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Jason Segel Gets Into New Fiction With New Kids Book Series

UnknownRandom House Children’s Books has published the first installment in a series of middle-grade fiction books by actor Jason Segel and bestselling author Kirsten Miller.

Nightmares!, the first in a trilogy by The Muppets star, is about a boy named Charlie and his kids who must face their nightmares in order to save their town. It’s a kind of children’s version of Nightmare on Elm Street.

Check it out: “What Charlie doesn’t know is that his problems are about to get a whole lot more real. Nightmares can ruin a good night’s sleep, but when they start slipping out of your dreams and into the waking world—that’s a line that should never be crossed.”

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Jason Segel Lands Book Deal for Kid’s Book

The Muppets and How I Met Your Mother star Jason Segel has inked a book deal for a middle-grade fiction series he will write with Kirsten Miller. Random House Children’s Books will publish Nightmares! in fall 2014.

If you want to read more, you can join Segel’s 2.3 million followers on Twitter. WME and Abrams negotiated the deal with Delacorte Press Books for Young Readers publisher Beverly Horowitz. Executive editor Krista Marino will edit the book. The release had more details:

Both scary and funny, NIGHTMARES! is an adventure story about a group of kids who realize it’s up to them to save their town from fear, which has manifested itself in the form of nightmare creatures that have slipped into the everyday world. At its heart, NIGHTMARES! is about kids overcoming their fears … Says Segel, “I couldn’t be more excited that NIGHTMARES! has found a home at Random House. Ultimately, it’s a story about learning that we can accomplish anything, as long as we are brave enough to try. These are the types of stories that always inspired me.”

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Five YA Authors in One Interview

How often can you meet authors who write about outer space, werewolves, dystopian societies, fairies, and reincarnation in the same event?

The Breathless Reads tour featured Beth Revis, Andrea Cremer, Ally Condie, Brenna Yovanoff, and Kirsten Miller.

We caught up with the five authors for advice on writing, getting published, and more. Highlights from the interview follows below.

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