Height of Ernest Cline
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1. Where did Ernest Cline come from ?
Ernest Christy Cline (he is born in March 29, 1972) is an American science fiction novelist, slam poet, and screenwriter. He wrote the novels Ready Player One, Armada, and Ready Player Two and co-wrote the screenplay for the movie adaptation of Ready Player One, directed by Steven Spielberg.
2. What could we know about Ernest Cline besides his height ?
Cline was born and raised in Ashland, Ohio, the son of Ernest Christy Cline and Faye Imogene (née Williams) Cline. As a youth in the 1970s and 1980s, Cline was “addicted to video games and movies,” especially Star Wars, the movies of John Hughes, and the tabletop actplaying game Dungeons & Dragons. He worked in information technology in his twenties and worked on screenwriting during his spare time.
3. What are the projects of Ernest Cline ?
From 1997 to 2001, Cline performed his original work at Austin Poetry Slam venues. He was the Austin Poetry Slam Champ in 1998 and 2001 and competed on the Austin Poetry Slam Teams at the 1998 Austin National Poetry Slam and the 2001 Seattle National Poetry Slam. His most popular spoken-word pieces include “Dance, Monkeys, Dance,” “Nerd Porn Auteur,” and “When I Was a Kid.” Cline subsequently reworked “Dance Monkeys Dance” into a faux educational moviestrip, which became a popular viral video that has now been translated into 29 different languages.
4. Somme collaborations with Ernest Cline ?
In 2001, Cline self-published a chapbook collection of his spoken-word writing, The Importance of Being Ernest, and released an album, The Geek Wants Out. In fall 2013 Write Bloody Publishing published a new edition of The Importance of Being Ernest with new cover art by Gary Musgrave and new interior illustrations by Len Peralta.
In June 2010, Cline sold his first novel, Ready Player One, a book that takes place in a dystopian vision of the 2040s. The book is about a kid who tries to solve the keys to find a billionaire’s wealth in a sort of competition. The book was sold in a bidding war to the Crown Publishing Group (a division of Random House). The movie rights to the novel were sold the following day, to Warner Bros., with Cline co-writing the screenplay. Ten months later, with the hardcover release coinciding with the paperback release, Cline revealed on his blog that both the paperback and hardcover editions of Ready Player One contain an elaborately hidden Easter egg. This clue formed the first part of a series of staged video gaming tests, similar to the plot of the novel. Cline also revealed that the competition’s grand prize would be a 1981 DeLorean. The prize was awarded in 2012. The paperback is currently in its 17th printing.
Cline’s second novel, Armada, was released on July 14, 2015, by Crown Publishing Group. In December 2015 the movie rights to Armada were sold to Universal Pictures for a seven-figure sum.
The third novel, Ready Player Two was announced in August 2015 and published in November 2020 as a sequel to Ready Player One. It was released on November 24, 2020.
In 2016, he married poet/nonfiction writer Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz, whom he met at the 1998 National Poetry Slam.
Cline’s all-time favorite video game is Black Tiger, which figures prominently in the plot of Ready Player One.
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