The B&N YA Podcast: Chris Colfer

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Chris Colfer has been a YA writer, middle grade writer, screenwriter, actor in movies including Struck by Lighting, based on a book he wrote, and Kurt Hummel on Glee. Soon he’s adding director to the list, with the film adaptation of his bestselling Land of Stories series, set in a fairytale land and inspired by a story he started writing when he was seven years old. Colfer is busy, but he sat down with us to talk about fairy tales, his writing process, and his new book, The Land of Stories: The Ultimate Book Hugger’s Guide.

A combination travel guide, encyclopedia, and exciting fan compendium, this ultimate guidebook includes sections such as “Who’s Who,” “Places to Go,” and “Trinkets, Treasures, and Other Things” that explore the backgrounds and histories of the many characters, places, and magic items throughout the beloved Land of Stories series.

This book also includes bonus chapters, insider information about the series, and more, including sketches from the author, “Secrets from the Land of Stories,” and “Chris’s Top Ten Tips for Writers.”

Perfect for new and mega-fans alike, this full-color guidebook illustrated by series artist Brandon Dorman captures the magical ins and outs of the Land of Stories we know and love and delivers new, never-before-seen art and information sure to thrill and satisfy readers.

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