Told from Bella’s point of view, Twilight is the story of a star-crossed couple who cannot consummate their romance because Bella’s love, Edward, is a vampire. Meyer followed her
breakthrough with three sequels in the next three years, all of which
became gigantic bestsellers.
In 2008, she tried something different (sort of) by retelling the events of the first books, only from Edward’s point of view. Sooner than you can say “glittering vampire,” 12 unfinished chapters from the new manuscript, Midnight Sun, appeared on the Internet. “I think it is important for everybody to understand that what happened was a huge violation of my rights as an
author, not to mention me as a human being,” Meyer said in a message to
fans. Rather than punish her loyal following, Meyer posted her entire
unfinished Midnight Sun draft on her website. The only catch is that it’s unprintable — better bring an e-reader.
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