D. J. MacHale
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D. J. MacHale
MacHale at the 2016 Texas Book Festival
|Born||Donald James MacHale|
March 11, 1955
|Occupation||Writer and director|
|Alma mater||New York University|
|Notable awards||CableACE Award;|
Donald James "D.J." MacHale (born March 11, 1956) is an American writer, director, and executive producer. He has been affiliated with shows such as Are You Afraid of the Dark?, Flight 29 Down and Seasonal Differences. MacHale is also the author of the popular young adult book series, Pendragon and Morpheus Road.
Donald James MacHale was born on March 11, 1955 in Greenwich, Connecticut. While in school, he had several jobs including collecting eggs at a poultry farm, engraving sports trophies and washing dishes in a steakhouse, in between playing football and running track.
Upon graduation, MacHale attended New York University and graduated with a BFA in film production. He never enjoyed writing until college, where his screenwriting teacher (Pat Cooper) changed his outlook.
- ABC Afterschool Special (TV Series)
- Are You Afraid of the Dark? (TV Series)
- The Tale of Cutter's Treasure (Movie)
- The Tale of the Dangerous Soup (Movie)
- Tower of Terror' (Movie)
- Flight 29 Down (TV Series)
- Seasonal Differences (TV Series)
- Ghostwriter (TV Series)
- Encyclopedia Brown, Boy Detective (Movie Series)
- Pendragon: Journal of an Adventure Through Time and Space (Book Series)
- East of the Sun and West of the Moon (Penned Adaptation)
- Chris Cross (TV Series)
- The Guide to the Territories of Halla, (2005): provides information about The Pendragon Adventure book series up to book five, Black Water including the era, land mass, events, currency, and recreation.
- Morpheus Road (Book Series)
- The Monster Princess (Picture Book)
- SYLO, STORM, and STRIKE
- The Library
- Voyagers (book series)
- Journal of an Adventure through Time and Space Archived 2015-03-13 at the Wayback Machine, thependragonadventure.com; accessed August 2, 2017.
- D.J. MacHale biography, simonsays.com; accessed August 2, 2017.
- Frequently asked questions about D.J. Archived 2011-07-17 at the Wayback Machine, thependragonadventure.com; accessed August 2, 2017.
- Powells.com Ink Q&A - D. J. MacHale Archived 2008-01-08 at the Wayback Machine, powells.com; accessed August 2, 2017.
- D.J. MacHale profile, imdb.com; accessed August 2, 2017.
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