It was announced in the Hollywood Reporter today that 20th Century Fox Animation has optioned the film rights to The Hero’s Guide to Saving Your Kingdom. Chernin Entertainment, which produced Rise of the Planet of the Apes is attached to produce.
New York Magazine has honored The Hero’s Guide to Saving Your Kingdom with a spot on its Approval Matrix. Bits of pop culture are graphed out on a range from “Highbrow” to “Lowbrow” and “Brilliant” to “Despicable.” Hero’s Guide landed nicely in the Lowbrow and Brilliant quadrant. Huzzah!
Click here for my very first video interview, in which I answer questions from Misty, of TheBookRat.com. As is true of many people, I hate the way I look and sound on camera, so I, myself, won’t be viewing this interview any more. But by all means, please give if a go. In it, I reveal some teaser info about Hero’s Guide Book II.
Interested in hearing how astonishingly talented artist Todd Harris came up with those awesome designs for The Hero’s Guide to Saving Your Kingdom? Check out this interview with him on A Backwards Story.
So happy to see the fantastic book blog, Novel Novice post a wonderful review of The Hero’s Guide To Saving Your Kingdom: “Though written for middle grade readers, this book’s content is so hilarious, so universal, and so appealing that it transcends any age group… The Hero’s Guide to Saving Your Kingdom will forever change the way you look at fairy tales, but only in the best of ways. It’s a new classic written for today’s readers.” An interview with me will be posted on Novel Novice in just a couple of weeks.
Click over to Muggle-Born.net for a behind-the-scenes look at the writing and editorial process of The Hero’s Guide to Saving Your Kingdom. It’s all part of the huge, multiple-website-spanning Fairy Tale Fortnight extravaganza.