Odyssey Podcast #153
Odyssey Podcast #153 is an excerpt from a lecture by Jeffrey Carver at Odyssey 1999 on characterization.
Jeffrey is a recipient of the Helicon Awards’ Frank Herbert Lifetime Achievement Award for writing science fiction. He is the author of numerous novels, including the two-volume epic, The Reefs of Time and Crucible of Time, the latest chapters in The Chaos Chronicles. Equally popular are his Star Rigger stories, including Dragons in the Stars and Nebula-finalist Eternity’s End. He also wrote Battlestar Galactica, a novelization of the critically acclaimed television miniseries. His work explores the borderland between hard SF and space opera. His greatest love remains character, story, and a healthy sense of wonder.
Carver has taught writing in a variety of settings, from educational TV to conferences for young writers to Odyssey to MIT to his own workshops. Visit his guide for aspiring authors of all ages at writeSF.com. Read his blog and learn more at starrigger.net.
His books and short fiction are widely available in ebook, print, and audiobook. He is widely published traditionally, as well as independently. He grew up in Huron, Ohio, and lives now with his family in the Boston area.
The text of this recording is copyright © 1999 by Jeffrey Carver. The sound recording is copyright ℗ 2023 by Odyssey Writing Workshops Charitable Trust.
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