Ernest Cline is a no. 1 New York Times bestselling novelist, screenwriter, and full-time geek. He is the author of the novels Ready Player One and Armada and co-screenwriter of the film adaptation of Ready Player One, directed by Steven Spielberg. His books have been published in over fifty countries and have spent more than one hundred weeks on the New York Times bestsellers list. He lives in Austin, Texas, with his family, a time-travelling DeLorean, and a large collection of classic video games.