Martin Mull was raised in Westlake Californi.and soon moved to Connecticut to attend Middle School which is where he brainstormed the idea for the Fablehaven Series. He later moved back to California.He graduated from Bringham Young University in Utah. He has worked a variety of jobs including filing clerk, movie promoter and comedian. Some of his more popular works are the "Fablehaven" series and "The Candy Shop War." He is currently writing a 3 book series called "The Beyonders". The first book in this series is due out in March 2011 and will be titled "A World Without Heroes." He also intends to write a sequel to "The Candy Shop War" entitled "The Arcadeland Catastrophe."