Anna Kendrick: 'Pitch Perfect' Actress Dons a New Hat — That of Author

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Anna Kendrick is ridiculously talented, there's just no two ways around that fact.

In her latest endeavor, which shouldn't come as a shock to her more than four million Twitter followers, Anna Kendrick is donning a new hat — that of writer.

Those who do follow her on Twitter know that Anna Kendrick is hilarious. There are few things more entertaining than cozying up to a good show like Peter Pan Live! along with Anna Kendrick. It's hard to decide what's more fun — her comments or the show.

Well, now Anna Kendrick is taking that talent to a new level with a book of essays due out next year.

Her fans are likely thrilled, but the Pitch Perfect 2 star says taking her writing from a 140-character piece to a complete book of essays is a bit daunting.

“Obviously I’m hoping to find my own voice, but having never written anything before, I’m not really sure what to expect,” she says of joining other comedians like Tina Fey, Mindy Kaling and others who have written books of essays. “But it’s going to be fun. Part of me is like, ‘Yeah! I’m writing a book… if I can.’ Is that something I can do? I’ll find out.”

As to her writing style, Anna Kendrick says it's all her own.

“I’ve got like notes all over my phone in different places, different apps,” she told Time magazine. “I got my Stickies on my Mac, and I’ve got seven different Word documents that I just keep adding stuff to. I’ve got Post-it notes everywhere, so I’m hoping that when I get the chance to sit down and look at it all together, it’ll add up to something.”

Anna Kendrick said she has no set plan on what she will write, but will, instead, allow the musings come to her.

“If I was trying to do it like, ‘What are my thoughts on men?’ I would be like, ‘I don’t know! I don’t have thoughts on men!'” she said. “I just keep remembering stupid things that happened to me when I was younger and many, many stupid things that happened to me recently. [I’m] trying to write them down and see if it comes out more funny—or more tragic.”

Seriously, what can't Anna Kendrick do?

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