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8 inspiring women who are self-made millionaires

By: Bryan Nelson on April 16, 2014, 4:59 p.m.
Stephenie Meyer

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Stephenie Meyer

Stephenie Meyer had no experience as a writer had never penned so much as a short story before writing her best-selling "Twilight" series. A devout Mormon, Meyer never planned on being more than a stay-at-home mom until she got the idea to write "Twilight" from a dream she had in 2003. Today, she has sold more than 100 million copies and is listed as one of the richest female authors in the world.