stephanie meyer

Some People Will Read Anything

When you write your first novel, you have to be very careful deciding who you’re aiming it at, because it will probably become your best-remembered work. I can say this from examining the careers of hundreds of authors for my weekly ‘Invisible Ink’ column in the Independent on Sunday. If it’s a big hit and […]

Horror: Something For The Boys?

In the US, one woman owns the horror/fantasy world, occupying the slot that used to belong to Stephen King. Stephanie Meyer has made the genre popular with a once undreamt-of demographic section of the public; teen females. Look down the list of the top fifty horror novels and collections and you’ll find a great many […]