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The Writing Life: Chris Colfer of 'Glee' inspired by fairy tales
The Writing Life: Chris Colfer of 'Glee' inspired by fairy tales

When Chris Colfer was just 20, he'd already been named one of GQ magazine's men of the year, having sung and acted his way into the hearts of America as Kurt, the high-pitched, openly gay brunet who is unabashedly himself on the hit TV show "Glee." Colfer's star had risen so fast in the year he'd starred on the Fox comedy that a literary agent asked him to pen his autobiography — an endeavor Colfer had the good sense to decline because it was so premature.Instead, Colfer offered "The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell" (Little, Brown: 448 pp., $17.99 ages 8 and up) — an idea he'd been percolating since age 10. His fairy tale mash-up, about twins who fall into story land and embark upon a...

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