The Makings of an Action Hero with David Annandale

The Makings of an Action Hero

Thursday, June 23 – Noon – 1:00 p.m.

Please join David Annandale for a noon-hour talk, “The Makings of An Action Hero” on Thursday, June 23 at the Millennium Library in the Carol Shields Auditorium. David will talk about what makes and drives an action hero. will discuss the different types of heroes (from black knight to boy scout), and techniques that keep a series like Superman and James Bond popular. Topics will include character and plot development, and problems encountered to satisfy fans and readers. David will also read from the latest title in his Jen Blaylock action series, The Valedictorians.


David Annandale is a writer of thrillers and horror fiction. He was born in Winnipeg in 1967, where he currently lives. He received both his BA and MA in English at the University of Manitoba, has a PhD in English (on horror fiction and film) from the University of Alberta. He teaches English and Film at the University of Manitoba.

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  1. Cgs says:

    ooo i’m too late