The Glee star, who released his first book The Land of Stories last month, will adapt his movie Struck by Lightning into a young adult novel.
The plot focuses on high school senior Carson Phillips, who blackmails popular students into contributing to his school newspaper to help him achieve his dream of literary stardom.
Colfer will release the novel adaptation of the movie on November 20, Entertainment Weekly reports.
The Struck by Lightning movie, penned by Colfer, sees him star alongside actors such as Alison Janney, Christina Hendricks and Modern Family's Sarah Hyland.
The film will be released later this year.
Watch a trailer for Struck by Lightning below: