Anna Todd: From 1D fan fiction to feature film writer
At 24 years old, Anna Todd felt her life had come to a bit of a standstill.
"I was a struggling army wife going to community college who didn't know what to do with my life," she tells the BBC.
would read a lot of fan fiction on [publishing website] Wattpad and
felt I had read everything so one day I decided to write a chapter."
chapter, the start of a story based on One Direction singer Harry
Styles, would eventually be turned into a book series and now a
Now 29, the Ohio native has published five books in the After series and three other novels.