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Life’s Tough, YOU Can Be TOUGHER!

Jun 19, 2019

This episode features Orson Scott Card, who is best known for his science-fiction novel “Ender’s Game,” and its two sequels: “Ender’s Shadow” and “Speaker for the Dead.” “Ender’s Game” also became a movie that was released in 2013.

The author’s works also include the young adult “Pathfinder” series (“Pathfinder,” “Ruins” and “Visitors”) and the fantasy “Mither Mages” series (“Lost Gate,” “Gate Thief” and “Gatefather”). And, he has written an American frontier fantasy series, “The Tales of Alvin Maker.”

Cards wide-ranging interests have further led him to write contemporary fantasy, biblical novels, poetry and plays. Additionally, he reviews movies, TV, books and music.

Along with his writing endeavors, Card teaches occasional classes and workshops, and directs plays, while also teaching writing and literature courses at Southern Virginia University.

Card was born in Washington and grew up in California, Arizona and Utah. During the early 1970s, he spent a few years in Brazil on a mission for the Mormon Church. He currently lives in Greensboro, North Carolina, with his wife, Kristine Allen Card.

Life’s tough – you can be tougher, like Orson Scott Card, a man who knows a thing or two about the fight to sustain humankind.