Doorway: Character Assignment

Doorway: Character
Dec. 1, 2016
Glenview Public Library

Featured resource: Listen to a speculative fiction podcast (see some suggestions at bottom of page).


1) Read a book from two different authors from the list below (two books total). Preferably, both authors will be new to you.

Connie Willis
Lois McMaster Bujold
Orson Scott Card
Naomi Novik
Jim Butcher
Kevin Hearne
Brian Keene
Ann Leckie

2) As you read, think about the genre/subgenre of the book, and write down three additional appeal factors for the book besides character.

3) Come ready to talk about other character-driven speculative fiction books you may enjoy and why.

Podcast suggestions:

Science Fiction Book Review Podcast
Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy
Science Fiction and Politics
Sword and Laser
SF Signal
SFF Audio
This is Horror
Drinking With Jason
Three Guys with Beards
Horror Show with Brian Keene