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James Dashner

James Dashner is the author of The Maze Runner.

Five Facts about James Dashner


  • James originally trained and worked in finance and accounting. He’s now a full-time writer and doesn’t miss numbers at all!
  • He lives in the Rocky Mountains with his family where he loves to read, watch movies and (good) TV shows, snow ski, and read. (Reading was mentioned twice on purpose.)
  • The Maze Runner was heavily influenced by Enders Game and Lord of the Flies.
  • The movie of Maze Runner sequel The Scorch Trials has now been announced for September 2015!
  • His new series is The Mortality Doctrine which kicks off with The Eye of Minds. Set in a futuristic world, a young hacker is intent on causing mass destruction.

By James Dashner

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