James Dashner will be at SDCC

Great news for James Dashner fans!  The author of The Maze Runne and The Eye of Minds will be at Comic Con in San Diego! Just two months before the release of the movie ‘The Maze Runner’, James Dashner will be present for two events at Comic Con.  He’s reportedly locked to do two signings. Here’s the […]

 

Great news for James Dashner fans!  The author of The Maze Runne and The Eye of Minds will be at Comic Con in San Diego!

Just two months before the release of the movie ‘The Maze Runner’, James Dashner will be present for two events at Comic Con.  He’s reportedly locked to do two signings.

Here’s the info you’ll need:

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FRIDAY, JULY 25

Beyond the Page, Room 24ABC, 11:30am – 12:30pm

Watching your favorite science fiction and fantasy stories come to life is a thrilling adventure; fiction is fabulous fodder for film, and graphic tales make for great games. Books often inspire multimedia projects that allow fans to fully immerse themselves in the interactive worlds authors have created. From books to movies to TV shows and games, these tales resonate with fans beyond the pages of a novel. James Frey (Endgame), Chris Weitz (The Young World), James Dashner (Maze Runner & The Rule of Thoughts), Andrew Kaplan (Homeland), Fred Van Lente (Make Comics Like Pros), James Silvani (Draw-a-sauras), and Melissa De La Cruz (Ring and the Crown) discuss life as writers in the Digital Age and how technology has transformed both their projects and the publishing industry as a whole. Moderated by Walter Jury (Scan).

Beyond the Page, Sails Pavilion – Autographs, 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Chris Weitz (The Young World), James Dashner (Maze Runner & The Rule of Thoughts), Andrew Kaplan (Homeland), Fred Van Lente (Make Comics Like Pros) James Silvani (Draw-a-sauras) and Melissa De La Cruz (Ring and the Crown)

‘The Maze Runner’ panel (20th Century Fox Presentation), Hall H, 4:20pm – 6:20pm

Dylan O’Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Will Poulter, Writer James Dashner and Director Wes Ball

SATURDAY, JULY 26

RANDOM HOUSE / DEL REY, Booth 1515, 15149:30am – 10:30am

James Dashner (The Maze Runner).  *Ticketed – Tickets available at Random House Kids Booth day of signing, Saturday morning, First Come, First Served! One ticket per person.*

Publishing 360°: Building a Bestseller, Room 25ABC, 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Authors James Dashner (The Maze Runner) and Christina Lauren (Beautiful Bastard), together with their publishing teams-literary agent Michael Bourret (Dystel & Goderich Literary Agency), executive editor Krista Marino (Random House, Delacorte), literary agent Holly Root (Waxman Leavell Literary Agency), senior editor Adam Wilson (Simon & Schuster, Gallery), and associate director of publicity Kristin Dwyer (Simon & Schuster, Gallery)-discuss their roles and interactions navigating the path from story idea to bestseller. Moderated by author Nathan Bransford (How to Write a Novel).

Thanks to The Maze Runner Portugal Tumblr for all the details!

While there will be no panel for Divergent or ‘Mockingjay’, Shailene Woodley and Theo James are reportedly making an appearance at Comic Con as well.  It’s great to hear that there’s going to be such a large YA presence at Comic Con!

 

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