Written by Ella Thomson on Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

E.L. James has made Time’s 100 Most Influentual People in the World list. This may come as a surprise to some, but not at all a surprise to anyone who has been following the literary world for the past few months.

“Six months ago she was Erika Leonard, a mother of two who dabbled in saucy stories for the Web. Now she’s E.L. James… whose trilogy has deeply stirred booksellers, Hollywood and, apparently, many, many mothers. Reading may never be the same,” Belinda Luscombe of Time wrote.

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