Stephanie Meyer Says Bella Swan Was Not Based on Herself: Twilight Series.

Key Quotes:

“Bella Swan is far more mature than she [Stephenie Meyer] was at that age.”

You mean it’s possible to be even more of a whiny, melodramatic teen than the despicable Bella?

“Why would I write something I’ve already experienced?”

Because every other author in the world always advises “write what you know”?

Promised Bella vs Jane  Throw Down post is coming ASAP. Just doing research at the moment…