Stephenie Meyer wrote the Twilight series, This series of vampire-themed novels for teenagers.
Stephenie Meyer is best known for writing the vampire romance series Twilight, which has sold over 100 million copies, with translations into 37 different languages.
Meyer was the bestselling author of 2008 and 2009 in the U.S., having sold over 29 million books in 2008, and 26.5 million in 2009.
According to Meyer, the idea for Twilight came to her in a dream on June 2, 2003 about a human girl and a vampire who was in love with her but thirsted for her blood.
In 2004, Paramount's MTV Films and Maverick Films optioned Twilight before the book was published in order to maximize its potential profits.
Released on November 21, 2008, the film received favourable reviews; Roger Ebert called the film, "lush and beautiful" and Peter Bradshaw said it was, "wildly enjoyable".