Anna Todd did not mean to keep her online hobby a secret from her family or friends; it was just a part of her world that she did not think anyone would understand. Then, she secured a six-figure publishing deal for her work, to which Paramount bought the film rights on Thursday. She then showed him videos, photo edits and comments made by the massive fan community enamoured with her One Direction fan fiction series After. Three further books will follow from now until February Then there is the deal with Paramount, which just purchased screen rights to the series.
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Some novelists draw on their own experience; others borrow from history, mythology or classic literary tropes. Anna Todd, a year-old debut novelist in Texas, found inspiration in Harry Styles, the tousle-haired heartthrob from the British boy band One Direction. When Ms. She dashed off a few chapters and posted them on the free fiction site Wattpad last spring. A year and a half later, her hobby has turned into a lucrative career. Her One Direction saga has swelled to more than 2, pages and been viewed more than a billion times on Wattpad , the free story-sharing site. As part of Ms.
The march of fan fiction-inspired softcore erotica to the big screen continues with the news that Hollywood is set to adapt a series of books which pitch a skewed take on One Direction star Harry Styles as an irresistibly cruel lover. Written by year-old Texan Anna Todd, who began exploring the world of fan fiction after finding herself with time on her hands thanks to her husband's regular deployments to Iraq, After was initially released chapter by chapter via the online Wattpad community. The ebook features a version of Styles known as "Hardin Scott", who is a student rather than famed member of one of the world's best known boy bands. Described as "rude to the point of cruelty" the character appears to have been inspired by kinky businessman Christian Grey in EL James' Fifty Shades of Grey. His lover Tessa "is compelled to dig deeper and find the real Hardin beneath all his lies" according to the blurb "despite the reckless way he treats her".
Kimberly Chambers born January 11, is an American retired pornographic actress. She entered the adult film industry in at the age of around 19 and has since performed in over films. In , she appeared with her then-husband Scott Styles, whom she married in , and Ron Jeremy in an infomercial for a male enhancement product called ExtenZe. Since leaving the adult industry , Chambers has been a professional figure competitor and has given advice on sex, health, and fitness with columns in Marie Claire , American Curves , and Muscle Mayhem.