MTV’s Hollywood Crush blog has an article about how Stephenie Meyer saved the town of Forks, Washington when she decided to base the Twilight Saga there.
Forks, like many other towns on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula, have been experiencing a state of depression over the past decade with the decline of the logging industry, Gurling told Hollywood Crush in a interview. He said other towns in the surrounding area are facing serious economic issues because they are not making the money from timber sales they need to be making. Gurling said Forks would have found itself in a similar situation if it wasn’t for the release of “Twilight.”
Read all about how Forks has been impacted by the Twilight Saga here.