Okay, imagine being 17 and your dreams coming true. Well, for 17 year old Abigail Gibbs her dreams have come true. A story she starting writing on wattpad has now been picked up by Harper Collins. According to Litstack…
Erika Tsang (Executive Editor, HarperCollins US) And Amy McCulloch (Commissioning Editor, HarperCollins UK) have pre-empted World English language rights to The Dark Heroine: Dinner with a Vampire, and a sequel, by 17-year-old online sensation and debut novelist Abigail Gibbs, from Scott Mendel at Mendel Media Group, LLC, for a significant six figure sum.
Abigail is a phenomenon online, publishing The Dark Heroine: Dinner with a Vampire serially on writing website Wattpad since she was 15-years-old. To date, it has been read almost seventeen million times. She has a global following, with readers all over the world who have become fans of her characters as well as of their creator. There is already an enthusiastic online subculture of devotees to Violet, Kaspar and Fabian.
The Dark Heroine follows the feisty 18-year-old Violet Lee as she is swept into a glittering world of extravagance and luxury, but all the riches of the world can’t hide the darkness underneath – embodied in the charismatic but dangerous Kaspar Varn.
To satisfy the desire for this fabulous book, William Morrow will be releasing the eBook on September 18, 2012, with a beautiful paperback edition following this coming March.