Chris Colfer Shipping ‘Bits Of My Soul’ With His Novel
“Glee” star Chris Colfer has been essay his novel, “The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell,” given he was 10. That means he’s been essay it for over a decade. It didn’t all indeed come together until some-more recently, though he can still remember characters and phrases he penned on that early breeze of his novel, out Tuesday (July 17).
“I was spooky with fairytales, and we was a very, unequivocally scientific kid, and we would ask my mom all kinds of questions. It all kind of shaped a story in my head, and we unequivocally wanted to be a published author when we as 10, though we had a tough time essay a novel when we was 10,” Colfer told MTV News. “So we motionless to wait until we was small bit comparison and afterwards get it done.
“It’s always been a same story,” he continued about a final incarnation of a long-simmering story. “Every singular impression has always been a same given then. There were some lines we remember essay when we was 10 that stayed with me, along with a story, that we done certain were in a book as well. Like, we knew it had to start with ‘Once on a time.’ “
The story focuses on twins who tumble down a rabbit hole into an fascinated world. The matter for that trip? Their bewitched book of stories. The land where they finish adult is full of their favorite storybook characters. But, after some time in this enchanting place, they find that removing home will take some-more than only clicking their crimson slippers together.
Colfer confessed that with a book out now, he’s feeling a small bit of a anxiety. “[I'm] so excited. we have these distracted bats in my stomach, that are like butterflies, though a small some-more anxious,” he said. “The whole thing has been one outrageous surprise, though also unequivocally approaching during a same time.
“It’s been substantially one of a many formidable processes I’ve ever had to do essay a book, recording a audio book and also a comprehensive many harrowing [part]: have other people review it and it going out into a universe and meaningful that it’s going to be in many of a bookstores [Tuesday] … it’s haughtiness racking,” he added. “I feel like small pieces of my essence are being shipped domestically.”