• I was obsessed with fairytales, and I was a very, very inquisitive kid, and I would ask my mom all kinds of questions. It all kind of formed a story in my head, and I really wanted to be a published author when I was 10, but I had a hard time writing a novel when I was 10. So I decided to wait until I was little bit older and then get it done.

    "Chris Colfer Shipping 'Bits Of My Soul' With His Novel". Interview with Jocelyn Vena, July 16, 2012.