Friday, July 4, 2008

Publisher's Marketplace Announcement

Here was the official announcement sent in by Michael:
James Dashner's THE MAZE RUNNER, a dark fantasy about a group of boys trying to solve the mystery of the strange maze in which they've been placed; pitched as Lost meets Lord of the Flies, to Krista Marino at Delacorte for publication in Fall 2009, by Michael Bourret at Dystel & Goderich Literary Management (NA). (NA=North American)

11 comments:

Q said...

Lost meets Lord of the Flies? This sounds very interesting.

Kimberly said...

More Dashnerness - woot!

Tamra Norton said...

Niiiice!

James Dashner said...

Yeah, I love Lost so I was glad he compared it to that. When I originally submitted this, I think I said something like Holes meets Enders Game meets Lord of the Flies.

Suzy - Q said...

James Flippin' Dashner!! you're such a stud Dude!!

Oooooozing with envy, as always :)

But hey, I'm workin' up to it myself, I am I am I am!

Heather B. Moore said...

Congrats James! I'm glad you could finally spill the beans :) VERY COOL!!!!!

J.N. Future Author said...

sounds awesome! so its like LotF and Lost? so.... a bunch of actors cannibalizing each other on camera? no probly not that morbid....^.^ still we can dream on

Shay said...

Wow another book! can't wait! i'm still dying for the second in the 13th reality! i don't know how i'm going to be able to focus when school starts...

elbakerone said...

Awesome JD - totally awesome! One more to add to my "eagerly awaiting" list!!

James Dashner said...

Thanks for all the congrats on this post and the original one. You guys are awesome, and thanks for visiting the blog!

Lu Ann Brobst Staheli said...

To think I knew you when . . .