Britney Spears is working on her first novel, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The "X Factor" judge is negotiating a deal with publishers at HarperCollins imprint It Books to write a work of fiction - not her memoirs.
Several celebrities have went on to become successful authors.
"The Hills" star Lauren Conrad successfully made the transition from reality star to novelist and fashion designer. She published her first book, "L.A. Candy" in 2009. It became a New York Times bestseller and featured Conrad's fictionalized version of her own life.