Dan Elconin

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Dan Elconin is nineteen years old. This is his first novel. He is originally from San Diego, California and is currently a sophomore at UCLA.

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Books by this Author

There is no place like a dysfunctional home. Leaving everything behind for the Island was Ricky's dream come true. When his happily ever after is not quite what it seems, he discovers that running away means running toward bigger problems. Trapped on the Island, Ricky must join together with the only people he can trust to help him face his fears and return home. But the only way off the Island is to confront the person who trapped Ricky and his friends in the first place. With countless...

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Giggity.

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Playing sports, especially soccer.

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. My nose is kinda big.

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. Mark Twain, who said, among many other things I agree with, “A classic is something that everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read.”

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Andrew “Ender” Wiggin.